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Affordable Health Insurance Option is Vetoed by Governor

May 13, 2019

Earlier this year, more than 3,000 Virginia REALTORS® responded to a Call For Action in support of legislation that would open the door for our association to pool together our nearly 34,000 members to negotiate better, more affordable health insurance options for you and your families. Our research indicates that nearly 7,000 of you go […]

Are You Ready to Vote on June 11, 2019 in the Primary Election?

May 3, 2019

It’s Primary Election time in Loudoun County. On Tuesday, June 11th, voters in Loudoun County will head to the polls to nominate candidates for offices to be voted on in the November 5th General Election. Democratic Party primaries will be held for the following offices: Member, Senate of Virginia, District 31 Member, Senate of Virginia, […]

Reminder: Don’t Let the Doors Close to Loudoun’s Future!

April 18, 2019

Supervisors are hearing a lot from people who do not want another home built in Loudoun County. People who oppose future residential development are mobilized and they are vocal. Don’t let others decide to close the door to Loudoun County’s future. Sign up to speak at one of the Loudoun County Public Hearings on the […]

Calling All DAAR Members: New Opportunities for You During Fair Housing Month!

April 16, 2019

April is Fair Housing Month! Come out and show your support for the real estate industry in Loudoun County during this historic month. Join with other DAAR members this Thursday as the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors issue and present to DAAR a Proclamation to commemorate Fair Housing Month. Please plan on showing your support […]

DAAR Members Say Yes! For Homes in Loudoun County: Housing Helps Build Vibrant Communities

March 21, 2019

Several DAAR members helped encourage the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors to approve a Comprehensive Plan that would increase housing availability and help continue providing vibrant communities in Loudoun County. Members gathered at the Board’s March 21st Business Meeting where Supervisors were presented with the County’s Loudoun 2040 Comprehensive Plan for review. “We strongly believe […]

Advocates in Action – We Need You to Say Yes! For Homes in Loudoun County

March 14, 2019

CALLING ALL DAAR MEMBERS! We need you to join with DAAR President Phyllis Stakem and stand up for the real estate industry in Loudoun County on Thursday, March 21st! That evening, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will hear about the draft Loudoun 2040 plan. DAAR wants to make sure they know that we say […]

The TIME IS NOW… Ask Governor Northam to Allow YOU Lower Cost Health Insurance

March 13, 2019

Dear REALTOR®, We are so close to having the chance to offer YOU health insurance as a member of the Virginia REALTORS®. As you may know, over 7,000 of your colleagues – Virginia REALTORS® – go without health insurance, largely because it is too expensive. You probably know them. You may even be one. Several […]

Get the Most out of Membership – Join a DAAR Committee Today!

January 28, 2019

One of the many benefits of membership is the opportunity to join a DAAR committee of interest.  Serving as a committee member will not only help guide the services and resources the Association provides to members but can benefit your business and work as a real estate professional.  The networking opportunities are invaluable, the insight […]

Call for Action: Virginia Assembly Health Insurance Legislation

January 25, 2019

On Friday, January 25, 2019, the Virginia REALTORS® launched an all-member Call For Action on several health insurance related bills being considered by the Virginia General Assembly.  While these bills approach the problem in different ways, each could open the door for more coverage options for our members. Senate Bill 1689 (Dunnavant) – Allows certain […]

Act Now to Protect Association Health Plans

December 20, 2018

Virginia REALTORS® Action Alert We need your help to protect lower cost health options for you and your family! Earlier this year, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring entered Virginia in a lawsuit against a U.S. Department of Labor ruling that expanded the definition of “employer” to include “working owner” in Association Health Plans (AHP). Virginia […]