HARFORD COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
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professionally while promoting the values and benefits for
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RoseAnn C. Spalt Installed as 2016 HCAR President
RoseAnn Spalt, salesperson with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Bel Air, was installed as President of the Harford County Association of REALTORS® at Richlin Ballroom during the 55th Annual membership meeting. The installation ceremony was presented by Dean Cotrill, Coldwell Banker President Mid-Atlantic Region.
Mrs. Spalt obtained her Maryland real Estate Salesperson license in 1990 and continued her successful career by sharing her expertise, knowledge and experiences with customers and clients to help them make informed decisions in all real estate matters. Her pursuit of knowledge includes designations from the National Association of REALTORS® such as the Certified Residential Specialist; the Graduate of REALTOR® Institute; Military Relocation Professional; and Seniors Real Estate Specialist. Mrs. Spalt has also obtained multiple certifications such as e-Pro; At Home with Diversity; Short Sales and Foreclosures resource and Workforce Housing.
As a student of the real estate brokerage business, RoseAnn believes that knowledge is the foundation to providing exceptional service for those who will be making their largest financial decision and needing a trusted REALTOR® to help them through the complicated process.
Mrs. Spalt, having been a member of the Harford County Association of REALTORS® since 1991, has served the association members by participating in numerous active committees as a member and Chairperson; and most recently on the Board of Directors; where she held positions of Director, Secretary/Treasurer, Vice President and President Elect. She has also served as President of the Women’s Council Harford County Chapter; and Chairperson of the Maryland REALTOR® Institute Advisory Committee.
RoseAnn is a resident of Harford County in Bel Air with her beloved husband Dan and her ten month old puppy Cooper and cat Leo Lionheart. Their three children are grown and live on their own. RoseAnn is still a very active member of the community and her church. Prior to her career in real estate she worked for 23 years as a Histotechnologist at several local hospitals.
Also installed to the Board of Directors by Bonnie Casper, President Elect of the Maryland Association of REALTORS® was Tom Coard – President Elect; Marian Staab – Vice President; Sandy Smith – Secretary/Treasurer; Craig Strobel – Immediate Past President; and three year directors – Dennis Bolen and Chris Drewer.
Anne Smoley - Harford County Association of REALTORS® 2015 REALTOR of the Year
2015 President Craig Strobel of the Harford County association of REALTORS® recognized Anne Smoley with DANDAS Realty as the 2015 REALTOR® of the Year during the 55th Annual Membership meeting held at Richlin Ballroom. The REALTOR® of the Year Award is bestowed upon the REALTOR® in the local association who exemplifies the model member through Real Estate Service to the Community, and the Local, State and National Associations. The local REALTOR® of the Year is also nominated to the state level.
Mrs. Smoley obtained an Ohio Real Estate salesperson license in 1984 and a Maryland salesperson license in 1985. She became very active with the Harford County Association of REALTORS® in 2009 and continues to the present day. Besides serving on numerous committees and special task forces, Anne served on the Board of Directors as a Director, Treasurer/Secretary, Vice President, President Elect, President and Immediate Past President. Her most memorial service to the membership in recent years was her leadership of the association’s REALTOR® Political Action Committee, that landmarked significant improvements with our relationships of our local state legislators and education for our members on the importance of political advocacy for our real estate matters.
Anne holds the Graduate of REALTORS® Institute designation from the National Association of REALTORS® and certifications including, BPOR Estate, Short Sales and Foreclosures Resource, and Work Force Housing Certifications. She is a graduate of the GBBR Leadership Academy and served as the association representative with MRIS and MARS corporations. Anne is also a lifetime member of the Harford County Million Dollar Real Estate Association.
Additional award recipients recognized at the annual meeting were: Kimberly Bogris – President’s Award; Fran Trojanowski – Affiliate of the Year; Tara Kuzma – REALTOR®® Community Service; and REmarkable REALTOR® of the Year awards were bestowed upon Chris Drewer, Sandy Smith, Dale Heller, Heather Schafer Adkins, Marian Staab, Dennis Bolen, George Hall and Tom Coard.
HARFORD COUNTY REALTORS® SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY
The Harford County REALTORS® with RE/MAX American Dream hosted the 13th Annual Golf Classic recently at Hunt Valley Golf Club. REALTORS® raised over $20,000 to benefit John Hopkins Children’s Center.
Harford County REALTORS® with Advance Realty raised over $100,000 to benefit critically ill children through the Casey Cares Program at Oriole Park Camden Yards.
Harford County REALTORS® with Century 21 the Real Estate Centre visited residents at Citizen Nursing Home in Havre de Grace and provided sight and hearing testing at the Maryland State Fairgrounds with the Lions Club District 22 A.
Harford County REALTORS® under the leadership of George Hall with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage hosted “Dog Days of Summer” and provided and Open House at the association with hot dogs, burgers and all the side dishes for the public to attend.
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Harford County Real Estate Market
August Harford County Real Estate in Holding Pattern
Harford County Homes Sold for August was down 15% compared to July 2015, but up 37% compared to August 2014. The number of August Homes Listed was 10 less than July and 18 less than August 2014. As a result, Harford County Median Sold Prices were up only five hundred dollars but still the eight consecutive increases this year went to $255,500.The robust 2015 Harford County real estate growth has slowed down waiting to see what the Federal Reserve System does at their September 17, 2015 meeting. So whether, interest rates go up this month or later this year, it will initially have little effect on the real estate market because everyone is expecting the rate to go up before the end of the year. However, when READ MORE >>
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