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You’re Invited! A Night of Brews & Baseball: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in Purcellville!

July 19, 2018

Join us for a Night of Brews & Baseball, sponsored by Access National Bank, on Wednesday, July 25th. Festivities begin at Dragon Hops Brewing, 130 East Main Street, Purcellville at 5:30PM.  We will then head over to Fireman’s Fields to watch the Purcellville Cannons versus New Market at 7PM.  Let us know you’re coming so […]

Gene Mock and Beckwith Bolle Receive Virginia REALTORS Honor Society Recognition

July 19, 2018

Congratulations to Beckwith Bolle, Carter Braxton Preferred Properties, Leesburg and Gene Mock, Keller Williams, Leesburg  who have been recognized as a member of the Virginia REALTORS® Honor Society for 2017. The Virginia REALTORS® Honor Society recognizes members for their outstanding commitment, dedication and service to the local, state and national REALTOR® organization. Locally, Beckwith has served […]

Bill Aims to Restore Net Neutrality Provisions

July 19, 2018

The National Association of REALTORS is applauding the introduction in Congress of legislation that would override the Federal Communications Commission’s decision last year to dismantle its net neutrality regulations, which were designed to keep internet service providers from blocking or throttling content and services delivered online. For more information, click here.

Update: MRIS and TREND Conversion to Bright by the End of Year

July 6, 2018

DAAR was informed this week that kick off meetings are underway for planning the conversions of MRIS and TREND subscribers to the Bright system. Leadership teams of brokers, agents and association executives are being formed to provide insight into their needs and to ensure critical information and capabilities they rely on are in the Bright system when […]

Join us! 2018 Fall Mix & Mingle-Thursday, 10/4, 4-6pm

July 2, 2018

DAAR members are cordially invited to our Fall Mix and Mingle networking event on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Dog Money Restaurant and Brewery, Leesburg, VA. Enjoy beer, wine, light hors d’oeuvres, and networking!  The Community Services Committee will host a silent auction to support DeShong’s Gift Back throughout the evening!  […]

NVAR Standard Form Changes – Effective July 1st, 2018

June 17, 2018

Effective July 1st, 2018, the following changes have been made to the NVAR Forms: K1375 – Assistance Animal Addendum – This is a new form which was created to provide a lease addendum where the landlord has approved a request for an assistance animal in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Housing Act, and […]

June is National Homeownership Month: Spotlight on Local Programs

June 6, 2018

June is National Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate and promote the American Dream of owning a home. REALTORS® know that homeownership is the best investment an individual can make to build their personal wealth. June is a time to reiterate what REALTORS® across the country have always known, that it is in the best […]

Sardone Celebrates 50 Years of Service to the Industry

May 29, 2018

Earlier this month, Jerry Sardone, Jerry Sardone Realty LLC, celebrated fifty years in the business at a First Fifty Years celebration at Greenhill Winery in Middleburg. The Jerry Sardone Realty landmark building on Route 7 in Sterling has served the community for decades. Seven years after the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (originally the Loudoun County Board […]

Virginia REALTORS® and National Association of REALTORS® Increase Dues for 2019

May 19, 2018

The Virginia REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS® approved an increase in dues for all REALTOR® members for 2019 to provide for the following: Virginia REALTORS® Dues Increase – $120 to $155* Additional resources to serve the membership and profession such as the legal hotline (value = $300/hour), Inman Subscription (value = $199/year) and […]

Rural Rules: Land Use Assessment Program and Rollback Taxes

May 9, 2018

Did you know that there is a Land Use Assessment Program in Loudoun County that provides a deferral of real estate taxes when a property meets qualifying standards for agricultural, forestry, horticultural or open space uses? The program is administered by the Commissioner of the Revenue’s (COR) office located at the Loudoun County Government Center […]