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Home inspectors elect Annapolis man regional presidentJim...


Home inspectors elect Annapolis man regional president

Jim McLaughlin of Annapolis Home Inspection Services has been elected chairman of the newly formed Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Association of Home Inspectors, which includes Delaware, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

Other officers are George Parker of Inspection Consultants, vice chairman; Gary Anderson of Building Specs Inc., treasurer; Ron Katz, Building Specs, secretary, and Bob Gajewski, American Property Inspectors, assistant board member.

The chapter's first meeting was conducted by Stephen Showalter, a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Home Inspectors.

The association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating standards and educational program for its members.

The Mid-Atlantic chapter will hold its next meeting Tuesday in Gaithersburg. For more information, call (800) 448-3942.

Lundy is president of Hallmark Builders

Hallmark Builders of Columbia said Harry L. "Chip" Lundy Jr., its founder and owner, has assumed the duties of president, replacing Joseph E. Link who resigned to pursue other business opportunities.

Mr. Lundy will manage Hallmark Builders and its companion company, Williamsburg Builders.

"Joe Link played a key role in the development and growth of Hallmark and we wish him well in his new endeavors," Mr. Lundy said.

Hallmark and Williamsburg will join their marketing efforts, according to Mr. Lundy.

News in Brief

Catonsville Builders donated $5,000 to the Children's House at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The initial donation by the builder and its suppliers and subcontractors is part of a two-year program to raise $30,000 for the Children's House, which is a project of the Grant-A-Wish Foundation.

Catonsville will donate an additional $1,000 to the Children's House for every house the company sells at the Governors Run development in Howard County.

Harkins Builders of Silver Spring received the "Best Residential (Multi-Family) Award" from the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. and Virginia Chapters of Associated Builders and Contractors. The award was for the Vistas at Lake Largo, a four-story, 110-unit housing project for the elderly constructed for Vistas Associated Limited Partnership.

The Meredith Real Estate Company Inc. of Easton said Cliff Meredith has been named among the top real estate professionals in the country by Unique Homes, a national magazine about luxury real estate.

Mr. Meredith will be included in the "Register," an internationally distributed directory of the top luxury real estate agents in the United States.

Lambdin Real Estate Development Group said James Lambdin, its president and chief executive officer, has been appointed by Harford County Executive Eileen M. Rehrmann to serve on the Economic Development Advisory Board for the county. In an unrelated announcement, Mr. Lambdin was also named to the board of directors of the Upper Chesapeake Health System Inc. Mr. Lambdin has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration-accounting from the University of Baltimore and a Master of Finance degree from Loyola College.

On the move

ERA Pride of Annapolis named Ann Chumney and Ben Hanna sales executives and Susan Beall office coordinator. With 11 years of experience in commercial real estate and property management, Ms. Chumney previously worked in Tyson's Corner, Va. Mr. Hanna, with 14 years in sales and marketing, moves over from Century 21, where he specialized in Anne Arundel County properties. Ms Beall has been involved in residential sales for 14 years.

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