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Industry Watch

September 13, 1998

Grand opening Saturday at Farmington Village

Farmington Village at Schramm's Farm in Pasadena will hold its grand opening -- which will feature a Disney World vacation giveaway -- Saturday beginning at 11 a.m.

Formerly a turkey farm, the community will eventually contain 448 single-family homes and townhouses built by Koch Homes, Ryland Homes, Ryan Homes and Grayson Homes. The sales center is open from noon to 6 p.m. daily. Take Interstate 695 south to Route 97 south, to Route 100 east to a left on Catherine Avenue, to the community on the left.

Long & Foster goes over $1 billion again

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc., went over the $1 billion mark in sales for the fifth consecutive month in July.

The largest real estate company in the mid-Atlantic region, the company said it had more than $1.11 billion in sales on 6,203 properties sold, a 29 percent increase over July 1997.

Homebuyer sessions Thursday and Sept. 24

Tri-Churches Housing is offering a free homebuyer education class at 6: 30 p.m. Thursday and Sept. 24 in the upper hall of St. Jerome's Head Start Center, 765 W. Hamburg St.

The sessions are designed to give participants an opportunity to meet with industry professionals and receive information on the home-buying process.

For information, call 410-365- 1463.

News in Brief

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn-ERA said Melvin Knight, sales associate in the Wyndhurst Station office, received the Realtor Community Service Award from the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors for his work with Manna House, a network of homeless (( shelters and soup kitchens, and his efforts to promote preservation and lead paint awareness.

On the Move

Century 21 Diana Realty Inc. said Don Berry and John Schulteis joined the Bel Air company as sales associates.

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn-ERA said Elton Hensley joined the

Columbia office as a sales associate.

Pub Date: 9/13/98

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