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VAR Out & About: Southwest Virginia

Members of VAR staff and board of directors visited the Southwest Virginia Association of REALTORS. Continue reading

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VAR Out and About: Association Executives Conference

The staff executives of the state’s 28 local Realtor associations came to Richmond for the annual Virginia Association Executives Conference, where they got a crash, two-day course in a host of important topics. Proposed Virginia Real Estate Board regulations Professional … Continue reading

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Real Show 2014 registration is open!

The 2014 Real Show — the official statewide convention and expo for Virginia Realtors — is now open for registration. This year’s show is already shaping up to be phenomenal. For starters, you asked and we listened: The Real Show … Continue reading

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Virginia Realtors meet with senators Warner and Kaine in D.C.

On Wednesday, May 14 dozens of Virginia Realtors flocked to Capitol Hill to attend a federal address with U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine. Realtors provided a big “thank you” to both senators for supporting the passage of the Flood Insurance … Continue reading

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Virginia Peninsula Association of REALTORS® welcomes new CEO

We would like to welcome a new association executive to the ranks in Virginia. James M. “Jim” Wetzel is the new CEO at the Virginia Peninsula Association of REALTORS®. Jim has 15 years of Realtor association management experience including executive management … Continue reading

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Message from the President: Governor Signs VAR Bills

Over the weekend, your Virginia Association of REALTORS® Policy and Advocacy team received confirmation that Governor McAuliffe signed the entire Virginia Association of REALTORS® Legislative Agenda into law.  Though the specific provisions of the bills he signed will not come … Continue reading

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VAR market analysis featured in Leesburg Today

Leesburg’s daily newspaper, Leesburg Today, featured VAR’s analysis of Virginia’s housing markets in its Loudoun Business section. Not only did the paper cite data from our Pieces of Home housing market report, it also quoted VAR President Bradley J. Boland. “When you … Continue reading

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VAR Out & About: Southern Piedmont

VAR team members Erika Almstead (director of professional standards and legal affairs) and Lynne Wherry (director of member outreach) visited the Southern Piedmont Land & Lake Board of REALTORS® on Tuesday, January 28 to conduct leadership and bylaws training with … Continue reading

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VAR’s President Brad Boland tapped for seat on Blueprint Virginia

Virginia Association of REALTORS® 2013 President Bradley J. Boland has been asked by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce to sit on the Business Climate and Economic Development Industry Council for Blueprint Virginia: A Business Plan for the Commonwealth. Blueprint Virginia … Continue reading

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VAR Out & About: Harrisonburg/Rockingham

VAR Legal Consultant Jay DeBoer and Legal Counsel Blake Hegeman both taught courses at the Harrisonburg/Rockingham Association of REALTORS® “to a very bright and fun group of members on a cold day,” DeBoer says — that was January 8, where, … Continue reading

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