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REALTOR® Safety Does Matter! – 9/11

August 1, 2017

  REALTOR® Safety Does Matter! September 11, 2017 10:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.   Join instructor, Kevin McGrath to quickly learn how to assess a potentially dangerous situation and take appropriate action.  Have you ever shown a home to complete strangers and realized at that moment how vulnerable you were and you didn’t take any safety measures?  […]

REALTOR® Dialogue with Congresswoman Barbara Comstock – Friday, August 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

July 27, 2017

You are invited to a REALTOR® Dialogue with Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (10th District) on Friday, August 18th, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at DAAR, 21720 Red Rum Drive, #177, Ashburn, VA. REALTORS® will have an opportunity to engage in a lively discussion with the Congresswoman on federal topics of interest, as well as real estate and […]

CE Shop: Convenient On-Line Learning at a Discount – Save 20% off Courses

July 27, 2017

It’s back-to-school time!  Don’t forget to pencil in some time to complete your Continuing Education credit hours!  DAAR’s partnership with The CE Shop means you can learn when and where it’s convenient for you. Save money today by taking advantage of the CE Shop’s sale in August – 20% savings on the online course catalog! Type in the promotional code […]

Broker Breakfast with DPOR Director Jay DeBoer: Presentation Available

July 16, 2017

Over thirty brokers and members of DAAR’s Board of Directors gathered on Friday, July 14th, 2017 to meet with Jay DeBoer, J.D., Director, Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation who provided an update on legal issues and trends. Mr. DeBoer provided an overview on a variety of topics including changes to the Residential Property Disclosure Act form, types […]

June 2017 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Demand Rises as Sales Reach an All-time High; Inventory Remains Low

July 14, 2017

The following analysis of the Loudoun County, Virginia housing market has been prepared by George Mason University’s Center for Regional Analysis. It was prepared for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® by analyzing Bright MLS housing data from MarketStats by ShowingTime.  Overview After a few months of slow growth, the number of June closed sales […]

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

July 14, 2017

TAKE THE LEAD! Join DAAR’s Board of Directors Deadline to Apply: Friday, August 18th, 2017 DAAR is seeking candidates to become part of our 2018 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: […]

Be Aware of POA Form Language

July 12, 2017

The Virginia REALTORS® legal and government affairs teams are working to amend recently-changed language to a form that may affect property owner association related transactions.  The Common Interest Community (CIC) Board has amended the Virginia Property Owners’ Association Disclosure Packet Notice Form, which is required to accompany all property owner association disclosure packets. This form […]

Need to Know: New Buyer Beware Disclosures Update

July 10, 2017

This past week many members were caught off guard by a change that the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) made to the Residential Property Disclosure Statement – Notice to Seller and Purchaser form (also known as the Residential Property Disclosure Act form). The Virginia REALTORS® legal and government affairs teams went to bat […]

DAAR Member Mark Miller Appointed by Governor to Library of Virginia

July 10, 2017

Congratulations to DAAR member Mark Miller, MBA of Leesburg, Realtor, Long & Foster, Ashburn, who was appointed by Governor Terry McAuliffe to The Library Board of the Library of Virginia. The Library Board consists of 15 members appointed by the Governor for five-year terms.  The Library Board is a policy board that determines the scope […]

CFPB Final Rule Clear on Ability to Share Closing Disclosures

July 10, 2017

On July 7, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released the final rule amending the “Know Before You Owe” (KBYO or TRID) mortgage disclosure rule. As advocated for by NAR, the final rule clarifies the ability to share the Closing Disclosure (CD) with third parties – a victory for real estate professionals nationwide. As […]