2021 Gubernatorial Policy Tracker: McAuliffe vs Youngkin

September 1, 2021

The Commonwealth’s democratic and republican nominees for Governor offer voters a glimpse into their policy platforms. This page will be updated throughout the 2021 election cycle. Virginia’s race for governor is in full gear. The candidates, former Governor Terry McAuliffe, and business leader, Glenn Youngkin, are both vying to occupy the Commonwealth’s top post. Both […]

U.S. Supreme Court Ends Latest CDC Eviction Moratorium

August 27, 2021

The following update comes directly from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) regarding the SCOTUS decision to end the most recent eviction moratorium: The U.S. Supreme Court ended the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC’s) eviction moratorium Thursday night [August 26, 2021], giving much-needed relief to America’s small housing providers facing financial hardship for more […]

Board of Supervisors to Hold Public Hearing on AT&T Cell Tower Proposal

August 27, 2021

The public hearing will occur on September 14th and will help the Board determine whether the permit proposal for the Short Hills area is consistent with the 2019 Comprehensive Plan. On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the Board of Supervisors voted 8-1 to overturn the Planning Commission’s rejection of AT&T’s permit request to construct a 125-foot-tall […]

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. These […]