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KIKO Auctions Featured in Crain's Shale Magazine

Thursday - April 17, 2014
by Derek Lann
Recently KIKO Real Estate and Auctioneers was featured in the March edition of Crain's Shale Magazine.  The story, written by Shale Editor Dan Shingler, highlights the company's involvement in the recent mineral rights boom throughout Northeast Ohio.  With their years of experience and integrity the full-service brokerage and real estate company has become one of the leaders in auctioning land and mineral rights.   The partnership with such a well-respected publication as Crain's Shale Magazine exemplifies KIKO as a leader in the auction and real estate industry, and further validates that KIKO is and will be major players in the ...

KIKO Welcomes Dover Office and Tuscarawas County Sales Agents

Wednesday - February 12, 2014
by Derek Lann
KIKO and Experts Realty have become one. Kathy Pietro and her Experts Realty team have merged with KIKO Real Estate and Auctioneers to a form and even more impressive team of business professionals.  This merger combines two proven real estate companies, joining all their industry-leading services and integrity.   Kathy has been a staple in the Tuscarawas market for over 28 years. She has been such a well-respected figure in the area that she was included in the “Legendary Locals of Dover” book, highlighting prominent figures in the history of Dover.  She has been a leader not only in the real estate ...


Friday - January 03, 2014
by Derek Lann
KIKO Real Estate and Auctioneers is proud to welcome the newest real estate agent to their growing team, Sandy Teter.  With over 30 years of outstanding customer service Sandy will bring her experience, integrity, and local connections combined with the KIKO selling and buying options to better reach her client’s goals.  "As a proud member of my community, I want to provide my clients with an effortless buying and/or selling experience" Teter explains her customer-first mentality and aspirations when working with clients, "Finding not only the perfect home to fit their wants, but the home to fit their needs is my ...


Friday - January 03, 2014
by Derek Lann
KIKO is excited to welcome real estate agent, Veronica Day, to our ever growing team.  Her expertise and welcoming personality are a perfect fit for our customer focused company, as she is committed to providing a great experience, one client at a time.  With this new addition, KIKO is expanding our reach to provide “hometown” services to the communities of Tuscarawas County.   Veronica has a diverse background in the home improvement industry and more recently in the Gas and Oil industry, which enables her to advise clients from multiple points of view and experiences.  Veronica is a licensed real estate ...

Save the Date: BRADER DAY with KIKO

Tuesday - December 17, 2013
by Derek Lann
Canton, Ohio - The Canton Museum of Art is gearing up for their Ferdinand Brader exhibit, scheduled for display December 4, 2014 through March 15, 2015.  The exhibit will be a retrospective of Brader's work in America and will include examples from Pennsylvania and Ohio.  In preparation for this historic event, KIKO Real Estate and Auctioneers is proud to co-sponsor an upcoming open house where the public can bring their own Ferdinand Brader drawing to be photographed and cataloged by the Museum.  A professional art photographer will be in attendance to photograph the drawings, these photos will then be featured ...

KIKO Leads Another Successful Mineral Rights Auction!

Monday - November 11, 2013
by Derek Lann
KIKO Leads Another Successful Mineral Rights Auction!   Canton, Ohio – On November 4th, 2013 over 2000 acres of mineral rights for 14 parcels spanning seven Northeast counties were auctioned off by industry leader KIKO, REALTORS® and Auctioneers at their Canton office.  This was one of the biggest shale play opportunities in the history of the Utica.  Richard Kiko, Jr., chief executive officer, broker and auctioneer, said “there was a lot of interest generated due to the chance that it gave the public to get a piece of the Utica action”.    Interest from Gas and Oil companies from as far as Oklahoma ...

KIKO Wins Four State Advertising Awards

Monday - April 29, 2013

KIKO Auctioneers of Canton, OH was honored to be the recipient of four 2012 Advertising Contest Awards at the Annual Ohio Auctioneers Association Convention in Columbus, OH.   Kiko won awards in the following four categories: Website, Catalogue Auction, Auction in Action, and Stationery.   KIKO’s advertising and marketing team produced all four awards in-house.  This team works hard to ensure that each and every auction receives personal attention.  “Advertising and marketing are key components in having a successful auction. Kiko is are proud to offer their clients these award winning services.”   The individual awards were presented to: (Catalogue Auction) Richard T. Kiko, Jr ...

Kid’s Fun Auction Raises Money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospita

Wednesday - January 23, 2013
by Theresa Blocher
The Ohio Auctioneers Association’s third annual Kid’s Fun Auction was held in Columbus, Ohio at the Marriott Hotel during the Ohio Auctioneer’s Association State Convention January 14-16. Over 200 auctioneers and their families from throughout Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Pennsylvania attended the convention. On Sunday January 15th the children of the auctioneers were invited to try their chanting skills while selling donated toys to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. The total amount raised was $700. The children were able to choose an item to auction, or bid in the crowd on items. It was impressive to hear the children do their ...

Lori Kiko inducted into the Ohio Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame

Monday - January 21, 2013

Lori Kiko recently became the first woman and the third generation of her family inducted into the Ohio Auctioneers Association (OAA) Hall of Fame. The honor is the latest in a long line of awards, honors and recognitions for the Stark County, Ohio native. Lori joins her father, grandfather and uncle in the OAA Hall of Fame. The induction came as a surprise to Lori and was held at the annual OAA Winter Convention in Dublin, Ohio on Sunday, January 13, 2013.   Lori is an auctioneer and Realtor with Kiko Auctioneers of Canton, Ohio and has been full time ...

Mineral rights issues change the landscape of real estate deals

Monday - January 14, 2013
by SHERRY KARABIN, Legal News Reporter
Published: December 18, 2012 There was a time when selling real estate almost always entailed things that were seen above the ground or surface rights, and in the case of cities, air rights, but the oil and gas boom is changing all that, making the job of a realtor more complicated. “Mineral rights involve a lot more than just oil and gas,” said Richard Kiko, Jr., chief executive officer, broker and auctioneer at Canton-based KIKO Realtors & Auctioneers, a full-service auction and realty company. “In northeast Ohio companies often buy land and sift through it, looking for other components that can ...

KIKO to Auction Original Star Trek Shuttlecraft

Friday - June 08, 2012

During the StarTrek Enterprise mission of exploring strange new worlds and seeking out new life and civilizations, a special shuttlecraft was used--the shuttlecraft, Galileo.  KIKO Auctioneers of Canton, Ohio is proud to be auctioning the original TV prop, Shuttlecraft Galileo from Star Trek, at absolute auction online starting June 18, 2012.   The Galileo prop first debuted in 1967 for the first season of the Star Trek TV series, in an episode entitled “The Galileo Seven.”  The shuttlecraft Galileo prop, known to many Trekkies as NCC-1701/7 and later as Galileo II, appeared in eight episodes. The shuttlecraft was used for transportation ...

KIKO March Highlights

Tuesday - April 10, 2012

In March KIKO Auctioneers conducted 79 auctions. Some of the highlights included: The March 9 auction conducted by Rusty, Randall, and Rudy Kiko in Volant, PA featured highlights including: JD 7510 4WD sold for $57,500.00, JD 7210 2 WD sold for $44,500.00, 16’ Miller Pro silage wagons sold for $16,250.00 and $13,500.00, New Holland Round Baler BR7060 sold for $23,500.00, 3 pt Unverferth 4 shank Ripper sold for $10,000.00. The March 15 auction conducted by Anna C VanDyke and George P. Kiko in Canton Twp., OH featured a great crowd who turned out for auto parts, Indian artifacts, pocket knives, & ...

KIKO February Highlights

Thursday - March 01, 2012

In February KIKO Auctioneers conducted  39 auctions.  Some of the highlights included: The February 18 auction conducted by Eugene R. Kiko in Ravenna, OH featured a Kubota L48 HST diesel tractor w/ TL1150 loader & BT100 backhoe that sold for $28,000; Kubota L3000 DT 4x4 tractor that sold for $7,750; ’07 Honda 500 TRX 4x4, 4 wheeler that sold for $5,900; Antique 49 hole wall seed cabinet that sold for $725; Edison Home cylinder phonograph that sold for $500. The February 25 auction conducted by Eugene F. Kiko in Magnolia, OH featured a 2005 Chevy 2500 HD, 4x4 pick up that ...

REALTORS® Present Lifetime Achievement Awards

Monday - February 20, 2012
by Stark County Association of REALTORS®
REALTORS® Present Lifetime Achievement Awards The Stark County Association of REALTORS® (SCAR) honored Richard T. Kiko Sr. and Michael Schmidt with Lifetime Achievement Awards for their outstanding accomplishments in the real estate industry and community. Both were honored during the Association’s annual Installation Banquet on January 14 at The Fresco Room at LaPizzeria.   Richard T. Kiko Sr. joined the Canton Board of REALTORS® in 1962 and received his broker’s license in 1969. From 1980–1982, Kiko served on the Association’s Board of Trustees and assisted in the ground breaking and completion of the Association’s new Munson Street office. An auctioneer and broker for ...

Kudos for KIKO’s Auctioneers - Winner of four state awards

Saturday - January 21, 2012
by Kathleen Kochanski, Akron Beacon Journal
It’s been awhile since I attended a Kiko auction, but I well remember the one I went to in 2008 in Silver Lake. Before that, my familiarity with auctions had been limited to the nonprofit, fundraising variety. I had never before been to an auction of real estate. I had never seen someone commit to spending $570,000 with the wave of a yellow card. Never realized that such a huge transaction could take place in such a little bit of time. (From start to finish the sale of the property was a done deal in about 20 minutes. The ...

KIKO Wins Four State Advertising Awards

Wednesday - January 18, 2012

Russ Kiko Associates Inc., Auctioneers, of Canton, OH were honored to be the recipients of four 2011 Advertising Contest Awards at the Annual Ohio Auctioneers Association Convention in Columbus, OH.   Kiko won awards in the following four categories: Catalogue Auction, Newspaper or Trade Publication Advertisement, Auction in Action, and Seven Years or Less Experience for a new auctioneer.   The four awards were all produced in-house by KIKO’s advertising and marketing team.  This team works hard to ensure that each and every auction receives personal attention.  “Marketing is a key component in a successful auction.  These awards demonstrate our ability to surpass ...

North Canton K of C Hall a Longtime Kiko Auction Site

Thursday - January 05, 2012
by Pat Faulhaber
Those antique and artworks collectors in the area who believe they have to go to New York City and Sotheby’s to find high-quality auctions may find a surprise if they attend one of the Kiko auctions held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Mississippi Street in North Canton. The building was recently purchased by The Bluecoats, a nonprofit youth music education organization. Russ Kiko Auctions has held 30 auctions a year at the location since 1974, offering rare and expensive antiques and collectibles. “We have sold some great stuff from that facility,” said Kiko auctioneer Bill Gill. “In 2009 we sold ...

Kiko Classic Car Fall Auction a Success

Thursday - January 05, 2012

On Saturday, November 20, 2010 the auction crew from KIKO Classic Car Auctions hosted their Fall Classic Car Auction at the Buckeye Event Center in Dalton, OH.  Over 450 bidders, sellers, and curious classic car buffs watched in anxious anticipation as 35 classic vehicles were sold.   The auction began with memorabilia pieces and two classic pedal cars then the 35 classic vehicles were offered next at absolute auction.  Vehicles included something for everyone from a 1959 Volkswagen Dune Buggy to a two Chevrolet Tin Woodie to a 1974 Chevrolet Camaro and a 1947 Ford Pickup.   Highlights of the auction included a ...

KIKO Announces their Spring & Fall 2012 Classic Car Auctions

Sunday - December 04, 2011
by Heather Marks
KIKO Classic Car Auctions is please to announce they have partnered with Dave & Ed’s Super Auto Events for their Spring & Fall 2012 Classic Car Auctions.  The Spring 2012 Auction will be held in Canfield, OH on Saturday, May 5, 2012 & the Fall 2012 Auction will be held in Canfield, OH on Saturday, September 15, 2012.    Both the Spring & Fall auctions will be held indoors in a new buildings on the grounds of the Canfield Fairgrounds and will feature petroliana, automobile memorabilia, and classic vehicles 26 years and older.  These auctions will also offer options for those ...

Another Successful KIKO Classic Car Auction

Wednesday - July 20, 2011
by Heather Marks
On Saturday, July 16, 2011 the chant of KIKO Classic Car Auctioneers filled the Canfield Fairgrounds at the Dave & Ed’s Summer Auto Event as KIKO auctioned off Classic Vehicles 26 years and older to several hundred bidders.   The KIKO Summer Classic Collector Vehicle Auction offered bidders a variety of vehicles everything from a 1924 Ford T-Bucket Truck, 1946 Chrysler Windsor, 1949 Ford F-1, 1971 Honda CB350 motorcycle, 1976 Cadillac Seville Custom Opera Coupe, and a 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner.  This year’s auction also offered a number of project vehicles that were in varying degrees of restoration this included everything from ...

KIKO Musical Instrument Auction Brings $4,620 for Guitar

Friday - July 01, 2011
by Heather Marks
On Wednesday, June 22 the Champion Event Center in North Canton, OH was filled with not only the musical auction chant of Kiko Auctioneers, but it was joined by the strumming and plucking of musical instruments that were being auctioned off at the first KIKO auction to feature musical instruments and equipment exclusively.   Jack Kiko, third generation Kiko Auctioneer, and Bruce Peoples, professional musician and musical instrument curator, teamed up to put together this unique auction dedicated to musicians and musical instrument collectors.   Items were offered at the auction live and online with pre-bidding and live during the auction, opening ...

KIKO Spring Classic Car Auction a Success

Friday - March 04, 2011
by Heather Marks
On Saturday, March 18 & 19 the Cleveland I-X Center was filled with the chant of an auctioneer as the KIKO Classic Car Team held their Spring Classic Car & Memorabilia Auction. More than 1,000 bidders, sellers, and curious classic car buffs attended the two auctions that took place in conjunction with the 45th annual Cleveland Auto-Rama.   The much anticipated KIKO Spring Classic Collector Vehicle Auction offered bidders a wide variety, everything from a 1901 Rollsmobile, 1931 Ford Roadster Convertible Pick-Up, 1959 Chevrolet Corvette, 1921 White 1911 Truck, 1957 Ford Fairlane, to an international award winning 1956 Ford Thunderbird.  The ...

KIKO’s Spring Classic Car Auction a Success

Tuesday - March 30, 2010
by Heather Marks
On Saturday, March 20, 2010 auction crew from KIKO Classic Car Auctions pushed classic vehicles 26 years and older in front of the KIKO auction block at the Cleveland I-X Center during the 44th Annual Cleveland Auto-Rama, as over a 1,000 bidders, sellers, and curious classic car buffs watched in anxious anticipation of the first Classic Car Auction held at the I-X Center.   The auction warmed up with several memorabilia & petroliana pieces.  Bidders bid on items including signs, gas pumps and even pedal cars that had been donated with proceeds going to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Akron ...

KIKO to Hold Classic Car Auction in Cleveland, OH

Wednesday - March 03, 2010
by Heather Marks
Kiko Classic Car Auctions is pleased to announce their Spring Premier Classic Car & Memorabilia Auction to be held at the Cleveland I-X Center, one I-X Center Dr., Cleveland, OH, in conjunction with the 44th Annual Cleveland Auto-Rama on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 1:00PM.   The classic car community has warmly and enthusiastically welcomed Kiko to large scale classic car auctions.  While Kiko has been selling classic vehicles for single owners since 1945, in July of 2009 a change in the Ohio law enabled classic car owners a new option to sell their vehicles at large scale classic car auctions ...

Kiko Auctioneers Continue to Lead the Industry

Wednesday - April 29, 2009
by Heather Marks
Russ Kiko Associates Inc., Auctioneers, of Canton, OH were honored to be the recipients of four 2008 Advertising Contest Awards at the Annual Ohio Auctioneers Association Convention in Columbus, OH.   Kiko won awards in the following four categories:  In-Office Produced Advertising, Newspaper or Trade Publication Advertisement, Auction in Action, and Website.   While the company has won several state and national advertising awards, but it has been a few years since they were able to capture the Website category.  In the fall of 2008 the company revamped their entire website and was again able to capture this category.  “We pride ourselves ...

Richard T. Kiko, Sr. Celebrates 50 Years of Auctioneering

Friday - February 29, 2008
by Heather Marks
Richard T. Kiko, Sr. is celebrating his 50th year of auctioneering.  Richard is part of the Kiko Auction Family and is currently President, Broker, and Stockholder of Richard T. Kiko Agency, Inc., Realtors and sits on the board of Russ Kiko Associates, Inc., Auctioneer where he is also a stockholder.   Richard was born and raised in Stark County.  He grew up working with his father and brothers both on their 238 acre dairy farm and at auctions.  He graduated from Canton South High School.  In 1958 Richard obtained his auctioneering license from the State of Ohio. Richard has been a licensed real estate agent since 1961 and in 1969 started ...

KIKO completes NAA Education Institute’s Certified Estate Specialist

Wednesday - February 06, 2008
by NAA
Overland Park, Kan. –  Lori Kiko, of HARTVILLE, OHIO has completed courses to receive the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) Education Institute’s Certified Estate Specialist (CES) designation.    Lori is a 25 year experienced real estate broker and auctioneer with Russ Kiko Associates Inc. and Richard T. Kiko Agency, Inc.  Both family owned businesses since 1945, located at 2805 Fulton Dr. NW Canton, OH 44718.  Specializing in the sale of real estate at auction and converting assets into cash.  In 1997, Lori was the International Auctioneer champion, women’s division. The CES program educates auctioneers on how to best handle the settling of estates; ...

George Kiko named 2007 Chairman of the Board of Directors Russ Kiko As

Tuesday - February 27, 2007
by Heather Marks
George P. Kiko, auctioneer/realtor, was voted Chairman of the Board of Directors of Russ Kiko Associates Inc., Canton, OH., a third generation business established in 1945 by founder/grandfather Russ Kiko.  George has served the past 6 years as a member of the Board of directors with Russ Kiko Associates. He is the first of the third generation to become Chairman.  George is joining Richard T. Kiko, Jr., the Chief Executive Officer of the company, to establish the third generation in the top leadership positions of Russ Kiko Associates Inc.   George Kiko is a graduate of the Missouri Auction School (1992) ...

Ivan Kleiman Home to Sell at Absolute Auction

Friday - January 05, 2007
by Heather Marks
Beachwood, OH. - On Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at 5:30PM the home of Ivan Kleiman will be sold at Absolute Auction to the highest bidder.  Mr. Kleiman decided it  to sell and move closer to family out of state and chose the Auction Method of Marketing to help do this in the quickest possible way.  Auction has been a growing favorite among those downsizing or those wishing to make a move out of state because the property will be sold on a date chosen by the seller.  What could be more convenient? The sale manager, Brooks E. Ames who is ...