Long & Foster sales hit $2 billion in June Long...

Industry Watch

July 21, 2002

Long & Foster sales hit $2 billion in June

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. reported that it had total sales of $2 billion on 8,533 property sales last month. Overall, the Long & Foster companies - including its mortgage, title and insurance subsidiaries - had monthly sales of $2.9 billion, the best in the 34-year history of the Fairfax, Va.-based company.

Long & Foster also reported that its sales this year are up 19 percent from sales in the first six months of last year.

The Baltimore/Southern Pennsylvania region, with 51 offices, was up 13.3 percent last month. The top offices were Annapolis ($32 million in sales), Columbia ($22 million) and Howard County at Waverly Woods ($22 million)

News in brief

Prudential Carruthers Realtors

announced that the team of Harriett Wasserman, Marc Goldstein and David Desser in Pikesville had sales of $7 million last month.

The National Association of Home Builders

is seeking entries for its 2003 Best of Seniors Housing Design Awards competition. The deadline is Oct. 4. For more information, go to the Senior Housing Council's Web site, www.ncosh.com/awards, or call 800-368-5242, Ext. 8220.

The Harbel Housing Partnership

is sponsoring several free homebuyer workshops in Northeast Baltimore and neighboring areas of Baltimore County. Evening workshops are held from 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. and daytime workshops are held from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 410-444-9152.

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

seeks entries for its Commitment to Excellence Awards. The awards are presented annually to recognize projects and programs that further DHCD's mission to revitalize communities, encourage homeownership and expand affordable-housing opportunities. The deadline for entries is Sept. 13. Entry forms can be obtained at www.dhcd.state.md.us/news/awards/index.htm.

On the move

Prudential Carruthers Realtors

announced that Tracey Hurst, Janet Boldyga, and Elizabeth Dewberry have joined the Annapolis office as sales associates. Jonathan Coley, Michael McElwee, Simon Smith Jr., Bhanwarjit Chopra, Daphne Cawley, Catherine Cox, Joyce Smallwood, Rowitha Ennema, Carole Ann Dillow, Regina McDowell, Julie Peyton and Salvador De Perignat have joined the Severna Park office as sales associates.

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