Realtors convention is this Wednesday at State Fairgrounds
The Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors will hold its annual convention this Wednesday at the Maryland State Fairgrounds.
The convention, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., will feature nearly 100 exhibitors, covering the latest technologies and services in the real estate profession. Continuing education courses and other activities will be available.
To register, call the GBBR special events department at 410-337-7200. Registration at the door costs $45 and includes breakfast, lunch and a late-afternoon cocktail party.
News in brief
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. reported home sales last month of $1.2 billion on 6,130 properties sold, up 20 percent from $1 billion on 5,394 properties sold in September 1999. The Baltimore region, with 51 offices, reported a 15 percent increase. The top offices were: Columbia ($19 million), Greenspring ($17.5 million), Annapolis ($16.6 million), Timonium ($13 million) and Ellicott City ($12 million). Long & Foster has sold $11.8 billion in homes through September, up 11 percent from $10.6 billion for the corresponding period last year.
Century 21 Greater Maryland Broker's Council announced its top 21 sales associates at its semiannual awards rally. They were: Joan Ryder, Century 21/Joan Ryder; Jesse J. McKay, Century 21/Elite Realty; Thomas Nibali, Century 21/American Patriot; James Skarda, Century 21/Horizon Realty; Frank Gavern III, Century 21/Anthony-Gavern; Bebe Rush, Century 21/Charles J. Plunkert; Carol Plunkert, Century 21/Charles J. Plunkert; Steve Kuzma, Century 21/Diana Realty; Lenox Lloyd, Century 21/Anthony-Gavern; Maria Fothergill, Century 21/Curry Agency; John Higginbotham, Century 21/Moss Realty; Claudia Sconion, Century 21/Diana Realty; Denise Diana, Century 21/Diana Realty; H. Adrian and Karen Cox, Century 21/Horizon Realty; Joyce McQueen, Century 21/Moss Realty; Victor Anthony Karcher, Century 21/Anthony-Gavern; Dianne Hebert, Century 21/Diana Realty; Barbara Aiken, Century 21/Diana Realty; Mary Lee, Century 21/H. T. Brown; Frank Sopato, Century 21/H. T. Brown; Larry McKnight, Century 21/H. T. Brown.