Please join us at the FCBR Offices on Friday, October 24th from 2:30-3:30p for a listening session with our Congressional Representative Jared Polis. He will share some thoughts on the current goings on in D.C. and take your feedback. This event is open to all FCBR members who are interested. Please RSVP so that we can plan accordingly by sending an email to email@example.com or calling 223-2900.
FCBR’s REALTOR & Consumer Advocacy Department helps to ensure the success of our members via the 4 “I’s”- Involvement, Investment, Information, & Influence. Our Advocacy efforts are predicated on meaningful Community Involvement, Investment in key organizations, trustworthy local real estate Information, and effective Influence on local public policy.
Key committees/task forces of this department include Government Affairs, REALTOR® Political Action Committee, Community Outreach, CARHOF, Linda Norton Good Neighbor Scholarship Fund, Public Relations, & Monthly Market Information.
To learn more about this department and its related activities please contact Department Director Clint Skutchan at 402-0852 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
REALTOR & CONSUMER ADVOCACY DEPARTMENT INFO
Eight REALTOR® members are being sought to help with a Make A Difference Day efforts on Wednesday, October 22nd from 8a to noon.
Project Title: HEALTH: Parks - Downtown - Flower Removal and Bed Cleanup
Organization: City of Fort Collins, Parks Department
October Housing Report: New Listings were down 11.3 percent for single family homes but increased 3.3 percent for townhouse-condo properties. Pending sales clocked in at 275 for single family homes and 66 for townhouse-condo properties.The Median Sales Price was up 10.5 percent to $287,250 for single family homes and 7.2 percent to $209,010 for townhouse-condo properties. Months’ Supply of Inventory stood at 2.4 for single family units and 1.2 months for townhouse-condo units. Read on for more data, graphs and commentary
After over a month of pressing by FCBR city council announced last week that it will give the ongoing Housing Affordability Policy Study greater consideration at a working meeting on November 25th. FCBR as a part of our Strategic Action Plan has been pushing for holistic approaches to housing affordability in Fort Collins via our Affordable=Achievable campaign that falls under our Protecting Our Housing Future efforts and we are very pleased that council has backed off of their original voting date of October 7th to give this critical community issue the attention and thought it deserves. Read on to learn more FCBR's concerns and council's next steps.....
The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS® and the Loveland-Berthoud Association of REALTORS® are supporting Lew Gaiter for Larimer County Commissioner, District 1. A committee comprised of members from both associations interviewed the three candidates and recommended Gaiter to the boards of both associations.
Three different tax measures will appear on the November ballot in Larimer County. One dealing with open space, another to fund the jail's o&m, and a final item that would finance the Humane Society. Read on for more info...