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You’re Invited: DAAR REALTOR Awards Ceremony is March 7th!

February 15, 2019

You’re cordially invited to join us as we recognize REALTOR® professionals who have reached exceptional levels in various categories above during DAAR’s Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 7th, 4:00 to 7:00 PM at 1757 Golf Club, 45120 Waxpool Road, Dulles, VA  20166. Early-bird registration of $35 for members until February 28th, 2019 includes two drink […]

Bright MLS Update: Leadership Livestream Recording and Latest Improvements

February 15, 2019

Bright MLS communicated that they have a renewed focus to make sure subscribers obtain the right data, statistics and tools when and where they need it. View the two-hour Bright Leadership Update livestream recording from Friday, February 15th here. This latest update touches on several key areas that subscribers throughout the Bright territory have told […]

Important: Changes to Dotloop Access for REALTOR®Subscribers

February 12, 2019

A recent change was implemented regarding access to NVAR forms through dotloop®. This security measure is intended to ensure that only REALTOR® subscribers or their authorized designees have access to this proprietary professional resource. Subscribers are now required to enter a valid NRDS ID. Because the authentication system only recognizes NVAR NRDS numbers, DAAR members […]

Apply for a DAAR REALTOR Award: It Makes Good Business Sense!

February 12, 2019

Each year the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® recognizes REALTOR® professionals who have reached exceptional levels in various categories. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 15th, 2019. Why applying for a REALTOR® Award makes Good Business Sense: Professional Distinction: Prospective clients are often more likely to consider REALTORS® who are top in their fields. Third-party Validation: It’s always good […]

Join Us: Bright MLS Leadership Update via Livestream – Friday, 2/15

February 12, 2019

Join leadership from Bright MLS and our neighboring REALTOR associations for an opportunity to ask questions in a dedicated livestream member forum on Friday, February 15th, 1-3PM. Bright MLS Interim CEO Brian Donnellan, Chief Technology Officer Frank Major and David Howell, Member, Bright MLS Board of Directors, will discuss plans for moving the system forward […]

Register NOW! At Home with Diversity Certification – Friday, April 8th

February 12, 2019

April 8, 2019   REGISTER NOW! 8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. The At Home With Diversity Course teaches REALTORS® how to assess and understand attributes of diversity in local markets and their impact on the real estate industry.  You will understand basic competencies to earn the confidence of potential buyers and sellers, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, handicaps, […]

DAAR’s Economic Summit to Feature Top Regional Leaders and Economists

February 7, 2019

Join us for DAAR’s Economic Summit on Friday, April 5, 8-11AM at Loudoun County School Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA. The event offers an opportunity for REALTORS® in the Northern Virginia and Loudoun County area to understand housing and economic trends and forecast for 2019 and beyond. Featured speakers include: The Honorable Phyllis […]

Bright MLS Update: Leadership Changes and Improvements Expected

February 7, 2019

Bright MLS recently issued the following update to shareholder associations: Good afternoon Shareholders, We have been very busy with lots of change this week, but we continue to move forward, implementing updates that you and your members are requesting. Our goal with these updates is to provide you with the necessary information to communicate with […]

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.

Bright MLS Launches New Online Help Tool

January 31, 2019

Bright MLS launched a new online help system   that serves as a knowledge base for the system. Their support team intends to add help topics to this database to use as an ongoing resource. It is purposely designed for ease of use, so you can quickly find information and related articles based on your search criteria […]