DMAR Digest | Week of September 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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FREE EVENT: Top Producer Panel (hosted through Zoom)

If you have ever wanted to get an exclusive look at how a top producer operates their business – this is the event for you. We have two rock star top-producers joining us on September 17th for a conversation moderated by DMAR CEO, Nobu Hata. 

Spring Bengtzen, CEO and Owner of the Utah Life Real Estate Group & Associate Broker at REAL Broker LLC, and her team of 27 agents has already sold 259 units as of August 2021 and she is predicting a massive uptick in business. Join us as she shares what she’s learned about seller lead generation, selling homes and streamlining operations.

Our other panelist, Jessica Northrop, is the #1 individual agent at Compass Denver (Closed Volume, 2020) and one of the top producing brokers in the Denver area. She has over 25 years of experience and is ready to share it all from business planning and technology to pain points and streamlining her business.

This is a FREE event you can’t afford to miss!  


Quote of the week

"If you don’t ask the right questions, you don’t get the right answers. A question asked the right way often points to its own answer. Asking questions is the ABC of diagnosis."

Edward Hodnett, Author of The Art Of Problem Solving

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Vote for Bob Bell for NAR's Good Neighbor Award!

DMAR member Bob Bell has been selected as a Good Neighbor Award finalist by the National Association of Realtors® for his incredible volunteer work to provide meals to Denver-area children who can't afford school lunch and don't have enough food at home on weekends. VOTE for him to win bonus grant money! Vote Here

Biden Outlines Plan for 100K Affordable Housing Units

The Biden administration announced on Wednesday a goal to increase the nation’s affordable housing supply with 100,000 new units available for homeowners and renters over the next three years. To do that, the administration called for a number of new policies and efforts, such as greater financing for manufactured homes and two-to-four unit properties as well as called for state and local governments to reform zoning restrictions that are limiting supply. Read More

US home price growth hit record level in June

With little inventory, home-price growth in the U.S. hit a record high in June, rising 18.6% from the same period last year, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index. June marked the highest annual rate of home price growth since the index debuted in 1987, beating out the 16.8% annual growth rate logged the month prior, in May 2021. Read More

2021 DMAR Inaugural Installation

Join us on September 30th at the Denver Athletic Club Sundeck as we celebrate our Association, honor our achievements and welcome our 2021-2022 Board of Directors and incoming Chairman of the Board, Milford Adams. This won't be your typical stuffy inaugural event. We're gearing up for a full-blown Inaugural PARTY! There'll be good food and even better company, plus a DJ and dance floor (we're ready to see your dance moves!). Register Here

DMAR Real Estate Market Trends Report | SEP. '21

August 2021 report indicates a slowdown in inventory while still being a good time for burnt-out buyers to re-enter the market as seasonality takes hold of the area. Read More

[INFOGRAPHIC] Market Trends Overview | SEPTEMBER '21

Download the September 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

Digging Deeper: August 2021 Records

August 2021 was yet another record-breaking month. In this report, the DMAR Market Trends Committee examined the various records broken in this month. Read More

Rates on the Rise? Affordability at Risk?! | Guest Post

If you’ve been watching the headlines, there’s a lot of concern for affordability quoting the national average home price being 41 percent over our housing peak in 2006. Denver is more than twice that at 98 percent! Read More

Resources & services

Dues are Due! Renew by September 30th 

The time has come for you to renew your membership with DMAR. We know you have a choice of which Association you belong to, and we want to say THANK YOU for choosing DMAR. We hope you will allow us to continue to serve you by renewing your membership today. Deadline to pay is September 30, 2021. Please note, a late fee will be assessed for all payments made after October 17, 2021. Join/Renew Here

Time to Upgrade Your Lockboxes

It’s time to say Buh-bye to those old blue SentriLock lockboxes and hello to the new, Bluetooth model. Experience the Bluetooth advantage including longer battery life, no cell coverage needed, direct connection between your lockbox and mobile app, access advantages including time-limited access codes, no card renewal necessary, quality advantages, weather-resistant slots & hinges and more! If you’re ready to upgrade, DMAR is offering 15% off Bluetooth models when you trade in an old NXT lockbox (this offer is good for as many NXT boxes as you want to upgrade!!). Learn More

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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Just for you

Three Tier Benefits | Lenovo - Labor Day Sale

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).

Lenovo™ is a global technology leader, engineering innovative business-class computing and software solutions for home or home office. Take advantage of exceptional everyday deals up to 45% off on select computing technologies, including Lenovo's award-winning ThinkPad® notebooks; highly acclaimed Yoga convertible laptops; Smart Displays, accessories and more. Purchase Lenovo's award-winning products online or over the phone. When ordering online be sure to select “Create account” before you shop. Because these discounts are just for NAR members, you will need to create a username and password in order to view exclusive offers. Sign-up is fast and easy.

Celebrate Labor Day! Save Up to 82%. 

Save on Lenovo PCs, laptops, smart devices and more during Lenovo’s Labor Day Sale! Shop at or call 800-426-7235 ext. 4827 for sales assistance. Sale ends Sept 12th. Offers are valid while supplies last.

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