REALTOR® Road Trip

2018-05-18T16:12:46+00:00 May 10th, 2018|

Wednesday, June 6  | 11AM – 4PM *Happy Hour from 3PM – 4PM Cost:  $15 Join us for a half day bus tour of a route through the Greater Richmond Region. The day begins with lunch on the bus and ends with a happy hour at one of the housing communities. To register, call 804.422.5010 with your top 3 choices and payment ready. Email Kathryn at kburke@RARealtors.com with questions. Registration ends Friday, June 1 and no online registration is available. RounTrey (Bus 1) Harpers Mill (Bus 2) Eagle/Greengate (Bus 3) Communities/Affordable Housing Tour (Bus 6) Bus #1 Departs from RounTrey – 3800 Graythorne Drive, Midlothian, [...]

Town Hall with Attorney Michael Lafayette

2018-05-11T16:28:25+00:00 April 12th, 2018|

CVR MLS legal counsel will review agency law and explain legislative updates affecting REALTORS® such as: New VREB requirements on real estate teams Changes regarding broker protection of escrow funds Requirements for home/condominium owner associations Other current topics of interest Credit: BCE: 2 hrs Broker Management CE: 1 hr Agency and 1 hr Real Estate Related PLE: 2 hrs Current Industry Trends Instructor: Attorney Michael Lafayette Cost: Free Broker Town Halls Monday, May 21 | 1PM - 3PM Thursday, May 31 | 1PM - 3PM Sales Agent Town Halls Monday, May 21 | 10AM - 12PM Thursday, May 31 | 10AM - 12PM Click on the links above [...]

REALTOR® Happy Hour

2018-03-06T18:39:46+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Join Susan Winiecki, Associate Publisher/Editorial Director at Richmond Magazine, on Thursday, April 19 at the Historic Hofheimer Building and learn about what is new and hot in Richmond's expanding food and brew scene. Come grab food and drinks at 5PM prior to Susan's presentation and Q&A at 5:30PM. What: Free food and 1 drink ticket provided at the door for RAR Members Where: The Hof, 2818 West Broad Street Parking: Off-street parking located at 2922 W. Marshall St. Look for the parking lot enclosed by a wooden privacy fence on your right-hand side from Marshall St. Please RSVP to Melony Fuller with HHHunt [...]

2017 Outstanding Production Awards

2018-02-28T21:06:41+00:00 January 5th, 2018|

Applying for the 2017 Outstanding Production Awards: Members who qualify for a 2016 Outstanding Production Award, and wish to receive an award, only have to submit an Outstanding Production Award Form to RAR if: they have leasing transactions, are a team, or have transactions that could not be added in the Matrix system that would change the Outstanding Production Awards Category. RE Stats will be pulling the awards from the Matrix system. The criteria for the Outstanding Production Awards remains unchanged from 2016. Outstanding Production Criteria and Instructions 2017   You only need to use the following forms for sales that are not in [...]

Enrollment to obtain healthcare insurance ends Friday, December 15, 2017

2018-01-11T18:49:07+00:00 November 27th, 2017|

RAR understands these are challenging times for our members to obtain affordable healthcare coverage that best fits individual needs. Before the Affordable Care Act became law, insurance carriers offered group policies to member associations. The healthcare insurance industry phased out plans offered to associations comprised of independent contractors after the rules and regulations enacted by the ACA. Over the past few years, many healthcare insurance providers have ceased writing individual policies and focus only on group policies. There are discussions in Washington about these providers once again offering group policies to associations, but at this time, they are only addressing this [...]

2018 BOD Voting

2017-11-03T09:30:38+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|

Click their names or pictures below for their "Why I Wish to Serve Essay" Online voting will take place Wednesday, November 8 beginning at 4:00PM and ending Friday, November 10 at 4PM. Walk-in voting at RAR will take place November 9-10 from 8:30AM -5:00PM. Philip Innes Beth Lane Dare Tulloch Elizabeth Weis

Shred it, Share it December 1, 2017

2017-10-27T09:21:11+00:00 October 27th, 2017|

Shred it, Share it   |   Friday, December 1   |   10AM - 1PM Please bring a donation of non-perishables or $20 to help make food baskets for hundreds of Richmond families in need this holiday season. You'll see the setup in the RAR parking lot between 10AM and 1PM on December 1st. No appointment needed. Bring paper/files you wish to shred:  There is no limit Paper clips and staples are allowed Binder clips, spiral bound books (wire or plastic) and plastic covers are NOT allowed in the shredder Electronics we CAN accept: Laptops and power adapters Desktop/tower computers File servers and networking equipment Flat panel [...]

Pending Building Code or Zoning Ordinance Violation Disclosure Form 

2017-06-27T16:40:24+00:00 June 27th, 2017|

**NEW*** Pending Building Code or Zoning Ordinance Violation Disclosure Form (click hyperlink for the form) Owners of residential real property who have actual knowledge of pending enforcement actions concerning Uniform Statewide. Building Code violations of which the owner has been notified in writing by the locality, or any pending violation of the local zoning ordinance that has not abated or remedied, must provide written disclosure of that fact to a prospective purchaser. This disclosure requirement was previously included on the Residential Property Disclosure form. Effective Saturday, July I, 2017 this notice to prospective purchasers is contained in a new form, the Disclosure [...]

New Residential Property “Buyer Beware” Disclosure Form

2017-06-26T12:13:12+00:00 June 26th, 2017|

  UPDATED July 10, 2017 On July 1, 2017, the VA Real Estate Board issued a new three-page Residential Property Disclosure form for use in residential real estate transactions. In response to feedback, the Real Estate Board has modified the form so that only the one-page acknowledgment form directing purchasers to the DPOR website is required to be signed by parties. • If the property went under contract prior to July 1, there is nothing you need to do. • If the property was listed before July 1 and is still an active listing, you do not need to do anything. DPOR [...]

Home Inspector Licensure Law

2017-06-15T13:06:33+00:00 June 15th, 2017|

Effective July 1, 2017, Virginia Home Inspectors are required by law to be licensed. You can search license look up by city or zip code at dpor.virginia.gov/LicenseLookup/. Select "Advanced License Search," check the box for "Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors" then select "Certified Home Inspector" from the License Type drop down. For a comprehensive list of resources, visit VirginiaREALTORS.org/for-members/home-inspectors-deadline/. To inspect new residential structures, license holders will have to obtain the New Residential Structure (NRS) specialty designation in addition to the newly required license. This designation will appear on the inspector’s license during license lookup. New residential structures include [...]