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Fair Housing and You – An Overview of the Fair Housing Act

April 23, 2018

The Fair Housing Act helps form the foundation of the real estate industry — the right to own property — and the Code of Ethics for REALTORS®. As stewards of the right to own, use and transfer private property, fair housing protects the livelihood and business of REALTORS®. Join with DAAR as we learn more […]

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  

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

January 1, 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  

October 2017 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Flat Sales Growth and Low Inventory Remain

November 15, 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 Sales growth continues to remain flat as the 496 closed sales in October […]

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

Manual Listing Entry No Longer an Option for Zillow

March 3, 2017

As of May 1st the Zillow Group will no longer allow agents to manually enter their listings into Zillow. According to the Zillow Group, this change was made to provide high-quality listing data and a simple way for brokers and agents to market their listings through Broker and MLS feeds. According to the latest BrightMLS […]

NAR, Realtor.com® Identify Growing Rift Between Housing Availability and Affordability

February 20, 2017

Existing-home sales are forecast to expand 1.7 percent in 2017, but a new housing affordability model created jointly by the National Association of Realtors® and realtor.com®, a leading online real estate destination, operated by operated by News Corp [NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA]; [ASX: NWS, NWSLV] subsidiary Move, Inc., suggests homebuyers at many income levels could see […]

Important: Changes to the SentriLock® Rules & Regulations, and Citation System

February 15, 2017

As of January 1st, 2017, changes to the Regional Rules and Regulations for the SentriLock® Lockbox System and the Citation System are in place.  The process for individuals to file certain Code of Ethics complaints anonymously is also available. Background on SentriLock® Rules and Regulations Changes The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® is part of […]

Obstacles Hinder Aspiring Home Buyers

February 10, 2017

Affordability pressures, student debt and possible confusion about down payment requirements have kept many aspiring homeowners from reaching the market, according to NAR’s Aspiring Home Buyers Profile, which analyzes data from the association’s Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey. “Nearly all non-homeowners said they want to own a home in the future, but it’s […]