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January 2019 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Inventory Tightest in Over a Decade

February 15, 2019

Overview Active listings in Loudoun County reached a decade low in January after declining 17.1 percent from January 2018 to just 727 homes in January 2019. The number of active listings in January was the fewest active listings of any month over the past ten years. Active listings in January declined among all home types […]

DAAR Closed Monday, February 18th, 2019

February 12, 2019

In observance of Presidents Day; DAAR will be closed Monday, February 18th, 2019. We will open at 8:30AM on Tuesday, February 19th.  

Loop in Your Clients with Homeowner Notifications!

February 6, 2019

New Feature Lets Clients Know When Home is Entered and Exited! SentriLock continues to improve the features of the electronic lockbox system and a much requested action has just been rolled out.  The new Homeowner Notification feature provides real-time notifications of when the key compartment is opened and when prospective buyers exit the property.  Set […]

Register NOW: Bright MLS Onsite Training Clinics in February and March!

January 29, 2019

We are pleased to offer onsite Bright MLS Training Clinics conducted by Kim Mingo at DAAR, 21720 Red Rum Drive, #177, Ashburn, VA in February and March: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 10AM-12PM:  Working with Buyers:  Learn to set your branding, how to search efficiently, work with reports & emails – Register online 1PM – 3PM:    Working with […]

Did you Know? Listing Agents Can Use a CBS Code for Extra Layer of Security

January 16, 2019

  The call before showing code (CBS code) is an additional code you may need to enter before you can access the key compartment of a lockbox. It is an extra layer of security on the lockbox requiring an additional code before the key compartment will open.  Not all lockboxes use a CBS code. A […]

HELP WANTED: Volunteers Needed for Updating LAWS Resourceful Woman Thrift Store

January 9, 2019

DAAR’s Community Service Committee is updating the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS) Resourceful Woman Thrift Store. 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 Resourceful Woman is a program of LAWS that features gently […]

What a Government Shutdown Means for REALTORS®

December 27, 2018

A Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the federal government was not approved on Friday, December 21st, 2018 leading to a partial shutdown of some government operations. This partial shutdown, which includes some federal housing and mortgage programs, could cause settlement and financing delays. Here are a few ways loans may be impacted: Federal Housing Administration HUD’s Contingency Plan […]

Above Board: Community Service Committee’s Growing Impact in Loudoun and Beyond

December 17, 2018

The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS®, founded in 1962 and serving over 1,400 REALTOR® and Affiliate members, works to safeguard and advance the mutual interests of the public, property owners, and real estate professionals for real estate-related matters. DAAR has donated over $300,000 to local charities since 1992 and looks forward to continuing this tradition […]

NVAR Standard Forms Changes Effective January 1, 2019; Attend Class on 1/7

December 16, 2018

You’re invited to learn about updates to NVAR Standard Forms on Monday, January 7, 2019, 10AM-12PM, DAAR, Ashburn.  Featured speaker Keith Barrett, Esq, Vesta Settlements, will review and answer key questions regarding the changes below effective January 1st, 2019:  Free for DAAR Members.  Register online here.  For more information, view the flyer. NVAR forms changes effective January 1st, 2019: 1. K1343 – Inspection Contingency […]

You’re Invited: NVAR Standard Forms Updates Class – Monday, 1/7, 10AM-12PM

December 6, 2018

You’re invited to learn about updates to NVAR Standard Forms on Monday, January 7, 2019, 10AM-12PM, DAAR, Ashburn.  Featured speaker Keith Barrett, Esq, Vesta Settlements, will review and answer questions regarding the latest changes effective January 1st, 2019.  Free for DAAR Members.  Register online here. For more information, view the flyer.