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September 18, 2017

You can’t find a commercial sector that’s struggling in Columbus

Jim Garrett admits that he sounds a bit like a broken record when talking about the strength of the commercial real estate market in Columbus, Ohio. But Garrett, managing director of the Columbus office of Colliers International, can’t help it that Columbus has seen a steady rise in sales, leases and new developments for several…
September 13, 2017

The Chocolate Chip Cookie Effect: Home Staging Tips to Spark Love at First Sight

By Phil Karp, guest contributor Photo provided by Phil Karp It’s no secret that a properly staged home can sell faster than an empty one. But how far do you need to go to inspire the “chocolate chip cookie effect,” where a buyer walks in the front door and immediately feels right at home? Sellers…
September 13, 2017

NorthMarq Capital acquires Omaha’s Daisely Ruff

NorthMarq Capital has acquired the operations of Daisely Ruff Financial Corporation, a founding member of the Q10 network of commercial mortgage banking firms based in Omaha, Nebraska.
September 13, 2017
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Mortgage Preparation for Buyers

Lemont Real Estate Agent Mortgage Prep Tips When the time comes to buy a home most buyers will need to get a mortgage. This means researching […]
September 9, 2017

Marcus & Millichap expands workforce and downtown office space

Marcus & Millichap is expanding its infrastructure and staffing in Chicago to accelerate its market share in the region, according to an announcement from the company.
September 5, 2017

7 Surprising Household Items You Can Use for DIY

By Jeffrey Ill, guest contributor The “Property Brothers” Drew and Jonathan Scott have teamed up with Esurance to create “DIY Ditties,” a series of humorous videos that offer tricks to fixing common household items. Whether it’s a clogged shower drain, crayon-graffiti walls, or rusted chrome on your beloved ride, keeping up with maintenance can seem…