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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, Future of Housing Community Foundation, Linda Norton Good Neighbor Scholarship Fund, & Monthly Market Information.

To learn more about this department and its related activities please contact Department Director Clint Skutchan at 970-402-0852 or clint@fcbr.org.

REALTOR & CONSUMER ADVOCACY DEPARTMENT INFO

Larimer County: Vacation Rental Issue Creating Conflict Posted on April 6, 2016 by IRES, LLC Before 2010, vacation homes were allowed in Estes Park as an accessory use while Larimer County prohibited them in the surrounding area. That year the Estes Park Town Board and Larimer County Commissioners voted to allow vacation homes as a principle …

New Listings were down 1.6 percent for single family homes and 26.6 percent for townhouse-condo properties. Pending sales clocked in at 288 for single family homes and 67 for townhouse-condo properties. More information included in the full report.

NoCo Housing Now: A Call for Regional Housing Dialog

The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS®, in support of the City of Fort Collins’ Affordable Housing Strategic Plan, has established NoCo Housing Now: A Call for Regional Housing Dialog. This campaign will encourage our local elected officials to consider regional dialog that identifies approaches to address housing affordability.

New Listings were down 12.6 percent for single family homes and 32.4 percent for townhouse-condo properties. Pending sales clocked in at 214 for single family homes and 53 for townhouse-condo properties. More information included in the full report.