Legislative Update

CAR has launched a Call to Action on Senate Bill 177 “HOA Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines” aka construction defects. This is the same bill CAR supported last year and the LPC voted to support this year’s bill with little discussion. SB-177 was introduced on Feb. 10th and assigned to the Business, Labor and TechnologyContinue reading “Legislative Update”

Wildfire Task Force Proposal’s Impact on Real Estate

In the wake of the horrendous wildfires in 2012, Governor Hickenlooper created the Task Force on Wildfire Insurance and Forest Health to examine how to best protect property and people within and adjacent to the wildland-urban interface and Colorado’s landscape. The Task Force is comprised of state and federal officials, including Division of Regulatory AgenciesContinue reading “Wildfire Task Force Proposal’s Impact on Real Estate”


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®”