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Latest Press Release
January 9,2017

The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® Launches Its New Website,, Providing Home Buyers, Sellers, Real Estate Professionals with

Leading-Edge Design, User Experience for News, Trends, Resources


Fairfax, VA –The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® teamed up with the Matrix Group International, Inc. to create a new website,, that offers a leading-edge three-audience experience. Recognizing the distinct audiences for Northern Virginia real estate information, the redesigned NVAR website highlights the most relevant content and areas of interest for each user. Launched on Jan. 5, 2017, the new delivers a tailored browsing experience for every visitor.

“This website has been designed to provide all users with the information that is most germane to their specific real estate interests,” said NVAR CEO Ryan Conrad. “Not only Realtors®, but real estate-related businesses and consumers also need a trustworthy source for current, accurate information about homeownership and property rights in Northern Virginia.”

According to the 2017 NVAR Chairman of the Board Bob Adamson, “Our new consumer audience portal provides real estate market facts and information about the significant role of Realtors® and affiliated service providers in all phases of the transaction process. More than 2 million residents are in our NVAR footprint,” Adamson said. “This represents one of the most active real estate markets in the country,” he explained. 

The product of more than a year’s worth of work and hundreds of hours of research, major aspects of the redesign include: 

  • full mobile friendliness on all devices
  • better site search to deliver relevant results
  • easier sharing of articles and news items on social media
  • attractive image-driven design, and
  • intuitive, simple navigation to help users find information with ease.

“Each time a user views content, the website will provide related articles, news, Realtor® shop items, classes and events, delivering unparalleled service to every visitor,” said Joanna Pineda, Matrix CEO. “Matrix is delighted to work with NVAR to deliver a cutting-edge approach to communicating and engaging with its members and with people in the Northern Virginia real estate marketplace.”

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