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

  • Short-Term-Rentals-Main-Photo
    January 30, 2023

    Commission to Study Future of Short-Term Rentals in Virginia; Realtor® Bills Advance

    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.
  • NVAR members present during a legislative session in Richmond
    January 13, 2023

    Welcome to Richmond! Virginia's 2023 General Assembly Begins

    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.
  • From the Ground Up
    October 26, 2022

    From the Ground Up - October 26, 2022

    A look at economic development, rezoning, and residential and commercial projects happening in Northern Virginia.
    October 21, 2022

    FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy News

    Welcome to FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy Issues and Headlines. In this Issue: 1. NAR Urges Mortgage Insurance Premium Reduction and Ending Life of Loan Requirement 2. Metro says Silver Line to Dulles could be ready by Thanksgiving if cars return to service; AND D.C. Metro makes case for federal funding 3. As housing prices soar, a wealthy county rethinks the idea of suburbia; AND Missing Middle debate continues amid dueling rallies at County Board meeting 4. 5 Things To Know About New Running Bamboo Ordinance, Effective Jan. 1 5. Amid climate change pressures, Virginia reexamines septic regulations
    October 21, 2022

    NAR Advocacy WINS in 2022!

    NAR’s federal advocacy team worked tirelessly in 2022 to protect the real estate sector and make progress on several priorities. Although not an exhaustive list, check out the victories that REALTORS® can be proud of, including legislative, executive and judiciary branch wins.

Get involved with Realtor® advocacy, and make your voice heard!