Affiliate Membership Information and Benefits

The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) is pleased to offer area businesses the opportunity to join the Association as Affiliate Members. Affiliate Membership is a special category of membership reserved for individuals who are not actively engaged in the real estate profession but who have an interest in the   activities of the Association, including access to resources, programs, services and information.

Examples are, but not limited to, mortgage bankers, closing attorneys, home inspectors, home warranty representatives, insurance agents, pest control specialists, staging companies, interior design companies and web design companies.  Membership is on an individual or company basis.  In other words, only one person will join and hold membership on behalf of themselves or their company.

How does becoming a DAAR Affiliate benefit my business?

DAAR works for you! As a member, you are entitled to member communications, monthly news, legislative advocacy on your industry’s behalf, community service, and being part of a strong group of industry professionals. Businesses who become Affiliate Members also receive the following member benefits:


Service Directory Listing: Company logo, phone number and email included on the DAAR Resource Page. Listing is available by alpha and a downloadable list by industry.

Company Brochures and Business Cards: Display tri-fold brochures and business cards in the DAAR REALTOR® Store.

Marketing Opportunities: Classroom poster or pop-up banner, DAAR Signature Events Program Book Ads, Weekly Newsletter Ads, DAAR Classroom & REALTOR® Store Sponsorships.

Business Building Courses: Stay up to date with the latest strategies, techniques and tools to grow your business by taking a variety of workshops and classes focused on lead generation, marketing, effective technology and buyer and seller trends.

Instructor Opportunities: Showcase your expertise and become a member of the DAAR Real Estate School faculty.


Online Communications: DAAR’s website is loaded with searchable information on events and other Association news as well as the many services provided by DAAR. DAAR also maintains a presence on social media sites including Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

DAAR eNews: A weekly e-newsletter is sent to keep members up-to-date with happenings in the local real estate market and with DAAR activities and notices.

Business Building Courses: Stay up to date with the latest strategies, techniques and tools to grow your business by taking a variety of workshops and classes focused on lead generation, marketing, effective technology and buyer and seller trends.

Instructor Opportunities: Showcase your expertise and become a member of the DAAR Real Estate School faculty.


Online REALTOR® Directory: Affiliate members can search online and Find a REALTOR” search engine.

SentriLock® Lockbox Services: SentriLock®, the leading electronic lockbox manufacturer and service provider for the real estate industry, makes showing and selling properties safe and efficient.  Purchase your subscription and access personalized training, support and tools.

Awards and Industry Recognition: Build business awareness based on your outstanding achievements in the industry at the annual DAAR REALTOR® Awards event.

Market Statistics: Share the latest monthly market statistics analysis for Loudoun County prepared by George Mason University’s Center for Regional Analysis.

Classroom and Board Room Complimentary Rental: REALTOR® members enjoy complimentary use of these rooms for sales and client meetings.  Advance reservations required.


DAAR offers an environment in which you can develop enduring relationships that can have a positive impact on the growth of your company. For 2021, DAAR is offering a 6-month sponsorship at half price of what a full year sponsorship would cost. DAAR will also offer the opportunity to reserve an 18-moth sponsorship that will align with our fiscal year change. Those companies who commit to an 18-month sponsorship will receive discounts, and the best package value.

Benefits of Partnerships:

  • Increase Exposure
  • Sponsorship Spending Opportunities
  • Company Memberships
  • Sponsored Event Recognition
  • Affiliate Directory
  • Logo and Link on DAAR Strategic Partners Page
  • Annual Meeting & Expo Booth Discounts
  • Signature Event Program Book Ads
  • Signature Event Tickets
  • Publication Advertisements – Facebook and DAAR Newsletter
  • Classroom Pop-up Banners and Poster

Types of Partnerships:

  • Diamond Partner
  • Platinum Partner
  • Gold Partner
  • Silver Partner
  • Bronze Partner

2021 DAAR Sponsorship Opportunities Guide


Whether you’re looking to reach a specific segment of the REALTOR® community, such as broker-owners or newly licensed agents, or want to build awareness through increased visibility over a multi-month or annual period. DAAR has a variety of media-based and in-person marketing opportunities available to assist you in reaching your business goals. You can use your sponsorship bucks from a Strategic Partnership to choose from an array of sponsorship opportunities.

Signature Events:
REALTOR Recharge: Conference & Expo: DAAR Conference & Expo will bring together more than 250 real estate professionals, affiliates and expert speakers at one exciting event!  Don’t miss the unique opportunity to take advantage of educational classes, hot-topic sessions, DAAR’s annual meeting membership update and elections, a best-in-real estate services expo, prizes and more!

Economic Summit: The event offers an opportunity for REALTORS® in the Northern Virginia and Loudoun County area to understand housing and economic trends and forecast for 2020 and beyond. Our Economic Summit offers valuable insight on the national, regional and local housing market from some of the most renowned economic experts in the country.

Holiday Party & Board of Directors Installation: Celebrate the Holidays and the installation of the new DAAR Board of Directors and the incoming DAAR President.

DAAR Awards Event – Each year the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® recognizes REALTOR® professionals who have reached exceptional levels in various categories.

Class Sponsor: The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® 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.


How do I become a DAAR Affiliate Member?

What are Affiliate Dues?

Dues are $249 per year + $50 one time application fee = $299 for the 2021 Calendar Year

Affiliate Individual Prorated DAAR Dues (NEW MEMBERS ONLY):

2021 Affiliate Individual Prorated DAAR Dues
Jan: $249 Feb: $228.25 Mar: $207.50 Apr: $186.75 May: $166 Jun: $145.25
July: $124.50 Aug: $103.75 Sep: $83.00 Oct: $62.65 Nov: $41.50 Dec: No Charge
Membership fee will also include a one-time $50 application fee


Partner and Sponsorship Opportunities

DAAR’s Affiliate Partner and Sponsorship program is a combined membership/sponsorship plan that provides an all‐inclusive option created to enhance your company’s membership benefits and participation with DAAR. The results‐driven components of our program are designed to provide maximum return on investment in an effort to take your business down the road to success.

DAAR’s Premier and Preferred partnership opportunities are available on a first come, first‐served basis, so act NOW to secure an opportunity that helps build the partnerships you need to make your business succeed. Individual sponsorship opportunities are also available.

DAAR Affiliate and Service Providers

Sponsorship Opportunities Brochure

For more information about these unique opportunities contact Mike Hyatt, Member Services, Events Business Development Manager, or 571-291-9802.