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Market conditions result in record-high median pricing

Market conditions result in record high median pricing levels in both Denver metro area and state as low inventory dominates housing discussion.   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - March 12, 2018 - While housing hope springs eternal, inventory statistics across the state paint a different picture and have resulted in numerous record-high median pricing levels in Denver and across the state, according to the...

Colorado Flood and Wildfire Awareness Week

Flood and wildfire season is approaching.  You should know your risks and make your plans to improve you outcomes.   The National Weather Service wants everyone in the the United States to be part of a Weather-Ready Nation.  Colorado has more than its fair share of floods, flash floods, and wildfires.  You should be weather alert and weather-ready, knowing how to stay...

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Pueblo, Colorado Continues to Rise in the Housing Market with the Median Sales Price Climbing Higher

The housing market continues to tighten across the state as Pueblo, Colorado slowly increases month over month for median sales price and average sales price.  The inventory of for sale homes has decreased from 1.7 months supply in December to 1.6 in January.   For more information and to read the whole story from The Pueblo Chieftain by Dennis Darrow click HERE...

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Capitol Connection – February 23, 2018

Senate Bill 18-109: Authorize Audio-Video Communication Notarial Acts SB18-109, sponsored by Senator Gardner (R-Colorado Springs), Representative Garnett (D-Denver), and Representative Wist (R-Centennial) allows notaries public to perform notarial acts using audio-visual communication. The process is called remote notarization and it's similar to a skype or face-time type of interaction where there is audio and video communication between the notary and the...

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Capitol Connection – February 16, 2018

House Bill 18-1227: Real Estate Commission Flexibility in License Period HB18-1227, sponsored by Representative Herod (D-Denver), Representative Wist (R-Centennial), and Senator Cooke (R-Greeley), is a clean-up bill to the real estate sunset from 2017.  In the sunset bill, the expiration date of real estate licenses changed from an anniversary date to a calendar renewal on December 31st of the third year...

Amazon HQ2 Headquarters Creates Concern for the 20 Finalist Cities

Colorado is currently in the running of the 20 finalist cities that could become the new home for Amazon HQ2 second headquarters.  While there is excitement about this potential opportunity there is also concern.  Colorado's housing market is already strained and if Amazon chooses Colorado the strain could worsen. Kelly Moye a Colorado Association of REALTORS spokesperson had this to...

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2018 RPAC Award Winners

The Colorado Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee, otherwise known as RPAC, is the single most important driver behind our political success.  It is an honor to recognize local boards, associations, and individuals who accepted and met the challenge to help us raise RPAC dollars in 2017.   First to Hit RPAC Goal Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® - This association achieved the...

Inventory isn’t the problem, ‘Active Inventory’ is

By Matthew Leprino   It seems you can’t open your social media app or tune in to the local news without hearing about the lack of options for homebuyers these days. Denver is facing big city problems while it continues to grow into that role.   Along with increased pressure on developers to turn over a quality product - and fast at that -...

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Colorado governor candidates differ on affordable-housing solutions

Four Democratic and three Republicans hoping to succeed term-limited Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke at a Gubernatorial Forum held by the Colorado Association of REALTORS at REALTOR Day at the Capitol.   The discussions came as housing needs continue to out-pace new housing supplies, leaving home prices soaring and an estimated 25 percent of Coloradans spending 50 percent or more of their income...

Real Estate Market Active Across the State

"It's a sellers market" will be a phrase we will continue to hear throughout Colorado as a state.  Garfield County recently received year-end reports from the Colorado Association of REALTORS market trends and statistics report distributed by the Glenwood Springs Association of REALTORS.  Year-end reports showed new listings increased 1.5% for single-family homes with an increase of median home sales...