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Learn How Wildfires Can Impact Your Communities

In September 2013, the Wildfire Insurance and Forest Health Task Force issued an 80 page report to Governor Hickenlooper outlining concerns and recommendations regarding how to best protect citizens who live in the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI), and protect Colorado’s landscape, which is a critical element of the State’s economic health. Their findings also brought to light related issues of water...

Wildfire Mitigation Task Force Announcement

In September 2013, the Wildfire Insurance and Forest Health Task Force issued an 80 page report to Governor Hickenlooper outlining concerns and recommendations regarding how to best protect citizens who live in the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI), and protect Colorado’s landscape, which is a critical element of the State’s economic health. Their findings also brought to light related issues of water...

CO REALTORS® Inducted into NAR RPAC Hall of Fame

Five Colorado REALTORS® will be inducted into the NAR RPAC Hall of Fame in May during the 2014 REALTOR® Party Convention and Trade Expo. They will be honored for their commitment to RPAC and their investment of over $25,000 during their career as REALTORS®.   Kit Cowperthwaite A former lawyer, Kit left a long-time practice in 1993 to begin a full-time career as a REALTOR®. He...

Will Recreational Marijuana Affect Real Estate?

It’s all over the news and impossible to ignore: Colorado has legalized recreational marijuana. USA Today recently published a story about how joint-rolling and Dorito eating are among anticipated pot-themed contests at the Denver County Fair in August. It seems Colorado has become the butt of a few jokes the last few months. No matter where your personal opinion lands...

CAR Disaster Relief Efforts Update

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) REALTORS® Relief Foundation (“RRF”) is donating up to $100,000; matching CAR’s contribution of $50,000 plus additional donations CAR receives for the victims who were impacted by the recent horribly destructive floods here in Colorado. CAR will be accepting grant applications for up to $1,500 for mortgage and temporary housing assistance only from November 1, 2013 through January 31, 2014. ...

CAR Honors Amy Dorsey at CAR Convention

Amy Dorsey as REALTOR® of the Year; select members throughout state also honored for distinguished service. Amy Dorsey, former president of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR), was named Colorado REALTOR® of the Year at the Association’s annual convention in Denver. Dorsey, Branch Broker of the Park Hyatt Office, the Charter and the Highland’s Office with Slifer Smith and Frampton...

CAR Announces 2014 Leadership; Jolon Ruch Installed as President

 The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) installed its 2013-2014 Leadership Council during the organization’s 93nd annual State Convention held in Denver this week. Jolon Ruch, a broker with the Main Street Group at Keller Williams Realty, was installed as CAR president.  A long time resident of Broomfield, Ruch has been involved in the real estate business for more than 25...

Interested in Developing Your Leadership Skills?

Mark your calendars now! Adorna Carroll, a nationally recognized speaker on leadership, will be taking her show on the road in Colorado. She will be presenting a leadership program in Grand Junction July 29th, Colorado Springs July 30th, Denver July 31st and in Windsor August 1st. The program will run from 10am – 2pm in each location, with lunch provided....

Capitol Connection: April 19, 2013

CAR Neutral on Bill Regarding Permit Process SB13-258, Concerning Stages in Development Permit Approval Process, by Senator Mary Hodge (D-Brighton) and Representative Dominick Moreno (D-Commerce City) was reviewed by LPC last week in Vail. Under current law, a local government may not approve an application for a development permit unless it determines that the applicant has satisfactorily demonstrated that the...

Homebuyers Make Gains in the New Market

Overall, CAR’s October 2022 Market Trends report shows more homes on the market—along with a longer amount of time on the market. There were 5,670 homes sold across the state, which is down 17% from September 2022. The median sale prices have decreased by 2% since September, and are listed at $550,000 “Despite higher home mortgage rates, home buyers now...