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Here’s Your Chance to Weigh in on the Loudoun County Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

February 15, 2019

County Administrator Tim Hemstreet presented a Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020) proposed budget for Loudoun County to the Board of Supervisors on February 13, 2019. The budget totals $3.2 billion in appropriations for the county government and Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS). FY 2020 begins July 1, 2019. The proposed budget is based on 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 […]

2019 Professional Standards Training – Postponed!

February 1, 2019

Due to Loudoun County School closure and inclement weather for today, February 1st, we are postponing the training until February 20th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

DAAR Member Chrissie Goodrum Appointed to Loudoun County Board of Equalization

January 17, 2019

The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® is pleased to announce that Chrissie Goodrum, Century 21 Redwood Realty, has been appointed to the Loudoun County Board of Equalization. “As an active REALTOR® and a long-term Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Goodrum contributes her financial skills and expertise here at DAAR,” said Phyllis Stakem, DAAR 2019 President. “We […]

Virginia REALTORS® Chief Economist Breaks Down the Truth About HQ2

January 17, 2019

The announcement of Amazon’s HQ2 coming to Virginia has been dominating media stories across the Commonwealth. Reports of dramatic changes ahead for the housing market have REALTORS® and sellers on the edge of their seats… but are those reports accurate? Virginia REALTORS® new Chief Economist, Dr. Lisa Sturtevant, recently attended a forum on Amazon and […]

December 2018 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Active Listings Lowest in Over a Decade

January 15, 2019

Overview Inventory continued to tighten in December, despite a modest increase in new listings in November. There were only 786 active listings in Loudoun County in December 2018, the fewest active listings in over a decade for any month. The number of active listings declined 12.1 percent from December 2017 to December 2018; declines were […]

It’s Time to Share Your Ideas on How to Fix Legislative or Regulatory Issues

January 11, 2019

Are you concerned about an issue that impacts the real estate industry? Do you know of a legislative or regulatory way to help address the issue? Now is the time to let us know! DAAR is developing the 2020 Legislative Positions and we’d like to hear from you! The legislative positions address local, state, and […]

HELP WANTED: Volunteers Needed for Updating LAWS Resourceful Woman Thrift Store

January 9, 2019

DAAR’s Community Service Committee is updating the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS) Resourceful Woman Thrift Store. LAWS has provided emergency shelter, counseling, advocacy, support groups, legal services and support to victims of domestic and sexual violence completely free of charge for over 30 years.  The Resourceful Woman is a program of LAWS that features gently […]

You’re Invited: Learn about Key Transportation Issues in our Region on 1/9, 9:30AM

January 3, 2019

On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, members of the Government Affairs Committee will meet with Jason Stanford, Executive Director of the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance. The Committee invited Jason in order to learn more about the Alliance’s 2019 legislative and regional priorities, other transportation-related issues that could surface during the 2019 Virginia General Assembly session, and […]

November 2018 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Inventory Remains Tight and Sales Prices Remain High

December 14, 2018

Overview There was further tightening in already low inventory levels with active listings declining in November. There were 967 active listings in Loudoun County in November, 12.6 percent fewer than the same month last year. Active listings have declined compared to the same month in the prior year for 41 consecutive months. Active listings last […]