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Virginia Association of REALTORS® Elects Claire Forcier-Rowe as 2017 President

Claire Forcier-Rowe, Manager of Long & Foster Real Estate’s Hanover and Bay/River offices, has been elected to serve as 2017 President of the Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR). Claire will succeed Bill White as the elected leader of VAR, which is the largest trade association in the state of Virginia with more than 32,000 members. Forcier-Rowe will assume her new VAR post in November 2016.

Virginia Association of REALTORS® Recognizes 2016 Award Winners

The Virginia Association of REALTORS® celebrates its 2016 Award recipients. VAR conducted its annual awards ceremony in conjunction with the 2016 Annual Convention on Tuesday, September 20, at the Gaylord Resort at National Harbor. The ceremony celebrates excellence in various areas of real estate including property management, brokerage, and other business achievements along with notable community contribution.

September County Board Meeting Agenda Preview

The Arlington County Board will act on dozens of items at its September Regular County Board Meeting, Saturday, Sept. 24 and Tuesday, Sept. 27. Visit the County website for procedures for speaking at a Board Meeting. County Board meetings are open to the public and broadcast live on Comcast 25 and Verizon 40 and webstreamed on ATV.

Griffith Announces Emory & Henry to Receive $51 Million in USDA Funding for Campus...

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today announced that Emory & Henry College has been approved for a $46 million low-interest direct loan and a $5 million guaranteed third-party loan by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, allowing the school to fund campus improvement projects including the development of new apartment-style residence halls for upper class students.

August Continues Trends of Increasing Sales, Decreasing Inventory

The following analysis of the Fredericksburg, Virginia area housing market has been prepared by the Fredericksburg Area Association of REALTORS® based on analysis of MRIS multiple listing data provided through RealEstate Business Intelligence, LLC (RBI)

Virginia’s Housing Industry Economic Impact Study Released

A new study measuring the economic impact of Virginia’s housing industry has been released. The study found that Virginia’s housing industry generated $47.8 billion in economic activity in 2015, with $21.8 billion in direct output, making it the sixth largest private sector industry in Virginia by direct output

Governor McAuliffe Releases Virginia’s Housing Industry Economic Impact Study

Governor McAuliffe announced today the release of a new study measuring the economic impact of Virginia’s housing industry. The study found that Virginia’s housing industry generated $47.8 billion in economic activity in 2015, with $21.8 billion in direct output, making it the sixth largest private sector industry in Virginia by direct output

Scott Statement on Labor Day

Ranking Member Bobby Scott (VA-03) released the following statement to workers today in recognition of Labor Day, which is Monday, September 5th: “Labor Day is a time to recognize the incredible achievements of hardworking Americans. It is also a time to acknowledge that far too many people are working harder than ever, but still struggling to make ends meet. America has made significant strides toward economic recovery, with 77 consecutive months of uninterrupted private sector job growth.

Fraudsters used Nationwide Mortgage Scam to Victimize over 400 Homeowners and Families

Five California men have been sentenced for their roles in a nationwide home loan modification scam that victimized over 400 homeowners and families, resulting in a total loss of over $3.8 million.

Fredericksburg REALTORS® Foundation to Host Charity Golf Tournament

The Fredericksburg REALTORS® Foundation is hosting a charity golf tournament to raise funds to support local housing non-profits. The Foundation has raised tens of thousands of dollars since its creation in 1990 that have helped individuals and families secure and retain quality, affordable housing throughout the Fredericksburg area.

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Arlington County Board Approves Redevelopment of Former Bob Peck Site

Ballston project incorporates office buildings, affordable housing, ground-floor retail, townhouses ARLINGTON, Va.– The Arlington County Board today approved a mixed-use project for the last unplanned...

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Virginia Association of REALTORS® Elects Claire Forcier-Rowe as 2017 President

Claire Forcier-Rowe, Manager of Long & Foster Real Estate’s Hanover and Bay/River offices, has been elected to serve as 2017 President of the Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR). Claire will succeed Bill White as the elected leader of VAR, which is the largest trade association in the state of Virginia with more than 32,000 members. Forcier-Rowe will assume her new VAR post in November 2016.