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It is not enough to simply have a website. In order to be effective, and contribute to an easier and quicker home-buying process for the buyer, your website must be thoughtfully designed, intuitive, updated frequently, and user friendly.
With marijuana regulations continuing to develop and expand in numerous states around the country, landlords need to remain in-the-know so that they can make the most-informed decision possible if tenant disputes or fair housing implications arise. Although there are no simple and easy answers, stepping in to handle a situation as soon as possible may be the best course of action for avoiding unwanted legal action.
What is keeping this house from selling?
Objectivity is the key. Whether you are the listing agent or the Seller, it is critical to analyze what will keep or is keeping the house from selling. Once the problem is identified, objectivity is again important when determining the solution.
Here are the 10 most common reasons your house isn't selling.
The real estate industry touches virtually every aspect of life in the United States and most of the free world. Where we choose to live and work is one of the most fundamental choices we make and people make these decisions every day. There are more than 5 million property sales in the United States every year, and VanEd can teach you how to be a successful real estate agent.
One of the most important steps a real estate professional can take for having a successful, lasting real estate career is establishing and maintaining their brand and image. A brand consists of three elements that help make a lasting impression on current and potential customers.
In this post, we aim to provide you with the skills and information to pass the state (Colorado) portion of the real estate exam on your first try.
First impressions are everything, and in the digital age that we live in, you only have a few seconds to capture a viewer’s attention. In this How-To, we'll teach you a few fundamental principles to help you start taking better real estate listing photos.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
For real estate agents in 2021, 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.
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.
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.
VanEd launches the online Colorado Employing Broker Refresher Course for brokers upgrading to the Colorado employing broker license level.
Join the Division of Real Estate for this upcoming HOA forum to discuss dispute resolution in any HOA community.
The REfresh Expo features lively industry conversations, an interactive expo and unmatched opportunities to engage with other industry professionals.
Here are answers to some questions that CAM licensees may have regarding the sunset of this program in Colorado.
You asked for it; you got it! Learn more about VanEd's new live Exam Prep Crash Course and Register today!
Update is Designed to Provide More Clarity Regarding Closing Cost Increases
The Internal Revenue Service has updated the tax year 2018 annual inflation adjustments to reflect changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).
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.
Event will be held Monday, April 2 in Austin from 10 AM to 3 PM.
A summary of the recent changes made by the Appraiser Qualifications Board of the Appraisal Foundation, which are effective May 1, 2018, can be found here.
Colorado Division of Real Estate Safety Second Safety class
Mandatory Use Begins May 15, 2018 For All License Holders, Make Sure You Are Ready
Register to attend the Colorado Division of Real Estate Safety Day!
What is Errors & Omissions Insurance "Tail Coverage", how does it work in Real Estate, and why you might need it.
The new form which is mandatory as of February 2018 includes modifications made by the Commission at their recent meeting.
Wondering about the Real Estate Broker License Expiration Date Transition and how it will affect your license?