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January 2019 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Inventory Tightest in Over a Decade

February 15, 2019

Overview Active listings in Loudoun County reached a decade low in January after declining 17.1 percent from January 2018 to just 727 homes in January 2019. The number of active listings in January was the fewest active listings of any month over the past ten years. Active listings in January declined among all home types […]

Important: Changes to Dotloop Access for REALTOR®Subscribers

February 12, 2019

A recent change was implemented regarding access to NVAR forms through dotloop®. This security measure is intended to ensure that only REALTOR® subscribers or their authorized designees have access to this proprietary professional resource. Subscribers are now required to enter a valid NRDS ID. Because the authentication system only recognizes NVAR NRDS numbers, DAAR members […]

Join Us: Bright MLS Leadership Update via Livestream – Friday, 2/15

February 12, 2019

Join leadership from Bright MLS and our neighboring REALTOR associations for an opportunity to ask questions in a dedicated livestream member forum on Friday, February 15th, 1-3PM. Bright MLS Interim CEO Brian Donnellan, Chief Technology Officer Frank Major and David Howell, Member, Bright MLS Board of Directors, will discuss plans for moving the system forward […]

DAAR’s Economic Summit to Feature Top Regional Leaders and Economists

February 7, 2019

Join us for DAAR’s Economic Summit on Friday, April 5, 8-11AM at Loudoun County School Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA. The event offers an opportunity for REALTORS® in the Northern Virginia and Loudoun County area to understand housing and economic trends and forecast for 2019 and beyond. Featured speakers include: The Honorable Phyllis […]

Bright MLS Update: Leadership Changes and Improvements Expected

February 7, 2019

Bright MLS recently issued the following update to shareholder associations: Good afternoon Shareholders, We have been very busy with lots of change this week, but we continue to move forward, implementing updates that you and your members are requesting. Our goal with these updates is to provide you with the necessary information to communicate with […]

Loop in Your Clients with Homeowner Notifications!

February 6, 2019

New Feature Lets Clients Know When Home is Entered and Exited! SentriLock continues to improve the features of the electronic lockbox system and a much requested action has just been rolled out.  The new Homeowner Notification feature provides real-time notifications of when the key compartment is opened and when prospective buyers exit the property.  Set […]

Virginia REALTORS® Chief Economist Helps You Prepare Clients for Changes in the Federal Tax Rate

February 1, 2019

Many clients aren’t going to be aware of what Federal tax rate hikes might do to their buying and selling experiences. Virginia REALTORS® Chief Economist, Lisa Sturtevant, explains how these rate changes can impact the housing market and why these shifts might be a shock to clients. The Potential Impact of the Fed’s Actions on Interest […]

Bright MLS Release Notes as of January 31st: Corrections and Improvements

January 31, 2019

The following release notes describing corrections and improvements to the Bright MLS system were made as of January 31st: Agent and Client Gallery Reports. Because of your feedback, we’ve added the Agent and Client Gallery Reports to your report options in Bright. These reports offer more listing information than the Thumbnail Report in a format […]

Register NOW: Bright MLS Onsite Training Clinics in February and March!

January 29, 2019

We are pleased to offer onsite Bright MLS Training Clinics conducted by Kim Mingo at DAAR, 21720 Red Rum Drive, #177, Ashburn, VA in February and March: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 10AM-12PM:  Working with Buyers:  Learn to set your branding, how to search efficiently, work with reports & emails – Register online 1PM – 3PM:    Working with […]

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 […]