Dave Culbertson

Associate Broker/Grandpa

Mount Vernon

Serving Central Ohio for 25 years...

About Dave Culbertson

- Age 65 (I prefer to call it “forty-twenty five”. )
- Happily married (40 years) father of six….and grandfather of eight.
- Full-Time Realtor since 1996 and earned my broker license in 2006.
- Founded Real Living Home Team in November, 2006.
- Former Knox County Board MLS Committee, Knox County Board of Realtors Board of Directors, Exec. Board
- Market heavily in 4 MLS’s: Knox County, Richland County, NORMLS, & Columbus MLS’s. (Only one I know of in all four, reaching 16,500+ Realtors from Dayton to Cleveland).
- Only Real Living Broker in Ohio chosen to the prestigious Ambassadors Circle (one broker from each state)
- Continually keeping up on technology, rules and laws, marketing ideas through continuing education and
networking with successful Realtors nationwide.
- Participating in an elite realtors Real Estate & Life Coaching Program through Kevin Ward, to better my life, my health and to better serve my clients. It’s intense, purposeful and makes be a better person, realtor, broker and coach. I believe we must always learn and grow…or we die.

- 2003 Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI); Commercial Specialist Designation ‘05
- 2009 ABR Designation – Accredited Buyer Representative
- 36 Total years experience in sales & marketing & extensive internet experience.
- Million Dollar seller year after year.
- Inducted in Re/MAX Hall of Fame February 2007, prior to founding Real Living Home Team. Now, thrilled to be with HER Home Team.
- Selected by Dave Ramsey, (Nationally Syndicated Finance Host), as one of his “Endorsed Local Providers”
- Selected by Glenn Beck as his “Realtors I Trust” for Knox and surrounding counties.
- Founder & Chairman of the Board of Arms of an Angel Foundation, 2009, in honor of our son, Carl, who
passed Feb. 15, 2009, of an accidental heroin overdose. Foundation is for education & awareness to parents &
youth on drugs, especially in Small Town America. I freely and regularly speak on this important topic and am
available to speak nationwide. Have spoken to 20,000+ young people so far and dozens and dozens Rotaries, Kiwanis, PTO’s, and congregatons, etc. Was a member of the Attorney General’s Advisory Council on Prescription Drug Abuse, under Governor Kasich and Attorney General Mike Dewine. Also on 5 County Regional Drug Task Force.
- In 2017 & 2018, our foundation raised $81,000 for Mount Vernon Police and Knox County Sheriff’s Departments to get their first four K-9 units…A passion of ours. Still collecting for more communities.

- Honored as Ohio Association of Realtors’s 2015 ‘Community Service Award, presented to an individual REALTOR who has shown exemplary commitment to community service.
- Years of involvement in local community & schools: Past board member of Red Cross; Past Board member,
Area Development Foundation. Local School Funding Committees; Chamber of Commerce; Rotary, Jaycees;
Mount Vernon High School Class of ‘74 Reunion Organizer every five years.
--On Knox County Community Concert Board of Directors, 2017-2021

- Active in church and serve as Lector (participate in doing the readings).
- Former fourth-generation owner & V.P. Marketing, Mount Vernon News, local daily newspaper. (1980-1991)
- Former regional marketing director, Stroh Brewing Company (1978-1980)
- Extensive background in marketing, advertising & graphics & communication.
- Vast Experience in Photography. I take great pride in the quality and quantity of our home photos on line.
- Surveying & drafting experience, back in the ‘80’s, Tracy & Mills Surveyors, (comes in handy in this business)
- Mount Vernon H.S. Class President 3 years.
- Ohio University President of Class of ’77; commencement speaker in front of 16,000 parents and guests.
- Beta Theta Pi Fraternity at OU. Still active in supporting the fraternity and lots of activities with my brothers.
- You can find photos of my family and me and other info & follow my blogs on FACEBOOK. I’m pretty much an open book if you care to stalk me. I also do a daily podcast on Facebook, called “A Morning Minute”. #AMorningMinute.

- Formerly active in youth sports, school activities in the area, years of coaching, but now just sponsoring, while I
rest up to start it all over again with my grandchildren.

- Interests & Hobbies: Following the lives of our children & seven grandchildren; remodeling & landscaping our
home, area high school basketball and other sports. Saving of, and restoration of old historic homes is
a passion of my wife and myself (you should see our office, circa 1829), but our Arms of an Angel ministry
occupies much of our free time. Enjoy hand gun target shooting. Both Ellen & I have CCW
licenses and I train and practice regularly, and carry every day (you’ll be safe with me).

- I enjoy my real estate profession so much, it is a 24/365 interest of mine…I LOVE MY CAREER!
- Honest & well respected in the community…Lifelong resident that cares about the area…and my clients. I’m in
it for “the long haul”. Always available. Office phones are forwarded to me 24-7.

If, after 27 Days, I don’t have your house in contract…or you don’t think I’m doing my job… YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO VOID THE LISTING IMMEDIATELY, no questions asked.

I am Fourth Generation in this community (and raised a fifth generation and helping with a 6th generation) & will always act with the highest credibility, as I plan to remain an active member of this community. I am not afraid to look my past clients straight in the eye. I receive referrals and praise from clients regularly. I take this business seriously and am a hard-working, ethical, Christian & live by the Golden Rule. Whether it’s real estate related or you just want to know a good electrician, plumber or the best place to get a pizza, feel free to give me a call. I’m a life-long resident…I love this area and enjoy sharing info on its wonderful amenities.