SentriCard Update: Deprecation Begins March 21

February 25, 2022

As previously communicated, SentriLock will be officially retiring the SentriCard as an access means for SentriLock lockboxes. Effective March 21, 2022, members of DAAR will no longer be able to use the smart cards to access lockboxes and will need to utilize the SentriKey® Real Estate app. Keep in mind that, despite the retirement of […]

DAAR Announces 2022 Emerging Leaders Scholarship

February 3, 2022

What Is The Scholarship?  Established by DAAR’s Diversity and Housing Initiatives (DHI) Committee, the 2022 Emerging Leaders Scholarship will be awarded to a REALTOR® member who would like to attend Virginia REALTORS®’ (VAR) annual convention in Richmond from September 20-22, 2022, and elevate their leadership skills within the industry. The recipient will be reimbursed for […]

Apply for the 2022 Good Neighbor Awards

February 2, 2022

The National Association of Realtors® announced Tuesday, Feb. 1, that it is accepting applications for the 2022 Good Neighbor Awards. The program recognizes Realtors® who have made an extraordinary impact in their communities through volunteer service. Five winners will each receive a $10,000 grant for their nonprofit organization and will be recognized at the November […]

DAAR Testifies Before Senate Transportation Committee in Support of Greenway Bill

January 28, 2022

The legislation aims to achieve a 50% reduction in current toll rates in the eastern end of the road and a $1-$2 reduction on the western end.  On Thursday, January 27, 2022, DAAR brought its advocacy efforts (virtually) to Richmond by speaking in favor of the Greenway Bill during the Virginia Senate Transportation Committee meeting. […]

Contract Forms Now Available via SkySlope

January 20, 2022

As of January 1, 2022, NAR no longer offers free membership to zipForm® as a member benefit. In response, Virginia REALTORS® is offering free membership to SkySlope Forms and SkySlope DigiSign as member benefits to all dues-paying members of the Association. DAAR REALTOR® members will be able to access all NVAR contract forms via SkySlope Forms. […]

Loudoun Receives $10 Million from Virginia Housing’s Amazon REACH Program

January 11, 2022

The funding, dedicated to affordable housing in Loudoun, comes amid rising concerns about Amazon HQ2’s potential impact on home prices in Northern Virginia. On Monday, January 10, 2022, Loudoun County announced its receipt of state grants in the amount of $10 million for affordable (attainable) multifamily housing. These funds are in addition to the $3.75 […]

BOS Boosts Incentives for Conservation Easements Assistance Program (CEAP)

January 5, 2022

The annual funding for CEAP is $150,000 and will be available to qualifying landowners on rolling basis. On January 4th, 2022, the Loudoun County Government announced the Board of Supervisors (BOS) has approved changes to the Conservation Easements Assistance Program (CEAP) which will expand the number of qualified landowners who may receive financial support. According to […]

2022 Quarterly Reports

January 1, 2022

Below you’ll find the quarterly market quarterly posts from 2022.  In each post, you’ll find the downloadable report. (Reports are published at the end of each quarter.) Q1 2022: Market Indicators Report Q2 2022 – Market Indicators Report Q3 2022: Market Indicators Report Q4 2022: Market Indicators Report

2021 Holiday Party & Installation

November 30, 2021

Register Now Celebrate the holiday season and participate in the installation of 2022 President Rich Blessing and the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors. The event will take place Thursday, Dec. 9, from 5-8  p.m. at 1757 Gold Club in Dulles, Va. Please note the agenda for the evening: 5 p.m. – Registration/Networking […]

BOS Adopts ROIA for Zoning Ordinance

November 22, 2021

On November 16, 2021, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors (BOS) adopted a Resolution of Intent to Amend (ROIA) for the Revised 1993 Zoning Ordinance. According to the county’s press release, the ROIA is a necessary step in the revision process. The County’s press release also delineates key goals for the rewrite project, which include:  Implementation […]