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You’re Invited: Learn What Happens Inside the Virginia General Assembly, 5/1, 9:30AM

April 26, 2019

Are you interested in understanding how state laws impact your real estate business?  Join us Wednesday, May 1, 2019, when the DAAR Government Affairs Committee meets with Delegate Dave LaRock (33rd) for a discussion on workings of the General Assembly, upcoming priorities and ways to address transportation challenges in our region. Bring your questions! The […]

Fair Housing & Love Letters: How Sharing Can Get You in Trouble

April 26, 2019

Check out the latest video from the Virginia REALTORS®. Taking a look at the common practice of “love letters” through the lens of Fair Housing can keep you from a lot of trouble. Find out how to make sure all parties involved are still protected.

Reminder: Don’t Let the Doors Close to Loudoun’s Future!

April 18, 2019

Supervisors are hearing a lot from people who do not want another home built in Loudoun County. People who oppose future residential development are mobilized and they are vocal. Don’t let others decide to close the door to Loudoun County’s future. Sign up to speak at one of the Loudoun County Public Hearings on the […]

Federal Court Vacates AHP Rule Provisions

April 4, 2019

On March 28, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia struck down parts of the Association Health Plan (AHP) rule finalized by the Department of Labor last summer that expanded access to health insurance benefits through these plans. In this case, twelve attorney generals (AGs) filed suit against DOL challenging the final […]

The TIME IS NOW… Ask Governor Northam to Allow YOU Lower Cost Health Insurance

March 13, 2019

Dear REALTOR®, We are so close to having the chance to offer YOU health insurance as a member of the Virginia REALTORS®. As you may know, over 7,000 of your colleagues – Virginia REALTORS® – go without health insurance, largely because it is too expensive. You probably know them. You may even be one. Several […]

Big Wins from the 2019 Virginia General Assembly Session

March 1, 2019

The Virginia General Assembly has wrapped up the 2019 Session. The 47-day legislative gathering was tumultuous to say the least, but one that concluded successfully for the Virginia REALTORS®. Your Virginia REALTORS® staff and Public Policy Committee (PPC) sifted through the 3128 bills and resolutions introduced this year to assess each’s potential impact on the […]

You’re Invited: Learn All About Tax Assessments on Real Property in Loudoun County, 3/6, 9:30AM

February 28, 2019

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, members of the Government Affairs Committee will meet with Bob Wertz, Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue. The Committee invited Bob in order to give us an update on programs in his office, including real property assessments, land use assessment program, real property tax relief for the elderly and disabled, […]

Register Now for the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in May

February 14, 2019

Registration for the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo is open! If you want to take an active role to advance the real estate industry, public policy, and the association, make sure you attend the Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C., May 13-18, 2019. You’ll join with thousands of REALTORS® from across the […]

FEMA Revises Loudoun County Flood Insurance Rate Map

February 8, 2019

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which is responsible for floodplain mapping and regulation throughout the United States, is revising the Loudoun County Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM). The revision will result in changes to the boundary and designation of the FEMA-delineated flood hazard areas within the Selma Estates development. To learn more about this […]

Register Now: Virginia Landlord Tenant Law Changes – February 4th

January 26, 2019

Join us quarterly in 2019 to get up-to-date changes from Karen Daily, EKKO Title and Sarah Louppe Petcher, S&T Law Group that could impact your practice.  It is recommended that you attend all four classes as they will build upon each other.  Spend only an 1 1/2 hours to learn about the laws. Register now by clicking on […]