Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. reported that its August sales rose 17 percent over the same period last year.
Overall, the company's year-to-date sales volume is running 10 percent higher than 1998.
The top five Baltimore area offices in sales were: Columbia, Annapolis, Timonium, Ellicott City and Bel Air.
News in Brief
O'Conor, Piper & Flynn ERA said Paul Soule and Jim Tacka, Cendant Mortgage representatives servicing OPF offices, were ranked first and 10th respectively among Cendant Mortgage representatives nationwide in year-to-date productivity.
The Landscape Contractors Association MD-DC-VA said the following people passed the Certified Landscape Technician Test on July 31. Installation: Thomas DuBois, J. B. Palmer, Danny Wenner, Chapel Valley Landscape Co.; Joseph Hafner, Fine Earth Landscape Co. Inc.; Matthew Postlewait, TruGreen-LandCare/Mid-Atlantic Region and Jeff Reiley, Spring Gardens Inc. Maintenance: Greg Cassidy, Melissa McClelland, and Duane Perry, Spring Gardens Inc.; Andy Hogan and Craig Stitcher, the Brickman Group; Scott McIntosh and Matthew T. Postlewait, Tru-Green-LandCare/Mid-Atlantic Region; Stacy A. Parsons, Brookside Gardens; and Thomas A. Stewart, Lasting Impressions Landscape Contractors.
O'Conor, Piper & Flynn ERA said Whit Harvey, Greenspring and Diana Hirschhorn, Bel Air/Forest Hill, were ranked one of the top 10 nationwide ERA agents for total volume through the first six months of this year. OPF associate teams ranking in the top 10 in a similar category were: Karen Bisbee and Nancy Hubble, Greenspring; Kevin McNamara and Monica Cartwright McNamara and Dave and Cookie Stone, Reisterstown; and Ed and Bev Wisch, Ocean Pines.
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. announced its top producing agents in each office for July: Bill Snyder, Bel Air; Pam Ballo, Columbia; Patrick Smith, Columbia Brokenland; Don Hillman, Ellicott City; Lee Hosea, Annapolis; Lorie Scheibel, Crofton; Bill Whitman, Deale/ South County; Carol Little and Mitch Wright, Fort Meade/Odenton; Rose Chaffman, Pasadena; Bill Lambros, Severna Park; John Parkent, Hampstead; Carol Swinton, Eldersburg; Stephanie Myers, Taneytown; Shelly Chinskey, Westminster; Pat Blair, Catonsville; Bob Fisher, Federal Hill; James DiGirolamo, Fells Point; Michael Yerman, Libby Berman and Marc Whitman, Greenspring; Kate Terech, Parkville; Tony Migliaccio, Perry Hall; Mindy Per, Pikesville; Michael Hollins, Roland Park; Barbara Perdue, Rosedale/White Marsh; Kathleen Beadell, Timonium; and Diana Lobianco, Towson.
On the Move
University Mortgage Inc. said Timothy W. Boteler has joined the firm as a senior loan officer.