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You’re Invited: Learn About the Plan to Address the Unmet Housing Needs in Loudoun County, 10/2, 9:30AM

September 20, 2019

We all know about the increased need for housing in Loudoun County. What you might not know is that the County is working to address this issue. Join us on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, when the DAAR Government Affairs Committee meets with Loudoun County officials to discuss development of a strategic plan to address the […]

August 2019 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Average Sales Price to Original List Price Ratio Hits a 10-Year High

September 19, 2019

Overview • The inventory of homes listed for-sale in Loudoun County during the month of August were at a same-month ten-year low of only 993 homes. Active listings decreased 19.5% from last August; moreover, residential listings have steadily fallen by 56.7% since a peak of 2,294 available homes in 2014. • August 2019 (closed) sales […]

Mark Miller Honored for His Community Service!

September 5, 2019

Congratulations to DAAR member Mark Miller, Long & Foster, Ashburn, who was honored by the Board of Supervisors for his dedication to Loudoun County. Miller has volunteered for the last eight years with the Loudoun County’s Public Library Board of Trustees, serving as Chairman of that Board for the last six years. In addition to […]

July 2019 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Prices Up, Unit Sales Increasing, Markets Continue to Tighten

August 19, 2019

Overview The median price of homes sold in Loudoun County in July 2019 increased 8.5% compared to July 2018. Month over year price gains were stronger for attached dwellings with a 7.0 percent gain than detached homes at 3.4% increase in median prices compared to July 2018. Active listings continue to decline both month over […]

Loudoun County Approves Expanding Route 15 North of Leesburg

July 24, 2019

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved plans to expand Route 15 north of Leesburg. The four-lane road will run from the Leesburg Bypass to the north side of Lucketts. Improvements to Route 15 also include a bypass around Lucketts and shoulders further north toward Maryland. Supervisors were presented with a Route 15 Safety and […]

June 2019 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Housing Market Continues to Tighten

July 15, 2019

Overview Inventories of for-sale homes continue to decrease in Loudoun County. The number of active listings dropped 10.2 percent in June 2019 compared to one year earlier. Loudoun County residential listings have declined more than 50 percent since the peak in 2015. June closed sales decreased almost 10 percent from the previous year dropping to […]

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 […]

Loudoun County Short-Term Rental Registration Opens July 1, 2019: Real Estate Licensees Exempt

June 27, 2019

Many operators of short-term residential rental property in Loudoun County are required to register their rental property every year with the county. Real estate licensees and people represented by a real estate licensee are exempted from the registration process. A short-term residential rental is “the provision of a room or space that is suitable or […]

What’s in the Loudoun 2019 Comprehensive Plan for the Real Estate Industry?

June 24, 2019

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors finalized the Loudoun County 2019 Comprehensive Plan on June 20, 2019. The plan includes policies on land development, transportation, capital improvements, and public programs in Loudoun County through the year 2040. The new plan: Includes policies that are designed to increase residential density in the eastern part of the […]

May 2019 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Inventory Tightening Slows

June 14, 2019

Overview While inventory continues to hover near historically lows, the year-over-year decline in the number of active listings was notably smaller than in previous months. The number of active listings declined 5.7 percent from May 2018 to May 2019, the smallest year-over-year decline since July 2015, the same month that the current inventory tightening cycle […]