Colorado Real Estate Commission Rules, Effective January 1, 2020: Updated Transaction File Checklist

As a reminder, the Commission rules have been re-organized, re-indexed, re-formatted into nine (9) chapters as well as being written in plain language for easier use and understanding of the Real Estate Practice Act. These rules were effective beginning January 1,...

Homebuyers in metro Denver winning more concessions from sellers

Sellers helped out buyers with cash in 46% of home sales in January When metro Denver’s real estate market was running red hot a few years ago, buyers were timid about asking sellers to cover their out-of-pocket costs for fear of losing out to another bidder. They...

Denver ranks among nation’s hottest home markets for iBuying

Denver ranks as the seventh-hottest market in the country for instant online home sales, according to a new study released this week by home-value data provider Ownerly. In the first list, Ownerly used data from Zillow and Redfin and ranked the top 10 current iBuyer...

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Denver is the No. 1 city attracting inbound renters

Denver is the No. 1 city attracting inbound renters

A recent report from Apartment List, a San Francisco-based online rental marketplace, shows cities where the most users are looking for apartments, and Denver ranked No. 1. The report, based on Apartment List user searches between June 1, 2019 and Dec. 31, 2019, found...

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There Are More Homes on the Market, And They’re Going Fast

There Are More Homes on the Market, And They’re Going Fast

According to the latest data, inventory is up across Denver's housing market—and it might even have something to do with the Broncos lousy season. Home buyers and sellers had reason to rejoice in January, as Denver’s housing market saw a flurry of new activity after...

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Denver is the No. 1 city attracting inbound renters

Denver is the No. 1 city attracting inbound renters

A recent report from Apartment List, a San Francisco-based online rental marketplace, shows cities where the most users are looking for apartments, and Denver ranked No. 1. The report, based on Apartment List user searches between June 1, 2019 and Dec. 31, 2019, found...

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There Are More Homes on the Market, And They’re Going Fast

There Are More Homes on the Market, And They’re Going Fast

According to the latest data, inventory is up across Denver's housing market—and it might even have something to do with the Broncos lousy season. Home buyers and sellers had reason to rejoice in January, as Denver’s housing market saw a flurry of new activity after...

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Setting Up Trust and Escrow Accounts ~ A Division Advisory

Setting Up Trust and Escrow Accounts ~ A Division Advisory

The Colorado Real Estate Commission’s (Commission) reorganized rules in Chapter 5 set forth the requirements for setting up trust and escrow accounts for real estate brokers. Rule 5.2 specifically states that “All Money Belonging to Others” must be deposited in one or...

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