Regional Realtor Convention is May 22 in Timonium

Industry Digest

April 21, 1996

The Regional Realtor Convention will be held from 7: 30 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 22 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium.

Co-sponsored by Realtor associations Baltimore and Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties, this regional meeting succeeds the convention the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors held for the past nine years.

"Power Prospecting" and "Seeing 2020: Automating Beyond the Year 2000, Starting Now!" two courses taught by Dave Beson, an expert on technology and real estate automation, each will be presented twice during the convention.

Other presentations will be conducted by Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Information Technologies, the Realtors Information Network and Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc. and Interealty Corp.

Over 150 exhibitors will present the latest industry products and services.

The $35 fee includes lunch.

Forum on lead-paint law scheduled May 1 at college

What rental property owners must do to comply with the new Maryland lead-paint law and regulations will be discussed at a forum from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 1 in building RQ at Catonsville Community College.

The program will inform landlords how they can bring their property up to code and the consequences of violations.

Speakers will include Alfred Singer of Singer Realty, Jeffrey Blumberg and Howard Mazor of Property Inspection Services, Amy Boblitz of Connor Environmental Service, Richard Anderson the college's Environmental Project and attorney Andrew Hartman.

The meeting is sponsored by Historic Baltimore Housing and Catonsville Community College. The cost is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Send checks to: Historic Baltimore Housing, Andrew Hartman, treasurer, P.O. Box 41305, Baltimore 21203.

Historic Baltimore Housing is a coalition of individual property owners in historic districts in Baltimore and Baltimore County organized to address the lead-paint law and regulations.

Information: (410) 788-2985.

Interior design firm wins pair of national awards

Powers Smith Ltd., an Annapolis interior design firm, won two Best in American Living awards from the National Association of Home Builders.

Powers was awarded "Best One-Of-A-Kind Custom Home Over 4,000 Square Feet" for the Middle Atlantic Region and a merit award for the entire country.

The company was cited for its work on a 9,000-square-foot home designed to look like an English country estate.

The interior of the Cornwall, Pa., home includes a Honduran mahogany library; an octagonal, two-story trophy room; a carousel room with hand-carved horses; and a two-level foyer with a custom circular cherry staircase.

News in Brief

Harkins Builders Inc.has completed two one-story frame dormitories to house 180 male students at the Woodlands Job Corps Center in Laurel. Two dorms for female students are under construction.

Pub Date: 4/21/96

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