Legislative Update: At its most recent meeting, the Legislative Policy Committee took the following positions: HB-1174, HB-1177 and HB-1189, a package of bills intended to increase exemptions for business personal property tax: Position – SUPPORT. HB-1225 “Homeowners Insurance Reform” sponsored by Claire Levy (Boulder) and John Kefalas (Fort Collins). This bill is meant to protectContinue reading “COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®”

Colorado Legislative Session Opens Jan. 9

The 2013 legislative session promises to be interesting, observers say, but not necessarily in a good way for business groups such as the REALTORS®. With a new Speaker of the House and a new Senate President, the leadership has changed and REALTOR®-friendly legislators such as Rep. Brian DelGrosso (R-Loveland) lost their seats on powerful committeesContinue reading “Colorado Legislative Session Opens Jan. 9”

CAR Announces Endorsements

The Colorado Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee (CARPAC) announced its support for the following state level candidates from our region: SD 17 Matt Jones (D-Boulder County) SD 18 Rollie Heath (D-Boulder) HD 11 Ellyn Hilliard (R-Boulder County) HD 13 Claire Levy (D-Boulder County) HD 49 Perry Buck (R-Larimer County) HD 50 Skip Carlson (R-Greeley)Continue reading “CAR Announces Endorsements”