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July 2018 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Despite persistent low inventory, sales continue to rise; condo sales reach record high

August 16, 2018

Overview For the 37th consecutive month, Loudoun County’s active listings declined, reaching the lowest recorded July inventory number in over a decade. At the end of July 2018, inventory was 19.1 percent lower than it was at the same point last year. This left 1,197 homes for sale at month’s end, with 2.1 months of […]

Share Your Broker’s Opens on Facebook with Area REALTORS

August 15, 2018

Are you interested in marketing your broker’s opens to other area REALTORS?  If so, please join DAAR’s Loudoun Broker’s Open group page on Facebook.  The purpose of the group page is to provide an opportunity for area REALTORS® to advertise their Loudoun broker opens to area agents. The following guidelines apply to the Loudoun Broker Opens group page: […]

REALTORS® Score Big Win on Business Income Deduction

August 10, 2018

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the IRS published proposed rules on the 20 percent business income deduction that was created as part of last year’s tax reform law. The rules are a win for real estate because they make clear that broad limitations included in the law will not apply to real estate professionals. Under […]

Make a Difference in Loudoun County by Serving on an Advisory Board

August 9, 2018

You can help Loudoun County make better strategic decisions and provide your expert knowledge of Loudoun County by serving on an advisory board, commission, or committee. There are several opportunities for you to serve that involve a variety of topics. Below is a list of the current vacancies. The name of the committee is linked […]

Doors Opening: NVAR/DAAR Commercial and Residential Bus Tour – 9/14

August 9, 2018

Join NVAR and DAAR to learn about the booming real estate market around Metro stations in Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun Counties. Hear from developers, executives and public officials about the projects that are shaping the future of Northern Virginia and beyond. Your day will begin at Reston Station with light breakfast and a kick-off from […]

Access National Bank Offers Great Rates (plus NO FEE any ATM) for REALTOR® Members

August 9, 2018

DAAR REALTOR® members can now take advantage of an exclusive offer from Access National Bank on an above-market interest rate Executive Checking account that offers a ton of great perks. Additionally, members get tailored service and direct access to a personal banker to assist with financial needs from savings plans to mortgage financing. VALUABLE BANKING BENEFITS: […]

SentriLock FAQ – Regional Lockbox Customization

August 8, 2018

If you are going to place your lockbox on a listing outside of your primary Association’s region or area, you may need to customize the lockbox’s region. Without customizing the region, SentriCard® holders outside of your Association may be unable to access your lockbox. If you are placing your lockbox in an Association that services […]

It’s Your Time to Lead: Join DAAR’s Board of Directors – Apply by 8/17/18

August 8, 2018

TAKE THE LEAD! Join DAAR’s Board of Directors Deadline to Apply: Friday, August 17th, 2018 DAAR is seeking candidates to become part of our 2019 leadership team. If you or someone you know is interested in taking your membership to the next level, please review the information below and submit your application Valuable benefits include: […]

Another Chance for You to Help Develop the Policies for Short-Term Residential Rentals

August 3, 2018

Loudoun County has launched a second survey to gather public opinion about issues related to short-term residential rentals. Last month, the county began requiring operators of short-term residential rental units to register their property and provide other information, such as their ownership status in the property, the number of bedrooms that could be rented, and […]

Dept. of Labor’s Association Health Plan Rule Challenged in Court

August 3, 2018

As DAAR reported in June, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) expanded access to affordable health coverage options for America’s small businesses and their employees through Association Health Plans. Last week, twelve attorney generals (AGs) filed suit against the DOL challenging the new rule. The state AG’s include New York, Massachusetts, California, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, […]