News, Publications, and Links

News

Updates in real estate law and current events will be posted here.

On-Line Articles:

FOR SALE BY OWNER (FSBO) Contract – What you need to know.
DORA COMPLAINT CREC What You Need to Do When a Complaint is Filed Against You as a Real Estate Broker

Publications:

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136K Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
E-Commerce Law Update | (E-Signature Act-Legal and Practical Roadmap to Paperless Real Estate Transactions)
681K E-Signature Act-Legal and Practical Roadmap to Paperless Real Estate Transactions
Do I need a lawyer when I buy or sell my home?
123K Do I need a lawyer when I buy or sell my home?
Denver Post – Interview Kent Levine 3/13/05
123K Denver_Post.com_Interview_KLevine
Colorado Foreclosure Protection Act
Colorado Foreclosure Protection Act
Residence in Foreclosure – 30 days delinquent
Residence in Foreclosure – 30 days delinquent
Guidebook to Colorado Real Estate Contracts & Disclosures, and Boxes & Blanks CBS (2012 Edition) have been superseded by Levine’s Bible (Levine).The purpose of this booklet is to provide suggestions and guidance on how to fill out the Colorado Real Estate Commission approved forms, approved Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate forms, Residential (CBS1-10-11), Income Residential (CBS2-10-11), Commercial (CBS3-10-11, Land (CBS4-10-11) and Foreclosure (CBSF1-10-11). Use of these new contract forms became mandatory January 1, 2012.

Boxes & Blanks electronic guides use hot links to provide suggestions and guidance to the user in filling out the more than 300 possible boxes and blanks in each of the new Contract forms.

The author, Kent Levine, has been a practicing attorney for more than forty years with a concentration in real estate law. The author has represented many real estate brokerage firms and brokers and continues to serve as Chairman of the Colorado Real Estate Commission’s Forms Committee. Boxes and Blanks has a retail price of $25.00. (Select the “suite” of electronic books for all 5 books).

To order, go to Bradford Publishing Co.’s web site (click – opens in new window).

Levine’s Bible for 2015 Colorado Real Estate Contracts – current through 2017 (2015 Edition) (Levine).The purpose of this electronic reference book is to provide a detailed explanation of every part of the contract with suggestions and guidance on how to fill out the Colorado Real Estate Commission approved forms, approved Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate forms, Residential (CBS1-6-15). Use of these new contract forms became mandatory January 1, 2016.

Levine’s Bible & Is an electronic guide that provides suggestions and guidance to the user in filling out the more than 300 possible boxes and blanks in each of the new Contract forms.

The author, Kent Levine, has been a practicing attorney for more than forty years with a concentration in real estate law. The author has represented many real estate brokerage firms and brokers and continues to serve as Chairman of the Colorado Real Estate Commission’s Forms Committee. Go to the website for the retail price.

To order, go to Bradford Publishing Co.’s web site (click – opens in new window).

Links to related Web sites:

Colorado Bar Association
(Real Estate Law Section)
1900 Grant Street, Ste 900
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 860-1115
Colorado Association of REALTORS®
309 Inverness Way South
Englewood, CO 80112
(303) 790-7099
Colorado Real Estate Commission
1560 Broadway, Ste 925
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 894-2166