Will nightly rentals be taxed as commercial properties in Colorado? Did it pass?

Will nightly rentals be taxed as commercial properties in Colorado? Did it pass?

Property taxes on short-term rental properties in Colorado would more than triple under a bill drafted by state lawmakers that comes as communities from Durango to Denver grapple with surging numbers of vacation rentals.  What is in the new proposal?  How will this...
Will Colorado ski town buyers pay realtors 70k upfront?      

Will Colorado ski town buyers pay realtors 70k upfront?      

The recent settlement by the national association of realtors will have an outsize impact on Colorado ski towns.  Will prospective buyers pony up 70k to pay their buyers agent based on the median home price in Summit County?  What does the recent settlement mean for...
Colorado will turn off wells in one part of state; billions “taken” from property owners

Colorado will turn off wells in one part of state; billions “taken” from property owners

  It is amazing that Colorado continues to pursue a growth strategy throughout the state with the knowledge that we are basically out of water.  The issue of water is coming to a head in one part of the state.  Colorado is legally required to stop irrigating...
Colorado property values soften.  Property taxes increased 36%-82%

Colorado property values soften.  Property taxes increased 36%-82%

Get ready for sticker shock as you open the mail and get your tax bill.  As values soften throughout the state, why are your property taxes going up?   How can assessed values continue to increase even though property values are softening?  Why will your taxes likely...
Vail pass sales increase 86%, Colorado mountain towns revolt

Vail pass sales increase 86%, Colorado mountain towns revolt

What does the increased tension between Vail and ski towns mean for real estate?   Vail, the owner of major ski resorts and the epic pass, is selling approximately 86% more passes than in 2019.  At the same time mountain towns throughout Colorado and the country...
Colorado’s back door tax hike allows local governments to grow 20 times inflation.

Colorado’s back door tax hike allows local governments to grow 20 times inflation.

Property taxes in Colorado are off the charts with many seeing an increase of 40% plus in the last assessment which is considerably higher than any inflation measure.  Lawmakers took up the cry from voters with a vengeance coming up with a solution that not only makes...