Real Estate

Real Estate

To have real estate information listed in The Arlington Connection, mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail to or fax to 703-917-0991. This free community listing is reserved to events that are open to the public at no or minimal cost. Deadline is 2 p.m. the Thursday before publication. Call Elizabeth Orr at 703-917-6449 with any questions.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage launched a new web site for clients recently. The new site,, features one-click access to everything on the site including listings, services, searches, and open houses. An open house schedule includes homes in Maryland, Washington D.C., Northern Virginia and the Coastal areas of Delaware and Maryland. Another new feature in providing truly remarkable service to consumers is the "Open House Tour." The feature provides specific multiple driving directions to travel directly from one open house to another. Consumers can also search for open houses scheduled a full month in advance on the site.

Valerie Huffman, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors and instructor of its Management Awareness Program (MAP), announced that several sales associates have graduated from the program this month. MAP is a seven-month course that provides a structured first look at management for Weichert agents who are considering a career in real estate management.

October MAP graduates from Virginia include: Rene Giesberts, Alexandria/Mt. Vernon; Peter Brennan, Alexandria/Old Town; Stephanie Kohn, Alexandria/Old Town; Dorothy Johnson, Arlington; Brace Kennedy, Arlington; Michele Symcak, Arlington; Ann Romer, McLean/Dolley Madison; David Swartzbaugh, McLean/Dolley Madison; Mary Papadopoulos, McLean Center; Judy Bell, Tysons/Vienna; Tom Hogan, Tysons/Vienna; Joyce Taylor, Tysons/Vienna; Madonna Padilla, Manassas; Joan Bentley-Mussen, Burke/Fairfax Station; Gracemarie Neary, Burke/Fairfax Station; Jackie Schweitzer, Dulles; John Spengler, Dulles; Farnese McDonald, Gainesville; Audra Backaitis, Great Falls; Denise Kelly, Great Falls; Michele Cornejo, Great Falls; Jeanne Mullahy, Great Falls; Tina Paolozzi, Leesburg; Shane Keaton, Manassas; Gina Chatham, Purcellville.