Real Estate Issues

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2018 Advocacy Priorities

NVAR is currently active on several legislative and regulatory policy goals. See below for more information on our policy positions.
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

  • rent relief
    January 08, 2021

    Virginia Approves Protection, Relief for Tenants and Landlords Into 2021

    With his signature of the revised state budget in November, Governor Ralph Northam directed additional funding to the Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP) and imposed modified restrictions on the eviction of tenants due to non-payment of rent for 2021.
  • traffic
    June 23, 2020

    Grantor's Tax Increase Effective July 1, 2020

    Effective July 1, the grantors tax in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads will increase.
  • vote
    May 01, 2020

    Election Date Changed

    Considering the possibility of exposure at voting locations and the fact that no one should have to choose between their health and safety and their right to vote, Governor Northam has approved Executive Order 59 to postpone the regularly scheduled May Town and City elections.
  • wooden green house on green background
    April 21, 2020

    Localities Need to Hear from You on Accessory Dwelling Units

    Both Fairfax County and the City of Alexandria have released survey’s to receive community feedback as they seek to update and develop policies on Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs).
  • state capital
    April 08, 2020

    Town Hall Notes: April 3, 2020

    Your NVAR government affairs team continues to work tirelessly to ensure your business is protected during the pandemic.

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