Broker Advisory

Real Estate Commission is seeking volunteers to serve on its Forms Committee

The Division of Real Estate Forms Committee
  • The Forms Committee is an advisory working group that evaluates suggested changes to the Commission-approved forms, aids in drafting the forms, and edits the forms for final release to and use by licensed real estate brokers. 
  • The Forms Committee meets approximately 4-5 times per year, depending on the number of changes being made to the forms and the complexity of the content. 
  • The composition of the Forms Committee is real estate brokers, attorneys, educators, and representatives from the Colorado Association o

Real Estate Broker Safety

Now that the summer home-buying season is underway, real estate brokers should take heed of safety measures for themselves, as well as for their clients. In addition to any COVID-19 health department protocols that may exist in any particular county, there are other measures that can help ensure one’s safety.

Recognizing Discrimination in Housing

Colorado has been at the forefront when it comes to enacting fair housing laws, in fact prohibiting discrimination in housing as far back as 1959, years before the federal Fair Housing Act became law. These laws were established to make sure that everyone has the same opportunity and access to choosing where they want to live and the type of housing that they desire.

Real Estate Broker Safety

Now that the summer home-buying season is underway, real estate brokers should take heed of safety measures for themselves, as well as for their clients. In addition to any COVID-19 health department protocols that may exist in any particular county, there are other measures that can help ensure one’s safety.
 

CP-20 Commission Position Statement on Licensed and Unlicensed Real Estate Administrative Professionals (“REAPs”)

At their meeting on April 6, 2021, the Colorado Real Estate Commission (“the Commission”) adopted revisions to Commission Position Statement 20. This important position statement provides the real estate broker with guidance regarding the broker’s supervision responsibilities regarding unlicensed and licensed Real Estate Administrative Professionals (“REAPs”) as employees or independent contractors, and the tasks that they are allowed to perform on behalf of brokers.

Property Management Issues and Concerns: A Real Estate Broker Advisory

For licensed real estate brokers that practice in the area of property management, there are many things that are unique to this area of real estate practice, and certain problem issues often come to the attention of the Real Estate Commission on a recurring basis. Being more aware of some of these concerns will help you stay compliant with the Commission rules, and improve your property management business.