Lease Considerations for Housing Choice Voucher Programs (Section 8) Landlords and Property Managers have several considerations to weigh when choosing a future tenant. Certain considerations are simply off the table. Pursuant to C.R.S. § 24-34-502, a person cannot be discriminated against for housing based upon their source of income. Essentially, this statute is designed to … Continue Reading
What do you do when you own property that you lease out to tenants and find out that your tenant apparently used meth at the property and the property needs expensive remediation? See my previous article here. Example Case Study: Property Owner who previously rented out the property lists the home for sale. Potential Buyer … Continue Reading
How Words Like “Change” or “Modify” Matter If your Association’s covenants have the words “add” or “change” to them, the Association can most likely make a change or addition to its original covenants that are recorded against the property if the proper voting procedures in the covenants are followed. See my previous article. But what … Continue Reading
Co-Author: Jesse Howard Witt The 2022 legislative session brought sweeping changes to the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”), the act that governs most homeowners associations in Colorado. In response to reports of a handful of associations aggressively enforcing fines against homeowners—particularly against lower income owners and families of color—the state’s general assembly added new … Continue Reading
Avoid two mineral rights malpractice traps for listing brokers.
Sometimes granting an extension or other accommodation of the breaching side lets the defaulting party off the hook. Learn what to do (beyond the basics of demonstrating that your buyer is ready, willing and able to close). Note: This is the final video of a 3-part video series. See Part I: Seller Can Reject Full … Continue Reading
Imagine that a week before closing your seller announces the seller will not close. Learn how to handle the situation when your client is the side that seems to be breaching the contract. See Part I: Seller Can Reject Full Price Offers
Does a seller have an obligation to accept full price, cash offers? If a seller receives a full price, 100% cash offer with proof of buyer funds, is the seller obligated to accept that offer? The answer is probably no, but the seller probably owes the listing broker a commission. Learn about the factors that … Continue Reading
Colorado statute Section 10-4-120 is designed to prohibit a homeowners insurance company from intimidating, coercing, threatening or inducing a homeowner to use a particular repair business to conduct the repairs at the property following damage to a property that results in a claim to the insurance company.
The new “Time of Day Deadline” allows parties to establish the end of the day for most (but not all) deadlines in the Colorado Real Estate Commission contract to buy and sell.