Author Archives: IRES, LLC

Spring into Spring with our Newest Technology Features: Graphiq and Everlance

One of our primary missions at IRES is to give brokers access to the latest technology innovations and integrate the best tools on the market into our home grown MLS system. Because the real estate high season started early this … Continue reading

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FAQ’s: Tips For New IRES Users Accustomed To Matrix

Many new IRES subscribers who are accustomed to Matrix may be confused by the differences between IRESis and Matrix. We hope this FAQ will address your questions. If we have not answered your question, leave us a comment and we … Continue reading

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Introducing Everlance: Track Your Expenses

We’re excited to announce we’ve partnered with Everlance, to make keeping track of your expenses as easy as possible 🎉. Everlance,the highest rated mileage tracker in the App Store, replaces the shoebox of receipts and paper mileage log by tracking … Continue reading

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Nation: PACE Reform Bills Introduced

Bipartisan legislation supported by NAR was introduced in the Senate and House that would subject Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loans to the same Truth in Lending Act (TILA) consumer protections required of other mortgage products. In the Senate, Senators … Continue reading

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Nation: NAR Testifies on VA Appraisals

On April 4, Michelle Bradley, the 2016 NAR Real Property Valuation Committee Chair, testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs – Economic Opportunity Subcommittee at a hearing entitled “Assessing VA Approved Appraisers and How to Improve the Program for … Continue reading

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Nation: Why Home Ownership Matters

According to a study funded by the National Association of REALTORS® the for-sale housing industry is a key component of the gross domestic product (GDP), and an important driver for the overall economy. Since 1959, total housing-related spending, including both … Continue reading

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Colorado: Transportation Bill Moves to Senate

HB-1242 “Transportation Infrastructure Funding” had its first committee hearing in the Senate’s Transportation Committee on April 11. It passed out of the committee on a 3-2 vote but that could spell trouble for the bill. While HB-1242 is co-sponsored by … Continue reading

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Colorado Association of REALTORS: Doc Fee Bill Introduced

After meeting with CAR lobbyists, who expressed significant concerns, sponsors introduced HB-1309 “Doc Fee to Fund Affordable Housing.” This bill would double the existing documentary fee for the recording of real estate deeds, with half of the money allocated to … Continue reading

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Greeley: Council Gets Update on Area Highway Studies

The City Council received an update on two PEL (planning and environmental linkage) transportation studies involving Greeley’s two main highways — US 85 and US 34. The US 85 study has been underway for 4 years while the US 34 … Continue reading

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Greeley: Council Approves Land Use Amendments

On April 4, the City Council approved two sets of amendments related to subdivision and planning processes. The first set of proposed changes parallels existing policy and codes for water and sewer infrastructure built by development. The proposed amendment for … Continue reading

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