Category Archives: The Buzz

In the Spotlight: Virginia REALTOR® Drew Fristoe

Virginia REALTOR®  Drew Fristoe was taught from a young age to believe that he could make positive change. His philosophy is that if you want to make something better, get involved and do it. It’s a strong mantra in his real estate career. … 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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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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NAR Government Affairs release Spring Break Report

The National Association of REALTORS® recently released their Spring Break Report updating REALTOR® members on policy happenings on Capitol Hill.  While the legislative year is still in the initial stages, there are several key issues important to REALTORS® on the … Continue reading

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REALTOR® Jackson Miller runs for Prince William Clerk of Court

Jackson Miller, REALTOR® and part-owner of Crossroads, REALTORS® in Manassas, is no stranger to public service. As a former Prince William County police officer, former Manassas City Councilor, and current member of the Virginia House of Delegates, he has dedicated … Continue reading

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Storyboard: Josh and Breese Romano

Josh and Breese Romano are Richmond REALTORS® and a husband and wife team –  they represent both buyers and sellers and they are gaining national attention for their renovation business. Through their company, Cobblestone Development, they are committed to improving … 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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