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DAAR Diversity Open House 2021

October 13, 2021

Save The Date!  Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021 Time: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Location: 21720 Red Rum Dr., Ashburn, VA 20147 (DAAR office) Registration: Coming Soon. Cost: Free   Event Overview:  Join Carl Rush, Loudoun County’s first Chief Equity Officer, for a conversation on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and housing at DAAR’s Diversity […]

DAAR Spotlight: 2021 RPAC Major Investors

September 20, 2021

DAAR wholeheartedly appreciates every single one of our RPAC contributors. Today, there’s one group of investors we’d like to shine a special light upon:   DAAR’s RPAC Major Investors have contributed a minimum of $1,000 each (the Sterling “R” level) in 2021, and we are honored to recognize them for their extraordinary commitment to REALTOR® advocacy […]

Loudoun County Announces Financing Opportunities for First-Time Homebuyers

August 21, 2021

The following is directly from the Loudoun County Government’s website: Loudoun County announces the availability of $10 million provided by Virginia Housing (VH) to help first-time homebuyers. The allocation of funding through VH’s Sponsoring Partnerships and Revitalizing Communities (SPARC) program will provide lower interest rates on home loans in Loudoun County for qualifying buyers.  To qualify for […]

USDA Makes Changes to its Single-Family Housing Loan Programs

July 18, 2019

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Housing Service (RHS) loan programs enable people who live in rural areas and small towns to obtain safe, affordable housing. The following changes to the guaranteed and direct single-family loan programs will go into effect this summer: Revise the definition of very low-, low-, and moderate-income to allow for […]

You’re Invited: Learn How to Research Land Records – September 13th, 3-5PM

July 16, 2019

Join us at the Loudoun County Court House in Leesburg, VA on September 13th from 3-5PM for a private session and tour with the Honorable Gary Clemens, Clerk of the Circuit Court in Loudoun County. You will hear about the important services provided by the clerk’s office, how to get copies of land records, and […]

Are You Looking for a Way to Share Your Talents with Others?

July 11, 2019

Serving on a Loudoun County advisory board, commission, or committee is a great way to share your expertise, broaden your exposure, and contribute to the growth and future success of Loudoun County. If you have a passion for art, then the Art Advisory Committee might be for you. Those who have experience preserving historic areas […]

HUD to Strengthen Landlords’ Rights in Service Animal Requests

May 16, 2019

Landlords and property managers are entitled to “reliable verification” of a tenant’s need for a service animal and can require proof beyond an online certification, a Department of Housing and Urban Development official said Tuesday at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C. Lynn Grosso, director of HUD’s Fair Housing and Equal […]

You Can Help Improve the System of Care in Loudoun County

March 14, 2019

There is a spectrum of effective human services in Loudoun County. What’s missing is a coordinated system of care that meet the county’s human service needs. You can help by attending a meeting aimed at drafting a Human Services Strategic Plan and make your voice heard. The Plan will focus on the following areas: mental […]

DAAR REALTORS® and Affiliates Honored for their Dedication and Service to the Real Estate Industry

March 8, 2019

The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® recognized several REALTORS® who reached exceptional levels in the real estate industry in 2018. They were honored and celebrated at the DAAR REALTOR® Awards Reception on Thursday, March 8, 2019, at the 1757 Golf Club in Ashburn.  View the pictures from the event. The awards include the annual REALTOR® […]

REALTORS® Endorse Gwen Pangle in Leesburg Town Council Race – Special Election is 2/6

February 1, 2018

The Dulles Area Political Action Committee and the Virginia REALTORS® Political Action Committee enthusiastically endorse Gwen Pangle in her bid to become the next Leesburg Town Council member! Gwen Pangle, former Chair of the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® and Principal Broker of Pangle and Associations in Leesburg, is running for an open seat on […]