Public Affairs Update

Public Affairs Update……………………………………………………...January 27, 2016

  • Rebound Aside, Existing-Home Still Face Near-Term Challenges

  • Fannie: Affordability Woes Expected in 2016

  • New Title Regs Target Money Laundering

  • Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Noon to 1:00pm at BARA

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    Rebound Aside, Existing-Home Still Face Near-Term Challenges

    While the backlog created by TRID delays has been cleared, it may be tough to repeat 2015's existing-home sales numbers in 2016. Click HERE for the story.

     

    Fannie: Affordability Woes Expected in 2016
    Housing affordability will likely be a challenge in many markets this year as home prices continue to escalate, according to a new report by mortgage-financing giant Fannie Mae. [Source: NARenews 01-19-2016]

     

    New Title Regs Target Money Laundering
    A temporary rule requires some title insurers to identify the natural persons behind companies paying all cash for high-end properties in Manhattan and Miami-Dade County. NAR is meeting with federal officials to discuss this and other efforts to curb money laundering and terrorist financing. [NARenews 01-21-2016]

     

    Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Noon to 1:00pm at BARA

    This is your opportunity to learn what is ahead for the City Of Boulder in 2016 that is likely to affect your business opportunity in the Boulder Valley.

     

    Guest Speakers:

    Suzanne Jones, Mayor, City of Boulder

    Jan Burton, Council Member, City of Boulder

     

    What they will present:

    Mayor Jones and Council Member Burton will provide a report on the January 22 and 23 City Council planning and goal setting retreat. We will learn what the City Council’s priorities are for 2016.

     

    Topics will include:

  • Housing (market rate and affordable) policy and strategy is a top concern.

  • Transportation is another key issue that will drive housing and employment.

  • Land use, especially efforts to address the City’s jobs and housing goals.

  • Energy conservation in commercial buildings is on tap for action in 2016.

  • Boulder’s energy future milestones on tap in 2016.

  • Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan Update priorities.

  • And more…

    Of course we will have time for a lively Question and Answer exchange, so be sure to bring your own hot topic to add to the conversation.

     

    This is going to be an information packed event that you don’t want to miss!

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