November 16, 1997
A&A Realty acquired by Long & FosterLong & Foster Real Estate Inc. has acquired A&A Realty, which operates four sales offices in Western Maryland and West Virginia, including locations at Deep Creek Lake and a vacation rental and property management operation in McHenry.The other two locations are on U.S. 219 South in Oakland and a seasonal resort sales location at Alpine Lake, W. Va. All four sites will become Long & Foster sales offices.Karen Myers, former owner of A&A Realty, is manager of two of the Garrett County offices.
October 3, 1999
Cassell accepts state post, resigns chairmanshipReal Estate Brokers of Baltimore Inc. announced that Michael Cassell has resigned as chairman of the organization's board of directors to accept the governor's appointment to the Maryland Real Estate Commission.Cassell, who served as president of the local branch of the minority trade association in 1994 and 1979, was voted "Broker of the Year" by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers Inc. in August. He was also voted Broker of the Year for Maryland by the Real Estate Brokers of Baltimore Inc.Cassell is the broker and owner of Creative Real Estate Services Inc., owner and president of Express Appraisal services and an associate broker of Century 21 Home Specialist.
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.
December 6, 1998
Association names Bozzuto Builder of the YearThe Bozzuto Group of Greenbelt, a regional developer, homebuilder and property management company, was recently named 1998 Builder of the Year in the large-volume builder category by the Suburban Maryland Building Industry Association.The award cited the Greenbelt firm for "overall excellence in scheduling, supervision, engineering, quality control and ethics."Bozzuto also won the association's 1998 Finest in Family Living Award for new condominiums priced higher than $140,000 for a three-bedroom home at King Farm Condominiums in Rockville, a 92-unit complex that sold out in one year.
February 7, 1999
Long & Foster offers scholarships for seniorsHigh school seniors with at least a 3.0-grade-point average, who show financial need, have held leadership positions in school and have been active in the community may be eligible for one of Long & Foster Real Estate's 60 $1,000 scholarships.Applicants must write a short essay on either their most significant high school experience or their expectations for college. The deadline is March 1. Applications can be found at Long & Foster offices, from high school guid- ance counselors, or through Long & Foster's Internet Web site at www.longandfoster.
August 11, 1994
Timothy Martin, Professional Land Surveyor, has joined McCrone, Inc. in Annapolis, an engineering/environmental consulting and surveying firm.A resident of Edgewater, Mr. Martin will be responsible for permit processing in such fields as critical areas and light commercial site development in the Central Maryland Region.A graduate of Frostburg State University, Mr. Martin holds a bachelor of arts degree in geography-cartography and urban planning. He has designed and managed projects for state and local government agencies in addition to private developers and has served as project surveyor for several subdivision, site and grading projects in Anne Arundel County.
July 4, 1993
* Mark vanReuth, of Brightview Builders and president of the Remodelors Council of the Home Builders Association, was named to Remodeling magazine's Big 50 list for 1993 in the category on sales and marketing.* The Mechanical Contractors Association of Maryland Inc., a construction trade association of plumbing, heating, ventilating, air conditioning and piping contractors who employ craftsmen, has elected and installed the following officers and directors: President Ronald J. Wontrop, operations manager for Johnson Controls Inc.; Vice President Frederick L. Matusky, president of Flo-Tron Contracting Inc.; Lennart M. Shawker, treasurer and comptroller of Riggs Distler & Co. Inc., was re-elected as secretary-treasurer.
August 20, 2000
Long & Foster July sales set company record Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. recorded its highest monthly sales statistic in the company's 32-year history last month with $1.3 billion on 6,516 properties - a 14 percent increase over July 1999. Long & Foster has sold $9.3 billion worth of property this year, beating last year's $8.4 billion sales figure by 11 percent. The top five sales offices in the metro Baltimore area for July were Annapolis, Greenspring, Ellicott City, Timonium and Crofton.
February 24, 1994
Murchake recognized for outstanding salesChris Murchake, a sales associates at the Annapolis office of Shannon & Luchs Realtors, was recently recognized for outstanding sales production for January.Mr. Murchake completed four transactions during January.Relms Landscaping hires new managerRelms Landscaping Company has hired Joe Haubrich to manage its residential division.With several years of experience in managing residential landscaping, grounds maintenance and tree work, Mr. Haubrich will be responsible for the daily operations of the Relms residential division and new business development.
April 7, 1996
Century 21 honors top offices, associatesCentury 21 Kayhouse Realty of Baltimore and Beverly Sroka-Langley of Century 21 Finesse in Severna Park were the big winners when the Century 21 Central Atlantic Region honored the top area offices and sales associates of 1995 during a recent gala at the Belvedere.Kayhouse took "Top Office" honors with over $33 million in settled sales volume. The firm was also the "Top Listing Office," while Century 21 Home Specialists in Baltimore was named "Career Opportunity Office."