Real Estate Issues


Industry Issues

NVAR stays on top of industry issues so we can provide members with accurate and current information about regulations and trending topics.
NVAR is currently active on these issues. An important component of the issues we look at is your voice. If you have suggestions for items we should be looking into please email us at
  • Condo Act Right of Cancellation

  • Fair Housing

  • Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Electronic Delivery

  • Industry Competency and Professionalism

  • Real Estate Teams
  • Student Loan Debt Refinancing

  • Conventional Residential Lending/G-Fees

  • National Flood Insurance Program

  • Housing/FHA Condo Financing

  • Federal Tax Reform

Latest Legislative News

  • New laws
    June 30, 2022

    New Laws 2022 – What You Need to Know for July 1

    The 2022 General Assembly Session was an incredibly positive and productive session for the Realtors®. The noted legislation are those bills we have selected as having an impact on your business.
  • From the Ground Up
    June 29, 2022

    From the Ground Up - June 29, 2022

    "From the Ground Up" informs NVAR members ton upcoming projects throughout the Northern Virginia region. Information includes proposed residential and commercial development projects in the news, rezoning applications and site plan amendments coming before local government, affordable housing project news, announcements of new businesses locating in the region and other economic development news.
  • Missing Middle Diagram
    June 28, 2022

    Realtors® Comment on Arlington Missing Middle Housing Debate

    NVAR supports efforts by Arlington County to explore how new housing types could help address Arlington’s shortfall in housing supply and gaps in housing choices. We are concerned however that the study and the resulting draft framework will not deliver the desired outcomes. It requires a hard look at homeownership opportunities, including county programs to incentivize and encourage ownership, as well as the creation of housing types most likely to lead to ownership.
    June 24, 2022

    FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy News

    1. VRE considering free rides for September 2. Richmond's first 3D-printed home sold 3. Metro takes control of Silver Line extension, starting testing phase 4. Alexandria West Plan Area Community Planning Process to Launch this Fall 5. ‘Missing middle’ proposal prompts intense debate, competing signs at County Board meeting
  • I-270 Traffic
    June 14, 2022

    Call For Action: Tell TPB to Approve the Visualize 2045 Transportation Plan

    On June 15th, Anti-Road Activists will lobby the Transportation Planning Board to delay critical infrastructure improvements to I-270 & the American Legion Bridge. Take Action to tell them we NEED critical infrastructure improvements in the region's most congested area.