Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

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An introductory course in commercial investment real estate will be offered on a scholarship basis to minority real estate professionals in the greater Washington, D.C. metro area April 10-11 through CCIM Institute, an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors and a leader in commercial investment real estate education. The course, Introduction to Commercial Investment Real Estate, is part of the organization’s Cultural Diversity Education Program. Candidates accepted will be admitted to the course free of charge, but will be required to pay a $30 application fee. Those who pass the course can apply for 8 hours of continuing education credit toward the Virginia broker/sales license renewal. Applications will be accepted up to April 3.

The course will be held 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. both days at the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors, Herndon Center, 520 Huntmar Park Drive, Herndon, 703-207-3228. It will be taught by Byron Smith, CCIM, president of Metropolitan Realty Group of Vienna.

Individuals interested in the Cultural Diversity Education Program can contact Colleen Loeffler, CCIM Institute Director of Special Programs, for an application at 312-321-4537 or by e-mail at Or visit

Weichert, Realtors’ Great Falls Office, announced Lisa Potter has joined the office as a sales associate.

Possessing seven years of experience as a licensed real estate professional, Potter previously worked at an appraisal company and served as sales manager for a local builder. She chose to join Weichert because of its many training programs and good reputation in the industry. Potter specializes in new homes and appraising and is a member of the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors. She has lived in McLean for 15 years.