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Welcome New Members – August and September 2017!

September 13, 2017

We are pleased to welcome forty-two new REALTORS and Affiliate Members to DAAR in August and September. We look forward to you participation and involvement in the Association! Welcome REALTORS®! William Berne, Pearson Smith Realty, Ashburn Mahmod Abdelhamid, Pearson Smith Realty, Ashburn Michael Bailey Keller Williams-Loudoun Gateway Ashburn Dina Barahona, Keller Williams Realty, Leesburg Victor Beltran, Long & Foster […]

Private Well and/or Septic Contingency Addendum Change

September 11, 2017

The NVAR Private Well and/or Septic Contingency Addendum K1360 was updated on July 1 and then in August 2017. Why was that? As you know, NVAR typically releases forms twice a year, January 1 and July 1. However, in this instance NVAR was flooded with concerns about the form. As a result, the NVAR Forms […]

July 2017 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Inventory Continues to Tighten; Sales Growth Stabilizes

August 16, 2017

The following analysis of the Loudoun County, Virginia housing market has been prepared by George Mason University’s Center for Regional Analysis. It was prepared for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® by analyzing Bright MLS housing data from MarketStats by ShowingTime. Overview • For the 25th consecutive month, active inventory continued to decline. At the end […]

That’s a Wrap: Your Brand on Sentrilock® Lockboxes

August 3, 2017

Make your lockbox stand out! Wraps and shields for Sentrilock lockboxes are now available. You can now personalize your lockboxes with your brokerage and/or brand. To get started visit http://www.sentrilockwrap.com/ to order a SentriLock shield! To review real estate advertising requirements in Virginia visit https://www.virginiarealtors.org/for-members/legal/legal-resources/legal-faqs/advertising/

DAAR Member Mark Miller Appointed by Governor to Library of Virginia

July 10, 2017

Congratulations to DAAR member Mark Miller, MBA of Leesburg, Realtor, Long & Foster, Ashburn, who was appointed by Governor Terry McAuliffe to The Library Board of the Library of Virginia. The Library Board consists of 15 members appointed by the Governor for five-year terms.  The Library Board is a policy board that determines the scope […]

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.    

DAAR Recognizes REALTOR® of the Year, Circle of Excellence, Top Producers and Anniversary Award Recipients

May 31, 2017

The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) recognized several REALTORS® who rose to the top of their industry in 2016.  The awards include REALTOR® of the Year, Circle of Excellence, Production, and Anniversary Awards. The following REALTORS® celebrated their achievements at the DAAR REALTOR® Awards Ceremony and Reception on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at DAAR […]

DAAR Members Give Back: Build Day with Loudoun Habitat a Success!

May 2, 2017

REALTORS® and Affiliates give their time, talents and resources to the causes that matter most to them. From raising scholarship funds to assisting with home repairs and handing out needed supplies at the holidays, REALTORS® and Affiliates devote themselves to improving the lives of those in the community. Members of the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® […]

March 2017 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Sales and Contract Activity Rise while New Listings Lag; Inventory Continues to Tighten

April 14, 2017

The following analysis of the Loudoun County, Virginia housing market has been prepared by George Mason University’s Center for Regional Analysis. It was prepared for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® by analyzing MRIS multiple listing data from MarketStats by ShowingTime. Overview • Active inventory continues to decline and at the end of March was 18 […]

January 2017 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Loudoun Active Home Inventory at a 12 Year Low

February 21, 2017

The following analysis of the Loudoun County, Virginia housing market has been prepared by the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® based on analysis of MRIS multiple listing data from MarketStats by ShowingTime.  Overview There were 972 homes for sale at the end of the month, which […]