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Charting the Changes: Bright MLS Provides Important Update to Subscribers

March 9, 2018

The message below was sent to all Bright MLS subscribers providing an an update on past, present and future changes to expect with the system: Over the past year we’ve been busy building the foundation of the new Bright MLS system and on continued alignment of fees and policies across the entire Bright footprint. There […]

New Pricing Structure for Bright MLS Data Feeds Announced

February 26, 2018

Bright’s philosophy is to provide a standard MLS product that offers core tools needed by most agents for a competitive price. In addition to the standard MLS product, Bright MLS also provides premium products, which are optional, and provided at an additional cost for those who want enhanced services for their clients. IDX, VOW or […]

DAAR Members Help Transform the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter

February 19, 2018

Members of the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) demonstrated their commitment to community service by lending their time and talents to helping transform Leesburg’s Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS). Almost 50 DAAR members and their families and friends participated in a three-day painting event over the weekend of February 17-19, 2018. Combined, they provided […]

Virginia REALTORS® 2018 Legislative Agenda: the Halfway Point

February 11, 2018

We are at the hallway point in the Virginia General Assembly 2018 Session. By Tuesday, February 13th, bills passed in one chamber will “Cross Over” to the other chamber for action. All of the legislative initiatives advanced by the Virginia REALTORS® have passed (or should pass) in one chamber by Tuesday and will be heard […]

REALTORS® in Northern Virginia Respond to the Tax Increase Proposal

January 20, 2018

REALTORS® across Northern Virginia united to voice their concerns about the recent tax increase proposals to fund Metro. “While we are supportive of Metro, we are concerned about the impact this additional tax burden will have on Northern Virginia homeowners,” said Holly Weatherwax, President of the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR). Along with DAAR, […]

DAAR Members Donate over $1,600 in Gift Cards to the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter

January 18, 2018

REALTORS® and Affiliates give their time, talents and resources to the causes that matter most to them. From raising funds to helping build homes 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® (DAAR) are […]

Join Us: NVAR Contract Updates Effective January 1st, 2018: Thursday, 1/25

January 17, 2018

  Join us for an overview of the NVAR  contract changes that went into effect January 1, 2018 from 10am – Noon. Featured Speaker:  Keith Barrett, Esq. Members:  FREE Non-members: $20 Flyer  

You’re Invited! Tax Reform Forum – February 2nd, 10AM

January 16, 2018

You’re invited to attend DAAR’s Public Policy Forum: Tax Reform & You, Your Business & Your Clients, on Friday, February 2nd, 10-11:30am at DAAR, 21720 Red Rum Drive, Ashburn, VA. The recently enacted Tax Cut and Jobs Act includes several provisions that may impact you as a REALTOR®, your business, or your clients. Join us for a special […]

You’re Invited! Tax Reform Forum – February 2nd, 11AM

January 16, 2018

You’re invited to attend DAAR’s Public Policy Forum: Tax Reform & You, Your Business & Your Clients, on Friday, February 2nd, 10-11:30am at DAAR, 21720 Red Rum Drive, Ashburn, VA. The recently enacted Tax Cut and Jobs Act includes several provisions that may impact you as a REALTOR®, your business, or your clients. Join us for a special […]

December 2017 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Inventory Reaches Record Low as the Decline in Home Sales Persists

January 15, 2018

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 30th consecutive month, active listings declined and reached the lowest recorded […]