Flood Insurance Available Through November 21st

September 30, 2019

On Friday, September 27, 2019, President Trump signed into law an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program’s funding authority. This temporary measure also funds other government operations and averts a government shutdown through November 21, 2019. National Association of Realtors® President John Smaby issued the following statement: “With this CR temporarily ending the threat […]

You’re Invited: Learn About the Plan to Address the Unmet Housing Needs in Loudoun County, 10/2, 9:30AM

September 20, 2019

We all know about the increased need for housing in Loudoun County. What you might not know is that the County is working to address this issue. Join us on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, when the DAAR Government Affairs Committee meets with Loudoun County officials to discuss development of a strategic plan to address the […]

Sometimes You Have to Say No

August 14, 2019

  Bad bills, aka pieces of legislation, pop up regularly. Listen to the latest Real Politics Podcast from the Virginia REALTORS® to find out what happens when they are introduced and what we do to fight bills that don’t benefit members. Click to hear the Bad Bills Real Politics Podcast.

You’re Invited: Learn What Happens Inside the U.S. House of Representatives, 9/13, 9:30AM

August 6, 2019

Are you interested in understanding how federal laws impact your real estate business? Join us on Friday, September 13, 2019, for a discussion with our Northern Virginia Congressional delegation about issues such as health care reform, transportation infrastructure, and the National Flood Insurance Program. Bring your questions!The Town Hall is free but pre-registration is required. Light […]

You’re Invited: Learn About the Future of Housing in Loudoun County, 6/5, 9:30AM

May 24, 2019

Are you interested in finding out how many homes could be built in Loudoun County? Do you want to know where they might be built and what they might look like? Join us on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, when the DAAR Government Affairs Committee meets with the Deputy County Administrator Charles Yudd for a discussion […]

House Approves Another Short-Term Flood Insurance Extension

May 16, 2019

The House voted Tuesday to extend the National Flood Insurance Program through Sept. 30. The Senate must also approve the measure before May 31—when the NFIP is set to expire—to avoid lapses in government-backed flood insurance policies. “Thanks to REALTORS®, the Senate is well aware of the deadline for flood insurance,” Austin Perez, senior policy […]

Supervisors Pursue Ways to Address the County’s Unmet Housing Needs

May 14, 2019

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors took a step forward toward addressing one of the most critical needs in the County: the need for housing that is affordable. County Chair Phyllis J. Randall (D-At Large) and Supervisor Suzanne M. Volpe (R-Algonkian) recommended that the county create an Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan after the Loudoun […]

Affordable Health Insurance Option is Vetoed by Governor

May 13, 2019

Earlier this year, more than 3,000 Virginia REALTORS® responded to a Call For Action in support of legislation that would open the door for our association to pool together our nearly 34,000 members to negotiate better, more affordable health insurance options for you and your families. Our research indicates that nearly 7,000 of you go […]

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 […]

Calling All DAAR Members: New Opportunities for You During Fair Housing Month!

April 16, 2019

April is Fair Housing Month! Come out and show your support for the real estate industry in Loudoun County during this historic month. Join with other DAAR members this Thursday as the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors issue and present to DAAR a Proclamation to commemorate Fair Housing Month. Please plan on showing your support […]