Regional Government Affairs Update March 1, 2022 🌱

The North Weld County Water District’s water tap moratorium and the Town of Severance’s subsequent building permit moratorium have been hot topics in the Northern Colorado real estate community lately. Severance is an epicenter of new home construction in our area. The moratoria brought this vital growth to a stop.

Regional Government Affairs Update February 1, 2022 🌝

It’s time to start your homework so you’re prepared for the 2022 elections.

The date for the Colorado Primary is June 28; our general election is scheduled for November 8.

Outshine With InfoSparks

InfoSparks creates dynamic statistics for any location you need including city, zip code, county or map shape. Choose your criteria then quickly create 12 different reports covering a broad range of needs. The reports included are all encompassing:  New Listings, Actives, Under Contract, Sales, Days on Market… Months Supply, Median or Average Sales Price, PercentageContinue reading “Outshine With InfoSparks”

Metro District Field Expansion

New, Required Metro District Fields Added to Listing Entry In an effort to provide more transparency and value to the Metro District section of IRES MLS listings, four new fields (one of which is required) will appear when “In Metro District?” has “Yes” selected on listing entry beginning the evening of 01/26/2022. New Fields FoundContinue reading “Metro District Field Expansion”

Regional Government Affairs Update January 25, 2022 ❄

In the aftermath of the horrific Marshall fire, the BOLO REALTORS® put together a fabulous panel discussion on how to assist the fire victims. The panelists also spoke about how real estate agents can help clients prepare for future disasters.

Buyer Agency/Transaction Broker Compensation Added to ColoProperty.com®

NAR MLS Policy Statement 8.8, Display of Listing Broker’s Offer of Compensation Implemented In compliance with the NAR MLS Policy 8.8, ColoProperty.com® now displays Buyer Agency and Transaction Broker compensation on listing details. It is important to note that the compensation information displayed on listing details is only applicable to other participants and subscribers ofContinue reading “Buyer Agency/Transaction Broker Compensation Added to ColoProperty.com®”

NAR Summary of 2022 MLS Changes

Reprinting from https://www.nar.realtor/about-nar/policies/summary-of-2022-mls-changes Summary highlights changes in NAR MLS policy adopted in 2021, including changes to the Model MLS Rules and Regulations, and changes to the MLS Policy Statements, both found in the 2022 Handbook on Multiple Listing Policy. Shaded portions of the Handbook highlight all areas that have changed. All changes become effective January 1, 2022,Continue reading “NAR Summary of 2022 MLS Changes”

Regional Government Affairs Update January 12, 2022 ⛄

Although short, this issue includes topics that should be of interest to any real estate professional — rebuilding after a disaster, occupancy and one of my personal favorites, involuntary historic designations. To learn more, keep reading.

IRES Matters | Episode 14

Throughout the years Northern Colorado’s Real Estate community has been familiar with Lauren Hansen as a forward thinking leader with the ability to pilot ever-changing waters gracefully. While innovation & a deep commitment to customer service have been central to her personal brand as CEO, there is a third pillar that is less well-known. Humor. In this episode we look back at some of the strange, funny, and surprising stories from over the course of her career. Grab a cup of coffee and laugh with us!

Regional Government Affairs Update December 16, 2021 🌲

It is the holiday season and local elected officials are giving us a gift by avoiding weighty or controversial issues during the season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Enjoy it while it lasts, because things always become busy by mid-January. And just because this update is short, that doesn’t mean there aren’t some interesting topics.Continue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update December 16, 2021 🌲”