DMAR Digest | Week of December 20

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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Holiday Hours and Office Closures

DMAR staff will be working remotely on December 22nd, 27th, 28th and 29th and our offices will be closed those days. If you need assistance, please call 303-756-0553 or email If you are looking for a specific staff member or department, please refer to the staff directory here. Additionally, we will be closed on December 23rd, 24th, 30th and 31st.

Thank you and happy holidays!

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Quote of the week

“There is no small act of kindness. Every compassionate act makes large the world.” 

Mary Anne Radmacher, American writer and artist

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DMAR's 2021 Wrapped | Our Year in Review
DMAR had a BIG year in 2021. We re-thought how we provide value to members, added lots of new resources and free perks, helped our community and made 2021 a year for the books. Read More

Average Homeowner Equity Gain in Third Quarter: $57K

Homeowners continue to build wealth. Home price growth is reaching the highest level in more than four decades, pushing equity gains to a record high. The average home equity gained between the third quarter of 2020 and the third quarter of 2021 is about $57,000, CoreLogic reports. Read More

Recorded Healthcare Webinar [30 Mins] | 12.7.21

On December 7, 2021, we hosted a webinar to share information on the healthcare options provided through DMAR. Watch Video

How High Inflation Is Affecting Real Estate

Yun also warns that the increase in inflation is a primary reason that mortgage rates will likely rise in 2022. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is predicted to reach 3.7% by the end of 2022. Rates averaged 3.10% last week, according to Freddie Mac. “One aspect of inflation is that real estate has proven to be a good hedge,” Yun says. Read More

Refi interest is down 41% from last year

Mortgage applications fell 4% for the week ending Dec. 10, large part because fewer borrowers are looking to refi their exiting mortgages, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) survey published on Wednesday. The decrease was mainly driven by the refi index falling 6.4% from the previous week on a seasonally adjusted basis. Concurrently, the purchase index increased 0.7% from the week prior. Read More

Sponsor the 2022 Excellence Awards 
DMAR's annual Excellence Awards is the perfect event to share your product or services with hundreds of top producers craving connections to help grow their business even further. Our sponsorship package includes five levels ranging from $500 to $7,500. Contact us today to discuss which sponsor level best fits your budget and goals. Read More

Sponsor the 2022 Economic Summit

Sponsoring this event is an exciting opportunity to get in front of the hundreds of proactive industry real estate professionals in Denver. DMAR’s Economic Summit is an annual event featuring key economic experts who share their outlook on local, state and national financial & economic trends. Read More

Resources & services

Enroll in Healthcare by December 25th to get Coverage Starting 1/1/22
As a benefit to you, enrollment in this program is now available to all DMAR members - Realtors® and Industry Partners - as well as their families (whether the member enrolls or not). For years, one of the most common concerns for Realtors® has been finding affordable healthcare solutions. We are proud to offer cost-sharing healthcare solutions that we believe will be a great option for many of our members. Spend 30 to 60 percent less when you switch from traditional health insurance. Make a New Year's resolution to prioritize your health. For coverage starting January 1st, enroll today! Learn More 

Free Holiday Graphics for your Social Media
The value of social media as a marketing tool is ongoing, especially around the holidays when you want to stay top of mind with your past, current and future clients. Creating social media graphics can be time-consuming, though. Plus, if you aren’t including visuals with your posts, your followers may not find your content to be all that engaging or eye-catching. That’s why we've made a bunch of holiday graphics for you! Click below to view and download 15 graphics for the rest of the holiday season. All graphics are FREE and optimized for your Facebook and Instagram accounts. Use as many as you'd like! Download Graphics

The Next Big Thing | January 20 & 21 | Discount Code: DMAR150

The Next Big Thing is shaking up how real estate professionals will define business success. This energy-rich, content-driven event will introduce the biggest drivers shaping the industry, and instill how to harness the next big thing to catapult your own business. Over the course of two days, you will hear from industry leaders and pioneers who have paved the way and achieved the highest levels of success. You'll discuss how the world is changing and what’s needed to stay two steps ahead. Together with four hundred and fifty other professionals, you will build a foundation to become the Next Big Thing. Learn More

Industry Partner spotlight

Industry Partner Members: Step into the Spotlight!

To be featured, please submit a brief elevator pitch (roughly 100-150 words) highlighting your business and what services you provide. Please note, this should not be a bio. We are looking for what makes you and/or your business unique.

Please send your pitch along with your name, company name, contact info and a URL link (if desired) to

No strings attached - this is a FREE advertising opportunity!

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Three Tier Benefits | American Home Shield 

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).

An exclusive offer to purchase a home warranty for your own personal property.

American Home Shield® founded the home warranty industry in 1971 and remains the industry leader - servicing more than 1.8 million members and paying more than $2 billion in home warranty claims in the past 5 years.

Save $50 off an American Home Shield home warranty for NAR Members. The same plan features available to your clients in a real estate transaction are also available to you at a special discount. It’s their way of thanking you for being a valued member of the National Association of REALTORS®.

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