Belair-Edison to hold free homeowner...

Industry Watch

October 18, 1998

Belair-Edison to hold free homeowner workshops

Belair-Edison Housing Service is conducting a free, three-part homeownership workshop for first-time buyers from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Nov. 4 and Nov. 11 at LaFontaine Bleu Crystal Room, 3120 Erdman Ave.

The first workshop will cover credit, income, savings and determining how much house you can afford.

The second session will include such topics as finding an agent, selecting a home, the loan process, Baltimore's Settlement Expense Loan Program and other incentives for buying a first house.

Home inspections, house maintenance and foreclosure prevention will be discussed during the final class.

Participants will receive a certificate for each workshop they attend. Free one-on-one counseling will be available. For reservations and information, call 410-485-8422.

Janie Lee Buyer's Realty offers homeowner seminar

Janie Lee Buyer's Realty Inc. is sponsoring a free homeownership seminar from 10: 30 a.m. to 1: 30 p.m. Saturday at 7917 B Harford Road.

Those attending the class can receive a free credit report and can be "qualified" for a loan by a representative of Norwest Mortgage Co.

To reserve a space in the class and for more information, call 410-882-8090.

News in Brief

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn ERA said its million-dollar sales associates for July were Sheri McLaughlin, Bel Air/Abingdon, $2.4 million; Patty Schuebel, Timonium, $1.7 million; Deanna and Chuck Daley, Jacksonville, $1.4 million; and Carolynne Shumate, Roland Park, $1 million. Joan Klein of Timonium had $2.2 million in new listings and Sean O'Conor of Jacksonville had listings worth $1.2 million.

On the Move

The Columbia Bank appointed Michael G. Plank vice president for residential mortgages. He previously was regional production manager for Mellon Mortgage Co. Plank has a bachelor of science in education from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania and a master's in business administration from Loyola College of Maryland.

1st Mariner Mortgage Corp. said John H. O'Donovan joined the company as a residential loan officer. O'Donovan held a similar position with Key Bank & Trust. He has a bachelor of arts in economics from Washington College.

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Pub Date: 10/18/98

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