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Lead-Based Paint Contract Change for 2019

By: Scott Peterson   Hold on to your hats, Colorado REALTORS®, a major structural shift to the lead-based paint clause is going into effect on January 1, 2019!  This change will apply to the new version of the Colorado Real Estate Commission approved Contract to Buy and Sell (“CREC Contract”) and has me as happy as a dog in a sunroof!   For many...

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“Did the Seller Receive My Buyer’s Offer?” by Scott Peterson, CAR’s Legal Counsel

I love talking about “Hot Market Problems.”  Market velocity generally means good business for REALTORS® and good job security for the industries and individuals who support REALTORS® (including us annoying real estate lawyers)!  Hot markets can be exhausting for all participants, but it is certainly better than the alternative.  High velocity also presents unique frustrations and challenges for buyers and...

CAR Hires New General Counsel

The Colorado Association of REALTORS (CAR) is pleased to announce that Scott Peterson has been hired as General Counsel for the organization.  Peterson, a long-term CAR member, is an experienced legal and real estate professional with an extensive background as both a real estate attorney and commercial REALTOR.   “I am thrilled to accept this position with CAR and look forward to...

CAR Legal Hotline Expanding Monday Hours

NEW Extended Monday Hours beginning January 6, 2014. As CAR works to expand popular services and benefits to members, we are happy to announce that the CAR Legal Hotline will have extended hours on Mondays beginning on January 6, 2014. The hotline will be open on Mondays from 9:00 am until noon and 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. The hours will...