Gov't Affairs, Govt - National Assoc. of Realtors® (NAR)

NAR Calls to Action Still Live

NAR has two Calls to Action (CTA) that are ongoing. One concerns mortgage debt forgiveness tax relief and the other is for commercial REALTORS and asks for the extension of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002. Unfortunately, Northern Colorado participation rates are low. Act now by following this link: http://www.realtoractioncenter.com/realtor-party/act/calls-for-action.html Association participation rates as… Continue reading NAR Calls to Action Still Live

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado, Govt - State of Colorado

CDOT, MPO Working to Find Funding for I-25

Facing a December 31 deadline to “use or lose” a $30 million grant, CDOT has come up with a proposal that seems to have found favor with local elected officials. Johnny Olson, CDOT’s regional director, has proposed that the grant focus on two locations along North I-25 that routinely see congestion and slowdowns – the… Continue reading CDOT, MPO Working to Find Funding for I-25

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer County: NCEDC Hires Interim CEO

The Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation (NCEDC) announced it has hired Organization Dynamics LLC to provide temporary chief executive services following the resignation of Walt Elish, who resigned in September. Doug Marsh, a principal with Organization Dynamics, will serve as interim CEO, engage a team of associates to search for a permanent chief executive and… Continue reading Larimer County: NCEDC Hires Interim CEO

- IRES MLS News

Building Up New Homes On IRESis

IRES partnered with New Home Source to help YOU. Typically, agents do not have the tools to effectively meet new home buyer needs. That’s a shame since 18% of home shoppers prefer new homes and 37% would consider one. Plus, new home prices exceed resale homes by 46%. So, new homes are a win-win. Chosen by… Continue reading Building Up New Homes On IRESis

- IRES MLS News

Bike and Walking Trails on Google Maps

Many buyers want to live near one of the many beautiful trails in the Northern Colorado area.  We are known nationwide for our lovely, well kept, and easily accessed hiking and biking trails. How can you tell if a property is a near a trail on IRESis? Or better yet, how can your clients see… Continue reading Bike and Walking Trails on Google Maps

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

City of Greeley Working on 2012 Building Codes

Greeley will be the first jurisdiction in Northern Colorado to consider the adoption of the 2012 International Building Codes. After a preliminary review, Tim Swanson, the Chief Building Official for the City of Greeley says the 2012 Model Code does not include any major changes for residential buildings. The controversial residential sprinkler requirement remains in… Continue reading City of Greeley Working on 2012 Building Codes

Gov't Affairs, Govt Loveland

City of Loveland Needs Funding for Water Infrastructure

At a recent study session staff provided the results of its latest cost-of-service water rate study. The problem is that the City hasn't raised water fees in while and has deferred capital maintenance. Now the City's infrastructure is aging and needs repairs. Since the capital reserves have been depleted, the Council will have to decide… Continue reading City of Loveland Needs Funding for Water Infrastructure