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Celebrating Greg Masucci | NAR 2020 Good Neighbor Award

November 16, 2020

  Join DAAR in congratulating Greg Masucci and A Farm Less Ordinary for the 2020 NAR Good Neighbor Award win! Greg Masucci opened a farm program four years ago that employs intellectually and developmentally disabled teens and young adults as growers. Nationwide, 80 percent of people with intellectual disabilities are unemployed. Masucci has been able […]

NAR Professional Standards Update

November 13, 2020

The NAR Professional Standards Committee met on October 5, 2020, to consider recommendations from its Interpretations and Procedures Advisory Board on the Code of Ethics’ applicability to discriminatory speech and conduct. The Committee approved the Advisory Board’s recommendations, therefore six of them were presented to the NAR Board of Directors for a vote at their […]

Pandemic Caused Buyers to Seek Multi-Generational Homes, Sellers to Sell Faster

November 11, 2020

  The coronavirus pandemic initiated several shifts in America’s housing market over the past eight months. Changes in the behaviors of home buyers and sellers were especially notable as buyers’ usual tendencies altered, and the urgency to sell accelerated. This is according to new data from the National Association of Realtors®’ 2020 Profile of Home Buyers […]

Winter Warmth Drive | A Success!

November 10, 2020

DAAR supports LAWS, Mobile Hope and the Loudoun Cold Weather Shelter!  DAAR collected gently worn and clean coats, hats, scarves & gloves, twin sheets, towels, and pillowcases. Thank you to all of our volunteers and donors!    

Fall Food Drive: A Success

November 5, 2020

THANK YOU FOR DONATING WITH DAAR! A big thank you to DAAR donors and Community Service Committee volunteers! Because of your donations, we are able to donate much-needed food to Mobile Hope and over $1,200 in gift cards to LAWS. Thank you to  Bank of Clarke County for sponsoring the event and thank you to My […]

DAAR Members Appointed to 2021 National and State Association Posts

November 4, 2020

Congratulations to the following DAAR REALTOR® members and staff appointed to various committees and leadership positions within the National Association of REALTORS® and Virginia REALTORS® for 2021!  Your service is very much appreciated. National Association of REALTORS® Appointments Name Committee Name Position Lorraine Arora Board of Directors State Allocated Director Lorraine Arora Global Business and […]

Welcome New DAAR REALTOR Members

November 1, 2020

  We are pleased to welcome new REALTORS® to DAAR during September & October 2020!  We look forward to your participation in the Association! REALTORS! Ranna Golden – Pearson Smith Realty Deena Delledone – RE/MAX Gateway Laureola Ojeda – Pearson Smith Realty Sarah Inanlar – Samson Properties Lourdes Vaziri – Pearson Smith Realty Zhanling Liu […]

Q3 2020: Market Indicators Report

October 30, 2020

  Click here for the full Q3 2020 Loudoun County Market Indicators Report for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® by Virginia REALTORS®.  DAAR has switched to VR as a new provider of the report after much consideration.  In addition to receiving the monthly report, DAAR will be pushing out new statistics at the end of […]

Short Sales and Foreclosures (SFR®)— The New “Traditional” Transaction

October 27, 2020

Short Sales and Foreclosures —The New “Traditional” Transaction For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures are the new “traditional” real estate transaction. Knowing how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities are not merely good skills to have in today’s […]

September 2020: Market Indicators Report

October 23, 2020

Click here for the full September 2020 Loudoun County Market Indicators Report for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® by Virginia REALTORS®.  DAAR has switched to VR as a new provider of the report after much consideration. Key Market Trends September housing surge; sales activity in Loudoun County continues to increase, largest gain of any […]