Author Archives: Jenny Wortham, Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Relations

Legal Video: Home Inspection Report

Virginia REALTORS® Staff Counsel Cate Oroszlan discusses the home inspection report and what happens when the buyer terminates the contract due to inspection issues. Watch and share the video directly from this post, and visit more Legal Videos by clicking here. … Continue reading

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March Surge Contributes to Significant Growth in First Quarter Residential Market

The first quarter of 2017 illustrates another year of significant market strength. With particularly strong sales in March, the first quarter of 2017 outperformed the prior year first quarter by 7.8 percent (rising from 21,213 transactions to 22,859). Likewise, first … Continue reading

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In the Spotlight: new cameo series!

Who better to talk about the industry and impact of Virginia REALTORS® than… Virginia REALTORS®? We’ve got a slew of member cameos telling the story of Virginia real estate, and we are kicking off the series with the incredible Virginia … Continue reading

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Read all about it! NEW member benefit

Beginning in May, Inman Select will be a new feature of Virginia REALTORS® membership. Select connects you to the latest news, powerful insights, objective analysis, special reports, and the numbers behind the news. Your Select subscription includes: Inman Daily & Weekly Headlines Inman … Continue reading

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Truckloads of opportunity

 Tons of furniture (literally), dozens of house cleaning kits, a small fleet of U-Hauls, and twelve Virginia REALTORS® made for an energetic scene at our headquarters this week. The Virginia Leadership Academy (VLA) convened for its first retreat, but the … Continue reading

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Legal Video: Website Accessibility

Virginia REALTORS® Associate General Counsel Erin Barton shares information on website accessibility and how the issue might affect your business. Do you have an employee designated to maintain your site’s accessibility? Have you trained your staff on website accessibility standards? Make … Continue reading

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Virginia Stars Recognized in NAR’s 30 Under 30

This year’s 30 under 30 Class of 2017 honorees have been announced by the National Association of REALTORS®, and two Virginia REALTORS® have been recognized as rising stars in the real estate industry. These outstanding members have demonstrated success, creativity, … Continue reading

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Fair Housing Month begins on April 1!

April is right around the corner, and this year it marks the 49th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act, which prohibits housing discrimination and draws attention both to the challenges that remain in housing and the progressive achievements … Continue reading

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Ready to teach? The Extraordinary Educator Series is coming soon!

From the idea to the delivery, turning a topic into a course that is compelling, memorable and engaging isn’t easy!  Through this special offering, you’ll learn what makes a good training course, how to decide just what to cover, how … Continue reading

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February Home Sales Reflect Limited Inventory and High Buyer Demand

Residential real estate sales continue to indicate a year of market strength. Though year-over-year transactions remained static, the spike in price and accompanying decline in average days on the market point to high demand and restricted inventory. Year-over-year, the number … Continue reading

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