'Greater Baltimore' map issued by ADCADC, "The Map...

Industry Digest

November 23, 1997

'Greater Baltimore' map issued by ADC

ADC, "The Map People," has published a "six-in-one" street map book of Greater Baltimore that includes sections on Baltimore and Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties.

"Real estate agents, home seekers, commuters and others now need only one map book to locate streets and roads throughout metropolitan Baltimore," said Dave Banick, the firm's acting director of publication sales.

Just as in individual map books, each section of the spiral-bound "Greater Baltimore" book shows the location of airports, business parks, colleges and universities, fire companies, lakes and streams, police stations, schools and other points of interest.

While individual map books sell for $10.95, the Greater Baltimore volume cost $39.95.

Lucky Realty sponsors student essay contest

Lucky Realty Homes Inc. is seeking entries for its first "Lucky Homes In The House Incentive Program," which it says is "designed to encourage young people to reach for the American Dream" of homeownership.

Middle and high school students in Baltimore may enter the contest if they have no grade lower than a "B" for the first marking period of the current school year. Contestants must write a minimum of 100 words on the question: "How does having a good home and a good education empower me for the future?"

Fifty winners will receive $100 savings bonds at a ceremony Dec. 6 at New Psalmist Baptist Church. Entries, postmarked no later than Nov. 28, should be sent to: Lucky Homes, Attn: In the House Incentive Program, P.O. Box 32531, Baltimore, Md. 21282. For more information, call Terri Bracciale at 410-484-9173.

Lucky Realty Homes Inc. specializes in rebuilding homes in Baltimore and Baltimore County and selling them to first-time homebuyers.

News in brief

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. offices throughout the mid-Atlantic region are collecting new, unwrapped toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots campaign through Dec. 19.

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. reports October home sales of $752.3 million on 4,206 properties sold, a 19 percent increase from the $630.5 million for the same period in 1996. The firm's sales in the Baltimore region were up 9 percent from $123.2 million last year to $133.8 million this October. The largest October gain was on the Eastern Shore, where sales rose from $19.6 million to $33.2 million for a 69 percent increase.

Pub Date: 11/23/97

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