2014 Legislative Preview

Rachel Nance, CAR’s Vice-President for Public Policy, told the Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) that the recent legislative recalls have changed the dynamics of the General Assembly. Now the majority party rules the Senate by only one vote, which means that it will be more difficult for the party to exert control.  In addition, 2014 isContinue reading “2014 Legislative Preview”

COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Legislative Update

The Legislative Policy Committee voted to take a neutral position on HB-1268 “Mineral Estate Real Property Sale,” sponsored by two legislators from Adams County. The bill requires sellers to advise buyers that property may be subject to oil, gas or mineral extraction. If a seller provides this disclosure, then they are not liable for damages.Continue reading “COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Legislative Update”

COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Legislative Update

The Legislative Policy Committee received reviewed HB-1249 “Concerning Foreclosure Sale and Loan Modification Document Requirements” and voted to OPPOSE this bill. CAR staff says that while “While CAR believes the proposal addresses some important concepts, specifically, dual tracking and ensuring that the proper entity is foreclosing on real property, there are still many questions thatContinue reading “COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Legislative Update”

COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

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 ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Legislative Policy Commitee

At its most recent meeting, the LPC took support or oppose positions on the following new pieces of legislation – HB-1137 “Lot Restrictions for BOCC Authority over Weed Removal” This bill gives county governments the authority to compel a property owner to remove weeds and brush from properties of any size. The county may orderContinue reading “COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Legislative Policy Commitee”