Public Affairs Update

Public Affairs Update………………………………………………..September 28, 2016

 

  • Using Drones in Appraisal Inspections

  • Home Values Rise Higher in August

  • @NARGovtAffairs: What You’re Missing

  • HUD Provides Snapshot of Housing Market Health

  • Eight Years of Financial Progress

  • Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at BARA Noon to 1:00pm

  • In Case You Missed It

     

    Using Drones in Appraisal Inspections
    The Appraisal Standards Board has issued the September Q&As for the 2016-17 edition of Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Get answers on using drones in appraisal inspections and restricted appraisal reports concerning multiple parties. [Source: NARenews 09-22-2016]

     

    Home Values Rise Higher in August

    CoreLogic reports that mortgage application fraud risk will likely rise over the next few years if current trends of higher LTV purchases and increased credit availability continue. Click HERE for the story. [Source: DSNews.com 09-23-2016]

     

    @NARGovtAffairs: What You're Missing
    Here's just one thing you missed if you're not following NAR Government Affairs on Twitter — a video by NAR staff explaining what the upcoming elections mean for real estate and the issues that are at stake. Follow @NARGovtAffairs now. [Source: NARenews 09-22-2016]

     

    HUD Provides Snapshot of Housing Market Health

    HUD’s latest housing scorecard provides a snapshot of the recovery of our nation’s housing market during August, according to a recent report from the agency. Click HERE for the story. [Source: DSNews.com 09-19-2016]

     

    Eight Years of Financial Progress

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury says that looking back eight years after the housing crisis, clear economic recovery has been seen as well as enormous progress creating a more stable and secure financial system. READ MORE [Source: DSNews.com 09-21-2016]

     

    Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at BARA Noon to 1:00pm

    Guest presenter:

    Andrea Meneghel, Public Affairs Director, Boulder Chamber

     

    What he will present:

    Andrea will cover all the state and local ballot issues of interest to Realtors and businesses.

    Issues that will be discussed include:

  • Colorado:

    -Amendment 69 ColoradoCare

    -Statewide minimum wage hike to $12.00/hr by 2020 

  • Boulder County:

    -1A property tax increase for subdivision road paving

    -1B Open Space tax extension

    -1C Sustainability sales and use tax extension

    -1D Extend District Attorney term limits from 3 to 4 terms

  • City of Boulder:

    -2I Revised Blue Line delineation

    -2J City Council compensation

    -2H 2% sugary beverage tax

    -Item 302 term limits for City Council

  • BVSD:

    -3A permanent mill levy hike to fund operations

     

    Ballots will be in the mail by mid-October so you definitely want to get up to speed on issues affecting real estate and business before you vote.

     

    RSVP today to reserve your seat for this timely presentation.

     

    In Case You Missed It