After a series of interviews and extensive deliberation, the District of Columbia Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee (PAC) is proud to strongly endorse four candidates for DC Council in the 2020 Primary election. The candidates noted here are proven champions of homeownership opportunities for District residents. Brandon Todd, Ward 4 Brandon Todd has been… Read more »
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DC Office – 2018 Holiday Hours
The DC office, located at 1615 New Hampshire Avenue NW, will have the following changes to its regular hours for the 2018 holiday season: November 21: Office Closes at 3:00pm November 22 – November 24: Office Closed December 22 – December 25: Office Closed December 31: Office Closes at 2:00pm January 1: Office Closed Please… Read more »
In Memory of Josephine Ricks
DCAR is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Josephine Ricks, a monumental figure in DC real estate, on October 25. Jo was the chairman of the DC Real Estate Commission at the time of her passing, as well as Associate Broker at City Houses for 25 years. She was also so much more… Read more »
DCAR Proudly Endorses Mary Cheh for Re-Election
The District of Columbia Association of REALTORS® (DCAR) is proud to endorse Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh for re-election. Councilmember Cheh has served her constituents admirably in her time in office, emerging as a champion of homeowners in Ward 3 and across the city. By supporting the First-Time Homebuyer Tax Benefit and the single-family home… Read more »
An Open Letter About the Ward 1 Race
As a member-driven trade association of REALTORS®, the District of Columbia Association of REALTORS® (DCAR) supports elected officials who represent our mission to protect and promote homeownership. One of our greatest advantages is having members in all eight wards, which gives us the ability to work closely with every Councilmember. Homeowners have benefited from the… Read more »
DCAR June Primary Election Update
After a series of interviews and extensive deliberation, the District of Columbia Association of REALTORS® PAC is proud to strongly endorse the following candidates for DC Council in the 2018 Democratic Primary Election: Each of the candidates noted here are proven champions of homeownership. They have worked to help people plant their roots in the… Read more »
TOPA Single-Family Home Exemption Passes Through Council!
History has been made! The DC Council on Tuesday voted in favor of passing Bill 22-0315, which exempts single-family homes from TOPA legislation — some exceptions are made for elderly (62 and up) and disabled tenants. More on the specifics of this bill will be coming soon. The bill still must be signed by Mayor… Read more »
March 6: A Huge Step Toward Fixing TOPA
On Tuesday, March 6, 10 DC Councilmembers voted to move forward on a bill that would exempt single-family homes from TOPA legislation. This is a step toward TOPA reform that the real estate community and homeowners have been fighting for for years, and while the bill still has a ways to go before becoming law,… Read more »
TOPA Update: We’re Making Progress!
Huge TOPA news: We have a single-family exemption working its way through the DC Council! If this bill goes through the Council’s legislative process and becomes law, it would create a full exemption from TOPA for single-family homes; the only exclusions currently noted in the bill are tenants who are A) 62 years or older… Read more »
New DCAR HQ is Nearing Completion!
The new DC office is almost done, and we are absolutely thrilled with how it’s coming together. We don’t yet have a date set for a grand opening, but it’s not far away, as you’ll see in the pictures below. It’s remarkable how much has changed since our last big update on the building, which… Read more »