Category Archives: VAR Out & About

Prince William REALTORS® host Delegate Jackson Miller

-Written by Heidi Schlicher Cook, VAR Director of Political Operations  The REALTORS® Association of Prince William held a legislative breakfast for more 30 members on Tuesday, August 9th.  REALTOR® colleague and member of the Virginia House Delegates, Jackson Miller, was the … Continue reading

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Housing stakeholders gather to unlock rural solutions

Written by Jenny Wortham, Director of Community Outreach Housing stakeholders, including REALTORS®, affordable housing advocates, lenders, and public officials, gathered last week in Martinsville and in Abingdon to share insight on rural housing challenges and opportunities. The events, hosted by … Continue reading

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Greater Augusta holds annual tradeshow

By Heidi Cook, VAR Director of Political Operations  The Greater Augusta Association of REALTORS® held their annual tradeshow in Waynesboro on Wednesday, May 3rd. Over 100 REALTOR® members opened their “Passport to Success” as they perused more than 35 local, … Continue reading

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VAR Staff Participates in Local Association Tradeshows

The arrival of the autumn means back to school, the kickoff of football season and cooler temperatures. For many REALTORS® across Virginia, it also means tradeshow season!  This past Wednesday, four local REALTORS® Associations opened their doors to great educational … Continue reading

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Out and about: RPAC fundraising plan

Kathy Felton, VAR’s director of RPAC development & PFR spent some time with Nikki Harris (Dan River Region Association of REALTORS®) and Kim Mangum (Martinsville, Henry & Patrick Counties Association of REALTORS®) to develop a RPAC fundraising plan for the … Continue reading

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Out and about: Greater Piedmont Area Association of REALTORS®

VAR staffers Christine Hodges and Mike Rupertus had a chance to learn more about the Greater Piedmont Area Association of REALTORS® daily operations. Our hosts Debbie Werling, executive officer and Michelle Shanks, director of member services explained how important customer service … Continue reading

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Out and About: Choosing REALTOR Champions at SWVAR

On Tuesday, VAR’s Director of Grassroots Anthony Reedy traveled to Abingdon to conduct the Choosing REALTOR® Champion training with a members from the Southwest Virginia Association of REALTORS®.  Attendees included representatives from SWVAR staff, government affairs committee, and other interested members. … Continue reading

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Out and about: Williamsburg Area Association of REALTORS® sponsors community event with Red Cross

“The Williamsburg Area Association of REALTORS® recently sponsored a Blood Drive and free Shredding Service for the community.  34 pints of whole blood and $290 was collected for the American Red Cross. Pictured (L to R): Sandy Davis, Carol Jackson, and … Continue reading

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Out and About: Southside Virginia Association of REALTORS®

Southside Virginia Association of REALTORS® (SVAR) invited VAR staffers Lynne Wherry and Christine Hodges to spend some time with Association Executive Joe Croce, RCE and some of their members during the Broker Roundtable event. The roundtable topics included RESPA, Code … Continue reading

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VAR President Deborah Baisden visits Dulles Area Association of REALTORS®

Deborah Baisden, 2015 Virginia Association of REALTORS® President met with the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors on Thursday, May 21st. After the meeting Deborah joined the DAAR Leadership team for lunch. The DAAR Leadership pictured left to … Continue reading

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