Public Affairs Update

Public Affairs Update…………………………………………………..December 9, 2015

  • 10 States Zoom to New Price Highs – Colorado at #1

  • Low Supply, Escalating Prices Combine to Slow Pace of Pending Home Sales

  • Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, January 6, 2015 Noon to 1:00pm at BARA

  • In Case You Missed It

 

10 States Zoom to New Price Highs – Colorado at #1
Thanks to tight inventories, demand is high enough to nudge up prices in some areas. Take a look at these lists to get a view of what markets are seeing accelerating home prices. [Source: NAR Update 12-02-2015]

 

Low Supply, Escalating Prices Combine to Slow Pace of Pending Home Sales

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun stated that "Unless sizeable supply gains occur for new and existing homes, prices and rents will continue to exceed wages into next year and hamstring a large pool of potential buyers trying to buy a home." READ MORE [Source: DSNews.com 12-01-2015]

 

Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, January 6, 2016 noon to 1:00pm at BARA

You will be the first to hear about Colorado Realtor® Party Preparation for the 2016 Legislative Session

 

Guest Speakers:

Ted Leighty, Government Affairs Vice President, Colorado Association of Realtors®

Ted will tee up the key Realtor® Party issues for the 2016 legislative session

Those Include:

  • First-time Homebuyer Savings Account – CAR Sponsored Bill

  • Construction Defects Reform – continued from 2015 session

  • Home Inspector Licensing – continued from 2015 session

  • Wildfire Mitigation Tax Credit – continued from 2015 session

Ted will also update on pre-filed and early bills of interest to Realtors®

 

Barbara Koelzer, Regional Government Affairs Director, IRES

Barbara is a member of the CAR Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) and will provide her perspective on the upcoming session along with a view of the importance of the 2016 legislative session to NE District Realtor® members.

 

RSVP Today to be sure you know how the 2016 session could affect your business!

 

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