DMAR Digest | Week of July 27
Check out the featured content, get the scoop with top news stories from the blog, mark your calendar for upcoming events & classes and catch up with the most buzz-worthy social posts from your Association.
Membership Dues Billing Starts Soon
In an effort for dues billing and collection to go as smoothly as possible, please make sure that DMAR has your current email address and contact info.
Quote of the week
“If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing."
Ernest Hemingway, American journalist and novelist
Life is all about choices. You deserve SentriKey Showing Service.
It’s clearly a better choice for managing your home sales. SentriKey Showing Service helps you schedule showings, review the marketplace, suggest homes to your clients and a whole lot more from the convenience of our app or website. Available late Summer 2020! Learn More
NAR Applauds Congressman Maloney’s First Time Homebuyer Pandemic Savings Act
The National Association of REALTORS® called on members of the U.S. House of Representatives to cosponsor and support Rep. Sean Maloney’s (NY-D) First Time Homebuyer Pandemic Savings Act. The legislation would allow first-time buyers to withdraw funds from their retirement accounts under the umbrella of coronavirus-related distributions to use toward the purchase of a home. Read More
HUD to abolish Obama-era AFFH fair housing rule
The Trump administration will terminate the Obama-era rule regarding the implementation of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, or AFFH, provision of the 1968 Fair Housing Act, according to Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson. In a press release issued on Thursday, Carson alleged the provision has proven “to be complicated, costly and ineffective.” Read More
Realtor.com® launches new iBuying partnership site to show home sellers all their options
Thursday morning, Realtor.com® launched its new Seller’s Marketplace, offering homeowners options and information about selling their home. Instead of becoming an iBuyer itself, the home search site created partnerships with other iBuyers to offer more options to home sellers. Read More
Focus on the Future | August 27
The real estate brokerage model as we know it is facing change in more ways than one. Amid all this change and noise, how do you stay relevant not just now but in the future, too? Join us and find out! Register Here
Home Sellers Pocketed Record Profits as the Coronavirus Pandemic Surged in the U.S.
Nationally, home sellers made a profit of about 36% on their sales in the second quarter of 2020, according to a recent report from real estate information firm ATTOM Data Solutions. That translated into a median $76,000 gain over what they originally paid for the property. It's also just over 14% more than what sellers made in the second quarter of the year. Read More
Fostering Equality in the Real Estate Industry
The global conversation surrounding race and discrimination has reached a new level, and it’s important for industries across the board to take this opportunity to learn and grow. This is not a simple issue. There are many challenges that both individuals and businesses will face as they move forward to eradicate discriminatory systems. Read More
Denver Is Number Two U.S. City for Gentrification, New Study Says
A recent study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition places Denver second among the most intensely gentrifying cities in America, behind only San Francisco. Read More
We're still here for you
Virtual Classes Through PEAK
Professional development and continuing education credits are essential to keep your real estate business top-notch. DMAR has made it a priority to keep classes going online so there's no slowdown to your progress. View Calendar
DMAR-Wide Virtual Connect Meetings
Join us on the second and fourth Thursday of every month for a DMAR-Wide Virtual Connect Meeting. No matter which District you belong to everyone is invited to join us and connect. View Calendar
Visit Our Online REALTOR® Store
We are now offering curbside pick-up (by appointment only) for all REALTOR® Store purchases. Please view our inventory online and then call one of our four locations to place an order. We will take payment over the phone and schedule a time for you to pick-up your order. We have also restocked our Showing Supplies Baskets. Get them before they're gone! Learn More
Just for you
Three Tier Benefits | Digital Strategies for Success in Uncertain Times Webinar from AdWerx
As a member of DMAR, you also gain access to member-only benefits and services from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).
Thanks to Adwerx, a REALTOR Benefits® Program partner, this webinar is FREE to members through the 2020 Right Tools Right Now program!
In the coming months, success will be based on understanding how to bridge social distance and building a digital strategy that’s right for you. The marketing experts at Adwerx share practical tips on opening digital channels to make introductions to prospects, conduct your business and engage with your sphere of influence.
This webinar is 40 minutes and will be delivered to your My Account instantly upon ordering. Nothing will be delivered physically.
Adwerx, a REALTOR Benefits® Program partner, is a simple and effective platform designed to boost your digital marketing strategy by building awareness of your real estate business, winning more referrals and promoting your listings to a group of targeted homebuyers online.