Category Archives: In the News

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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The world according to IKEA: Life at Home Report

This is the third consecutive year that IKEA launched the Life at Home report, which looks at the home life of people all over the world. The report digs deeper into what actually makes a home for people. What ingredients … Continue reading

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Virginia REALTORS® celebrate the success of partnering with Homes for Our Troops

The Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR) won recognition on Wednesday, May 18th, for the public relations campaign that announced our inaugural sponsorship of Homes for Our Troops. Honored at the 69th annual Virginia Public Relations Awards ceremony, VAR won the … Continue reading

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Harrisonburg-Rockingham REALTORS® talk Millennial housing

REALTOR® tips and trends for Millennial homebuyers were recently featured on Harrisonburg’s ABC affiliate, WHSV Channel 3. Bob Hill, CEO of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Association of REALTORS® (HRAR) offered insight on what Millennial homebuyers should consider when preparing for a home … Continue reading

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REALTOR® associations contribute to regional planning tool

The VCU Center for Urban and Regional Analysis recently launched a sophisticated tool designed to shed light on regional development trends. The ‘MetroView’ tool was created with support from the National and Virginia Associations of REALTORS® (NAR and VAR), and … Continue reading

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The Inman 101: Sasha Farmer of Montague, Miller & Company Realtors

Sasha Farmer is a residential Realtor and vice president of Montague, Miller & Company Realtors, a 100-plus agent firm that services Central Virginia. She runs a five-person real estate team, The Sasha Farmer Team, where she is the owner, team … Continue reading

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Richmond Association of REALTORS® in the spotlight

The leadership and ingenuity of the Richmond Association of REALTORS® (RAR) have been featured in local media recently. In addition to the appearance of newly installed President Dawn Bradley on the Homes section of the Richmond Times-Dispatch with VAR 2016 … Continue reading

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PwC and the Urban Land Institute presents the Emerging Trends in Real Estate®

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® is a trends and forecast publication now in its 37th edition, and is one of the most highly regarded and widely read forecast reports in the real estate industry. Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2016, … Continue reading

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Americans are moving less than 50 years ago

According to new census data, Americans are moving less than 50 years ago. Long-distance moves — from one city to another, out of state, across the country — are often moves made for jobs. Local moves, on the other hand, … Continue reading

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5 Urban redevelopment trends in 2016

What emerging trends could derail the current push for urban redevelopment in 2016? For now, there is still a strong movement focused on filling urban cores, and redeveloping older properties to increase density. This can certainly benefit local government revenues, … Continue reading

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