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Real Living grows in Ohio

Two brokerages join network

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Ohio-based Real Living Inc., one of the top-10 largest residential real estate brokerages in the nation, launches new partnerships with two Ohio realty companies. Baldwin Realty and Ricketts & Co., both in Ohio, are the latest partners in the Real Living network. Real Living, which has over 100 offices in the Midwest and in Florida is the largest residential real estate firm in the Midwest, with about 5,000 sales associates and employees and about $7 billion in annual sales.   Anita Ricketts, broker-owner of Ricketts & Co., is a former Re/Max agent who partnered with Real Living to launch her own brokerage, according to a Real Living announcement. "When researching franchisors, I found that Real Living can provide the tools and services needed to help agents and brokerages become successful, while at the same time providing the name recognition of the fastest growing real estate brand in the country," Ricketts said.   Harley E. Rouda Jr., CEO and managing partner of Real Li...