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Discovering Commercial Real Estate

December 11, 2019

March 19, 2020 – 1:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. NAR’s Discovering Commercial Real Estate Frank Dillow, Senior Commercial Broker This course offers a broad overview of the basics of commercial real estate and how it differs from residential real estate. Students will be able to distinguish and understand the broker’s role and discover the different types of […]

Get Ready to Increase Your Listings and Grow Your Business

December 11, 2019

Join DAAR on March 12-13, 2020 for a two day SRS designation course!   This is a two day class where you can earn a designation that is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real Estate Business Institute (REBI) who meet specific educational and practical experience criteria. The SRS Designation Course will redefine your […]

Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® 2020 Officers and Directors Installed

December 6, 2019

Barry Taylor, Weichert, REALTORS® in Ashburn, VA, was installed as the 2020 President of the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) at the annual Holiday Party and Board Installation. The event took place on December 5, 2019 and included the installation of the nineteen local area REALTORS® and two Affiliate members who will serve as […]

A New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping: Complete Your CE in January for FREE at DAAR

December 4, 2019

DAAR’s Real Estate School is dedicated to meeting the needs of your professional development by offering more classes and seminars designed to give you the resources and knowledge to stay on top of your business. DAAR is offering in-classroom industry leading CE courses designed to fulfill all 16 required hours within two days for Sales Agents […]

A New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping: Complete Your PLE in January

December 2, 2019

DAAR’s Real Estate School is dedicated to meeting the needs of your professional development as a new agent by offering more classes and seminars designed to give you the resources and knowledge to stay on top of your business. DAAR is offering in-classroom industry leading PLE courses designed to fulfill all 30 required hours within […]

Bright MLS Delays Enforcement of Off MLS Policy to February 2020

November 25, 2019

As you know, on October 16th, we received official notification that Bright MLS announced a new policy requiring agents to submit a listing within 1 business day of marketing to the public.  As reported last month, DAAR wrote a letter to the Bright MLS Board of Directors on Friday, October 25th requesting a delayed enactment date on […]

Census 2020

November 18, 2019

Key Census Messages – Fall 2019 The Census can be complicated. During the Education phase, we are focused on simple messages that emphasize impact, confidentiality, and a general timeline. Census Day is April 1, 2020. – Watch for a postcard that will arrive in the mail in mid-March. – You can respond to the Census […]

Winter Warmth 2019

November 18, 2019

The 2019 Winter Warmth cold weather clothing and blanket drive organized by the Community Service Committee was a great success! DAAR members dropped off coats, blankets, hats, and gloves from the end of September through November 18th. The Community Service Committee collected and distributed 20 huge bags of clothing, sheets and blankets to Mobile Hope, […]

President’s Page: Off-MLS Policy Update

November 11, 2019

I just returned from the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) Conference and Expo in San Francisco, CA with President-Elect Barry Taylor and Christine Windle, CEO representing the association. During the conference, the NAR MLS Committee (view for more info) and NAR Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a Clear Cooperation Policy requiring listing brokers to submit […]

NVAR Standard Forms Changes Effective December 1, 2019; Attend Class on 11/22

October 31, 2019

You’re invited to learn about updates to NVAR Standard Forms, effective December 1st, 2019, on Friday, November 22, 2019, 1PM-3PM, DAAR, Ashburn.   Changes to the forms are earlier due to the Bright Off MLS policy and POA statute related changes.  Featured speaker Keith Barrett, Esq, Vesta Settlements, will review and answer key questions regarding the […]