REAL ESTATE briefs
New associate: Laura Hewitt recently joined the Coldwell Banker Preferred Blue Bell Office as a sales associate. Dan Caparo, vice president, made the announcement.
Hewitt, of King of Prussia, will provide residential real estate services in Blue Bell as well as its surrounding communities.
Before joining Coldwell Banker Preferred, Hewitt was a top producer in the Re/Max Classic office in Wayne, where she closed 2T units and approximately A6 million in sales volume in 2012, according to TReND.
A graduate of Cabrini College, Hewitt worked as an event and party planner in California before obtaining her real estate license.
Hewitt is an active member of the National Association of Realtors, Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, and TReND.
Associates honored: vael Milbert and Sharna Garfinkle, sales associates in the Jenkintown office of Weichert, Realtors, were recognized for their exceptional industry success during March. Larry Minsky, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, made the announcement.
Top producers, Milbert led the region for resale revenue units and resale dollar volume, while Garfinkle led for resale listings.
In addition, the entire Jenkintown office was recognized for outstanding performance in March. The office led the region, which serves the Main Line, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania, in resale dollar volume.
Toll honored: Kevin Toll, a sales associate in the Devon office of Long & Foster Real Estate Inc., was the recipient of Long & Foster’s 2012 Entrepreneur Award at the company’s annual awards breakfast in March.
He was also named top producer for his office for March and April.
An award-winning top producer, Toll specializes in Chester, Montgomery and Delaware counties, the Main Line and the Greater Philadelphia/ Delaware Valley area. Although he specializes in residential resales, he is also a real estate owned specialist and has experience in new homes marketing. He is licensed in Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Toll is a wrestling coach at Harriton High School in Lower Merion Township and volunteers for the Blind Sports Organization.
Top producer: Judy Harle, a sales associate with the Devon office of Long & Foster Real Estate Inc., was named top producer for March. Janet Gorden Rubino, vice president and manager of the office, made the announcement.
With over 28 years of real estate experience, Harle’s career has spanned real estate sales as well as real estate education and training. She has received numerous awards for both sales and service and is a 2012 member of Long & Foster’s President’s Club.
A longtime Main Line resident, she holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts degree.
Number 1: Long & Foster’s Blue Bell office had an outstanding sales month in April, according to Bob Albanese, senior regional vice president of the Philadelphia Region.
The office finished No. 1 in sales units and sales volume in the region during April. Sales volume and units increased over last April by 63 percent and 38 percent. vear to date, the office’s sales volume was up almost R0 percent from 2012 and units were up 26 percent over 2012.
Vice President and Blue Bell manager Debora WeidmanPhillips noted average sale price also increased 1V percent over last April.