DMAR Digest | Week of April 24

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.

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Exclusive Healthcare Benefits for DMAR Members

One of the most common concerns for Realtors® is finding affordable healthcare solutions. We are proud to announce the roll-out of a cost-sharing healthcare solution that we believe will be a great option for many of our members. As a benefit to you, enrollment is available to all DMAR members - Realtors® and Industry Partners - as well as their families (whether the member enrolls or not) for a cost averaging 30 to 60% less than purchasing traditional health insurance. This comprehensive solution addresses everything from routine primary care to major medical procedures.

The plan includes the following features:

  • $0 out-of-pocket cost for primary care, including virtual care, routine office visits, routine labs, x-rays, chiropractic visits and mental health counseling.
  • $50 co-pay for specialist visits.
  • Low out-of-pocket costs for surgery and hospitalization.
  • Prescription benefits.

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This Week

April 24 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
NAR Code of Ethics
Virtual, hosted through Zoom 
CE Credits: 4
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April 25 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
2023 Annual Commission Update
Virtual, hosted through Zoom 
CE Credits: 4
Register Here →

April 26 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
On the Way to the Closing Table, Let's Meet Halfway
Virtual, hosted through Zoom 
CE Credits: 3
Register Here →

April 27 | 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
North Marketing Meeting | FREE
In-Person and Zoom
CE Credits: 0
Join Here →

April 27 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Advanced 1031 Exchange Concepts for Real Estate Professionals
Virtual, hosted through Zoom 
CE Credits: 2
Register Here →



DMAR + Shaker Partnership | Announcement
DMAR today announced its partnership with Shaker, a collaborative productivity and workflow management solution for real estate teams. Shaker enables teams to manage day-to-day tasks and deadlines and elevate client communication while maintaining brand and service consistency. Read More

Take Action AGAIN - HB 1115 will Repeal Rent Control Bans on Single Family Homes and ADD to the Housing Crisis
Rent control is a policy concept that has been debated for decades, and now has mounting evidence trailing it that shows large, unintended consequences. Housing affordability in Colorado is near an all-time low, driven in part by a housing supply deficit of more than 100,000 units. HB 1115 proposes to repeal the state prohibition on local governments enacting rent control. Please send a pre-written message to your state Senator, urging them to OPPOSE HB 1115 and save affordable housing. Take Action


In the News

Middle-income Homeowners Gained More Than $120,000 in Wealth Over the Past Decade From Home Appreciation, According to NAR
A new housing report by the National Association of Realtors® reveals middle-income homeowners accumulated $122,100 in wealth as their homes appreciated by 68% in the last 10 years. The report, Wealth Gains by Income and Racial/Ethnic Group, speaks to the value agents and Realtors® bring to consumers when helping buy and sell homes that build generational wealth. NAR released the report during its 2023 Realtor® Broker Summit as the association commemorates Fair Housing Month. Read More

2023’s Happiest Cities in America | Denver #58

It can be hard to be happy in 2023 when faced with economic difficulties like high inflation, which is a source of stress for over 83% of adults. Therefore, it’s vital for people to boost their happiness however they can, whether through family, friends, activities, entertainment or work. What people might not realize is that where they live may also determine how happy they are. Read More

U.S. Housing Starts Decline in March as Apartment Construction Cools 
Construction of new homes fell 0.8% in March to a rate of 1.42 million due to slower work on apartment buildings, leaving prospective buyers with limited options. Economists polled by the Wall Street Journal had forecast a 1.4 million rate of new housing starts. That’s the number of homes that would be built over an entire year if construction took place at the same rate in every month as it did in March. Read More


Member Perks

Digital earnest deposits powered by Earnnest

Give clients the security of digital earnest deposits. More secure than checks or wires, Earnnest has moved over $1 billion with zero fraud. Buyers pay their deposit from home, work, or on the go. Plus, over 30 title companies in Colorado have joined the Earnnest network, so your escrow holder is likely already on board. It’s free for you to use with a small convenience fee for homebuyers.

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