Public Affairs Update

Public Affairs Update…………………………………………………………March 16, 2016

  • CFPB Director: Mortgage Credit is “Still Too Tight In My View”

  • End of Internet Tax Will Boost Real Estate

  • Wage Growth Lags Amid Positives in February Employment Survey

  • REALTOR® University Earns Accreditation

  • Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday April 6, 2016 10:00am to 12:45pm at Boulder Junction

  • In Case You Missed It



CFPB Director: Mortgage Credit is "Still Too Tight, In My View"

CFPB Director Richard Cordray called attention to the mortgage industry, particularly lenders, in a speech, where he highlighted some of the progress and pitfalls that the housing market faces. READ MORE [Source: 03-10-2016]


End of Internet Tax Will Boost Real Estate
People have been paying an access tax to shop for homes and do other things online. But a law NAR helped bring to the finish line ends these taxes and makes sure other states don’t levy them. [Source: NARenews 03-11-2016]


Wage Growth Lags Amid Positives in February Employment Summary

In the February Employment Summary from the BLS, Job gains were solid and the labor force participation rate was up, but the average hourly wage declined. How will the lack of wage growth affect the housing market this spring?

READ MORE [Source: 03-07-2016]



REALTOR® University Earns Accreditation
"We are excited that this is only the beginning for the university, and there are plans underway to expand the programs available and further advance professionalism in our industry," says NAR President Tom Salomone. [Source: 03-09-2016]


Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday April 6, 2016 10:00am to 12:45pm at Boulder Junction**Note time and location change!


We are taking Pizza & Public Affairs on the road this month for a truly unique and insiders Tour of Boulder Junction and an in depth look at its future.


Speakers: See draft agenda for a preview.


We will start with a walking tour that will include existing development, future development sites and an opportunity to preview existing residential units.


We will end up at the Roadhouse Boulder Depot for complementary lunch and presentations about several recently approved projects surrounding Boulder Junction and the Transit Village area. See a Draft Agenda below.


Boulder Junction Tour for Boulder Area REALTOR® Association

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

10:00 – 11:30 Walking Tour

10:00   Meet at Depot Square, outside Roadhouse Boulder Depot restaurant

10:10   Boulder Junction at Depot Square Station

10:20   Depot Square parking structure and affordable housing units

10:30   Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street – Susi Keating, General Manager

10:45   Solana 3100 Pearl LEED Silver Certified apartment community

            RÊVE Boulder site

11:00   Pollard site

Junction Place Bridge at Goose Creek

Nickel Flats condominiums

Boulder Commons site

S’PARK site


11:30 – 1:00 Presentations and lunch – Roadhouse Boulder Depot

11:45   Boulder Commons – Andy Bush, Morgan Creek Ventures, LLC

            12:00   S’PARK (Southerland Park) – Scott Holden, Element Properties

            12:15   Boulder Junction Access District Commissions – Molly Winter, City of Boulder


Don’t miss this unique opportunity for an insiders’ look at the evolving east Boulder community and its residential, retail and commercial properties…

RSVP Today!


In Case You Missed It