Education Advisory for Licensees, Education Providers and Instructors ~ A Division of Real Estate Advisory

The Division would like to provide some important education information to licensees, education providers, and instructors regarding real estate broker continuing education (CE) Classroom Conduct. The Division has received complaints by CE course attendees that...

Mortgage Rates Start 2020 on Strong Note

Everything's relative when it comes to mortgage rates. For every homeowner that's been concerned about a short-term increase in rates, there's another who's glad to remind them how high rates used to be. At the moment, with top tier 30yr fixed offerings hanging out...

Metro Denver suffers a record monthly drop in home inventory

And it is sellers, not buyers, driving the decline in supply Homebuyers in metro Denver will need to put aside visions of a more bountiful banquet of properties for sale in the new year. Owners are staying home, literally, and that should keep them in control of the...

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U.S. renters spent $4.5 trillion on housing this decade

U.S. renters spent $4.5 trillion on housing this decade

U.S. renters spent a cumulative $4.5 trillion on rent during the 2010s, according to a new Zillow analysis. That’s more than the GDP of Germany or the combined market values of Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet. In 2019 alone, renters spent more than $512 billion...

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Uncle Tom’s Corner-Tales, Trials, Travels & Travails

Uncle Tom’s Corner-Tales, Trials, Travels & Travails

“Barbecue may not be the road to world peace but it’s a start.” – Anthony Bourdain Season’s Greetings and welcome back to Uncle Tom’s gaily festooned corner. Peace on earth/world peace. Noble aspirations both. I can only wish the tree was decorated, the stockings were...

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U.S. renters spent $4.5 trillion on housing this decade

U.S. renters spent $4.5 trillion on housing this decade

U.S. renters spent a cumulative $4.5 trillion on rent during the 2010s, according to a new Zillow analysis. That’s more than the GDP of Germany or the combined market values of Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet. In 2019 alone, renters spent more than $512 billion...

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Uncle Tom’s Corner-Tales, Trials, Travels & Travails

Uncle Tom’s Corner-Tales, Trials, Travels & Travails

“Barbecue may not be the road to world peace but it’s a start.” – Anthony Bourdain Season’s Greetings and welcome back to Uncle Tom’s gaily festooned corner. Peace on earth/world peace. Noble aspirations both. I can only wish the tree was decorated, the stockings were...

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December Licensee Renewal Reminder

December Licensee Renewal Reminder

If your license expires in December, the Division is asking licensees to renew as early as possible this year, as there are approximately 28,000 licensees attempting to renew a license that expires on December 31st. Phone volume will be unusually heavy during the last...

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Mortgage Minute – What’s your interest rate?

Mortgage Minute – What’s your interest rate?

As a mortgage loan originator, it's a question I get asked constantly.  Well, the answer to that question depends on a number of different variables.  Most people know that your credit score impacts the interest rate on your mortgage, but what are some of the...

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You vs. Zillow: How to win with consumers every time

You vs. Zillow: How to win with consumers every time

Think local, make it personal, and don’t let go of someone once you get their attention I should begin by sharing that although I have nothing against Zillow, many agents see it as a threat. What I find more interesting, however, is the large number of agents who feel...

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