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The Holden Agency Welcomes Josh Hughes

Josh Hughes joins The Holden Agency team!

Josh is a local graduate of Shelby High School in 1996 and Ohio University in 2000.  He went on to earn his law degree from Michigan State University, graduating in 2003.  Josh practiced at a law firm in Michigan prior to returning to the area.  Since his return, Hughes has taken on leadership roles in the area’s most prominent organizations.  He was a former director with MedCentral Health System and currently leads the human resources and legal functions at Ashland University.  He also serves as the board president for Hospice of North Central Ohio.

Hughes has had a long-standing interest in real estate, which culminated in him obtaining his Realtor’s License after taking coursework with the Ohio Institute of Real Estate Studies.

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By |February 21st, 2017|Categories: News, THA Magazine|Comments Off on The Holden Agency Welcomes Josh Hughes

Q&A with The Holden Agency Team Video

2016 was a great year at The Holden Agency, and we are so appreciative for all of those who chose us to help them with one of the biggest decisions in their life in buying or selling a home!

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By |February 9th, 2017|Categories: News, THA Magazine|Comments Off on Q&A with The Holden Agency Team Video

The Holden Agency Welcomes Peter Peterson

Peter Peterson joins The Holden Agency team!

Peter Peterson is a local graduate of Lucas High School in 1996 and Kent State University in 2000, majoring in Business Management. Following college he came back home to Mansfield to work for the family business, Interstate Batteries. While working for Interstate he began investing in rental properties and became interested in real estate, obtaining his Realtor’s License from Hondros College. He continues to work and grow the family business and build upon their real estate portfolio.

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By |January 18th, 2017|Categories: News, THA Magazine|Comments Off on The Holden Agency Welcomes Peter Peterson

The Holden Agency Featured by RIS Media

The Holden Agency was honored recently to receive global exposure in RIS Media’s January issue of Real Estate Magazine. Proclaimed as “The Leader in Real Estate Information”, the publication’s “Great Spaces” feature highlights The Holden Agency’s recent listing of a luxurious property on Deer Run Road in Mansfield. We featured this grand property in detail in an earlier blog post which can be viewed here. (more…)

By |January 13th, 2017|Categories: News, THA Magazine|Comments Off on The Holden Agency Featured by RIS Media

The Holden Agency Welcomes Richelle Schunatz

Richelle Schunatz has been added to The Holden Agency’s growing team of agents.  



Richelle (Smart) Schunatz is a lifelong resident of Richland County. Graduating from Plymouth High School, she furthered her education by attending Ashland University (Nutrition and Wellness), North Central State College (Early Childhood Education, Business), and Hondros College (Real Estate). Richelle has a passion for real estate, as an investor herself (along with much of her family). She has been in real estate just shy of 15 years. Richelle owned and operated Clique Boutique, which was opened from 2012-2015, where she made primitive home décor.

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By |January 5th, 2017|Categories: News, THA Magazine|Comments Off on The Holden Agency Welcomes Richelle Schunatz

Promoting Activity and Teamwork at the NOL-OCC Challenge

The Mansfield area’s premier high school basketball showcase tips off this weekend as the Richland Source NOL-OCC Challenge gets underway Saturday at Shelby High School. The two weekend event is back for a second year, growing this year to feature 24 boys and girls teams from 12 different schools. The Holden Agency is proud to be sponsoring this year’s event and promoting activity and teamwork to our local youth.
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By |December 8th, 2016|Categories: Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Promoting Activity and Teamwork at the NOL-OCC Challenge

RCDG’s 10 Under 40 Awards

This morning marked the 3rd Annual 10 Under 40 Awards from Richland Community Development Group (RCDG) held at the Carriage House at Kingwood Center. We are whole-heartedly humbled and excited that two of our own, Jerry Holden & Jessica Gribben, were recipients of this prestigious award.

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By |November 1st, 2016|Categories: News, THA Magazine|Comments Off on RCDG’s 10 Under 40 Awards

Fredericktown Office Opens

Fredericktown, Ohio is home to satellite office for The Holden Agency

The continued growth of The Holden Agency has led to the opening of an office located at 25 North Main Street in Fredericktown, Ohio. This new location offers clients within the mid-Ohio area a convenient location to meet and discuss their needs and real estate transactions with The Holden Agency agents. 

Jessica Gribben, real estate agent of The Holden Agency comments, “At The Holden Agency we’re constantly looking for ways to practice real estate in a better way for our clients. Whether that’s adopting new technology to streamline the process or meeting people where they are, such as this location in Fredericktown.”

Another agent of the Holden team, Scott A. Young, adds “The technological advances that The Holden Agency utilizes throughout the real estate process gives home buyers and sellers in the Knox County and the surrounding areas a new real estate brokerage to consider. Additionally, joining the real estate professionals at the Knox County Board of Realtors expands my access to provide the most current information to my clients on the real estate market.”

The Holden Agency is dedicated to working as a team and to put client’s needs, first. “We’re committed to providing the best experience possible and serving our clients in such a way that they truly feel special and valued because they are!” says Gribben.

“Our company is growing rapidly in the state of Ohio,” Young comments, “and I’m thrilled to help grow The Holden Agency into the Knox County region. We’re excited to serve the needs of the area’s current and future residents!”

By |October 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|Comments Off on Fredericktown Office Opens

The Holden Agency Welcomes Deborah Hobson

Deborah was born and raised in Shelby, Ohio. She attended Shelby City Schools before graduating from ECOT. She attended Kaplan University for Early Childhood Education and has been working in the childcare field for the past 5 years. Deborah discovered her love for real estate during her recent home buying experience and then decided to attend Hondros School of Real Estate to obtain her real estate license. She’s excited for this journey and is looking forward to helping others find their dream home.

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By |September 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Comments Off on The Holden Agency Welcomes Deborah Hobson

Nominated for the Chamber’s Small Business of the Year Award

The Holden Agency has been nominated for Small Business of the Year 2016 by Richland Area Chamber of Commerce!

We are very humbled and honored to have been nominated. It is because of you, our customers and friends as well as our dedicated team, that we are able to make an impact on our community and continue to flourish as an agency. It’s a pleasure to be represented alongside so many other strong local businesses that are doing great things in our area. Thank you!

Richland Area Chamber of Commerce will announce the finalists at the end of October and the winners will be announced at the Small Business of the Year Awards Luncheon on November 18th.

Photo courtesy of Richland Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook.

By |September 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Comments Off on Nominated for the Chamber’s Small Business of the Year Award