Author Archives: Carley Dobson, Communications Marketing Specialist

25 Most Common Legal Hotline Questions & Answers

VAR recently updated the Top 25 Legal Hotline Q&A brochure. This refreshed content includes changes to the law that have taken place over the past three years. Download the brochure here From January 1, 2016 to-date, VAR attorneys have received … Continue reading

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Learnings from Fall Broker Day for Virginia REALTORS®

Last Thursday, October 20, more than 90 Virginia Brokers gathered in Richmond, VA for VAR’s Fall Broker Day 2016. Don Carnesi, Fall Broker Day Workgroup Chair led the day as Master of Ceremonies. The action-packed day was filled with informative … Continue reading

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Today is national ‘Get to Know Your Customers’ Day

October 20th is recognized as national “Get to Know Your Customers Day”. Get to Know Your Customers Day is observed annually on the third Thursday of each quarter in January, April, July, and October. This is a great day to reach out … Continue reading

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VAR Local Association Leadership Summit 2016 re-cap

On Monday, October 10, 2016, leaders and staff of Local REALTOR® Associations and VAR gathered in Richmond to network, learn and prepare for the upcoming year. The summit was led by incoming 2017 VAR President, Claire Forcier-Rowe, who provided a warm … Continue reading

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New Green Resource for REALTORS® Now Available

Ever wondered what you can do to be a sustainable REALTOR®, or how to layer some green into your business practices? The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently launched a new program to make the real estate industry and the housing … Continue reading

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NAR #GetREALTOR® Campaign launches commercial component in Money and Fortune Magazine

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Get Realtor® Consumer Advertising Campaign, which previously focused on residential real estate, has recently launched a commercial real estate component. To kickoff this commercial segment of the ad campaign, NAR has cultivated a media partnership with … Continue reading

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#VARconvention2016 photos now available!

Thank you to all members, speakers, leaders, award winners, sponsors and staff for making the 2016 VAR Annual Convention a great success. On September 19-21, almost 600 Virginia REALTORS® from across the Commonwealth gathered at National Harbor to explore, discover and … Continue reading

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Wednesday re-cap: 2016 VAR Convention

Wednesday was the third and final day of the 2016 VAR Annual Convention. The morning started off bright and early with the Champagne Breakfast honoring VAR Past Presidents, where 2016 VAR President, Bill White, bid a fond farewell to the … Continue reading

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Tuesday re-cap: VAR Annual Convention 2016

The second day of the VAR Annual Convention was filled with education, governance, and a lot of fun! Tuesday’s education sessions included: Legislative Update – 2016 New Laws, Laura Farley, VAR Deputy General Counsel What’s Congress Up To, Chris Bird … Continue reading

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Claire Forcier-Rowe installed as incoming President of the Virginia Association of REALTORS®

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, Claire Forcier-Rowe was installed as the incoming President of the Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR) during the VAR Annual Convention held at the National Harbor. Claire will officially begin her term as 2017 VAR President in November, following … Continue reading

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