Good news for first time homebuyers! Now, more homebuyers may qualify for a VHDA FHA Plus or Homebuyer Tax Credit Plus loan that offers an affordable fixed rate and help with the down payment.
Income limits increased in all areas of the state and sales price/loan limits increased in most areas.
Visit VARbuzz.com for a chart containing a summary of the new limits and VHDA.com/loanlimits for complete details.
A camera is one of the most important business purchases a Realtor® can make. With so many buyers starting their search online, poor-quality images just don't cut it. Digital cameras have come way down in price and offer some pretty amazing features. But how do you decide which camera to buy?
This new buyer's guide from Realtor® Magazine is a good place to start. And check out the September/October issue of Commonwealth magazine, where Andrew Kantor dishes out some awesome photography tips.
Write it down: April 10-11. Nationwide Open House weekend.
Buyers agents, grab your clients — it’s too convenient an event to miss. (“No, no — you don’t have to buy anything. Let’s just take a look, because there are so many open houses around here. I’ll pick you up at 10, OK? Who knows, maybe you’ll fall in love with something.”)
Brokers, man your listings! Make sure as many homes as possible are open and inviting. Schedule your Realtors to be there with smiles on their faces and warm cookies on the table.
On-site information for Get Active Legislative & Education Conference
Join more than 500 influential Virginia Realtors® in Richmond February 16-19, 2010 for VAR's 2010 Legislative & Education Conference, including Realtor® Day on the Hill on February 17, and hours and hours of Continuing Education class credits to choose from.
Ready to get in to the new VARealtor.com? Watch this 4:40 video for a full tutorial.
For your first login VAR Members will need to use their e-mail address as their username and NRDS ID number (including any leading letters or zeros) as the password.
You can change your password at any time, but you must log in with the e-mail address on file with NAR. Go to VARealtor.com/NRDS to update your membership information with NAR. Changes will be reflected within 24 hours.
Get Active: VAR's Legislative Advocacy Conference
Join more than 500 influential Virginia Realtors® on February 5-7, 2013 for VAR ’s Legislative Advocacy Conference. Start your real estate year off right. When it comes to protecting your business, Realtor® Day on the Hill is the single most important event of 2013. Be there.
2010 Annual Virginia Sell-A-Bration with Keynote Speaker Pat Zaby, CRS, CCIM
- $75 for VA CRS Chapter Members
- $90 for Non-Members
The Virginia Chapter of Certified Residential Specialists is pleased to bring you the 8th Annual Sell-a-bration Event. This year we are bringing you two fantastic educational seminars from one dynamic speaker: Pat Zaby, CRS, CCIM.
As an agent, you will not only experience fantastic programs that will be key to enhancing your business, but you will also experience first-rate networking with many CRS professionals across the state. This is one event you can’t afford to miss!
To know and understand real estate markets you must understand the buyers and sellers that help them thrive. These guides provide expert insight into the minds of buyers and sellers across the Commonwealth and nation.