DMAR Digest | Week of January 17

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Lunch with an Icon | February 15

DMAR's Lunch with an Icon is a quarterly series that invites 10 Realtor® members to an intimate forum to connect with and learn from local real estate icons. To kick-off the 2022 series, we’re taking it up a notch – 10 in fact – and inviting 100 Realtor® attendees to join us for lunch with a national icon: Christophe Choo.

Christophe is an award-winning, top-producing luxury real estate agent with over 32 years of experience serving Los Angeles' most prominent Westside neighborhoods including Beverly Hills, Holmby Hills and Bel Air. He has been recognized as the top 1% of Coldwell Banker agents worldwide and was voted the No. 1 Real Estate Video Influencer in North America.

This is a unique opportunity to hear from one of the most successful individuals in the business, ask questions and network with other engaged Realtors®. The conversation will be moderated by a member of DMAR's YPN leadership team with plenty of time for Q&A from attendees.

Register Here


Quote of the week

“Change is the end result of all true learning.”

Leo Buscaglia, American author, motivational speaker and a professor

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Rebuilding Costs May Exceed Colorado Fire Victims’ Insurance
Victims of the recent Colorado blaze, which was the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history, may soon learn that rising construction costs have increased the cost of rebuilding beyond what their insurance coverage allows. About 1,000 homes were destroyed in Colorado’s Marshall Fire, which destroyed homes and businesses in the suburbs between Denver and Boulder. Losses from the wildfire are expected to reach $1 billion. Read More

Chili Cook-Off for a Cause
It's the return of the annual Chili Cook-Off and this time we're cooking for a good cause - to help those impacted by the Marshall Fire in Boulder County! Bring your best chili (red, green, white or vegetarian) and our panel of judges will award the top contenders, plus there'll be awards for people's choice winners. This is a free event but we encourage you to bring a monetary donation for victims of the recent Marshall Fire. Read More

DMAR Members on Swanepoel Power 200 List
The overall 2022 Leadership Rankings, the Power 200, ranks the most powerful leaders in the residential real estate brokerage industry as of December 31, 2021. Listed here is the five classification methodologies used in creating the five sections of the Real Estate Almanac. Congratulations to the DMAR members who made the list! Read More

Housing Market Predictions for 2022
The housing market is a complicated machine with close connections to the U.S. economy. Changes in one will affect the other, and vice versa. Because these two entities are connected so closely, even the slightest shift can have far-reaching implications for home buyers and real estate agents. Looking for patterns and understanding the relationships between different economic factors can help real estate professionals anticipate where the housing market may go next. As the new year approaches, here’s what experts are saying. Read More

Mortgage rates see sizable increase
The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 3.45% during the week ending Jan. 13, up from 3.22% the week prior, according to the latest Freddie Mac PMMS Mortgage Survey. A year ago, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 2.79%. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 2.62% last week, up from 2.43% the week prior. A year ago at this time, it averaged 2.23%. Mortgage rates tend to move in concert with the 10-year Treasury yield, which reached 1.74% on Wednesday, up from 1.71% a week before. Read More

Economic Outlooks: County Update
To kick off the New Year we will be hosting FREE  in-person local Economic Outlooks in January - 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.

Resources & services

City and County Market Trends Reports | JAN. '22
Quick look at City and County Market Trends Reports featuring December data. These 48 downloadable reports are comprehensive and a fantastic member benefit. Download all the reports with one click below. 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

NAR Financial Wellness 2022 Tax Summit

Taxes don’t have to be scary! Learn about new government regulations and receive tips on how to improve your personal wealth by spotting opportunities in your tax return, what to do if the IRS comes knocking, and more. Register to attend NAR’s Center for Financial Wellness Tax Summit four-part series event: Learn More

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Three Tier Benefits |  GE Appliances

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.
  • 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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