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House Committee Passes Mortgage Choice Act

The House Financial Services Committee passed H.R. 685, “The Mortgage Choice Act” with bipartisan support after an intense effort by NAR and coalition partners.   The Committee vote was 43-12. The legislation would reduce discrimination against affiliate lenders in the calculation … Continue reading

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Legislative Update

SB 15-135 “Public Bodies and Urban Renewal” CAR Position: Neutral This bill would give counties a “seat at the table” on urban renewal authority (URA) issues – a consistent request of counties for many years – by allowing them the … Continue reading

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Greeley: UNC Ups the Ante for HOPE

The University of Northern Colorado will contribute an additional $1,500 in downpayment assistance to eligible employees who purchase homes through Greeley Home Ownership Program (G HOPE). On April 7th the City Council approved a resolution that authorizes an intergovernmental agreement between … Continue reading

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Loveland: Council Delays Food Tax Vote

The City Council made a wise decision when it voted 7-2 to delay a vote that would eliminate the city food tax in two years. Based on current estimates of sales of food for home consumption, the tax equals approximately … Continue reading

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Wanted! IRESis Mobile

Need IRESis information on the road? Look no further, you have several FREE options! Find basic listing information quickly and work with clients Accessibility: All IRES subscribers. Find your Agent Code on the IRESis MyInfo screen Devices: Droid and Apple, … Continue reading

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Fort Collins: New Council Favors Business Interests

The April 7th election went down to the wire but in the end the results favor REALTORS and the business community. Wade Troxell was elected mayor by a wide margin. Former mayor Ray Martinez won the right to represent District 2 … Continue reading

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Longmont: Mayor Pro Tem Stirs Up Annexation Issue

Observers are puzzled by Longmont Mayor Pro Tem Brian Bagley’s recent announcement that the City needs to focus on securing its northern and eastern boundaries. Bagley listed three ideas: 1) Longmont should acquire land and create an open space buffer … Continue reading

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Longmont: Copper Peak Complex Approved

The City Council passed an ordinance to approve an amendment to The Longmont Area Comprehensive Plan, allowing the construction of a 240-unit apartment complex at the north end of the city. The developer will need to apply for a zoning change … Continue reading

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Boulder: City to Assist Mobile Home Owners

Boulder will pay an attorney to assist residents of the Vista Village mobile home park.  Some owners of mobile homes produced before 1976, when federal standards were implemented, report that the owner of the park has told them they will … Continue reading

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Boulder: Comp Plan Update Kicks Off

Boulder is ready to begin the community outreach that is the focus of the first phase of the Boulder Valley Comp Plan (BVCP) Update, the long-range planning vision for the City and County of Boulder. Clarion Associates offered this critique … Continue reading

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