Colorado RLI News

  • U.S. Senate Approves Farm Bill

    2-4-14: The U.S. Senate passed farm bill 68-32. After two years of negotiation, it is now headed to the White House…..

  • Dormant Mineral Statutes ~ Reuniting the Mineral Interest with the Surface of the Property

    It is commonly known that the separate ownership of the minerals underlying private land may be created by severance. A severance of mineral interests occurs where all or a portion of mineral interests are owned separately from the ownership of surface land. A severance often occurs when the surface owner reserves the minerals to himself when he sells all or a portion of his property. A severance also occurs when a person who owns both the surface of the property and the underlying minerals conveys all or a portion of the minerals to another owner. To read more, click here.

  • RLI Announces Military Transition Program (MTP)

    New Program Provides Quality Land Education to Military Service Members – The REALTORS® Land Institute announced its commitment to support veterans’ employment opportunities with a new Military Transition Program (MTP), created to help military build a career in the real estate land business. All members of United States Armed Forces that have served on active duty since 2000 are eligible. The 2014 Institute National President George Clift, ALC, remarked, “The Institute is honored to give back to those who protect our land. Our military service members possess leadership qualities, dedication, and a commitment to success that is valuable among land professionals. By joining the Military Transition Program, they will be connected to prestigious Accredited Land Consultants (ALCs) nationwide as they begin their education and business as a land expert.” The MTP is designed to assist military to jumpstart their careers as real estate land professionals. Through this program, the Institute will waive fees for one year of membership, a LAND 101 course, and one elective LANDU course, valued at over $1500. Course hours accumulated will contribute to the requirements of the ALC designation–an indication of the most accomplished, experienced, and high performing land sales experts. With the one year membership in the Institute, the program offers access to a national network of land REALTORS®, legislative advocacy and a voice in Washington through the National Association of REALTORS®, the 2014 National Land Conference, educational opportunities through the LANDU curriculum, the opportunity to earn the ALC designation, and access to exclusive property listing services, resources, social networking sites and publications. .