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Loudoun County Board Reverses Goose Creek Development Decision

March 22, 2021

In a 6-2-1 vote, the 238-unit development proposal was reversed amid conservation and environmental concerns. On Tuesday, March 16th, the Board of Supervisors reversed their initial approval of the Goose Creek Overlook Development by a vote of 6-2-1, with one supervisor abstaining. The project, which was approved on March 2nd, has now been denied amid rising environmental concerns.  A core component of the development was its proposed allotment […]

At Home With Diversity (AHWD) Certification

March 22, 2021

Expand Your Business and Horizons with the At Home With Diversity (AHWD) Certification Cultivating Multicultural Relations is Good for Business! REALTORS® know the importance of adapting and remaining relevant in today’s marketplace. By developing a business practice rooted in inclusion and equality, you can help buyers of all  cultural backgrounds achieve the dream of homeownership.  […]

February 2021: Market Indicators Report

March 19, 2021

Click here for the full February 2021 Loudoun County Market Indicators Report for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® by Virginia REALTORS®.     Key Market Trends Market activity continues to outpace last year by double-digit rates in most local areas. There were 444 sales in Loudoun County overall in February, which is 100 more sales […]

President Biden Signs American Rescue Plan into Law

March 12, 2021

Yesterday, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill into Law. The bill, dubbed the American Rescue Plan (ARP), will provide $1,400 stimulus checks to most Americans (now including adult dependents), $300 per-week in unemployment aid for those without work, expand the Child Tax Credit, and provide other forms of immediate relief to American families. While there is no short way to synopsize the plan’s provisions in its entirety, the National Association […]

Greenway Bill Lands on Governor Northam’s Desk for Approval

March 4, 2021

HB 1832, introduced by Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-87), and SB 1259, introduced by Sen. John Bell (D-13) have passed in both chambers of the Virginia State Legislature. The Virginia Highway Corporation Act (often called the “Greenway Bill”) has passed both the House of Delegates and the State Senate (33-5) as of late February. Now, the […]

2020 DAAR REALTOR® Awards Event

March 3, 2021

      EVENT DETAILS Date: April 27, 2021 Location: One Loudoun Alamo Draft House, Drive In Lot Admission price per vehicle: $55 Check-in: 6:30PM Ceremony: 7:00PM – 8:00PM Intermission The Goonies start time: 8:30PM Included in your price of admission (per vehicle): Popcorn 2 entrée options from a special Alamo Draft House menu 3 […]

Welcoming DAAR’s New Government Affairs Director

February 26, 2021

DAAR is pleased to announce the addition of our new Government Affairs Director, Eric Fryer. As Government Affairs Director (GAD), Eric will administer the Association’s state and local government affairs activities and spearhead our outreach, advocacy, and policy recommendations to support the real estate industry. He will also report on legislative matters and lead our […]

DAAR Applauds House Passage of the Equality Act

February 26, 2021

The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® joins NAR and applauds the U.S. House for passing H.R. 5, the Equality Act. On Thursday, February 25th, the U.S. House of Representatives voted (224-206) to pass the Equality Act, with three members of Congress crossing party lines in support.  Should it pass the Senate and gain the presidential […]

Bright MLS Update: Listing Management

February 25, 2021

A message from Bright MLS 2/25/2021 Since our update yesterday, the technical teams have continued to work to stabilize the Bright systems. While these teams worked to restore service over the last few days, some of the fixes involved the necessary step of moving Listing Management from the Cloud back to physical servers, which came […]

Instructor Development Day

February 24, 2021

The Real Estate Industry is filled with the voices of instructors who can carry a tune, but very few who have the ability to build a following, be sought after and to consistently deliver what their audiences are looking for. Now with the clear necessity of virtual classrooms, the instructors have a new set of […]