Author Archives: IRES, LLC

Broker Feature: Chris Hardy’s Favorite IRES Tools for Increased Productivity

Technology is rapidly changing the way the entire real estate industry operates. At IRES, we strive to provide brokers with access to the latest technological advances and integrate the best and most innovative tools available into our proprietary MLS system. … Continue reading

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Hearing Held on PHH v. CFPB

On May 24, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments in the case of PHH Corp. v. CFPB. The court examined whether the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) single director structure is unconstitutional and … Continue reading

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NAR Opposes USDA Reorganization

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided a report to Congress proposing their reorganization. The new plan creates an Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agriculture Affairs. However, it also eliminates the Under Secretary of Rural Development, a department … Continue reading

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NAR – Tax Reform Could Hurt Homeowners

The National Association of Realtors® has published a study focusing on the impacts of comprehensive tax reform. While the study did not say so, the reforms identified in the study closely mirror President Trump’s proposed tax reform plan. * NAR’s … Continue reading

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Independence Institute Considering Transportation Ballot Measure

John Caldera of the Independence Institute is considering a transportation initiative for the November ballot. “Fix Our Damn Roads” has been approved by the Secretary of State’s title board with signatures due from voters by August 7. The proposal would … Continue reading

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Council Approves Agreement for Broadband Feasibility Study

The City of Greeley has allocated $50,000 and Windsor has appropriated $35,000 for a broadband study. According to Assistant City Manager Victoria Runkle, “both cities know they have some broadband infrastructure that might be useful to ensure the best possible … Continue reading

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Habitat Receives Affordable Housing Designation for Sierra Vista

The City Council approved a request by Habitat for Humanity for an Affordable Housing Designation in the Sierra Vista subdivision near the intersection of 14th Street SW and S Lincoln Avenue. Habitat owns 25 lots and plans to build 40 … Continue reading

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Council Approves Capital Expansion Fees

On June 6, the City Council approved increased capital expansion fees (CEFs) for parks, police, fire and general government. The Fort Collins Board of Realtors®, the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce and the Home Builders Association of Northern Colorado … Continue reading

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Council to Consider Short-Term Vacation Rental Regulations

The City Council gave the staff permission to proceed with short-term vacation rental (STR) regulations at its June 6 meeting. The draft regulations presented to Council are relatively simple compared to those enacted in other cities, such as Boulder. Currently, … Continue reading

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