NAR Announces Call to Action – Mortgage Interest Deduction

On December 3, 2012 NAR launched an all-member Call for Action regarding proposed changes to the Mortgage Interest Deduction. News reports concerning the “Fiscal Cliff” speculate that a change to the long-standing policy that allows homeowners to deduction mortgage interest payment from their income taxes could be part of a “Fiscal Cliff” deal. The CallContinue reading “NAR Announces Call to Action – Mortgage Interest Deduction”

Congressman Polis meets with REALTORS®

Congressman Jared Polis, who will likely represent the people of Larimer County in January when the county becomes part of the 2nd Congressional District, met with the leadership of the Fort Collins Board of Realtors® and the Loveland-Berthoud Association of Realtors®. He said he would cosponsor a bill supported by NAR that would extend debtContinue reading “Congressman Polis meets with REALTORS®”

Rules on Abandoned Gas & Oil Wells

Local and State REALTOR® associations have not taken positions regarding oil and gas development. However, in the interest of providing accurate information, it seems appropriate to mention one issue of potential concern to REALTORS®. At a recent debate Shane Davis, a research officer for the Sierra Club, warned that abandoned oil or gas wells canContinue reading “Rules on Abandoned Gas & Oil Wells”