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2021 Virginia Election Results: Statewide

November 9, 2021

From the Governor’s Mansion to the Office of the Attorney General, here is your 2021 election night results for Virginia’s statewide races: On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Virginia voters cast their ballots for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and members of the General Assembly. At the end of the night, Virginians narrowly elected Glenn Youngkin, […]

2021 Virginia Election Results: General Assembly

November 9, 2021

In Loudoun County, all RPAC-endorsed candidates won their races for the House of Delegates. On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Virginia voters cast their ballots for statewide offices as well as the House of Delegates. Below is a breakdown of the General Assembly races in districts within Loudoun County:  House District 10: Nicholas S. “Nick” Clemente […]

Biden’s Build Back Better Framework Includes Several NAR Priorities

November 1, 2021

In a massive win for NAR, the framework will not only spare real estate from burdensome tax policies, but it will include a historic investment in affordable housing. On Thursday, October 28, 2021, President Biden announced his Build Back Better framework for the Build Back Better Act. After numerous rounds of negotiations between Biden and […]

Sign Up: REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts (RPMA)

October 29, 2021

Text the word REALTORS to 30644 (message and data rates may apply). Want to engage in a call for action as soon as its launched? Are you passionate about state and federal issues? If so, then sign up today for REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts, NAR’s advocacy texting platform! These alerts provide a way for REALTORS® […]

Loudoun’s BOS Adopts Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan

October 1, 2021

The following information comes from the Loudoun County Government website and can be accessed here. Loudoun’s Board of Supervisors has officially adopted the Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan (UHNSP).  The plan is a key step in the implementation of the Loudoun County 2019 Comprehensive Plan and is designed to assist the county in improving housing […]

National Voter Registration Day: Virginia

September 28, 2021

The Commonwealth’s general election is November 2nd. Below is everything you’ll need to know about how, where, and when to cast your ballot. Happy National Voter Registration Day, DAAR! Virginia’s 2021 General Election is right around the corner, and early voting has kicked into full gear as of Friday, September 17, 2021. Eligible voters in […]

U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Assist First-Generation Homebuyers

September 27, 2021

“LIFT is among the most effective ways policymakers have to address the nation’s pernicious problem of large and widening economic disparities,” – Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics. On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, a group of U.S. senators introduced the Low-Income First Time Homebuyers (LIFT) Act to help first time and first-generation homebuyers build wealth […]

Kaine and Warner Announce $4 Million from HUD for Affordable Housing Expansion

September 24, 2021

“These federal dollars will help Virginians access safe and affordable housing as our Commonwealth continues to build back better… We are glad to see this funding go toward helping Virginians in need.” On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner of Virginia announced $4,098,261.60 in federal funding from the U.S. Department […]

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 […]

NAR Expresses Concern Over Proposed Limitations on Real Estate Investment

September 17, 2021

The limitations could negatively impact the health and growth of the commercial real estate market. On Tuesday, September 7, 2021, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) raised concerns in a letter issued to Congressional leadership of the tax writing committees regarding the proposed limits to tax benefits for real estate investment. At a time when the […]