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Off Campus Leasing Tips

March 4, 2019

“Open Leasing” may sound (and feel) a little like the running of the bulls in Champaign-Urbana! Here are some insider tips to help find your perfect apartment home. Sample Lease First things first, we’ll start with the legalese involved in renting an apartment. In its most basic form, a lease is “a contract by which … Read more

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A New Center of Recovery for Central Illinois

January 7, 2019

As two individuals with a long history in real estate as well as community behavioral health, Alex Ruggieri and Jerry Ramshaw spent much of 2018 collaborating on several major transactions in excess of $8,000,000 that will change the face of substance abuse and recovery in Champaign/Urbana.  Alex explains, “our company has been involved in behavioral … Read more

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Todd Salen Named Champaign County Association of REALTORS® 2018 REALTOR of the Year

November 5, 2018

REALTOR® Todd Salen, a licensed real estate broker with SVN®/Ramshaw Real Estate in Champaign has been named the 2018 REALTOR of the Year for the Champaign County Association of REALTORS®. Salen received the award at the CCAR annual awards banquet on October 19th at the Champaign Country Club. The award is based on involvement to the … Read more

Commercial Property Transaction Summary

October 16, 2018

Congratulations to our brokerage team for extremely productive second and third quarters! Several transactions involved multiple brokers within our office, others were years in the making. Thank you for your hard work! We look forward to closing out a great year and meeting (or exceeding!) our $1.2M goal.

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Leasing 101 – Tips for Students Leasing an Apartment

September 28, 2018

Sublease? Re-rent? Legal transfer of liability? Utility cap? Wondering why there’s not a class offered in leasing an apartment? We’ll add that to the list of things we wish we learned in school (right behind paying taxes, personal banking and writing checks, health insurance, life insurance, and many others). As local property management companies at … Read more

Local Organizations Move to Lincoln Square

June 29, 2018

  Dubbed the “Mayor of the Mall” during one of May’s What’s in Your Square discussions, Marty Smith, Broker with Ramshaw Real Estate, was commended for his recent and ongoing success acquiring new, exciting tenants at Lincoln Square. While the new tenant buzz is strong, several current Lincoln Square organizations are also expanding and relocating … Read more

Employee Spotlight: Jordan Dunahee

June 28, 2018

Jordan Dunahee, Leasing Agent, has been with Ramshaw Real Estate a little over a year. As a newlywed, new homeowner, and newly licensed Realtor, Jordan was kind enough to spare a few, rare free moments to give us a little more insight into his life outside the company. Thank you for your excellent customer service, … Read more

Employee Spotlight: Todd Salen

June 11, 2018

  Todd Salen, HR and Brokerage Manager,  has been with Ramshaw Real Estate since 2005. When he’s not brokering a home deal or employees health insurance, you can find him playing with his golden retriever, Kelsey, directing a show with CUTC, or posting ‘Today is National _____” to remind us to #MakeEveryDayMatter. Thank you for … Read more

Ramshaw Secures New Agritech Tenant at Trade Centre

March 16, 2018

March 14, 2018 Ramshaw Real Estate is thrilled to welcome new tenant, Grossman & Associates, to the Trade Centre office building, located on S. Neil Street in Champaign, IL. Grossman & Associates provides “commodity management software systems to agricultural companies throughout North America.” The company was established over 35 years ago and moves to their … Read more