Apply for DCAR REALTOR® of the Year now through Aug. 27

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Nominations for the District of Columbia Association of REALTORS®’ REALTOR® of the Year Award are now open! Earning this distinction from your state-level association is an incredible honor, one that will make you stand out among your colleagues – not to mention with potential clients! Who can be nominated? Nominees must be primary DCAR members who… Read more »

NAR highlights DCAR’s rent control success

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When the Housing Committee of the D.C. City Council attempted to pass a raft of rent control legislation at the end of 2020, DCAR pushed back with a Call for Action that prompted nearly 300 messages from REALTOR® members and the public, ultimately sparing property owners from further restrictions for the time being. Read the… Read more »

DCAR achieves RPAC Triple Crown

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DCAR is proud to announce that, for 2020, we achieved the Triple Crown – for the third year in a row!   The Triple Crown recognizes state associations that meet their state-specific REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC) goals during the past year (Jan 1– Dec 31 annually). Congratulations to our RPAC Fundraising Committee and thanks… Read more »

Announcing… DCAR’s 2020 REALTOR® of the Year!

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Licensed in DC, Maryland and Virginia, Chris Suranna with RLAH Real Estate has been selling real estate since 2004. He was the 2018 President of the DC Association of REALTORS® and currently sits on the GCAAR Board of Directors. He is the recipient of the 2020 DCAR REALTOR® of the Year award. Always seeking out new opportunities to grow, Chris has held volunteer positions on… Read more »

Curbside pick-up now available

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As a result of the Phase One reopening in the District of Columbia, the DCAR office is now open for appointment-only curbside sales of store merchandise. Here’s how it works: Members must call in advance for a time slot and to make your payment over the phone. Upon arrival, someone from our Member Services team… Read more »

DCAR Announces Endorsements in 2020 Primary Election

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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 »

DC Office – 2018 Holiday Hours

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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

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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

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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

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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 »