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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 […]

Advocates in Action: Attend the Nov. 7th Planning Commission Hearing!

November 2, 2018

We need you to join with DAAR President Holly Weatherwax and stand up for the real estate industry in Loudoun County on November 7th! That evening, the Loudoun County Planning Commission has scheduled a Public Input Session on the draft Loudoun 2040 plan and DAAR wants to make sure they know that we say YES! […]

It’s Time to Vote!

November 2, 2018

On Tuesday, November 6th, a General Election will be held at all precincts in Loudoun County. On the ballot will be candidates for United State Senator, United States House of Representatives, two Constitutional Amendments, and two Loudoun County bond questions. Additionally, some residents will vote to fill Town Mayor or Town Council seats. To verify […]

DAAR Members Say Yes! for Housing that is Affordable and Attainable in Loudoun County

October 23, 2018

CALLING ALL DAAR MEMBERS! We need you to join with DAAR President Holly Weatherwax and stand up for the real estate industry in Loudoun County on November 7th! That evening, the Loudoun County Planning Commission has scheduled a Public Input Session on the draft Loudoun 2040 plan and DAAR wants to make sure they know […]

Breaking News: Flood Insurance Extension Passes Overwhelmingly

July 31, 2018

In a big win for REALTORS®, the National Flood Insurance Program will continue renewing or issuing new insurance for four more months under legislation overwhelmingly passed by the U.S. Senate today. The bill, which cleared the House last week, is expected to be signed into law before midnight tonight, when the program expires. “We applaud […]