DCAR Endorses Four Candidates for the Democratic Primary Election

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The District of Columbia Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee (DCAR RPAC) made the decision to endorse four candidates for DC Council in the 2024 Primary Election. Each of the candidates is a champion and advocate of homeownership and is actively working to provide better opportunities for small businesses. The candidates are committed to tackling… Read more »

DCAR 2024 REALTOR® Advocacy Day

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The DCAR Public Policy Committee held their first in-person Advocacy Day at the John A. Wilson Building. The Committee members met with Council members and senior staff members from every office to discuss a wide range of housing-related issues. With budget season upon us, discussions focused on fighting higher property taxes while protecting important housing… Read more »

How to Reach Us

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HOW TO REACH US If you need to reach out to us regarding anything in the advocacy realm, whether it’s a question about our stance on a particular matter, a proposed bill, an update on a law, or really anything else in that general area, send an email to advocacy@dcrealtors.org. We’ll make sure the question/comment… Read more »

Introducing your 2024 DCAR Board of Directors

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Thank you to everyone who voted in this year’s Board elections. We are proud to present your 2024 DCAR Board of Directors: Executive Committee President: Stacey Barton President-elect: Sam Medvene Secretary: Harrison Beacher Treasurer: Fred Bates Immediate Past President: Tony Mancuso At-large directors James Braeu Jennifer Frewer Hillary Nash Bonnie Roberts-Burke Annemarie Stephens Margaret “Ansa” Tyus GCAAR President Christopher Suranna… Read more »

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  Yesterday came news that was disappointing to all of us in the industry. After deliberating, in the case of Burnett v. NAR et al, the jury found NAR and the co-defendants liable. The plaintiffs’ claim in the case was that real estate commission rates are too high, buyer broker compensation is not clearly delineated and… Read more »

HPAP reopened, lender packages now being accepted

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DCAR is pleased to announce that the Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP) has reopened for FY 2024 as of October 11, 2023; lender packages are now being accepted by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Funds are available for HPAP applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. Please share this information as soon as possible with any clients who… Read more »

DCAR 2024 Board slate announced

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We are honored to announce the candidates for our 2024 DCAR Board of Directors! In compliance with Article IX, Section 1 of our District of Columbia Association of REALTORS® (DCAR) bylaws, the DCAR Nominating Committee has nominated the following individuals to offices on the 2024 board, as indicated, subject to their election by the membership. The election will… Read more »