The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral argument in an important property rights case, Murr v. State of Wisconsin, on March 20, 2017.The Murr case, for which NAR submitted an Amicus Brief, arises from a Wisconsin’s family’s attempt to sell or develop a small river-front plot of land which they acquired in… Continue reading Nation: Supreme Court to Hear Property Rights Case
Groups opposing or supporting oil and gas development have put a lot of effort into several different ballot initiatives this year. While we won’t know until after August 8 which questions have gathered enough signatures to make it on the ballot, significant amounts of money have already been spent on both sides. August 1 was… Continue reading Colorado: Oil and Gas Fight Generating Big Money
Recently, the Supreme Court unanimously decided in favor of property rights and property owners in Hawkes vs. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers a case in which NAR joined as party to an amicus brief. The Court issued its opinion upholding the property owner’s right to appeal in court an Army Corps of Engineers determination that… Continue reading Nation: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Property Rights
The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS announced its endorsements for the April election. FCBR supports Wade Troxell for mayor, Ray Martinez (District 2) REALTOR Eric Kronwall (District 4) and Gerry Horak (District 6). These candidates support the real estate industry and property rights. The Fort Collins Chamber has also endorsed this slate of candidates.
The Board of Directors of the Longmont Association of REALTORS approved a recommendation from the Government Affairs Committee to support Randy Luallin for Boulder County Commissioner, District 3. Mr. Luallin, a Libertarian, is an advocate for property rights. He believes Boulder County land use regulations are too restrictive, making development expensive. His view that Boulder… Continue reading Longmont: REALTORS Support Luallin