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

  • REALTOR® Advocacy Report – July 26

    Jul 28, 2023, 12:04 PM by Victoria Hamilton
    In this installment of the Advocacy Report, we are debriefing about NVAR Government Affairs staff attending the NAR Government Affairs Directors’ (GAD) Institute July 18-20 in Detroit, Michigan. We will also recap NVAR Staff joining Board President Heather Embrey and President-Elect Thai-Hung Nguyen for an exclusive opportunity to meet with several influential elected leaders at a recent event held in McLean. Finally, we will discuss how NVAR Staff and Realtors® helped lead an Arlington County Community Workshop on the Role of Local Government in Homeownership.
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  • What is Crossover And Why Does it Feel So Good

    Feb 8, 2023, 13:30 PM by Grace Parr
    February 7, 2023 was Crossover Day in the Virginia General Assembly. This annual day of celebration for some, and sadness for others, marks a sort of halftime in the Virginia legislature.
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  • Dead Bills Show Strength of Realtors®: Protecting the Industry from Harmful Legislation

    Feb 6, 2023, 13:33 PM by Josh Veverka
    Each year we block numerous policy proposals that would harm the industry. Most of these bills are not ill-intentioned or targeted at harming Realtors®, but they do present a threat to the industry through over-reaching regulations or unintended consequences.
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  • Commission to Study Future of Short-Term Rentals in Virginia; Realtor® Bills Advance

    Jan 30, 2023, 20:40 PM by Josh Veverka
    Our Short-Term Rental bill go to the Virginia Housing Commission where we can work with all stakeholders to study the proposals and return to the 2024 General Assembly with recommendations.
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  • Welcome to Richmond! Virginia's 2023 General Assembly Begins

    Jan 13, 2023, 07:11 AM by Josh Veverka
    The 2023 General Assembly session kicked off Wednesday, January 11 for an odd-year short (46 days) session. Each year our local and state Public Policy Committees review legislative proposals and approve a slate of legislation to proactively push in the General Assembly. This is the Realtors® Statewide Agenda.
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