Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Karen Trainor, branch manager of Weichert, Realtors' Fair Oaks office, announced Adalinda (Addy) Gonzalez has joined the office as a sales associate.

Possessing five years of experience as a licensed real estate professional, Gonzalez previously was a sales associate in Florida. She recently moved to Falls Church, and chose to join Weichert because of its reputation for excellence. Gonzalez has more than 25 years of experience in marketing and business development, which aid her in serving her clients and building her business.

Long and Foster announced the top sales associates for April:

* Centreville-Gateway: Sarah Moorman, manager of the Centreville-Gateway Long & Foster office, announced Jenny Dewenter as the top producer with a sales volume of $3,290,000; Jin and Nancy Han as the top listers; Cindy and Bill Glacken as the top sellers; and Mary Beth Eisenhard as the agents with the most new listings.

* Fairfax: Frank Lee, manager of the Fairfax Long & Foster office, announced Debbie Dogrul as the top producer and the agent with the most new listings with a sales volume of $26,912,757; and Gail Durkin and Natalie McArtor as the second and third place top producers.

* Fair Oaks: Valasie August, manager of the Fair Oaks Long & Foster office, announced Ron Rush as the top producer, lister, seller and the agent with the most new listings with a sales volume of $16,090,239.

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. is offering its sales associates a 14-week training program which positions them as real estate advocates to their buyers. It will train agents to serve their buyer’s needs-before, during and after the sale or purchase of a home. Agents taking the classes will learn how to structure their business in such a way that they can rely on referred business because of the service they provide to existing clients. The Buffini & Company 100 Days to Greatness program is designed for serious and career-minded real estate agents who are new to the business and for more seasoned sales associates looking for a proven solution to help their business thrive. The ultimate goal of one closed and two pending transactions during the 14 weeks is being far exceeded by agents taking the classes.

The Long & Foster Cos. launched its new public Web site, With the latest in technological innovations, the new site supports the business needs of agents while delivering the highest-quality home ownership services to consumers.