Millions of Middle-Income Homeowners Stand to Lose Under “Big 6” Tax Proposal

September 28, 2017

A group of legislators and administration leaders known as the “Big 6” released last week an outline for comprehensive tax reform that if enacted, according to the National Association of Realtors®, could lead to a tax on homeownership for millions. According to the Big 6’s framework for tax reform, changes to the current tax code […]

Are you Election Ready? In-Person Absentee Voting Begins 9/22

September 22, 2017

On Tuesday, November 7th, a General Election will be held at all precincts in Loudoun County. On the ballot will be candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Members of the House of Delegates. Loudoun County also has two bond questions and the towns of Leesburg and Round Hill have special elections for a […]

Gene Mock Receives Virginia REALTORS Honor Society Recognition

September 22, 2017

Congratulations to Gene Mock, Keller Williams, Leesburg, who has been recognized as a member of the Virginia REALTORS® Honor Society for 2016. The Virginia REALTORS® Honor Society recognizes members for their outstanding commitment, dedication and service to the local, state and national REALTOR® organization. Locally, he serves as a trustee of the Dulles Area REALTORS® […]

RPAC Announces 2017 Endorsements for Local Virginia General Assembly Candidates

September 21, 2017

The Virginia REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) announced its endorsements for local candidates running for the Virginia House of Delegates on November 7, 2017. RPAC supports legislators and candidates who support maintaining a healthy real estate environment. These candidates are chosen by REALTORS® based on the candidates’ views on real estate-related issues. RPAC promotes the REALTOR® Party […]

Gift Card Donations for Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS)

September 18, 2017

DAAR’s Community Service committee is seeking donations of gift cards for the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter.  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 gift cards from the LAWS Wish List are: A $20 […]

August 2017 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Sales Price Reaches Record High; Sales Decline; Inventory Remains Low

September 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 Bright MLS housing data from MarketStats by ShowingTime. Overview Loudoun County’s median home sale price reached $478,500 in August – an increase […]

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 […]

Important Update: CE Carry Over Eligibility Process

September 13, 2017

Real Estate Licensees who have completed all of their required Continuing Education (CE) credit hours–16 for a Salesperson and 24 for a Broker–in the previous licensure term and who have completed extra credit hours in the last six months of that same licensure period may qualify to “carry over” extra CE credit hours and apply […]

Preparation = Success: Review Session for Broker Exam Scheduled

September 7, 2017

Quit putting off your broker PSI exam!  September 18th, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Take the review with DAAR’s knowledgeable instructors. Registration form

Turn the Tide: Tell Congress to Reauthorize the NFIP

August 31, 2017

Please take action and tell your Member of Congress that the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) supports H.R. 2874, “The 21st Century Flood Reform Act.” The Problem: The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2017. Millions of home and small business owners in more than 20,000 communities nationwide require […]