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Weigh in on the Future of Housing Near the Loudoun Gateway Station

June 22, 2018

One of the primary reasons why Loudoun County has not planned new housing developments close to the future Loudoun Gateway Station (Route 606) is because of aircraft noise. The limitation of housing near the Loudoun Gateway Station is based in part on a twenty-year old Airport noise study, the 1995 noise contour lines, and a […]

Need to Know: New Laws Effective July 1st Webinar

June 21, 2018

Earlier this month, Virginia REALTORS® Deputy General Counsel, Erin Barton, and Staff Counsel, Jon Haley, provided an update on the laws that passed the 2018 General Assembly.  Learn what you need to know before these new laws go into effect on July 1, 2018. This webinar will last approximately 45 minutes, including a question & answer […]

NAR Call for Action: Congress Must Reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program

June 18, 2018

The current National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is set to expire on July 31st if there is no Congressional action. Without federal flood insurance, millions of home and small business owners in 22,000 communities nationwide will not be able to obtain insurance to protect their property against flooding! This will cause an estimated delay or cancellation […]

Get the Most out of Membership – Join a DAAR Committee Today!

June 11, 2018

One of the many benefits of membership is the opportunity to join a DAAR committee of interest.  Serving as a committee member will not only help guide the services and resources the Association provides to members but can benefit your business and work as a real estate professional.  The networking opportunities are invaluable, the insight […]

Don’t forget to Vote on Tuesday, June 12th!

June 7, 2018

Primary elections are being held June 12th for one of the Virginia seats in the U.S. Senate and the seat in the 10th District of the U.S. House of Representatives. Voting in Loudoun County Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The last day to vote absentee in person is Saturday, June […]

Need to Know: Advertising Requirements in Virginia

June 6, 2018

The following from the Virginia REALTORS Legal Frequently Asked Questions on Advertising  provides an overview of the current requirements in Virginia: What is considered advertising? The Virginia Real Estate Board’s definition of advertising: “Advertising means all forms of representation, promotion and solicitation disseminated in any manner and by any means of communication to consumers for any […]

June is National Homeownership Month: Spotlight on Local Programs

June 6, 2018

June is National Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate and promote the American Dream of owning a home. REALTORS® know that homeownership is the best investment an individual can make to build their personal wealth. June is a time to reiterate what REALTORS® across the country have always known, that it is in the best […]

Brad Boland Recognized by NAR for His Commitment to Home Ownership

May 23, 2018

DAAR is extremely proud to announce and congratulate Brad Boland for his induction into the 2018 RPAC Hall of Fame. “I am honored to be recognized for my commitment to helping people realize the dream of owning a home,” said Boland, a Broker with Keller Williams Realty Dulles. The Hall of Fame recognizes dedicated members who invest in […]

Weigh in on the Future Growth in Loudoun This Week!

May 17, 2018

Calling all DAAR Members! We need you to make sure Loudoun County officials hear from REALTORS® as they develop a new Comprehensive Plan. It is your chance to help the County address critical issues, such as where new housing developments could be built, what infrastructure improvements are needed, and how to make better use of […]

NAR: More Health Insurance Options Needed for REALTORS

May 9, 2018

NAR recently submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Notice of Proposed Rulemaking amending the definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance to extend the maximum period from less than three months to no longer than twelve months. In the comment, NAR advocated for more affordable health insurance options for consumers and specifically REALTORS® […]