Let me introduce myself – my name is Talia McMurray and I am originally from Kansas, otherwise known as “The Land of Oz”.  My family followed the yellow brick road to Ohio many years ago and Rushsylvania is where I call home. I have been an active member of my community working in mental health and addiction for many years and I am excited to have turned my focus towards real estate. I enjoy spending time with my family, and you will often find me cheering on my husband at a nostalgic drag strip event or outdoors doing something fun.

With a passion for service throughout the great state of Ohio, I am ready to help with your home buying and/or selling needs. As a proud member of Zimmerman Realty, I carry the values of hard work, integrity, and…

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Ready to sell your home?

Preparation and presentation are keys to boosting your home's value and selling it quickly! In today’s age, most Buyers are shopping for homes online which means the pictures of your home really need to attract their attention and stand out amongst the others. Here are four tips that will make a big impact when it comes to having your home ready to list!


Deep Clean

From the floors, the ceilings, and everything in between be sure to take the time to clean up every room in your house. A clean home will show your potential buyers that you’ve taken good care of the property.

Also be sure to think about the exterior of your home! The exterior and entryway of your home impacts your buyers first impression of the…

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1. Replace Your Furnace Filter

Air filters play an important role in keeping your HVAC system clean. That’s because it is designed to keep dust, debris, and airborne particles out of your furnace. During the winter, when you rely on your heating system more and your furnace is in constant use, the filter needs cleaned more. Changing the filter in your furnace is critical for the appliance to work efficiently, so not replacing the furnace filter can cause problems. Be sure to keep up a schedule of changing the air filter at least every three months. Doing so ensures that your furnace will stay clean and run smoothly when you need it most.

2. Clean Ducts and Vents

If your air ducts are dirty then the air circulating within your home will be…

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I grew up in Logan County and graduated from Benjamin Logan High School in 1974. After living in Athens and Toledo to attend college, I returned to Bellefontaine, where I was a sports editor at The Bellefontaine Examiner for two years, then taught English at Bellefontaine High School 14 years.

After living a total of 10 years in Columbus Grove and Springfield as a principal, I returned back to the area in 2016. My wife and I are working on our fifth historic home renovation. Upon retirement in 2013, I sold motorcycles, pole barns and worked as a job employment services director with Ohio Means Jobs.

Currently, I reside in West Liberty with my wife Lisa and three teenagers, a sophomore, junior and senior at West Liberty-Salem High School.


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Congratulations to our 6 Zimmerman Realty agents who earned the 2020 President's Sales Club Award for closing over a Million Dollars in sales in a 12 month period.


The President's Sales Club is a prestigious award presented by Ohio Realtors to the most elite within the Ohio real estate profession. It is awarded to only the top 10% of all of Ohio realtor!

We couldn't be more excited for Doug Zimmerman, Libby Zimmerman, Kyle Springs, Julie Schrader, Darlene Shick, and Chad Carey.

And a big THANK YOU to our amazing clients!!! Such success would be impossible without all of our clients who consistently trust us to put their needs first and to do the same with the friends and family they send our way.

Again, CONGRATULATIONS we are so proud of…

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further! 

First Fridays is hosting a fun holiday celebration December 4th from 4pm-8pm!  

Here is what to expect:

Spend the evening strolling around Downtown Bellefontaine checking out all the local businesses! Enjoy listening to DJ Joe Pine who will be entertaining at the Courthouse Fountain. Grab a bite to eat at the Flying Pepper food truck that will be set up next to the Courthouse on Columbus Ave. Oh and don’t forget about the DORA! It will be active from 4-8pm, so go grab a drink and enjoy this magical evening!

To make it even more special, the man in red himself will be located inside of the Citizen's Federal Drive Through from 6-8pm. Send your wish list though the tube system and…

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Happy Veterans Day! Thank you to those who have served and protected our country as well as those men and woman who are still serving. We appreciate you!

Today I am sharing with you a few ways you can honor Veterans Day. There are plenty of gestures you can take to make a Veteran’s day and to perform an act of kindness. Here are are a few ways to honor Veterans Day and all those that serve our country!

• Say "Thank You"!

If you personally know a veteran, whether they live close by or states away, make an effort to simply say “thanks!” If your schedule is hectic and you don’t have time for an in-person visit, a quick phone call or text is sure to be appreciated.

• Treat a Vet to Lunch, Dinner, or a Cup of Coffee

Inviting a Veteran to one…

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Tyler was born and raised in Logan County and is a 2006 graduate from Indian Lake High School. Upon completion, Tyler enlisted into the United States Army in 2007 as a Military Police Officer. During his time with the Army, Tyler conducted Law Enforcement in Heidelberg, Germany and Fort Hood Texas, Personal Security Operations in Baghdad, Iraq, and a Joint Task Force Training Mission to Constanta, Romania to train and prepare their military for deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Upon Honorably Discharging from the Army in 2012, Tyler went back to school full-time for Business Management & Leadership. He and his wife are both part-owners of P. Allan Properties, which has a growing inventory of residential rental properties. 

Tyler is currently a…

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