Why Use a Realtor®?


Northern Virginia Realtors® Take You Further.

The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® is the local Realtor® association for over 12,000 professionals. As the voice of real estate in Northern Virginia, we are your community resource.

What is a Realtor®?

The word Realtor® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional as a member of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Realtors® have a three-way membership with their national, state and local association.

The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® (NVAR) serves over 12,000 state-licensed real estate professionals as their local Realtor® association. As a voluntary trade association, NVAR develops and maintains rules that go beyond the minimum standards required by law. NVAR members are committed to working together to create a higher standard of integrity and service for the industry.

Be sure to work with a Realtor® for your real estate transactions; they will guide you through every step of the home buying and selling process! Our members’ mission is to deliver exemplary service to their clients: YOU!


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Northern Virginia Realtors® are your market experts. They can guide you through complicated procedures and technical laws, regulations and contract documents. They stay up-to-date on industry trends through NVAR classes, programs and events.


Our Realtors® have access to a vast network of Service Providers. NVAR's Service Provider members offer services and products that support Realtors® and consumers, such as junk removal, settlement services, appraisers, home staging and much more.


Our Realtors® are committed to following the Realtor® Code of Ethics, NVAR’s Bylaws and Lockbox Rules. Their responsibility is to the client, and they will always act in your best interest.

Real estate transactions are complicated.

Northern Virginia Realtors® can walk you through the process.

To read a complete list of stages of the transaction, click here.

300+ steps in the transaction process
$48000 sales increase
When using a Realtor®

Home Buying and Selling Resources

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