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Legislature Adjourns Without Budget

By | 2018-03-16T10:45:32+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Recent News|

On Saturday, March 10, the General Assembly adjourned sine die without passing a budget. This concluded the legislature’s regular business but means they will go back to Richmond for a special session. Governor Northam has called the special session for Wednesday, April 11. Governor Northam has signed and approved 10 of our 11 legislative priorities [...]

Welcome New Members from February

By | 2018-03-12T12:58:48+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Recent News|

In accordance with the Bylaws of the REALTOR® Association of Prince William, the applicants listed below are submitted to you prior to consideration by the Governance Committee. Please direct any comments to me at the address show below: REALTOR® L. Shane Keaton 1 Key Realty LLC 10326 Lomond Dr. Manassas, VA 20109 The Applicants [...]

General Assembly Update – Week 9

By | 2018-03-09T10:27:07+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Recent News|

Even with the postponement of the legislature’s scheduled Saturday adjournment, our legislative priorities have largely been accomplished and several bills have already been signed by the Governor. Over the next few weeks the Governor will continue to sign, amend, or veto bills sent to him from the legislature. To show where we are with our [...]

General Assembly Update: Week 8

By | 2018-03-05T09:13:14+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Recent News|

As you will see in this week’s update, aside from HB 824 which deals with an issue outside of our region, our legislative agenda has successfully passed both the House and Senate. We are currently waiting for Governor Northam to sign these bills into law. Once that occurs, they will go into effect on [...]

NAR Code of Ethics: Completion Required by Dec. 31, 2018

By | 2018-02-28T09:20:36+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Recent News|

All REALTORS® must complete two-and-a-half hours of Code of Ethics training within given two-year cycles according to NAR policy. The current cycle ends this year on December 31, 2018. If you complete Ethics training outside of PWAR, please forward a certificate of completion to in a timely manner to ensure your membership will not be suspended. [...]

Congratulations to Newly Appointed 2018 PWAR Director, David Gray

By | 2018-02-26T15:05:06+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Recent News|

The vacancy on the REALTOR® Association of Prince William's Board of Directors has been filled. Please join us in congratulating David Gray of Fathom Realty whose been appointed by President David Bridges to serve on the PWAR's 2018 Board of Directors for a two-year term. David will be installed at the next upcoming Board of Directors meeting. [...]

House and Senate Pass State Budgets

By | 2018-02-23T15:58:38+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Recent News|

At this point in the legislative session, all eyes are on the state’s biennial budget. This past Sunday the House and Senate money committees met and released their approved amendments to the Governor’s proposed budget. On Thursday, the full House and Senate each met for several hours and passed their respective budgets. One of the [...]

2018 General Assembly Update – Week 6

By | 2018-02-20T10:18:05+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Recent News|

Last Tuesday, the General Assembly reached its halfway point, known as “crossover”. Fortunately, our legislative agenda continues to move forward and that this point we have seen several bills pass both the House and the Senate. The most recent update to our legislative agenda is attached. Over the past week PWAR members continued their [...]

PWAR Participates in VR Advocacy Summit; Wins RPAC Award

By | 2018-02-20T10:18:33+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Recent News|

PWAR Leadership and Staff Pose with RPAC Award L-R: Jim Croson (President-Elect), April Thomas (CEO), Merlyn Banks (Immediate Past-President), David Bridges (President), Bill Burke (VR RPAC Trustee) and Brendon Shaw (Government Affairs Director) Last week, PWAR members continued their advocacy efforts by joining hundreds of REALTORS from across the state at the [...]

2018 General Assembly Update – Week 5

By | 2018-02-09T13:36:09+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Recent News|

After five weeks of meetings in Richmond the General Assembly will reach its halfway point, known as “crossover”, next week. At this point, all legislation that has passed the House or Senate will “crossover” to the other body for consideration. As we reported last week and as you have seen in the weekly updates, [...]

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