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Due to the incoming weather, Governor McAuliffe has declared a state of emergency in Virginia.
What this means for the Get Active Legislative Advocacy Conference:
- REALTOR® Day on the Hill -- legislator visits -- are still going on as scheduled, starting at 9:30 AM. (The snow will not begin until the afternoon.)
- However, all sessions and functions after noon Wednesday through Thursday have been cancelled.
Keep up with the laws that are going to affect your business with VAR's Heidi Schlicher as she gives her third update on the 2014 General Assembly session.
And for more Capitol Connections -- and to keep up with our efforts on Capitol Square -- be sure to visit RealtorsChoose.com.
Virginia home sales were 7.58% higher in December 2012 than in December 2013, making a strong finish for the year. Compared to the previous three years, Virginia sales were higher in every month of 2013 except for November when sales dipped below 2012 levels. Despite a slow pace in November, quarter four sales were up 2.86% year-over-year. Year-over-year increases in sales are evidence of Virginia’s strong and consistent market recovery.
The short sale is an important tool for helping distressed homeowners avoid foreclosure and eliminate their mortgage debt, however they can still be a bit of a mystery for borrowers. There are misconceptions and there are little-known facts.
Freddie Mac senior vice president Tracy Mooney has a detailed blog post dispelling some of the more common myths about short sales.