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Check out Recent Caveat REALTOR® Podcasts on EMD and Teams

June 17, 2018

Earnest Money Deposits Laura and Jon talk about the risks involved for real estate licenses with regard to confirming that EMDs have been paid into escrow, particularly when it comes to the potential for identity theft. They also answer some questions from the legal hotline regarding how to handle EMDs, both from the listing and […]

Virginia REALTORS®Offers Legal Hotline to All REALTOR® Members

January 14, 2018

Did you hear about the latest NEW BENEFIT for REALTOR® members? The Virginia REALTORS® now offers a Legal Hotline to all REALTOR® members. This new Legal Hotline benefit is a web-based submission process to address your legal questions. To submit a question, you’ll need to be logged into the website with your Username and Password. Your broker will […]

DAAR Plays Key Role in Development of Housing Policy for Loudoun

August 22, 2017

Loudoun County’s Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Committee increased their attention on housing by establishing a subcommittee solely focused on developing information and proposals on county-wide housing policies. Lars Henriksen, DAAR’s representative to the stakeholders committee, was selected along with seven other stakeholders to serve on the housing subcommittee. They will work with county staff to develop […]

Need to Know: Loudoun Changes Temporary Sign Rules; New State Law Addresses HOA’s Treatment of Signs

August 8, 2017

Over the past few months, there have been several changes made to rules pertaining to the placement of temporary signs on private property in Loudoun County and the treatment of real estate signs by Property Owners Association (POA) or Condo Owners Association (COA) in the state of Virginia. Temporary Signs on Private Property in Loudoun County […]

Broker Breakfast with DPOR Director Jay DeBoer: Presentation Available

July 16, 2017

Over thirty brokers and members of DAAR’s Board of Directors gathered on Friday, July 14th, 2017 to meet with Jay DeBoer, J.D., Director, Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation who provided an update on legal issues and trends. Mr. DeBoer provided an overview on a variety of topics including changes to the Residential Property Disclosure Act form, types […]

Listen Up: Informative Legal Podcasts by Virginia REALTORS®

June 26, 2017

Check out the introduction to Caveat REALTOR®, a brand new show from the Virginia REALTORS® legal team. You’ll be able to listen on the go with this new format of legal updates. New podcasts focus on need-to-know information on home inspector licensing, assistance animals and home surveillance. Now available through iTunes and Stitcher.    

Virginia REALTORS® Now Offers Legal Hotline to All REALTOR® Members

June 5, 2017

Did you hear about the latest NEW BENEFIT for REALTOR® members? The Virginia REALTORS® now offers a Legal Hotline to all REALTOR® members. This new Legal Hotline benefit is a web-based submission process to address your legal questions. To submit a question, you’ll need to be logged into the website with your Username and Password. Your broker will […]