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News & Announcements

Labor Day Holiday: GCAAR Office and Store Hours  
GCAAR's Rockville and DC offices will be closed Monday, September 1, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. In addition, the GCAAR store located on Diamondback Drive also will be closed on Saturday, August 30. GCAAR wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend!

MD Agents: New Regulation for Recommended Service Providers Now in Effect  
The Maryland Real Estate Commission adopted a new regulation that requires agents who recommend service providers to verify that the service provider is licensed by the State of Maryland. The new regulation takes effect today August 18, 2014. Learn more. Most licensing information can be found on Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation website.

Forms Release: Pre-Settlement Addendums  
The Pre-Settlement Limited Access Addendum (#1307) and Pre-Settlement Occupancy Addendum (#1308) have been released. Both can now be used in Montgomery County, and DC (#1315 DC Pre-Settlement Occupancy Agreement has been deleted). Find these and all GCAAR forms at and zipForm®.

MRIS Matrix Changes: What You Need to Know 
Matrix is changing soon and MRIS wants to make sure the transition is as seamless as possible for all MRIS customers. Detailed information can be found at MRIS's Matrix Updates webpage. Familiarize yourself with the upcoming changes with this handy Matrix Navigation & Workflow Changes reference sheet.   

Real Advocacy: White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan Approved; Successful Joint Transportation Meeting   
Highlights of the recently approved White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan, proposed transportation solutions in DC and Montgomery County......get the details in Real Advocacy for REALTORS®, GCAAR's public policy brief.  

Prevent SentriCard® Service Interruption. 
GCAAR would like to remind brokers and agents to not provide your SentriCard® or PIN number to another agent, assistant, family member, prospective buyer, etc. If a customer service representative becomes aware that your card is in possession of an "invalid cardholder", your SentriCard® will be terminated, immediately. Your card will not be reactivated until you visit a GCAAR office with a valid photo ID. View SentriLock rules and regulations 


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Home Sales Statistics 
July 2014

Washington, DC
Condo Coop | Single Family 

Montgomery County
Condo Coop | Single Family  

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