DMAR October Market Trends: Findings reveal condo transactions are up


Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® (DMAR) released its “October Denver Metro Real Estate Market Trends Report” highlighting key data and market trends for the month of September 2014. Findings reveal condo transactions are up 25.39% year-to-date in 2014 compared to 2013, while single-family transactions are down 9.66%. Factors are mainly due to lifestyle choices and walkability of urban neighborhoods according to Anthony Rael, Chairman of the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® Market Trends Committee.

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County Commissioner Seats | Jefferson and Adams

This November, Jefferson and Adams County will hold elections for contested and open County Commissioner seats. Every election, the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® is involved in endorsing and supporting local candidates that protect REALTOR® friendly policy.

This is an important piece of the political action process that allows DMAR to expand its level of influence in the metropolitan area and serve the interests of its members.

In late September, DMAR’s Board of Directors voted to endorse the following candidates:

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Erik Hansen – District 3 (Incumbent)

Steve O’Dorisio – District 4

Jan Pawlowski – District 5


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Don Rosier – District 3 (Incumbent) 


Congratulations to these great candidates and best of luck on their campaigns!

Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, November 4th.

A special thank you to those who participated in DMAR’s candidate interview committee: Diane Lewis, Kristen Miller, Alys Veal and Matthew Vos.

One of the REALTORS® Got Talent Finalists is a DMAR Member!

We are delighted to announce that one of the finalists for this year’s REALTORS® Got Talent contest at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in New Orleans is from the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®!

Congratulations to Dave Christie!

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Dave Christie has been a REALTOR® since 2000, and has a passion for Denver and its neighborhoods. In his spare time, Dave likes to “rock the free world” as the One Man Ruckus in local establishments.

Finalist Performance: November 9, 2014 | 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.


The evening will start with the REALTORS® Got Talent Contest followed by the Celebrity Concert starring Jennifer Hudson.


Conference registrants holding a Premier Access or One Day Sunday passes can attend with their registration. Others may purchase a ticket for $50 on site at NAR Registration.

We encourage all DMAR members to attend the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in New Orleans and cheer on Dave Christie! 



What’s the secret to earning more money in real estate? Attending the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, Nov. 7-10 in New Orleans, LA. Attendees make two times the average real estate income, so you’ll have the chance to network with some of the most successful pros in the industry! Register today at to take advantage of hotel room rates starting at just $165 a night; hurry these rates won’t last long!



Upcoming DMAR Events | Oct. 20 – 31




Here is an updated calendar of upcoming networking events and education for this week.

EDUCATION: Investments for Self-directed IRA’s

WHEN: October 28 | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: DMAR West Office | 950 Wadsworth Boulevard, Denver CO 80222

WHY: Knowing about IRA real estate investing is important for REALTORS® in two ways:  expanding your business and benefiting your personal retirement strategy.  The majority of retirement investors are unaware that IRAs can directly invest in real estate.  This workshop gives the real estate professional a comprehensive understanding of self-directed IRA real estate investing.      





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