Mario Rubio, an NVAR member who serves as the NAR Regional Coordinator for South America and is a member of the NVAR Global Leadership Advisory Group, participated in the 1st FIRA Jóvenes/YPN Congress in Posada, Argentina on September 26 & 27, 2019.
On Nov. 7, 2018, NVAR hosted representatives from China at the association's Fairfax headquarters. Rob Allen and Eric Chen of Long & Foster coordinated the China Alliance of Real Estate Agencies visit, which included 15 representatives from real estate brokerages in that country. The alliance and NVAR signed an Honorary Reciprocal Agreement to commemorate the occasion.
The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® Global Council received the Platinum Global Achievement Program Award from the National Association of Realtors® at the NAR Convention in Boston on Nov. 3, 2018. This places NVAR Global in the top 10 percent of Global Councils nationwide.
In October 2017, NVAR had the honor of hosting a 17-member delegation from the Vietnam National Real Estate Association. It was organized by Lieu Nguyen, NAR's Presidents Liaison to Vietnam, with the support of NVAR’s Vietnamese Forum Chair Ava Nguyen and NVAR Past President Vinh Nguyen. NVAR entered into an Honorary Reciprocal Agreement as a symbol of our mutual dedication to expanding international real estate investment opportunities for our respective members.