Boulder: Co-op Ordinance Passes

On January 3 The Boulder City Council passed the cooperative housing ordinance 7-2 on third reading after a long public hearing. A 4th hearing will be required to finalize details on January 17 but the key provisions have been finalized after a year of intense public debate. The ordinance regulates occupancy, square footage per resident,Continue reading “Boulder: Co-op Ordinance Passes”

NAR Issues Fracking Paper

This month NAR released a white paper on hydraulic fracturing.  The report concluded that data is scarce on the effects of an oil and gas lease on property values and mortgages. Some recent reports suggest that a lease may actually enhance the value of the associated property, and that the additional income may make mortgageContinue reading “NAR Issues Fracking Paper”