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Editor's note: Licensing battles, marriage proposals and "reverse staging" are among the real estate news items and tidbits in this latest Real Estate Roundabout. Read more items here. Closings and beginnings ... Whatever happened to a romantic evening under the stars as the logical place to pop the question? Chase Bank mortgage officer Greg Valentino was working on the title paperwork with a couple of homebuyers in Columbus, Ohio, when he asked them if he should list the owners as "single man" and "single woman," according to the Columbus Dispatch. At that moment, 43-year-old David Brant pulled out a ring and proposed to 31-year-old Cathy Rosenberg, according to the story. She said yes, and they plan to marry Sept. 29. The loan officer said the expe...