MRIS Connect offers free Internet access, e-mail to Realtors
Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc., the multiple listing service for Realtors, is offering free, unlimited Internet access and e-mail to its clients. More than 27,000 real estate agents, brokers and appraisers throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington will have access to the free service, called MRIS Connect.
"We are helping to reduce our customers' business expenses and streamline their operations by providing listing data, public records, e-mail and Internet access with one dial-up connection," said Dale L. Ross, MRIS president and chief executive officer.
About 2,000 Realtors have signed on to MRIS Connect, the company said. MRIS clients can create up to five e-mail accounts at no additional charge.
News in brief
O'Conor, Piper & Flynn ERA said the following agents were the top sellers in their offices in May: Ann Hawthorne, Annapolis Church Circle; Tom Rose, Annapolis Plaza; Sheri McLaughlin, Bel Air/Abingdon; Diana Hirshhorn, Bel Air/Forest Hill; Lauren Alberti, Bethany Beach; Otts Hicks, BWI; Mike Hawkins, Camp Springs; Susan Wiest, Catonsville; Cathy Kempski, Cecil County; Jan Sampson, Charlotte Hall; Bonnie Martin, Chestertown; Sue Brazzel, Columbia; Dawn Baxter, Crofton; Susan Cox, Dundalk; Chivy Wieland, Easton; Kathy Gilbert, Eldersburg; Diane Kenworthy, Ellicott City; Heather Comstock, Federal Hill; Sandra Cohen, Fells Point; Nancy Aloi, Frederick; Kathleen Truitt, Glen Burnie; Whit Harvey, Greenspring; Cynthia Moler, Hagerstown; Douglas Johnson, Hampstead; Steve Edelen, Hunt Valley; Sean O'Conor, Jacksonville; Addie McBride, Lexington Park; Dan O'Donnell, Mount Airy; Sharon White, Newark; Donna Hammerbacher, Ocean City 52nd Street; Kevin and Monica McNamara, Ocean City 104th Street; Edie Brennan, Ocean Pines; Vibha Pubbi, Odenton; Roy Dowe, Owings Mills; Darlene Hartsock, Pasadena; Angela Evans and Steve Daniller, Reisterstown; Linda Bova, Rehobeth Beach; Sonja Phillips, Roland Park/Stone Mill; Charles Nitsios, Roland Park/Wyndhurst; Lore Peterson and Wil Tolbert, Severn; Steve Graves, Severna Park; Joan Klein, Timonium; Karen Ege, Towson/Lutherville; Kimberly Funk, Towson/South; Melinda Roark, Waldorf; Joanne Malinowski, Westminster; Tami Caggese, White Marsh.
On the move
Coldwell Banker Stevens Realtors said Judy Krawiec has been named corporate homes and premarketing manager for Stevens Relocation Services.
O'Conor Piper & Flynn ERA Realtors said Judy Morris has been named a winner of a 1999 Pinnacle Award for Chapter Excellence in the Fundraisers category. The award is given by the Maryland chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors.