What Were VAR’s Most Popular Stories of 2022?
December 15, 2022
At Virginia REALTORS®, we love seeing which articles and resources our members click on the most each year. This helps shine a light onto which topics are of the most interest and importance to our audience.
Check out which pieces brought in the clicks in 2022. Did you miss any of them?
The Amazon Effect: How is HQ2 Impacting the Housing Market?: In May, our Chief Economist penned a popular piece about how Amazon’s second headquarters is changing the housing landscape in Northern Virginia.
DPOR Update: Death or Disability of a Broker: Check out this recent article from 12/2022, explaining the newly passed law updating what happens in the event of the death or disability of a sole proprietor or sole broker at a real estate firm.
Virginia’s Housing Market Sees Sharpest Drop in Sales Since May 2020: The June 2022 Virginia Home Sales Report revealed some staggering numbers around home sales in the commonwealth. From REALTOR® members to members of the media, this story garnered a lot of interest.
Virginia’s 2023 Economic & Housing Market Forecast: We’re not surprised that after a multi-year rollercoaster ride, everyone wants to know what’s ahead for the housing market in 2023. VAR’s research team put together a 2023 forecast based on data, trends, and analyses.
LEGAL CASE STUDY:
Felony Conviction: One of our most popular resources is the monthly Legal Case Study series (based on real-life events) created by the Virginia REALTORS® Legal Team. In 2022, the most clicked-on case study explained what happened to one agent who was convicted of a felony after committing fraud.
Spookiest Encounter at a Showing?: Every year, at Halloween time, we gather our members’ wildest tales about the spookiest and strangest things they’ve experienced while showing homes. The continual popularity of these videos is a solid reminder that a REALTOR®’s job is anything but dull!
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