Fair housing summit scheduled at Cross KeysThe second...

Industry Watch

March 30, 1997

Fair housing summit scheduled at Cross Keys

The second statewide Fair Housing/Civil Rights Summit will be held by a group of public and nonprofit organizations April 16-17 at Cross Keys Inn, 5001 Falls Road.

Registration is $75 per person and includes lunch and materials.

Topics will include changes in Section 8 and public housing, public/private partnerships to promote fair housing, hate crimes and race relations, and housing opportunities for the disabled.

For information, call LaVerne Brooks of the Maryland HUD office, at 410-962-2520, Ext. 3056.

Belair-Edison opens its doors to buyers

Belair-Edison Housing Service will hold its fifth annual community open house Sunday, April 20. Fifty homes, with prices starting around $50,000, will be open to prospective buyers.

Belair-Edison surrounds Herring Run Park, with miles of wooded biker/hiker trails, ball fields, picnic areas, and plants and wildlife. The Northeast Baltimore community, along Belair Road and Erdman Avenue, is 15 minutes from downtown.

Home shoppers can stop by the Belair-Edison Housing Service Office at 3412 Belair Road on April 20 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. for light refreshments and maps. Free housing counseling is available. For more information, call 485-8422.

Home-buying workshop covers the essentials

Harbel Housing Partnership is sponsoring a free home-buying workshop from 6: 30 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. April 14 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.

VA to present seminar for realty agents

The Department of Veterans Affairs will present a seminar on the VA Acquired Property Sales Program for real estate agents ** from 9 a.m. to 12: 15 p.m. Wednesday on the ground floor of the Fallon Federal Building, 31 Hopkins Plaza.

For more information on this free class, which includes three hours of continuing education credit, call 410-962-7874.

Pick up decorating tips at Washington show

If you are thinking of doing some redecorating, remodeling or refurbishing in the near future, you may want to stop by the 32nd Design for Living Show at the Washington Convention Center. The program runs this Friday through Sunday. Tickets are $8 for adults and $3.50 for children 10-16 and senior citizens.

News in brief

Coldwell Banker Grempler Realty said Karen Lyon and Janice Little of its Phoenix office earned the National Association of Realtors' Graduate Realtor Institute designation.

On the move

Maryland Multi-Housing Association Inc. named Sandra J. Sause executive director of the group, which serves as the voice of the state's apartment industry. Sause has a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Maryland. She previously worked with Rep. Benjamin Cardin, Marylanders Against Handgun Abuse Inc. and the Northeast Real Estate Center.

Re/Max Advantage Realty said Maria T. Caropreso joined its Columbia office as a sales associate. A member of the Howard County Association of Realtors and the Howard County Million Dollar Club, Caropreso recently passed the state exam for licensed real estate brokers.

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Pub Date: 3/30/97

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