The Bay Area Association of Realtors® (BAAR) inducted their 2012-2013 Board of Directors on October 10th at Symphony Village in Centreville. More than 40 attendees welcomed incoming BAAR President, Sue Hitt as she took over the helm from outgoing BAAR President Dick Sells. Executives from the Maryland Association of Realtors (MAR) and Coard Benson, President of the Mid-Shore Board of Realtors® were on hand to watch as new MAR President Carlton Boujai delivered the oath of office to the 14 BAAR board members and executive team.
In remarks after the induction, President Sue Hitt thanked the MAR Executives and staff for their support of our legislative initiatives and noted her focus for the year will be on increasing and improving BAAR’s partnerships with members, affiliates and neighboring Realtor Boards. She spoke about the improving market for real estate on the Eastern Shore and expressed optimism that the worst days of the real estate market looked to be behind us. The Bay Area Association of Realtors® offers support, service and training for its more than 300 members. BAAR is the leading advocate for the local real estate industry, of private property rights and for issues that affect its members’ ability to serve the public with competency, integrity and professionalism.