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Real Estate Notes

July 17, 2002

The Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) has mailed more than 18,000 renewal notices to licensed landlords. Notices remind property owners that they must be licensed to offer residential property for rent.

The county rental facility licensing requirement applies to all types of residential rental properties, including apartment units, single-family detached homes, townhouses and accessory apartments.

Each landlord-tenant or housing code complaint received by DHCA is checked against the licensing database to be sure the property is properly licensed. Unlicensed property owners who are renting out their homes can be issued a civil citation which carries a $500 fine. Fines are used for a variety of landlord and tenant services.

The license year runs from July 1 through June 30, but landlords may apply for a license at any time. Fees range from $35-$95 and vary according to the type of license.

Call 240-777-3636 or visit http://hca.emontgomery.org.

Long & Foster’s Bethesda Gateway office was the company’s leader in sales for June with $86 million sold. The office has also announced its Top Dogs Club for June. Members have three or more transactions for the month: Dennis Melby, Brad Rozansky, Susann Haskins, The Schuck’s, Melinda Estridge, Mario Finelli, Ruby Styslinger, Sharyn Goldman, Suzanne Reynolds, Mary Bajwa, Nancy Erickson, Wendy Banner, Goly Kayvan, Beale Cummings, Lisa Bacigalupo, Nancy Schwiesow, Sterling Mehring, Jeff Wilson, Pat Wills, Chris Rhodes, Shonny Kugler, Andy Greenspan, Donna Karpa, Sharon Ownes, Fran Darby, Rhonda Mortensen, Peppy Walsh, Debbie Cohen, John Bragale, Susan Weiss, Ann Johnson, Michele Kraft, Judy Kelly, Ben Gehrig, Gretchen Koitz, Ed Crowley, Carolyn Compton, Susan Miller, Sarah Funt, Barbara Podoff, Damine Buckley, Adrienne Deming, Cinda Pitcock, Doncie Jeter, Sara Toppins, Pam Ryan-Brye, Mee See Phua, Nancy Poat and Jim Ledet.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has announced its top producers for May. In the Potomac office, Marsha Shuman and Norita Brown tied. The team of Pennye Green and Nancy Judd were top producers in the Bethesda/Potomac office and Ellen Wilner was top producer in the Bethesda office.

The Weichert, Realtors Potomac sales team was honored for generating the most referrals company-wide in May. The office is located at 7821 Tuckerman Lane. The Potomac Village office, 10230 River Road, was honored for generating the highest new homes dollar volume in the region in May. In addition, the entire Potomac Village sales team was recognized for producing the highest new homes dollar volume in the region in May. The region consists of 11 offices located throughout Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland.

Weichert, Realtors Bethesda office, 4733 Bethesda Ave., were honored for their achievements in May. The sales team was honored for generating the most resales company-wide. Regionally, Meg Finn was honored for generating the most resale listings. The sales team of Jamie Coley and Leigh Reed was recognized for producing the most resale revenue units and the highest resale dollar volume in the region. The Bethesda team was also honored for producing the most resale listings, the most resales, the most resale marketed listings, the most resale revenue units and the highest resale dollar volume in the region. The region consists of offices located throughout Maryland and the District of Columbia.