DMAR Digest | Week of April 11

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We want YOU to be part of Housapalooza!

Housapalooza is a first-of-its-kind experience for first-time homebuyers and sellers. The event will be held IN PERSON on Saturday, April 23rd from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Holiday Inn® Denver East (3333 Quebec St.)

This will be our very first public-facing homeownership event and is FREE to the public. The day will include Albus Brooks as our keynote speaker to talk about building wealth through real estate, a panel of recent homebuyers, two expert panels, vendor booths and lunch.

This is a GREAT opportunity for you to get in front of the public and help us educate first-time buyers on homeownership. We want to bust the myths and spread some actual knowledge. If you're interested, please contact

Please note: The event will be a no-pitch zoneWe will not allow any sales activities on the floor during the event (e.g. randomly passing out business cards to attendees without request) and we are asking that, as sponsors, you focus on business by education. 

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Quote of the week

“Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.”

Liz Smith, English character actress

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Realtor® Toolbelt
This is a FREE vendor expo so you can learn what services DMAR Industry Partners can offer you - and your clients. Prizes will be given away while attendees enjoy breakfast (plus bloody mary's and mimosas), mingle and grow their contact list with some of the best in the business! Come network and build your real estate connections with everyone from lenders, roofers and interior designers to builders, stagers, photographers and everyone in between. Read More

Realtor® Toolbelt Sponsorship Opportunities
Reach a captive audience of new Realtor® members looking to build their real estate support team at our Realtor® Toolbelt event which will take place on May 10th at the Curtis Ballroom at the Landmark Greenwood Village (located above Comedy Works). Read More

5% Mortgage Rates on the Horizon
Mortgage rates surged more than 90 basis points in March alone. And 5% mortgage rates may be here sooner than many housing analysts had originally predicted. Several leading housing economists recently told MarketWatch that 30-year fixed rates may hit 5% within the next month, while others believe that landmark will come later this year. Read More

Massive home price appreciation set to slow as sellers return
Home price appreciation in February climbed 20% over the previous year, marking the 12th month of consecutive double-digit gains, according to figures released Tuesday by real estate analytics firm CoreLogic. Read More

Demand easing as mortgage rates rise, boosting supply of homes for sale in metro Denver

Like large raindrops kicking up the dust as they hit parched and barren soil, metro Denver recorded an 81% jump in the number of residential properties available for sale last month, according to a monthly update from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors®. Read More

DMAR Real Estate Market Trends Report | APR. '22
With a large increase in month-end active and new listings hitting the market, a slight seasonal shift will positively impact buyers who have started to feel fatigue in the residential market. At the same time, current homeowners continue their unprecedented growth in equity.  Read More

[INFOGRAPHIC] Market Trends Overview | APR. '22
Download the April Market Trends Report infographic. This is a great resource to share with your clients and colleagues on social media, your website or via email or even print. Read More

Digging Deeper: March 2022 Records
March 2022 was yet another record-breaking month. In this report, the DMAR Market Trends Committee examined the various records broken in this month. Read More

A Recession Is Exactly What We Need and It’s Good for Housing | Guest Post
A recession does not equal a housing bubble. In fact, during all of the recessions except for 2008, housing increased in value as interest rates declined with a slowing economy. Read More

Resources & services

First-Time Homeowner Tax Guide (2022)
You did it! You secured a new home in the hottest seller’s market we’ve ever seen. Now what? Tax season is here and you’re wondering how this new purchase will change how you file. We’re here to help. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you head into your first tax season as a homeowner. Note, this article has been prepared for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, tax, legal or accounting advice. You should consult your own tax, legal and accounting advisors before engaging in any transaction. Read More

Housapalooza | Marketing Materials
Housaplaooza is the can't-miss event for first-time homebuyers and sellers. This is the perfect event to bring your clients to (or even your friends and family) and your chance to flex your Realtor® muscle and demonstrate yourself as an educational resource. Read More

Share You Community Service Efforts Using #DMARvolunteers
Are you doing good in the community? We want to hear about it! When you share your volunteer work on social media, use #DMARvolunteers so we can share it on our platform too. We want to help you get the word out about how you're giving back.

DMAR Staff is Here to Help
If you are looking to reach a specific department or staff person, please refer to the staff directory here, or contact our main line at 303-756-0553 or email

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Three Tier Benefits | Placester®

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).
Built on the foundation of affordable and beautifully-designed agent websites, Placester is a real estate marketing platform, designed to help real estate professionals take control of their online presence. Placester's beautiful websites are easy to set up, personalize and stock with great content. Two agent website subscription packages are available, and both offer special pricing for NAR members.

Member benefit: Receive 20% off professional real estate websites, which include IDX integration capability, advanced property search, multiple site designs, unlimited pages and more.

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