A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Erdie Heads CBRB Team Selling Bay Point Plantation

BERLIN – Associate Broker Greg Erdie and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage are pleased to announce the new community of Bay Point Plantation.

This premiere waterfront neighborhood boasts 33 homesites and was meticulously developed by Worcester County’s own local developers, The Burbage Companies.

With over 180 acres, 142 acres in a conservation easement, the community boasts nature trails, hiking, biking, fishing, crabbing, and boating from the private marina to appease natural appetites. For creature comforts, residents will find streetlights, public water and sewer, and Comcast cable. The community is located at the end of Gum Point Road (off Racetrack Road). Home prices start at just $199,900.

Erdie reminds everyone, “Location, location, location, and supply and demand, are the wisest rules to live by for a great real estate investment. Here’s your chance. Come take a walk with us and see why you will want Bay Point to become your plantation.”

A professional sales team is now available on site from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week. The team consists of sales agents Kim Bounds, Joe Burkhead, Gail Dieman, Erdie, Bernie Flax, Tim Halligan, Marianne Leizure, Bert Roseberry and Mia Schreier. Call 410-641-5244 or visit www.baypointplantation.com for more information.

Designation Earned

OCEAN CITY – Brian Selzer of the Ocean City office has completed the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor program at the College for Financial Planning and received the CRPC designation.

Selzer is a native of Altoona, Pa. and has been a part of Merrill Lynch’s Ocean City office for two years. He attended Green Mountain College in Vermont and has been active in business and charitable organizations in Worcester County for over 20 years. Selzer is a member of the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce, the Kiwanis club, and takes part in many local charities and events.

Merrill Lynch is one of the world’s leading wealth management, capital markets and advisory companies with offices in 36 countries and territories and total client assets of approximately $1.8 trillion.

Leading Insurance Agents

WILLARDS – Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley has announced Don Fentress as the top insurance producer for May.

With more than 25 years of insurance experience, Fentress specializes in writing property and casualty insurance for local and regional business customers. He holds the Accredited Advisor of Insurance designation and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Salisbury University. He resides in Berlin.

Steve Soliday, an account executive with A/SCD, also received special recognition for his May production. Soliday is a graduate of Salisbury University and holds a master’s degree in business administration. He resides in Salisbury.

Board Co-Chair Named

GEORGETOWN, Del. – Southern Delaware Tourism has announced that Lana O’Hollaren has been named co-chairperson of the Southern Delaware Tourism Board.

O’Hollaren is a representative from the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce and brings a wealth of expertise to the position with over 30 years of experience in marketing, advertising, and public relations.

According to Jim Smith, chairperson of the Southern Delaware Tourism Board, “Lana’s professional credentials, warm personality, and contagious enthusiasm are an asset to the organization.”

O’Hollaren currently manages the Rehoboth Beach satellite office for Aloysius Butler & Clark, where she has been a member of the account services team for more than five years. Prior to joining the Aloysius Butler & Clark team, she was the Marketing Manager for Rehoboth Outlets. Her experiences also includes nearly a decade representing 17 NBC-TV affiliates as an account manager for John Blair in New York City and marketing positions in radio, television, and print media.

Realtor Receives Designation

OCEAN CITY – Elaine Davidson, an Ocean City Realtor, has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors.

Realtors who receive the CRS designation have completed advanced courses and have demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate. Fewer than 38,000 realtors nationwide have earned the credential.

Home buyers and sellers can be assured that CRS Designees subscribe to the strict realtor code of ethics, have access to the latest technology and are specialists in helping clients maximize profits and minimize costs when buying or selling a home.

Davidson is a broker associate with Re/Max Premier Properties in Ocean City. She is a member of the Coastal Association of Realtors. She has been a realtor since 1989 and is involved with numerous charitable and civic organizations and is presently serving as an ambassador for the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce.

Diamond Award Winner

OCEAN CITY – Della Wilson with Re/Max Premier Properties has earned the 2007 Diamond Award of Excellence from the Coastal Association of Realtors. The award honors successful agents who have sold in excess of $15 million.

Wilson has been working in the real estate industry for more than five years and has extensive experience in residential properties, commercial properties and new construction projects. Among Wilson’s achievements is being inducted into the Re/Max Hall of Fame in 2008 and has earned the Platinum Award for 2006-07. She is also a Top 25 Agent in 2006 and 2007.

“Della Wilson has been an integral member of our team and is more than deserving of this very prestigious award,” said Re/Max Premier Properties Broke Terry Daly. “Winning this award is a tremendous accomplishment. Della continues to raise the bar in real estate, making us and this community proud.”

Steer Inn Celebrates Anniversary

BERLIN – On Saturday, June 21, owners Skip and Tracey McGarry will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the opening of the Steer Inn Tavern.

As a way to thank their loyal customers, the McGarrys want to invite them to celebrate with them. Crowded Outhouse will be playing throughout the evening along with special appearances from local musicians. Food and drink specials will be offered all day, and the Miller Lite Girls will make an appearance with beer samples, T-shirts and giveaways.