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Kelley Knitz, a real estate broker and owner of Re/Max Alliance Premier, says she offers a full-service firm for buyers and sellers in her business which recently moved from downtown Toledo to 3550 Briarfield in Maumee.

One of seven daughters who each put themselves through college, Knitz states she has learned the importance of teams at an early age. It is this experience that was instrumental in inspiring her to open her own business in 2003 and in developing her model of bringing together experts in various facets of the real estate field to sell homes.

Knitz says, “We are not your ordinary brokerage.” Full service is available for home buyers and sellers with real estate professionals specializing in each unique neighborhood in Lucas and Wood counties, complete auction services, assistance through foreclosure and short sales, for sale by owner programs, management of lease options, land contracts and rentals, financing and mortgages and marketing programs. 

Re/Max Alliance Premier will offer a number of workshops to coincide with an open house to be held Saturday, November 15 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm.

The workshops are: 2:30—Strategies for selling in a tough market; 3:00—Auction versus traditional sale; 3:30—Short sale versus foreclosure; 4:00--How to buy a foreclosed home.

Knitz has been a real estate professional for 19 years. She specializes in the Eastern suburban market and lives in rural Perrysburg.

For info call 419-794-8460.

At the clubs

Ottawa County Sheriff Bob Bratton will speak at the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Thursday,  6:00 pm. at the Genoa Fire Station on Washington and Sixth.

Young Love Ministries will also present a program. Dinner will be catered by Carolyn’s.

RSVP to 419-855-3225 and send your check for $15 per dinner to Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce, Box 141, Genoa, OH 43430
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Tom Skeldon, Lucas County Dog Warden, will speak to the East Toledo Club Thursday, November 20, Noon at Cousino’s, Woodville Road. Call Andrea at 419-691-7651.
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The Oregon Economic Development Foundation will meet Friday, November 21 at Bay Park Community Hospital. Info—419-693-9999.
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Developer Larry Dillin will present an update on The Marina District to the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce Thursday, November 20, 11:30 am at German American Festival Club House at Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman. Call 419-693-5580


The bottom line

The Andersons recently reported record third quarter and nine-month profits. Third quarter net income was $12.8 million on revenues of $906 million, or 70 cents per diluted share. Nine month net income was $66.3 million, or $3.60 per diluted share, on revenues of $2.7 billion. In comparison, for the first nine months of 2007 income was $45.3 million on revenues of $1.6 billion.

Increases occurred in the plant nutrient group and the rail group. Declines were in ethanol sales and retail sales at the general stores. Third quarter retail sales were down from 2007’s $42 million to $41 million resulting in a $200,000 loss, according to a company spokesperson. 


The right thing

Samsen’s Furniture has updated its list of food pantries that will benefit from those who bring non-perishable food items into the store during Decoration Multiplication, a tree-decorating contest benefiting local schools. The pantries are: All Saints Food Pantry, Ottawa County Holiday Bureau, Bethlehem Lutheran Church  (Pemberville), Luckey Food Pantry, Mustard Seed  (Point Place), Oregon Health & Welfare and Perrysburg Twp. Police & Fire Dept. Holiday Food Drive.


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