Revitalization efforts to be honored Oct. 9Light Street...

Industry Watch

September 27, 1998

Revitalization efforts to be honored Oct. 9

Light Street Housing Corp., the Maryland Center for Community Development and the Washington Village Pigtown Neighborhood Planning Council will be honored for their revitalizing work in the Washington Village/Pigtown area.

The three community organizations will be feted from 6: 30 p.m to 9 p.m. Oct. 9, when Tri-Churches Housing Inc. holds its 3rd Annual Awards Dinner in the upper hall of St. Jerome's Head Start Center, 765 W. Hamburg St.

Diane Bell McKoy, chief executive officer and president of Empower Baltimore Management Corp., will be the featured speaker, with music provide by the Dunbar Jazz Ensemble.

Call 410-385-1463 for tickets.

Brown is new president of Mortgage Brokers

Joseph M. Brown Jr., senior partner and managing member of Premier Equity Mortgage in Woodlawn, was recently installed as president of the Maryland Association of Mortgage Brokers. He succeeds Jeffrey Wolpe of University Mortgage.

Brown's 30 years in the financing industry include 25 as an executive with Household Finance Corp. He helped found Premier in 1996.

Workshop will teach about selling a home

Harbel Housing Partnership is sponsoring a free workshop for home sellers Oct. 1 at 6: 30 p.m. at the Towson Library, 320 York Road.

Preparing a property for sale, methods of selling a house, home inspection, financing presale repairs and mortgages for the seller's next home will be covered. For information or reservations, call 410-444-2100.

News in Brief

W. F. Chesley Real Estate Incsaid Jim Knepp, Rich Minor and Queen Peterson won top sales honors in August for the Crofton firm. Bart Johnson, Julie Peyton and Knepp took listing honors.

O'Conor Piper & Flynn-ERAsaid Judy Morris, an associate broker in the Timonium/Lutherville office, was named "Member of the Year" by the Maryland State Chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors. Morris was cited for her "dedication, professionalism, involvement and generosity."

On the Move

American Skycorp Inc.said Bill Slaughter and Joe Capaldi have joined its mortgage banking division to run the firm's new Pennsylvania office.

The Bozzuto Groupnamed Julie Smith a partner of the regional developer, homebuilding and property management company. Smith, who will remain as president of Bozzuto Management Co., previously worked for Oxford Management Co.

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc.said Jessica Wiers, Perry Hall, and Dwayne Thompson, Rosedale, joined the company as sales associates.

Pub Date: 9/27/98

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