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Join our Leadership Team

June 13, 2022

DAAR is seeking candidates to become part of our 2023 Board of Directors. As a part of DAAR’s leadership, you help to strengthen our Association and lead DAAR into the future. Serving your Association as a Director includes: Developing valuable skills in leadership, governance, industry relations, and strategic planning Decision making and problem solving Expanding […]

DAAR to Participate in REALTORS® Are Good Neighbors Volunteer Days June 4-12

May 27, 2022

The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) is set to participate in the 2022 REALTOR® Volunteer Days, giving local REALTORS® an opportunity to showcase the time and effort they’ve dedicated to our community. In partnership with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), members are being encouraged to join in on the nationwide philanthropic initiative while […]

DAAR to Hold Summer Donation Drive for Mobile Hope

May 23, 2022

With schools closed for the summer, millions of children across the country will go without reliable meals. That’s why, this summer, the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) will work with participating brokerages and affiliate offices to collect non-perishable food items, hygiene products and baby supplies to be donated to 2021-23 community service partner, Mobile […]

NVAR Standard Forms Changes Effective July 1, 2022

May 16, 2022

On Monday, June 27, from 6 p.m. to – 8 p.m., Keith Barrett, Esq, Vesta Settlements, will review and answer key questions regarding the changes to NVAR contracts for the DAAR membership. These new forms and form changes have been approved by the NVAR Board of Directors, as proposed by the NVAR Standard Forms Committee.  […]

DAAR Celebrates 2021 REALTOR® Awards

April 29, 2022

Photo Gallery The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) celebrated the success of its members on Thursday, April 28, at the 2021 DAAR REALTOR® Awards, which are held annually. The ceremony included the presentation of many prestigious awards, including REALTOR® of the Year which recognizes a member who has achieved the highest level of professionalism […]

DAAR to Promote Diversity in Real Estate Through Mentorship Program

April 15, 2022

The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) is proud to partner with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) on NAR Spire, an innovative new program which is designed to drive diversity within the real estate community. This mentorship opportunity will match REALTORS® with mentees from diverse backgrounds and minority communities to help individuals learn the […]

DAAR Leadership Update: Bright MLS

April 6, 2022

UPDATE (4/7/2022) As you know, Bright MLS has been experiencing ongoing outages related to its Search system that have impacted subscribers and their ability to conduct business. DAAR leadership has been in frequent communication with Bright MLS regarding the outages and will continue to work with Bright directly to channel member feedback and contribute to […]

BOS Adopts FY 2023 Budget; Lowers Personal & Property Tax Rates

April 6, 2022

The newly adopted budget goes into effect July 1, 2022. The real property tax rate of $0.89 has been effective as of January 1, 2022, and the new personal property tax rate of $4.15 (down from this year’s $4.20) will go into effect on January 1, 2023. Loudoun County’s Board of Supervisors (BOS) adopted a […]

DAAR Joins NVTA and Others in Opposition to Gas Tax Suspension

March 28, 2022

The gas tax accounts for one-third of the Commonwealth’s transportation funding, and there’s no guarantee that savings will be passed on to residents or REALTORS®. On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) signed a letter with other community organizations and REALTOR® associations opposing the Motor Vehicle Fuels tax (gas tax) […]

DAAR Celebrates Fair Housing Month 2022: Upcoming Events in Loudoun County

March 25, 2022

Take a sneak peek at some of the upcoming Fair Housing Month events in the community!   Next week marks the beginning of April, which means Fair Housing Month is almost officially here! While DAAR champions fair housing efforts every month, this time of year is always significant as we have the opportunity to highlight upcoming […]