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Board of Supervisors Adopt $3.3 Billion Budget; Tax Rate Lowered by 5.5 Cents

April 8, 2021

For the first time since 2008, Loudoun County’s real estate tax rate will fall below $1. However, the average bill for homeowners is expected to increase by 0.7% for Fiscal Year 2022. On Tuesday, April 6th, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved a 2022 fiscal budget in the amount of $3.3 billion. The budget will […]

Loudoun County Board Reverses Goose Creek Development Decision

March 22, 2021

In a 6-2-1 vote, the 238-unit development proposal was reversed amid conservation and environmental concerns. On Tuesday, March 16th, the Board of Supervisors reversed their initial approval of the Goose Creek Overlook Development by a vote of 6-2-1, with one supervisor abstaining. The project, which was approved on March 2nd, has now been denied amid rising environmental concerns.  A core component of the development was its proposed allotment […]

At Home With Diversity (AHWD) Certification

March 22, 2021

Expand Your Business and Horizons with the At Home With Diversity (AHWD) Certification Cultivating Multicultural Relations is Good for Business! REALTORS® know the importance of adapting and remaining relevant in today’s marketplace. By developing a business practice rooted in inclusion and equality, you can help buyers of all  cultural backgrounds achieve the dream of homeownership.  […]

February 2021: Market Indicators Report

March 19, 2021

Click here for the full February 2021 Loudoun County Market Indicators Report for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® by Virginia REALTORS®.     Key Market Trends Market activity continues to outpace last year by double-digit rates in most local areas. There were 444 sales in Loudoun County overall in February, which is 100 more sales […]

2020 DAAR REALTOR® Awards Event

March 3, 2021

      Get ready for a night at the DRIVE IN! DAAR is excited to announce that this year, we are hosting the 2020 REALTOR® Awards at the One Loudoun Alamo Drive In!  Join us for the night as we celebrate the nominees and winners in socially distanced, retro style! Registration is open until […]

Welcoming DAAR’s New Government Affairs Director

February 26, 2021

DAAR is pleased to announce the addition of our new Government Affairs Director, Eric Fryer. As Government Affairs Director (GAD), Eric will administer the Association’s state and local government affairs activities and spearhead our outreach, advocacy, and policy recommendations to support the real estate industry. He will also report on legislative matters and lead our […]

DAAR Applauds House Passage of the Equality Act

February 26, 2021

The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® joins NAR and applauds the U.S. House for passing H.R. 5, the Equality Act. On Thursday, February 25th, the U.S. House of Representatives voted (224-206) to pass the Equality Act, with three members of Congress crossing party lines in support.  Should it pass the Senate and gain the presidential […]

Instructor Development Day

February 24, 2021

The Real Estate Industry is filled with the voices of instructors who can carry a tune, but very few who have the ability to build a following, be sought after and to consistently deliver what their audiences are looking for. Now with the clear necessity of virtual classrooms, the instructors have a new set of […]

January 2021: Market Indicators Report

February 23, 2021

Click here for the full January 2021 Loudoun County Market Indicators Report for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® by Virginia REALTORS®.     Key Market Trends Home sales continue to surge in Loudoun County, 7th straight month of market growth. The Loudoun County housing market had a strong start to 2021. There were 427 sales […]

Association Health Plan Update: SB 1341

February 22, 2021

SB 1341 Update: The Virginia REALTORS® about SB 1341, the Association Health Plan legislation. The Association Health Plan bill, SB 1341 was referred to the Virginia Joint Commission on Health Care for further recommendations and study with the possibility for the legislation to be reconsidered next year. Unfortunately, this referral means that SB 1341 was […]