Congratulations to Troy Brinkley of Impera Commercial and Land Company in Virginia Beach. Not only did Troy win the 2012 Platinum Commercial Sales & Leasing Achievement Award from the Hampton Roads REALTOR® Association, but NAR picked up on that. It added Troy to its list of National Commercial Award recipients, who were honored during the NAR Conference & Expo:
VAR is proud to announce its partnership with the Virginia Tech Program in Real Estate and the launch of a new student internship program for Virginia Tech students and Virginia REALTOR® brokerages. We are opening up the annual enrollment process now and invite brokers to sign up for this new and exciting opportunity to affect the future of the Virginia real estate industry.
On October 23-25, property managers from across Virginia descended on Charlottesville for the 10th anniversary Property Management Coalition Conference — which, with more than 250 REALTORS®, turned out to be the largest in the conference’s history.
Pictures from the conference are available on our SmugMug page, but here’s a great recap video:
More than 250 property managers descended on Charlottesville last week for the 10th anniversary Property Management Coalition Conference at the Doubletree Charlottesville Hotel.
With a tagline of “Business from Every Angle,” the conference had the largest turnout in its decade-long history. It featured networking opportunities, a cocktail reception, and the popular Casino Night (where all the house’s winnings were donated to charity). The conference is hosted by VAR along with its coalition partners: the National Association for Residential Property Management Virginia Chapter, the Institute of Real Estate Management Chapter 38, the Community Associations Institute, and the Virginia Apartment Managers Association.
Over 200 Realtors descended on Charlottesville this week for the tenth anniversary of the Property Management Coalition Conference. The Charlottesville Daily Progress stopped in and chatted with members on Wednesday. Check it out:
The August/September issue of Commonwealth featured a story, “Watch Your Step,” that outlined some of the real estate scams being perpetrated on Realtors and their clients. The Better Business Bureau is now warning about yet another.
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients. When you decide to earn your ABR®, you gain:
Time is running out for you to complete the required Residential Agency Course. Join us at CAAR! Contact Susan Barnette, Professional Development Director at 434-817-2397 for more information. Email registration form to Susan@caar.com
VAR's Blake Hegeman covers an increasingly hot topic: prpperty management escrow accounts. Blake covers the new laws that went into effect July 1, 2013, as well as some "classic" Q&A, including:
- What should I do with rent paid in advance? How far in advance?
- What about application deposits? Where should these fees go?
- Is there a limit on application fees? What protections do these fees provide?