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Your Answer to Zillow’s ‘Instant Offers’ from NAR

May 29, 2017

In select markets today, the competition isn’t just from other neighborhood brokerages. It’s also from companies like OpenDoor.com and OfferPad.com, with attractive online platforms that promise sellers a quick, hassle-free, cash sale. Last week, Zillow joined the fray, introducing its “Instant Offers” platform in two test markets, Las Vegas and Orlando, Fla. The platform enables sellers […]

April 2017 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Home Prices and Sales Soar; Inventory Remains Low

May 21, 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 MRIS multiple listing data from MarketStats by ShowingTime.  Overview Loudoun County’s median sales price increased in April, rising 8 percent on an […]

Help Envision the Future of Loudoun County

May 10, 2017

Here’s another chance to have your voice heard – join us in helping develop the road map for Loudoun County! Loudoun County is reaching out to the public to get ideas and input to help create a new comprehensive plan. The “Envision the Future” workshops will be held in June and the County needs to […]

DAAR Request for Proposal: Calling All Videographers!

May 10, 2017

The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® is looking for a creative, local videographer to produce a variety of videos. Services needed range from video recording events, such as an Installation or Awards Ceremony, to creating video promotional material and recording interviews. Click here for the RFP. Proposals are due to Brenda Morton, bmorton@dullesarea.com, by 4:30 […]

Join Us! 2017 Spring Fling Featuring a YPN Cornhole Tournament – Thursday, 5/11, 4-7PM

May 4, 2017

DAAR members are cordially invited to our Spring Fling networking event on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Dry Mill Vineyards, Leesburg, VA. Enjoy wine, light hors d’oeuvres, networking and entertainment.  The Early Bird registration fee is $15 before May 4, 2017 and $25 after for DAAR members. Non-member registration fees are $35. […]

Tech Helpline – a free service to DAAR REALTORS® for technology troubleshooting and guidance

May 4, 2017

The Tech Helpline, a new benefit offered by Virginia REALTORS® for full dues paying REALTOR® members, provides free support for hardware, software, networking and digital devices. REALTOR® members can contact friendly and knowledgeable analysts via phone, e-mail, or online chat for help with any device. The Tech Hotline will troubleshoot problems and offer solutions, often by ‘remoting in’ to […]

DAAR Members Give Back: Build Day with Loudoun Habitat a Success!

May 2, 2017

REALTORS® and Affiliates give their time, talents and resources to the causes that matter most to them. From raising scholarship funds to assisting with home repairs and handing out needed supplies at the holidays, REALTORS® and Affiliates devote themselves to improving the lives of those in the community. Members of the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® […]

In the Know: Impact of Trump Tax Reform Proposal

May 1, 2017

On April 26, 2017, members of the Trump Administration gave reporters an overview of the tax reform proposal. While it appears that the mortgage interest deduction will be kept, the plan also doubles the standard deduction. By increasing the standard deduction by such a large amount, the relevance of itemized deductions – like the mortgage […]

Earn Your Broker’s License in 2017!

May 1, 2017

Earn your broker’s license in 2017! Take Your Broker Pre-Licensing Classes at DAAR! If you enjoy managing people, have the ability to train and motive others and desire to continue your education from contracts to technology, then broker management may be your best move! To learn about the requirements for earning your broker’s license in […]

DAAR Seeks Photographer for Upcoming Event

April 25, 2017

Notice of Request for Proposal for Photographer The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® seeks a qualified vendor to provide photography services for capturing and producing digital images of DAAR members at an event to be held on October 19, 2017 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Click here for the RFP. Proposals are due to […]