The sales and marketing council of the Northern Virginia Builders Association is planning an awards program to be held April 19 in the sales office of the Rotonda condominium as Tyreas Corner. In conjunction with New Homes Guide, the Northern Virginia marketing group will present "Mame" (Major Achievement in Marketing) awards to persons who will be recognized in 12 categories involving the selling of new homes and communities. Other awards will be made to persons who sold more than $1 million worth of new houses in 1976. Application forms for entrants may be obtained by dialing 652-3773.

Barbara Smith, who has been a sales person for Centex Homes for slightly more than two years in Northern Virginia, was recently honored by the firm for a volume of $15 million in sales. The firm also made other sales awards.

The Metropolitan Washington chapter of the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers recently held a dinner meeting at the Westwood Country Club in Vienna, where Henry Cassagne, chief appraiser for the area office of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, was the speaker.

Newly published by Structures Publishing Co., Farmington, Mich., is a book by Robert C. Reschke titled: "Successful Rooling & Siding." This manual for exterior renewal is aimed at persons who want to do projects themselves or who seek advice on materials and construction alternatives if hiring a contractor.

The residential planned community called Burke Centre recenly get its first residents when Mrs. Nesta Clark Harper and her three children moved into a Bryce Farms house built by S&M Builders at the Fairfax County site.

Shirley Kahao has been named manager and associate broker of the Greenbriar office of Heritage Homes, which also has an office in Vienna.

Tansey-Warner, Inc., a new real estate firm in Bethany Beach, Del., is located opposite the Sea Colony condominium resort community. J. Joseph Tansey and Thomas (Tim) Warner head the firm.