Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Bob Graham, a sales associate from Weichert, Realtors' Centreville/Clifton office, has been honored for generating the most resale revenue units in the region during November. The region consists of offices located throughout Northern Virginia.

Long & Foster, Real Estate announces top sales associates in Fairfax County for the month of November:

* Fairfax Station: Dale Gabardy, manager of the Burke / Fairfax Station Long & Foster office, announced Ashley Leigh as the top producer, top lister, top seller and the agent with the most new listings with a sales volume of $4,546,997.

* Centreville: Pat Lawless, manager of the Centreville Long & Foster office, announced Howard Snook as the top producer and the top seller with a sales volume of $1,274,599; Pat Bogenn as the top lister; and Pat Bogenn and Kim House as the agents with the most new listings.

* Clifton: Dale Gabardy, manager of the Clifton Long & Foster office, announced Marcie Flournoy as the top producer and the top seller with a sales volume of $700,000; and Charlotte Whitney as the top lister and the agent with the most new listings.

* Fair Oaks: Val August, manager of the Fair Oaks Long & Foster office, announced Ron Rush, CRS as top producer, top lister, top seller and the agent with the most new listings with a sales volume of $9,031,815.

The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate offers ongoing weekly classes at offices throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. for anyone interested in becoming a Realtor. Register for the "Principles & Practices of Real Estate" class anytime in December 2002 for $100, including tuition, registration, and books. Regular price is $185. Classes do not have to be taken during the month of December 2002, but can be taken anytime within the next six months. Call 1-800-992-4794 for more information and a schedule of classes.

Century 21 New Millennium of Centreville is conducting a coat drive for needy people in the community. Drop off your new or used coats in good condition to the office, located at 5109 Westfields Blvd., Centreville. New hats and gloves would also be appreciated.

Long & Foster Real Estate announces that its $125,000 Scholarship Program will end its search for well-rounded graduating high school seniors entering an accredited four-year college or university on March 3, 2003. All applications must be received by the deadline date of March 3, in order for the selection committee, comprised of local members of academia, to select the final scholarship winners by Spring 2003.

The Long & Foster Scholarship Program will award $1,000 to each of 125 worthy recipients throughout the five-state region for the 2003-2004 academic year. The monetary scholarship award will be made payable directly to the college or university in the student's name. Once the winners have been selected, the scholarships will be awarded beginning May 1, 2003.

Applications for the Long & Foster Scholarship Program can be obtained from any of Long & Foster's 200 residential sales offices located throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, from high school guidance counselors, via Long & Foster's Web site at or by calling 1-703-359-1750.

A hard copy of the application and the required attachments must be mailed to Long & Foster Corporate Headquarters by March 3, 2003, at the following address: Long & Foster Scholarship Program, c/o Corporate Marketing Department, Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., 11351 Random Hills Road, Fairfax, VA 22030-6082, Attn: Colleen Park.

Virginia REALTORS has launched a new Web site at It provides information for brokers, agents, specialty practitioners, association leaders and local Realtor associations. There is also a marketplace area for links to home buying- or selling-related services, and a news area with statistics on home sales for the state. The site includes information for foreign-language-speaking Realtors, properties for sale and rent, a directory of Realtors and commercial property information.