DMAR Digest | Week of January 3

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2022 Excellence Awards Applications Now Open

Applying is easy. Winning is worth it.

We’re gearing up to host our 44th annual Excellence Awards. This event honors top producers who are raising the bar, putting in the work and redefining the definition of excellence in real estate. Plus, we'll be awarding our special recognition awards including Oliver Frascona Lifetime Achievement Award, Broker/Manager of the Year and Realtor® of the Year.

Deadline to apply: Friday, January 28th at 5:00 PM MST

  • Individual
  • Partnership (consists of 2 members)
  • Team (consists of 3 or more members)
  • Office
  • Project
  • Special Recognition (for Broker/Manager of the Year, Community Service Award, Industry Partner of the Year, Realtor® of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Rising Stars and Support Person of the Year) 

Apply for an Award

Quote of the week

“A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.”

Michael Leboeuf,  American business author and former management professor at the University of New Orleans

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Help Support Our Colorado Neighbors in Crisis
More than 600 homes have burned as of 12/30/21 as a result of the fast-moving Marshall and Middle Fork Fires in Boulder County.  The scope of devastation and potential casualties is unknown at this time, but already the Marshall Fire has been declared the most destructive fire in Colorado history. The Colorado Association of Realtors® (CAR) Foundation has started a Boulder County Fire Relief Fund to provide housing relief to victims. We are asking for your help to support our Colorado neighbors in crisis. Please consider donating what you can by clicking the button below and/or sharing this with others who may want to donate, too. Donate Here

Homeowners Experience Sticker Shock on Insurance Premiums
Homeowners who are renewing their home insurance policies are finding their rates are drastically climbing. Insurance companies point to rising material costs and climate change as the main reasons behind the increases. Premiums are up, on average, by 4%. The average annual homeowner insurance premium is $1,398, according to the Insurance Information Institute, known as Triple-I. Since 2017, premium rates are up 11.4%. That is faster than inflation, The Washington Post reports. Read More

Pending Home Sales Slide as Buyers Grow More Cautious About High Prices
The number of homebuyers who signed a contract to purchase a home in November declined, as high home prices give buyers pause. Pending home sales decreased 2.2% in November compared with October, the National Association of Realtors® reported Wednesday. Economists polled by MarketWatch had projected a 0.8% increase for pending home sales in November. Read More

Property Tax Appeals May Be Less Successful in 2022
Homeowners who face rising property taxes are often tempted to appeal. But in 2022, The Ascent, a Motley Fool publication, says that homeowners may not be as successful at lowering their bills as they may have in the past. To be successful in a tax appeal, homeowners must prove that their home is overassessed. With rapidly rising home prices, that may be tougher to prove. Read More

2022 Economic Summit | Tuesday, January 11th
With mortgage rates at record lows, inventory scarce and demand high, everyone wants to know... is the housing market going to cool off? Join us and find out! This is your chance to learn what the road ahead looks like for the housing market and U.S. economy in 2022. Our experts will update us on the health of the housing market, real estate trends, interest rates, housing inventory, the wave of COVID variants, local and national economic forecasts and more. This is truly a must-attend event for all agents. Attendees will receive 2 hours of CE credit as well as a recording of the program and decks from the speakers. Read More

Economic Outlooks: County Update

To kick off the New Year we will be hosting three 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.

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

Resources & services

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

DMAR Connect | December 2021 [Video]
Did you miss the December 2021 DMAR Connect all about growing your pipeline for 2022? Not to worry - find the full event recording here! Topics covered included: lead generation (from referrals to paid lead gen), business planning for 2022, how to establish a solid business funnel and more! Watch Video

Recorded Healthcare Webinar [30 Mins] | 12.7.21
DMAR is now providing access to an exceptional plan that offers $0 co-pay for primary care, low out-of-pocket cost for hospitalization and surgery, freedom to choose your doctor and comprehensive coverage at a significantly reduced price! On December 7, 2021, we hosted a webinar to share information on the healthcare options provided through DMAR. Watch Video 

DMAR Staff is Here to Help
If you are looking to reach a specific department or staff person, please refer to the staff directory here, or contact our main line at 303-756-0553 or email


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