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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 […]

Loudoun’s Silver Line Plan Rolls Ahead

April 25, 2017

The Development Plan Goes to the Board The County’s plan for developing areas around the future Silver Line Metrorail stations is moving forward. On May 10, 2017, the Board of Supervisors is scheduled to review the draft Silver Line Comprehensive Plan Amendment (the Plan). The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) eagerly anticipates action by […]

March 2017 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Sales and Contract Activity Rise while New Listings Lag; Inventory Continues to Tighten

April 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 MRIS multiple listing data from MarketStats by ShowingTime. Overview • Active inventory continues to decline and at the end of March was 18 […]

Prepare to do Business with International Clients from Korea on 4/21

April 5, 2017

KOREA APRIL 21, 2017 10:00 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. LEARN HOW CULTURE IMPACTS HOME PURCHASES … Should you shake hands, bow, or nod? What messages do your gestures & body language convey? What role does each partner in a relationship play in the decision-making process, and whom should you address? UNDERSTAND PURCHASING PRACTICES … What […]

Important Notice about your REALTOR® Membership – Pay Your Dues Once During the Year

April 3, 2017

We heard you! In response to concerns raised about the confusing nature and timing of a two-payment system, you will receive only one invoice during the year for your REALTOR® membership dues. That’s right – one and done. On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 you will receive a request to submit one payment for REALTOR® membership […]

April is Fair Housing Month: Important Resources Available

April 2, 2017

April 2017 marks the 49th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act, which prohibits housing discrimination and draws attention both to the challenges that remain in housing and the progressive achievements to ensure Americans equal access to housing options.  Because community is so central to the work and lives of our members, REALTORS® are […]

In the Know: NAR Analyzes Federal Budget Proposal Impact on Housing

March 31, 2017

On March 16, 2017, President Trump released his budget for the 2018 fiscal year, which begins on October 1.   The proposal would eliminate funding for community development block grants and HOME housing block grants as part of a 13-percent cut in HUD programs. FHA mortgage insurance appears to be left untouched. Funding for flood mapping, […]

Presentations Available: Economic Summit: What’s in Store for Housing and Beyond: Friday, 3/24

March 23, 2017

Over 150 members attended DAAR’s Economic Summit: What’s in Store for Housing and Beyond on Friday, March 24th, 8-11AM at 1757 Golf Club, 45120 Waxpool Rd, Dulles, VA 20166. The event offered an opportunity for REALTORS® in the Northern Virginia and Loudoun County area to understand housing and economic trends and forecast for 2017 and […]

Know the Rules: Real Estate Signs – Permits, Placement & Penalties – Thursday, 4/20

March 15, 2017

FLYER – 2017 SIGN ORDINANCE FORUMJoin us for our Sign Ordinance Forum on Thursday, April 20th, 10-11:30, DAAR, Ashburn. Learn about the VREB’s print advertising requirements and receive an overview of Loudoun County’s sign ordinance, permitting procedures, and rules governing placement. Featured speakers include: Charles Fincher, Esquire;- Partner/Counsel,Fincher Law Firm Marsha Keim, Zoning Permit and Proffer Permit […]