Learn about the most up-to-date real estate news to help you better understand the industry and how to remain compliant as a real estate agent.
Topics include real estate current events, updates to existing laws, and new regulations on real estate practice and education requirements.
The Most Expensive Homes in Colorado on the Market in 2020
Colorado is home to some of the most beautiful and luxurious real estate properties in the world. Tucked away in the Rocky Mountains, celebrities, entrepreneurs, and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies own world-class homes and ranches that make for the perfect place to vacation or reside year-round.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Resources for Real Estate Agents
With the recent impact of COVID-19, real estate services are limited. In an effort to help students find the resources they need, we have put together a list of links to help clarify what upcoming timelines look like for various real estate industry services impacted by the coronavirus, where available.
Important Community Association Manager (CAM) Update
The CAM licensing program will end at the Division of Real Estate (Division) on June 30, 2019, and the Division will no longer have any jurisdiction over community association managers and related management companies.
VanEd will offer the CAM courses through the month of June for those who are interested. Read more about the veto and the executive order the Governor issued which creates a stakeholder workgroup who is charged with making future licensing recommendations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Community Association Manager Program Sunset Update
Here are answers to some questions that CAM licensees may have regarding the sunset of this program in Colorado.
Fannie Mae Permits Lenders to Contribute to Closing Costs
On April 3rd Fannie Mae announced that it will allow lenders to contribute gifts to borrowers' closing costs, but not part of the down payment.