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It’s Your Time to Lead: Join DAAR’s Board of Directors – Apply by July 17th

July 1, 2020

TAKE THE LEAD! Join DAAR’s Board of Directors Deadline to Apply: EXTENSION GRANTED – new deadline July 17, 2020 DAAR is seeking candidates to become part of our 2021 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 […]

2019 DAAR REALTORS® and Affiliates Honored

June 30, 2020

The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® recognized several REALTORS® who reached exceptional levels in the real estate industry in 2019. They were honored and celebrated at the DAAR REALTOR® Virtual Awards Reception on Tuesday, June 30th. The awards include the annual REALTOR® of the Year, Jeanette Newton Community Leadership Award, and members in the Circle […]

NVAR Standard Forms Changes Effective July 1, 2020

June 24, 2020

On Monday, June 22, 2020, 10AM-12PM, Keith Barrett, Esq, Vesta Settlements, reviewed and answered key questions regarding the changes to NVAR contracts for the DAAR membership. These new forms and form changes have been approved by the NVAR Board of Directors, as proposed by the NVAR Standard Forms Committee.  The changes will be effective July […]

May 2020: Market Indicators Report

June 23, 2020

  Click here for the full May 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 Dramatic decline in sales compared to last May. There were 546 home sales in Loudoun […]

2021-2022 Charities Selected

June 19, 2020

On Monday, June 15 2020, DAAR’s Community Service Committee held a meeting and conducted interviews of the top five charities in the selection process.  After the interviews, the Committee took the final vote to support the below, local charities in 2021 and 2022. If you are interested in getting involved and making a difference, please contact […]

DAAR Food Drive: THANK YOU!

June 19, 2020

Thank you to the DAAR Community Service Committee and to all those who donated.  We were able to FILL A TRUCK with non-perishable donations and over $1000 in low denomination gift cards. The food donations were delivered to Mobile Hope yesterday and the gift cards are on their way to LAWS. Thank you to those […]

Happy Juneteenth!

June 19, 2020

          Happy Juneteenth! On Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam declared Juneteenth an official state holiday. This day is celebrated annually on June 19th, commemorating the end of slavery in America. The holiday dates back 155 years. On June 19, 1865, a band of Union soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas […]

New 2020 Laws

June 17, 2020

April & July 2020 Laws into Effect The below information has been provided by Virginia REALTORS® – click here for more up to date info.  With over 3,300 bills introduced, the 2020 Virginia General Assembly session set records. The Virginia REALTORS® Government Relations team reviewed every bill, including the thousands of amendments made to the bills […]

ICYMI: DAAR Discussion: Social Media Communication in COVID-19 Era

June 12, 2020

 This week, Jennifer Abernethy, two time national author and CEO of Socially Delivered joined 2020 DAAR President Barry Taylor to discuss Social Media Communication in the Covid-19 era. The discussion looked at how communications, through our social media efforts, have changed or may need to change as we navigate the COVID-19 era. Please watch […]

PUBLIC HEARING ON GREENWAY: TOLL RATE INCREASES

June 11, 2020

On January 23, 2020, Toll Road Investors Partnership II, L.P. (“TRIP II”) filed an application with the Virginia State Corporation Commission (“Commission” or “SCC”) for an increase in the maximum level of tolls on the Dulles Greenway (“Greenway”).  In its application, TRIP II requests year-over-year increases in the maximum allowable toll rates for the next […]