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The Power of Advocacy

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The Power of Advocacy Realtors advocating for our community Having a place to live and call home is one of the most essential needs for society. To that end, Realtors® are hard at work every day to protect the dream of homeownership and the rights of property owners at the national, state, and local levels.…

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Realtors® Deliver Accurate and Accessible Market Data

Largest database of available properties

Vail Multi-List Service – the most accurate data source for the local real estate market. Across the nation, broker marketplaces known as Multiple Listing Services (MLS) connect buyers and sellers of real estate through their respective agents.  Locally this marketplace is the Vail Multi-List Service, or VMLS. The VMLS provides real property information for most…

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Affiliates and Realtors: Partnering for Success

Affiliate Expo June 2022

Realtors® and Affiliates work in tandem to bolster local real estate market. Working relationships are most successful when people combine their efforts. They accomplish more together than they can separately. The Realtor® and Affiliate members of the Vail Board of Realtors® (VBR) have this synergy. Both sides of this partnership support the other – and…

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Homeownership Month – Creating equal opportunities for future buyers

VBRF donation to Cooperative

Homeownership Month – Creating equal opportunities for future buyers June is National Homeownership Month, when REALTORS® promote the benefits of homeownership and recommit to creating opportunities for future homeowners. REALTORS® commit to creating opportunities for future homeowners The Vail Board of REALTORS® Foundation (VBRF) graciously donated over $8,000 to the Volcanic View Cooperative (Co-op) in…

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Wildfire preparedness benefits property owners 

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Wildfire preparedness benefits property owners  Taking small mitigation measures now can make a big difference later Any time is a good time to be prepared for wildfire. While Colorado’s wildfire season traditionally has been the summer months, the definition of “wildfire season” is rapidly changing.  Enduring drought conditions and changes in monsoon patterns are extending…

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A Focus on Fair Housing in Eagle County

Fair Housing

A Focus on Fair Housing in Eagle County April is Fair Housing Month for the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Throughout the month, REALTORS® commemorate the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 with events and education shining a light on housing discrimination and segregation. Fair Housing Month signifies a recommitment to expanding equal…

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Vail Board of Realtors boosts Eagle County down payment fund for attainable housing

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Vail Board of Realtors boosts Eagle County down payment fund for attainable housing Housing Solutions for our Local Workforce. The Vail Board of REALTORS®️ and the Vail Multi-List Service are contributing back to the community by donating $50,000 and $25,000 respectively to the Eagle County Loan Fund (ECLF). ECLF is a Down Payment Assistance (DPA)…

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Realtors Make a Difference in the Community

Habitat Build Day

Realtors Make a Difference in the Community Vail Board of Realtors Foundation supports the Eagle County community Realtors® are more than real estate professionals who help home buyers and sellers. They are neighbors and community members who support local causes by donating money, resources and volunteer time. Community involvement is a core tenet of the…

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Trust—Steadfast Through Challenging Times

Over the last year we have become fairly comfortable with uncertainty. Our society has honed an ability to roll with the punches and pivot on a dime. It’s a testament to our resiliency and tenacity. And, despite social distancing and the inability to see our family, friends, and neighbors smile behind the face masks, we…

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Real estate industry takes steps to recognize and promote diversity

Diversity is a broad term. In real estate, it means representing all communities with a variety of racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds, and a wide range of lifestyles, experiences, and interests. It is recognizing and representing different demographic groups in a given market area resulting in better advocacy for homeownership and private property rights.…

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