DMAR Digest | Week of February 15

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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DMAR Connect Powered by our Industry Partners

Join us for our February DMAR Connect featuring an important legal update from Scott Peterson, General Counsel for the Colorado Association of REALTORS®, and Katie Johnson, General Counsel and Chief Member Experience Officer for the National Association of REALTORS®, moderated by DMAR CEO, Nobu Hata. Our guests will discuss the Department of Justice's antitrust lawsuit against NAR and its impact on commissions, how COVID-19 affected real estate in 2020, what to expect in 2021 and more. Following the conversation, there will be a chance to present your listings to the group. This is a free event but space is limited. Please RSVP to reserve your spot.


Quote of the week

“You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.”

Tina Fey, American actress, comedian and writer

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2 Weeks Left to Apply or Nominate for #EA21! 

Excellence Awards 2021 isn't until April 8th, but the deadline for applications and nominations is coming up. To be considered for an award, your application must be submitted no later than 5:00 PM on February 26th. If you are interested or have someone in mind, don't delay - submit today! Apply Here

Celebrating Denver's Black History

We've added a few new very notable figures from Denver's Black history to this list. Honor their memory and demonstrate your knowledge of Denver by sharing these graphics on your social media channels. Read More

DMAR + Earnnest [Recorded Webinar]

Did you miss the DMAR + Earnnest webinar? Don't worry, you can still watch and learn about this great member resource. DMAR CEO, Nobu Hata, joined the Earnnest team to discuss digital earnest payments. They cover downloading the free Earnnest app, sending your first earnest request and tracking payment progress. Watch Now

Real Trends February Newsletter | compliments of DMAR

The monthly REAL Trends newsletter features commentary from Steve Murray on the state of real estate and forward-thinking articles from guest contributors such as Larry Kendall of Ninja Selling and Sue Johnson, former CEO of RESPRO. These articles originally appeared in the February 2020 issue of the REAL Trends Newsletter and are reprinted with permission of REAL Trends, Inc. Copyright 2020. Read More

City and County Market Trends Reports | FEB. '21

Quick look at City and County Market Trends Reports featuring January data. These 48 downloadable reports are comprehensive and a fantastic member benefit. Download all the reports with one click below. Read More

U.S. Foreclosure Activity in January 2021 Continues to Hit All-Time Lows

“The moratorium and CARES Act mortgage forbearance program have effectively prevented millions of seriously delinquent loans from entering the foreclosure process. But it’s important to remember that the number of foreclosures we’re seeing right now doesn’t reflect market reality – and that’s something we’ll need to deal with once these government programs expire.” Read More 

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DMAR's RE Mastery Sessions [Video Series]

Our newest video series is growing! We now have five videos for you to watch, ranging from 20 minutes to nearly two hours. Each video features local and national experts covering topics such as consumer trends, marketing and business planning tips, setting expectations for buyers in a volatile market, proper client engagement, lead generation, content creation, tips for new agents and more. Watch Here

Advertise on the DMAR Website

There are only 2 out of 9 advertising spots left on our website. If you are interested in boosting your exposure to Denver Metro real estate professionals, email and secure a spot on the site. Learn More

New Resource | The A to Z of Real Estate - Now with customizable PDF!

Have you seen our new real estate glossary? This is the perfect way to help your clients understand all the real estate lingo that comes up during the buying and selling process. DMAR’s A to Z of real estate features over 130 terms and is a great tool for you to share with clients - especially those first-timers dreaming of homeownership in 2021! Download Here

Industry Partner spotlight

Anne Schuller with Colorado Home Realty

Colorado Home Realty (CHR) is a Colorado-based business with a passion for excellence. This boutique agency offers first-class customer service to all our clients. All agents are hand-selected and are some of the most talented professionals in the marketplace. I partnered with CHR because they had the same values as me and are able to provide me with a wealth of knowledge and expertise. The resources I have access to allow me to increase my level of service to you. Whether I am marketing your home for sale or searching for your dream home, I focus on providing service to ensure a profitable and hassle-free transaction. CHR is proud to have 95% of their business coming from referrals of friends and family. I deliver the kind of service to you that makes you want to tell a friend.

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Three Tier Benefits | Diversity Resources

The Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® has publicly pledged to do its part in the fight for racial equality and is committed to supporting its black members, colleagues, neighbors and clients. In an effort to help provide education and resources, we have put together this diversity portal. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it’s a good place to start. If you have suggestions for additional resources to add to this page, please let us know! You can email with suggestions, questions and/or comments. We are here to listen and learn together. 


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