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Loudoun County Announces Financing Opportunities for First-Time Homebuyers

August 21, 2021

The following is directly from the Loudoun County Government’s website: Loudoun County announces the availability of $10 million provided by Virginia Housing (VH) to help first-time homebuyers. The allocation of funding through VH’s Sponsoring Partnerships and Revitalizing Communities (SPARC) program will provide lower interest rates on home loans in Loudoun County for qualifying buyers.  To qualify for […]

Analysis: Loudoun County’s 2020 Census Results

August 20, 2021

Of Virginia’s 133 counties, Loudoun boasts the largest increase in population size, but struggles with the third lowest housing vacancy rate. The 2020 U.S. Census results are out, which means the once-a-decade redistricting process will begin to unfold as state and local governments begin to review population changes. In Virginia, one of the most significant […]

July 2021: Market Indicators Report

August 19, 2021

Click here for the full July 2021 Loudoun County Market Indicators Report for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® by Virginia REALTORS®.   Key Market Trends Sales activity slowed down modestly in the Loudoun County housing market in July. There were 856 sales across the county in July, 7 fewer sales than a year ago, which […]

Putt It Forward! Charity Golf Event & Online Auction

August 18, 2021

  Save the Date! – October 6, 2021 1757 Golf Club Date: October 6, 2021 Location: 1757 Golf Club Address: 45120 Waxpool Road, Dulles, VA 20166 Registration: 8:00 AM Start Time: 9:00 AM Reception: 2:30 PM Cost: $175 for individuals / $600 for a foursome Registration Open Calling all golfers! The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® […]

Bright MLS Live! Accuracy Matters: Top Policy Q&A

August 17, 2021

The 2021 real estate market has been challenging with buyers aggressively competing for historically low housing inventory. The breakneck speed of the market has not only impacted our clients, but has also created challenges related to data accuracy and broker-to-broker cooperation. Join Kurt Miller, Director, MLS Policy for this live hosted webinar on August 20, […]

Introducing D3! Your Annual Meeting & Conference

August 4, 2021

It’s the Annual Meeting & Conference you won’t want to miss! DAAR is excited to introduce you to D3!  This Annual Meeting & Conference highlights the industry’s updates and hot-topics.  Join us for a panel discussion, break out sessions, and a post-event happy hour. D3 also serves as the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® Annual Meeting, where […]

CDC Issues Eviction Ban Extension; Cites Rising Rates of COVID-19 Transmission

August 4, 2021

With the Delta variant ramping up in communities all over the country, the CDC’s new ban will cover about 90% of America’s population and will last through October 3, 2021. On Tuesday, August 3, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended the eviction moratorium for 80% of counties within the United States. […]

Q2 2021: Market Indicators Report

August 2, 2021

Click here for the full Q2 2021 Loudoun County Market Indicators Report for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® by Virginia REALTORS®.  Click here to download supporting graphics. Key Market Takeaways Economic Conditions In the second quarter of 2021, economic growth continued to expand both statewide and in the Dulles region. The unemployment rate is still […]

SentriLock® Lockbox Supply Update

July 30, 2021

SentriLock® has notified DAAR that there is a current shortage in SentriLock® lockboxes.  There is an ongoing global supply disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost all businesses worldwide. This is causing a massive disruption in SentriLock® lockboxes supply chain.  Every aspect of the supply chain is affected, resulting in materials, shipping, and […]

With CDC Ban Set to Expire, FHFA Extends Eviction Moratorium on Single-Family REOs

July 30, 2021

CDC’s eviction moratorium set to expire; President Biden calls on Congress to act; and FHFA extends its own moratorium. Here’s what you should know: On Thursday, July 29, 2021, the Biden Administration said it would not attempt to unilaterally extend the CDC’s national eviction moratorium and will leave it to expire on July 31, 2021. […]