DMAR Digest | Week of February 6

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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The 2023 Excellence Awards are just a few weeks away! 

Join us on March 9th for the biggest Realtor® awards event in Colorado - we're expecting 700+ attendees! The event honors top producers who are raising the bar, putting in the work and redefining the definition of excellence in real estate as well as special recognition awards because big accomplishments deserve big celebrations.

Tickets are on sale now! Ger your early bird tickets HERE or buy a table of 10 for your group HERE.


Resources & services

5 Reasons Why the Racial Homeownership Gap Exists (and How We Can Help Close It) | Black History Month
One might expect the rate of Black homeownership to increase over time, but this is sadly not the case. Black homeownership peaked in 2004 at only 49.7 percent and fell to 40.6 percent in 2019, a 60-year low according to a study by Pew Research. In fact, the research shows the gap between Black and white homeownership has increased since before the Fair Housing Act from 27 points in 1960 to 29 points in 2022. We all know homeownership is one of the best ways for families to build wealth, which makes this gap a particularly important racial justice issue. Here are five factors that contribute to this inequity and, more importantly, what we can do to help remedy each. Read More

Has the Market Hit the Bottom? | Guest Post
Headlines are celebrating as NARs pending home sales turned a corner, up 2.5 percent month-over-month in December. Existing home sales also brought good news as they seem to be tapering an 11-month trend of declining sales. In addition, January NAHB builder confidence also turned positive for the first time since December 2021. So is that it? Have we hit bottom? Read More

Digging Deeper: All-Time Records | January 2023
The past few years have brought a flurry of broken records. In this report, the DMAR Market Trends Committee examined the all-time highs and lows on record. Read More

Digging Deeper: January 2023 Records
January 2023 broke records in three categories, including one all-time record. In this report, the DMAR Market Trends Committee examined the various records broken last month. Read More

[INFOGRAPHIC] Market Trends Overview | FEB. '23
Download the February 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

Economic Outlook: Douglas + Elbert Update | Friday, 2.10
To kick off the New Year we will be hosting three FREE in-person local Economic Outlooks in January and February - think of these as localized spinoffs of everyone's favorite event, the DMAR Economic Summit. Our Economic Outlooks are your chance to hear firsthand from local experts about the economic future of where you live and work. Not only are these informative but they are also FREE for DMAR members. For our Douglas + Elbert update, our speakers - Frank Gray, President and CEO at Castle Rock EDC and Weldy Feazell, Director of P3 - Partnering for Parker's Progress - will update us on the economic future of Douglas and Elbert counties including plans for new residential and commercial developments. Free RSVP

Be Seen! Submit Your Realtor®-Client Success Stories 
We are looking for YOUR success stories to share on social media and on our website. This is a great way to get your name, face and expertise out there. If you have a story to share, please let us know by filling out this form! Fill Out Form 


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Three Tier Benefits | GE Appliances Store

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).

NAR Member Exclusive!

  • Access to the family of GE appliances brands including Profile™, Cafe™, GE®, Monogram®, Haier and Hotpoint® major appliances, along with the new suite of small appliances
  • Special savings with promotional and rebate offers after you sign in with your Member ID
  • Financing options*
  • Convenient in-home delivery, installation, and haul-away services are available**

Share With Clients, Friends and Family!
Once you have set-up your account, you can refer clients, friends and family members for access to exclusive discounts. When you’ve logged in, click on the “Refer” link located at the top of the page, then enter their name and email address where prompted. Those you refer will be sent an email with instructions on how to access the GE Appliances Store.

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