Author Archives: IRES, LLC

Draft Water Plan Unveiled

The Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) presented its draft Colorado Water Plan to Gov. Hickenlooper on Dec. 10. In the draft, the CWCB says there is widespread consensus among the various water basins that water conservation, alternative methods of using … Continue reading

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MPO Approves Funds for I-25

At its last meeting the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization’s management council approved the appropriation of $5 million of its funds to help defray the cost the Crossroads Interchange and Berthoud hill climbing lane. This decision was described as … Continue reading

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Greeley: Impact Fees Another Step Closer to Approval

The City Council is scheduled to review the proposed impact fee methodology on Dec. 16 and hold a final public hearing on January 6, 2015. At a work session on Dec 9 it seemed that some members of the Council … Continue reading

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Fort Collins: Climate Action Plan Could Affect Real Estate

Members of FCBR’s Government Affairs Committee were surprised by some of the possible strategies that could be included in the 2014 policy update to the Climate Action Plan. The plan was first adopted in 1999. Its goal is to reduce … Continue reading

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Berthoud: Annexation Hearing Delayed

The annexation hearing for a 75-acre parcel known as Heron Pointe on the south side of SW 42nd Street (LCR 14) was postponed by the Town of Berthoud due to a procedural snafu. Some area residents have expressed concerns about … Continue reading

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ColoProperty & At Home Colorado

For 16 years ColoProperty.com®, owned and operated by IRES MLS, has faithfully served our subscribers in the online market place. We are pleased to announce that internet presence just grew substantially in our local market. IRES and Prairie Mountain Media, … Continue reading

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2014 Election Most Successful to Date

The 2014 mid-year elections were historic by many measures, but particularly for the NAR and the REALTOR Party. It was NAR’s most successful election to date, winning over 90 percent of the REALTOR Party supported races.  Needless to say, real … Continue reading

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NAR Calls to Action Still Live

NAR has two Calls to Action (CTA) that are ongoing. One concerns mortgage debt forgiveness tax relief and the other is for commercial REALTORS and asks for the extension of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002. Unfortunately, Northern Colorado … Continue reading

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Business Leaders Creating Regional Economic Development Effort

Businesses in Larimer and Weld County are reportedly moving forward with a plan to create a private sector economic development organization which they plan to launch in early 2015. The effort to bring private funding to attract development and major … Continue reading

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CDOT, MPO Working to Find Funding for I-25

Facing a December 31 deadline to “use or lose” a $30 million grant, CDOT has come up with a proposal that seems to have found favor with local elected officials. Johnny Olson, CDOT’s regional director, has proposed that the grant … Continue reading

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