Legislative Advocacy This Week at the State Capitol After another eventful week at the State Capitol, housing legislation has continued to be a top priority with this General Assembly. A handful of Colorado Association of REALTORS® priority legislation made its way through the committee process this week; thank you to our members who testified and […]
The members of the South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association wish to express our sympathy, love and support for the victims, families and all those affected by the terrible shootings in Colorado Springs this past weekend.
THE TOOLS YOU NEED. THE SUPPORT YOU WANT. From the brand-new REALTOR® member who could use some guidance and support in all things real estate, to a seasoned veteran who is searching for ways to take their business to the next level, we’ve got you covered! Come see all the benefits you have at your […]
The National Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors has approved three Professional Standards Committee recommendations, changes to the Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual. The changes go into effect in January 2023.
More than 100 REALTOR® members of the South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association (SMDRA) have earned the highly regarded SMART designation recognizing the successful completion of stringent real estate courses. The SMART (South Metro Advanced Realtor Training) designation sets real estate professionals apart from the mainstream and is regarded as a symbol of a designees’ dedication […]
What is surprising? After the anomaly of the 2020 Denver real estate market, many experts expected a slight cooling of prices and demand. While we saw small pockets in some price points, overall, the market remained vibrant for sellers. South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association (SMDRA) Chair, Barb Riley, noted: “While we typically have a strong […]
Prices are up. Inventory is at record lows. The headlines focus on disruptors to the market and the challenges buyers face when purchasing a home. It’s a refrain that keeps playing over and over. Some buyers are asking, is it worth it to go through the effort? Is the market going to crash? These uncertainties […]
SMDRA is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2022 Leadership Academy. Academy participants will gain a clear understanding of the organizational structure of all three levels of the REALTOR® Association and the challenges of leadership.
Congressional leaders released a long-awaited framework Thursday for President Joe Biden’s signature Build Back Better plan, proposing a top-line price tag and an outline of new social programs. The $1.75 trillion framework includes hard-fought NAR priorities like investments in affordable housing and down-payment assistance and spares real estate investment from the most feared taxes. President Biden announced the […]
Municipal Candidate and Referendum Recommendations The South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association’s Candidate Screening Committee and Board of Directors meticulously studied all the issues and variables affecting this November’s election. The candidates who accepted our invitation to interview were asked questions pertaining to real estate, the economy, private property rights, tax issues, and a variety of […]