Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Advocacy Success

Your Realtor® Advocacy team works tirelessly to protect the real estate industry. Although not an exhaustive list, check out recent victories that Realtors® can be proud of, including legislative, executive and judiciary branch wins.  

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Government Affairs Blog

  • State and Local Leaders Join NVAR for Town Hall

    Jun 4, 2021, 14:08 PM by Chris Barranco
    The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors hosted Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43) and Fairfax County Supervisor Rodney Lusk (D-Lee) for a conversation about issues impacting Southeast Fairfax and the entire Northern Virginia region.
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  • Northern Virginia Localities Reduce or Hold Steady Property Tax Rates

    May 19, 2021, 11:15 AM by Josh Veverka
    Springtime is budget season across Northern Virginia. While government resources are spread thin due to the ongoing impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, local governments throughout the region voted to either lower or freeze real estate tax rates – the primary revenue source available to localities in the Commonwealth.
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  • NAR Opposes Tax Changes Proposed in the American Families Plan

    May 3, 2021, 12:44 PM by Josh Veverka
    In the American Families Plan, released last week, the Administration outlines several proposals to amend the tax code that NAR believes will negatively impact economic growth and depress the commercial real estate sector’s recovery efforts, in particular.
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  • Consumer Data Protection Act Passes in VA

    Apr 23, 2021, 15:02 PM by Thomas Finney
    In March of 2021, the Consumer Data Protection Act was passed in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This legislation aims to protect consumers and their private data.
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  • Fairfax County supports 495 NEXT Project to expand Express Lanes to Maryland

    Apr 14, 2021, 09:53 AM by Josh Veverka
    The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted 8 to 2 Tuesday to endorse the expansion of the 495 Express Lanes to the American Legion Bridge. This project is a critical step in alleviating the worst traffic bottleneck in Northern Virginia by adding nearly 3 miles to the existing I-495 HOT lanes.
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