Century 21 opens Web site, listing data on 358...

Industry Digest

November 24, 1996

Century 21 opens Web site, listing data on 358 areas

Century 21 Real Estate Corp. has launched a Web site on America Online's real estate page to provide homebuyers with information on Baltimore and 111 other communities across North America.

The "Century 21 Communities" Web site includes data on attractions, government and transportation.

Information on the site will be "continually updated and expanded" by its network of approximately 5,000 brokers nationwide, according to Century 21.

Rankings of 358 metropolitan areas based on cost of living, education, arts and culture, recreation, health care, crime, housing and employment is another feature of "Century 21 Communities."

Tips on calculating a mortgage and homeownership are also a part of "Century 21 Communities," which can be reached on America Online by entering the keywords "CENTURY 21" or "Real Estate."

Harbel Housing Partnership sets home-buying workshop

Harbel Housing Partnership is sponsoring a free home-buying workshop from 6: 30 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Perry Hall Library, 9400 Belair Road.

Workshop topics include housing affordability, credit, mortgage programs, contracts and home inspection. For information or a reservation, call Harbel at (410) 444-2100.

Law firm holds free seminar for property owners

Wright, Constable & Skeen is holding a free seminar for property owners from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 7 at the law firm, on the third floor at 100 Light Street.

Part of a series offered by the law firm, the seminar will concentrate on year-end corporate and tax planning issues from a legal and accounting perspective."

Information and reservations: (410) 539-5541.

News in brief

Coldwell Banker Grempler Realty Inc. reported that Lynn Creager, Bob Creager, and Willi Bickford of the Phoenix office have received their associate broker licenses.

Craftstar Homes, a homebuilder based in McLean, Va., announced that it has been named the 1996 large volume builder of the year by the Suburban Maryland Building Industry Association.

The award recognizes builders that have proven themselves in areas of scheduling, supervision, engineering quality control and ethics.

Craftstar Homes, focusing on affordable housing, and Craftmark Homes, specializing in luxury homes, make up the Craftmark Group.

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. said the team of Michael Yerman and Libby Berman of the Greenspring office was the firm's top producer in Baltimore County for September with $1.6 million in sales and listings.

Other top producers were Beth Blair, Catonsville; William Smith, Perry Hall; David Dresser, Pikesville; Bob Norrell, Timonium.

Long & Foster said Tim Strong of the Crofton office was the

company's top producer in Anne Arundel County for September with $866,867 in sales and listings.

Other top producers were Mary Thompson, Annapolis; Bill Whitman, Deale; Marie King, downtown Annapolis; Elaine Humphrey, Fort Meade/Odenton, and Peggy Stancavage, Severna Park.

Long & Foster said David Martz of the Fells Point office and Rob Preston of the Roland Park office were the firm's top producers in Baltimore for September.

Long & Foster said Sue Martins of the Eldersburg office and Fran Sturgill of the Hampstead office were the firm's top producers in Carroll County for September.

Long & Foster said Alma Jackson of the Bel Air office office was the firm's top producer in Harford County for September.

Long & Foster said Richard Watson of the Columbia office and Bill Inglis of the Columbia Brokenland office were the firm's top producers in Howard County for September.

Preferred Home Inspections Inc. of Fork said Michael A. Skrodinsky recently completed the Environmental Protection Agency's radon measurement training course and passed an exam to earn an EPA radon proficiency listing. Skrodinsky is also a registered real estate inspector with the National Association of Home Inspectors and a state-accredited lead paint inspector.

The Prudential Carruthers Realtors is the new name for the eight Prudential Preferred Properties offices acquired nearly a year ago by J. Thomas Carruthers Jr., company president. The offices are in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford and Prince George's counties.

Ruppert Landscape Co. of Ashton was named "Sitework Subcontractor of the Year" by the Washington Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors.

RE/MAX Advantage Realty in Columbia said sales associate David McIlvaine was named chairman of the communications and public relations committee of the Maryland Association of Realtors.

Pub Date: 11/24/96

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