* Clark Turner Homes won Best in Show honors and six other...

INDUSTRY WATCH

June 26, 1994

* Clark Turner Homes won Best in Show honors and six other awards in a design competition among the nine builders participating in the Home Builders Association of Maryland's Dream Home '94 at the Woodridge subdivision in Baltimore County.

The winning home was the Regent Hall, a 5,256-square-foot Georgian Colonial that can be purchased for $824,000. The home includes a first-floor master suite with a U-shaped bath with sauna, sitting room with three-sided, skylight tower and covered rear porch.

The Clark Turner entry also won awards for Best Landscaping, Architectural Design Over 4,000 square feet, Master Suite, Interior Floor Design, Interior Merchandising and Family Room.

Ryland Homes was the only other double winner, capturing the Kitchen and Interior Entry awards. Lexington Homes won the award for Outdoor Living Area (deck and patio, etc.) and Williamsburg Builders took the Craftsmanship trophy.

* Builders 1st Choice, of Columbia has been hired to handle sales and marketing for two new home communities. Builders will help Senate/Carroll Construction market 219 single-family homes on Route 26 in Eldersburg, Carroll County, and the Schott Group sell 106 townhouses in the Marlow Heights section of Prince George's County. Both builders are based in Rockville.

* O'Conor, Piper & Flynn, Realtors has been selected to handle sales and marketing for the Fields of Stevenson, a new single-family homes community on Park Heights Avenue in Stevenson.

* O'Conor, Piper & Flynn, Realtors said Joan Rosenbloom of its Owings Mills office has been elected president of the Real Estate Million Dollar Association Ltd., which was established in 1968 by the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors.

* O'Conor, Piper & Flynn opened an office in the Westridge Shopping Center on Patrick Street in Frederick. Nancy Bowlus will manage the office. She has spent her entire 21-year real estate career in Frederick.

* The Prudential Preferred Properties' Harford County Office was honored as the best in the firm's Baltimore Region, and its head, Irene Waltemeyer, was named manager of the year. Sharon Beam, Georgeanna Garceau and Marby Kelly were inducted into the Chairman's Circle, while Mary Donarum, Astrid Ermanis, and Carol Freund joined the President's Club. New Leading Edge Society members are Marge Eikenberg, Marcha Vache and Pat Young.

* Prudential Preferred Properties announced its acquisition of Town & Country Real Estate, an independent firm serving Baltimore since 1987. Harold D. Williams and Vincent P. Lowe, the Town & Country principals, are now associates brokers with Prudential.

A real estate salesman since 1975, Mr. Williams became a licensed broker through the minority broker mentoring program of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors. Mr. Lowe has maintained a consulting practice working primarily with nonprofit organizations that have no in-house real estate or construction expertise.

ON THE MOVE

* Douglas Homes of Columbia said Ginger Headley has joined the company as a sales assistant at its five Howard County communities.

* Fox & Carskadon/Better Homes and Gardens named Richard C. Purvis chairman of the Northern California residential real estate Company. Mr. Purvis spent the past four years as president of Baltimore/Washington operations for Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Service.

* Margaretten & Co. Inc. named Brad Towne, of Dunkirk, loan officer in its new office at 55 Church St., Prince Frederick. Jan Horton is the branch manager. Stephen Owens assumed a similar position in Margaretten's Frederick office, which recently moved to 195 Thomas Johnson Drive.

* O'Conor, Piper & Flynn, Realtors said Cynthia Bell, a lifetime member of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club, has joined its Owings Mills office as a sales agent.

* Real Estate Review, the weekly tabloid published by the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, promoted Patricia Lazaro Harman to publisher. Previously associate publisher, Ms. Harman has been involved with Real Estate Review since its inception.

* Security Home Mortgage of Pikesville named Claude J. Mascari president and chief executive officer. Other appointments by the recently formed firm include Hugh F. Cole Jr., chairman of the board; Richard L. Cover, senior vice president; and Carol A. Shallenberger, vice president and chief underwriter.

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