Real Estate and Appraisal Industry News

May 17, 2019

Colorado Division of Real Estate Advisory: New Forms

On May 10, 2019, the Colorado Real Estate Commission (Commission) adopted a change to the Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate (CBS) forms, and also adopted a new Closing Instructions form. These forms are effective immediately.  VanEd will be including this information into our coursework in the coming few weeks. 


May 16, 2019

Colorado Community Association Manager Program Legislation

Colorado’s community association manager licensure program update, HB 1212, has been passed by the Legislature, and the Governor has 30 days to sign or veto the bill before it becomes law. This bill revives prior licensure legislation until September 1, 2020, and creates a stakeholder process to gather information from owners and managers and make recommendations to the director regarding community management, such as the complaint process and credentialing. 

Of note for currently licensed CAMs is the continuiation of licensing which will require the completion of continuing education and renewal with the Division of Real Estate.


April 19, 2019

TREC Hosting a Live Overview of Online Tools for Licensees

Join online Live April 25th as TREC talks about all the recently launched tools which have launched on the TREC website.  These tools and resources are now available, making life a little easier for Texas license holders and applicants. 


April 4, 2019

Oklahoma Real Estate Commission Updates Background Process

If you are an Oklahoma Real Estate License student and have not already submitted your fingerprints to the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission, please be advised, beginning April 5, 2019, all original applicants must utilize the IdentoGO electronic fingerprinting services by Idemia.  


March 9, 2019

3 Keys to Success for Real Estate Agents in 2019

For real estate agents, the three keys to maintaining long-term success are developing a robust online presence, having an organized, daily routine, and growing throughout your professional career.


February 6, 2019

Licensee Buy-Out Addendum Reinstated

The following important Real Estate Broker Advisory was issued by the Colorado Division of Real Estate after the February 4th meeting of the Colorado Real Estate Commission:

Licensee Buy-Out Addendum to Contract to Buy & Sell Real Estate Form reinstated and effective February 5, 2019.

More information and the notice is available in this post.  


December 10, 2018

Colorado Real Estate Commission Position on Consumer Data Privacy

At the Colorado Real Estate Commission meeting on December 4, 2018, the Commission revised and adopted a new Commission Position on Office Policy Manuals in response to the passage of HB18-1128 (Protections for Consumer Data Privacy).

We have included the links to both the revised CP-21 and the House Bill in the aricle. Please review these new recommendations for consideration and revisions to your Office Policy Manuals.


September 18, 2018

New Colorado Employing Broker Refresher Course

VanEd launches the online Colorado Employing Broker Refresher Course for brokers upgrading to the Colorado employing broker license level.


August 29, 2018

Colorado Division of Real Estate Hosts HOA Forum

Join the Division of Real Estate for this upcoming HOA forum to discuss dispute resolution in any HOA community.


June 8, 2018

Instructors: REfresh Expo Taking Speaker Applications

The REfresh Expo features lively industry conversations, an interactive expo and unmatched opportunities to engage with other industry professionals.