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Select a profession from the list below to be directed to the homepage of the program responsible for its regulation. You will be able to obtain information on licensing, education requirements, upcoming meetings, regulations and other information specific to the profession.

Below you will find various resources, provided by the Division, to help consumers make important decisions regarding real estate matters.

Select a profession from the list below to access the necessary licensing requirements for obtaining an initial license or renewing an existing license.

Select a profession from the list below to access all the necessary requirements for both qualifying and continuing education.

Below you will find information about the Division of Real Estate and the real estate Boards and Commissions the Division supports.

Below you will find information on how to file a complaint against a licensee.

We accept complaints against: Appraisers, Conservation Easement Holders, Homeowners Associations, Real Estate Brokers, Mortgage Loan Originators and Mortgage Companies that have a Colorado registration. All complaints are reviewed in the order they are received, and processing times may vary due to the volume of complaints received.

Please keep in mind that the Division’s jurisdiction extends only to matters where violations of licensing laws and/or rules have occurred. The Division has no jurisdiction with regard to any civil action claims that you may have against the respondent. Please seek legal counsel for advice on any civil matters.

When a complaint is received by the Division of Real Estate it is assigned to one of our investigative staff to review for violations of Real Estate license law. When our initial review of your complaint is complete, you will be advised, in writing, as to the disposition of your complaint. In order for us to better assess your complaint please refer to the following:

  • Please read all directions carefully before filing your complaint;
  • Please provide all information requested while filling out your complaint to the best of your knowledge;
  • If you are submitting additional documentation with your complaint, send us copies of your documents. Do not send original documents as you will not get them back.
  • Please note: Staff makes no assumption as to the validity of complaints received.

 

Online Complaint Process (Appraisers, Mortgage Loan Originator and Real Estate Brokers)

  • Appraiser
  • Mortgage Loan Originator
  • Real Estate Broker


Paper Complaint Process (Appraisers, Mortgage Loan Originator and Real Estate Brokers)

Click Here to download a paper complaint form for:

  • Appraiser
  • Conservation Easement Holder
  • Mortgage Loan Originator
  • Real Estate Broker
     

AMC Complaint Process

To file a complaint against an Appraisal Mortgage Company (AMC) use the complaint form below.

 

HOA Complaint Process

Complaints must be submitted via the HOA Complaint Form. Please limit complaints to two pages and provide only relevant attachments and information.

Click here to file a complaint against an HOA.
 

Notice

This office is tasked with collecting and analyzing information on HOA issues and your input through the complaint process is valuable to our office in accomplishing this goal. The HOA Information Office and the Division of Real Estate do not have any investigative or enforcement capabilities to address your complaint.

The HOA Information Office cannot provide legal advice, nor can we mediate or intervene in disputes. The HOA Information and Resource Center will track your complaint, and will report to the Director of the Division of Real Estate regarding the number and types of inquiries and complaints received. If you have a complaint which requires immediate assistance, please contact Gary Kujawski, the HOA Information Officer at (303) 894¿2355. Please be advised that any information you provide in your complaint may not be considered confidential pursuant to the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA).

The office may attempt to contact you if further information or clarification is needed regarding your complaint.

 

 

          

The following is a schedule of the Boards and Commissions meeting dates. All meetings will begin at 9:00 a.m. and take place at 1560 Broadway, unless otherwise stated on the agenda. Conservation Easement Oversight Commission meetings start at 10:00 a.m. Please check the agenda or call the Division of Real Estate to confirm the date and location of a meeting.

Agendas are posted 2 weeks prior to a meeting date; minutes are posted the day after they are approved at the next scheduled meeting 2 months later.

Search below for proposed and recently adopted rules for all of the Division of Real Estate programs.  All existing rules and position statements can be found in the Real Estate Manual.
 

E-mail Notification Service for Rule Changes

This service will alert you via E-mail whenever Notices of Rulemaking, Permanent Rules, or Emergency Rules have been published by the Secretary of State in the Colorado Register. The E-mail you receive will contain a link to the Colorado Register which will allow you to view the full text of Notices, Proposed Rules, Adopted Rules ( Permanent or Emergency ), and the associated Attorney General Opinions.This form can be used to subscribe or unsubscribe to this service.

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1560 Broadway, Suite 925, Denver, CO 80202 Email
(303) 894-2166 / (303) 894-2185 - Phone (303) 894-2683 - Fax