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Safety Matters: Safe Business is Smart Business – September 17th! 10AM-12PM

July 19, 2018

Join us for Safety Matters: Safe Business is Smart Business on Monday, September 17th, 10AM-12PM, DAAR, Ashburn Have you ever shown a home to complete strangers and realized the vulnerability of the situation especially if safety measures aren’t taken into account?  Being alert to danger no matter how benign the situation appears is a good […]

You’re Invited! A Night of Brews & Baseball: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in Purcellville!

July 19, 2018

Join us for a Night of Brews & Baseball, sponsored by Access National Bank, on Wednesday, July 25th. Festivities begin at Dragon Hops Brewing, 130 East Main Street, Purcellville at 5:30PM.  We will then head over to Fireman’s Fields to watch the Purcellville Cannons versus New Market at 7PM.  Let us know you’re coming so […]

Gene Mock and Beckwith Bolle Receive Virginia REALTORS Honor Society Recognition

July 19, 2018

Congratulations to Beckwith Bolle, Carter Braxton Preferred Properties, Leesburg and Gene Mock, Keller Williams, Leesburg  who have been recognized as a member of the Virginia REALTORS® Honor Society for 2017. The Virginia REALTORS® Honor Society recognizes members for their outstanding commitment, dedication and service to the local, state and national REALTOR® organization. Locally, Beckwith has served […]

Kathy Jones to Receive Virginia REALTORS® Code of Ethics Leadership Award

July 13, 2018

The Virginia REALTORS® announced this week several esteemed 2018 awardees of excellence in various areas of real estate including property management, brokerage, education, and other business achievements, along with notable community contributions. The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® is pleased to announce that Kathy Jones, Long and Foster Real Estate, Ashburn, will receive the Virginia REALTORS® […]

Update: MRIS and TREND Conversion to Bright by the End of Year

July 6, 2018

DAAR was informed this week that kick off meetings are underway for planning the conversions of MRIS and TREND subscribers to the Bright system. Leadership teams of brokers, agents and association executives are being formed to provide insight into their needs and to ensure critical information and capabilities they rely on are in the Bright system when […]

Join us! 2018 Fall Mix & Mingle-Thursday, 10/4, 4-6pm

July 2, 2018

DAAR members are cordially invited to our Fall Mix and Mingle networking event on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Dog Money Restaurant and Brewery, Leesburg, VA. Enjoy beer, wine, light hors d’oeuvres, and networking!  The Community Services Committee will host a silent auction to support DeShong’s Gift Back throughout the evening!  […]

MRIS Bright MLS Subscription Fee Reduction Ahead

June 28, 2018

In a time of rapid change within the real estate industry, the last year, and especially the last six months, have also been a time of change and growth for everyone at MRIS a Bright MLS, including you. While members in our region are not not yet on the Bright MLS system (members still use the MRIS […]

Route 28 Widening, Route 9 Traffic Calming on List of Approved Road Projects

June 28, 2018

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) adopted its first six-year transportation program, which includes dozens of projects designed to reduce traffic congestion throughout the region.  Out of the $1.285 Billion approved, $508.7 million is allocated to projects in Loudoun County including: Dulles West Boulevard Widening: Loudoun County Parkway to Northstar Boulevard Evergreen Mills Road Intersection […]

It’s Your Time to Lead: Join DAAR’s Board of Directors – Apply by 8/17/18

June 28, 2018

TAKE THE LEAD! Join DAAR’s Board of Directors Deadline to Apply: Friday, August 17th, 2018 DAAR is seeking candidates to become part of our 2019 leadership team. If you or someone you know is interested in taking your membership to the next level, please review the information below and submit your application Valuable benefits include: […]

Don’t Delay – NAR Code of Ethics Required by 12/31/18. Take the Course this Week

June 27, 2018

All REALTORS® must complete two-and-a-half hours of Code of Ethics training within given two-year cycles according to NAR policy. The current cycle ends this year on December 31, 2018. If you complete Ethics training outside of DAAR, please forward a certificate of completion to Teresa Kirkhart, Professional Development and Standards Director, tkirkhart@dullesarea.com to ensure your […]