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. […]

FHFA Eliminates New Fee on Mortgage Refinances

July 29, 2021

The removal of the fee will help distressed owners refinance to more economically stable positions. On July 16, 2021, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced it would remove the Adverse Market Refinance Fee (AMRF) from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac home loans. Beginning on August 1, 2021, the fee elimination would make it less costly […]

Board Dedicates $12.4M to Expand Broadband Access in Loudoun

July 28, 2021

During public comment, some residents who called in to speak remotely were inaudible due to their connectivity issues. On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted to allocate over $12.4 million to bring broadband to underserved communities Loudoun. This unanimous decision will boost expansion efforts to western parts of the county and, […]

Association Health Plans Bill Introduced in U.S. House

July 27, 2021

“Your AHP legislation will once again allow AHPs to offer comprehensive coverage at lower costs than traditional individual market plans” – NAR President Charlie Oppler. On July 20, 2021, H.R. 4547, the Association Health Plans Act of 2021, was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and was referred to the Committee on Labor and […]

June 2021: Market Indicators Report

July 21, 2021

Click here for the full June 2021 Loudoun County Market Indicators Report for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® by Virginia REALTORS®.   Key Market Trends Sales continue to outpace pre-pandemic levels in most parts of the county. There were 951 total sales in Loudoun County in June, a 29.7% spike from a year ago, and […]

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Private Property Rights in Landmark Ruling

June 30, 2021

NAR deems the outcome a victory for the future defense of property rights. It may also  have broader implications for similar government measures. On June 23, 2021, SCOTUS ruled that a California regulation allowing union organizers to enter farmland for the purpose of uniting workers was unconstitutional by a 6-3 vote. The case, brought by […]

Supreme Court Rules CDC Exceeded its Authority in Issuing Nationwide Eviction Ban

June 30, 2021

“With the pandemic waning and the economy improving, it is time to restore the housing sector to its healthy, former function.” — Charlie Oppler, NAR President. In a 5-4 ruling on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lacked the authority to issue […]

Join our Leadership Team

June 30, 2021

DAAR is seeking candidates to become part of our 2022 Board of Directors. As a part of DAAR’s leadership, you help to strengthen our Association and lead DAAR into the future. Serving your Association as a Director includes: Developing valuable skills in leadership, governance, industry relations, and strategic planning Decision making and problem solving Expanding […]