Building Insider Magazine

September/October 2015

Volume XXXII, Issue 5

Sept Oct 2015 Cover

Builder Profile

BallantyneSpectacular Natural Beauty - Darby Braeside
pictured: Wayne Ballantyne

The banks of scenic Big Darby Creek, secluded from the hassles of city life but just minutes from urban amenities, is the location of Darby Braeside, a new gated community, offering a rare combination of privacy, community, luxurious living and pristine nature.

Associate Profile

SolimanHardwood and Laminate Flooring Unlimited - Panel Town & Floors
pictured: Homdi Soliman

Whether it’s rustic wood from an old Ohio barn, a warm and eco-friendly bamboo, a show-stopping Brazilian Cherry — or any one of a multitude of other hardwood or laminate flooring options — if you can imagine it, Panel Town & Floors can provide it.

Associate Profile

ShipleyPersonalized Design - Mary Shipley Interiors
pictured: Mary Shipley-Smith

A deep understanding of the furnishings and placement that will make a space look wonderful, is just the beginning for Mary Shipley-Smith, Allied ASID, and president of Mary Shipley Interiors. She has the listening ability, observation skills and intuition needed to deliver design that reflects her clients’ personalities.


Presidents Pen 
September is a Great Time for a Parade
by Mark Toot, Legacy Custom Homes & Renovations, 2015 BIA President

Legal Outlook 
Big Changes to the Settlement Process Are on the Horizon
by Alicia Zambelli, Isaac, Wiles, Burkholders & Teetor, LLC

Government Affairs Update

Saving Solutions 
Insurance for You
Building Relationships Since 1923

Special Sections

Join Us for the Northstar Parade

Columbus Housing Market Surges

Sell a Parade Home — Earn an Additional $5,000

New Home Closing Rules Take Effect This October

Habitat Home Is Nearing Completion

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5 Simple Ways to Improve the Performance of Your Online New Home Listings

How to Address Negative Comments on Facebook

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Recent Events

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Member Toolbox

Design Details
Street Appeal for a Dated Ranch
by Jim Wright, Residential Designed Solutions

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Membership Report

Member News

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