Category Archives: Community

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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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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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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Homes for Our Troops: Third Year of Partnership, Lifetime of Impact

Virginia REALTORS® are noted for leadership in communities and causes. The knowledge and generosity of REALTORS® makes a significant difference in the lives of our neighbors, the quality of our surroundings, and access to the American Dream. We are proud to … Continue reading

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Announcing the Virginia Leadership Academy Class of 2017

The Virginia REALTORS® are pleased to recognize the members that have been accepted into the 2017 Virginia Leadership Academy (VLA). Classmates were introduced at the conclusion of last week’s Legislative Advocacy Conference. The Virginia Leadership Academy is conducted once every two … Continue reading

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The Season of Giving

The staff of the Virginia Association of REALTORS® has an annual giving tradition with the Salvation Army. This year, staff members sponsored 25 Salvation Army Angel Tree angels and put smiles on the faces of not only the children who … Continue reading

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Simple thanks

During this season of thanks, we wish you a safe and joyful time to celebrate your families, communities, and achievements. Your work makes a difference in the Virginia economy and in every one of our cities, counties, and neighborhoods. Thank you, Virginia … Continue reading

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REALTORS® Have a Heart: Hampton Roads members assist hurricane victims

The Hampton Roads REALTORS® Association (HRRA) has given essential aid to neighbors in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. Through their REALTORS® Have a Heart Flood Relief effort, HRRA members have worked tirelessly to deliver care packages, going door to door … Continue reading

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Hale: Solutions to address Virginia’s rural housing challenges

In an op-ed in Wednesday’s Roanoke Times, VAR Past President Kit Hale laid out the results of a year-long review of rural housing trends and needs facilitated by Housing Virginia in partnership with the Virginia Association of REALTORS®.  The report, … Continue reading

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