(419) 542-6637 or 419-782-3378
103 E High St, Hicksville, OH and 411 Fourth St. Defiance, OH

Our company

Bruce Guilford Real Estate and Auctioneering was founded in Hicksville, Ohio in November 1978, holding real estate license in Ohio. Bruce E. Guilford, the broker, received his sales license in 1974, brokers license in 1976, and has continued to be the leading Realtor in the Hicksville area. Bruce Guilford Real Estate and Auctioneering currently has 7 licensed sales people in Ohio.

We are experienced in residential and commercial sales, relocation, agriculture and farming, residential and commercial development, industrial sales, and auctioneering.

Our professional memberships and affiliations include: Northwest Ohio Board of Realtors, Toledo Board of Realtors, Ohio Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors,  and National Auctioneers Association.

Business and social affiliations represented within our office include: Habitat for Humanity, Red Cross, Crimestoppers, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, Masonic Lodge, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Village Players, Defiance Area Foundation, and Defiance Area Youth for Christ.

Our Team

Bruce E. Guilford owner/broker is a lifelong resident of Hicksville, Ohio and has been married to his wife Debbie (Mendenhall) for over 36 years. They have a daughter Amy who resides in Cleveland, OH with her husband Warren & two daughters.  Mr. & Mrs. Guilford are members of St. Michaels Catholic and North Scipio Methodist churches. Bruce Guilford is active within the Red Cross, Defiance Area Foundation and many other organizations.

Leonard “Turk” Guilford resides in Hicksville with his wife Susie. They have 4 children Ashley, Tori, Hillary, and Matt and two grandchildren.  Mr. & Mrs. Guilford are active members of Central Church of Fort Wayne. Turk has been a licensed realtor since 1993 and is licensed in Ohio. Turk is also a member of Rotary, and a volunteer with  Defiance Area Youth for Christ  & Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Olen G. McMichael (Oley) is a lifelong resident of Antwerp, retired from upholstery work after 34 years and owns & manages several rental properties in Antwerp. Oley has been licensed in Real Estate since 1990, he is also a member of the Toledo MLS, an association member of the Northwest Ohio Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and The Airplane Owners & Pilots Association.

Caleb Yoder is a graduate of Fairview High School. He also farms and is an active member of the Hicksville Mennonite Church.. He resides in the Fairview School District with his wife Tina, son Jacob and daughters Grace and Emily.  He is looking forward to working with you & your family.

Matthew Steury lives in Hicksville, Ohio with his wife Angela and son Everett. Matthew and Angela are members of Central Church of Fort Wayne. Matthew graduated from Hicksville High School in 2001 and then went on to earn his BS in Chemical Engineering from Trine University. He currently works as a chemist in a manufacturing company in Indiana. Matthew has been involved in buying and renting homes for several years, but had a desire to start helping others buy and sell their properties so obtained his real estate license in 2014.

Stephanie Poulson resides in the Payne area.  She has two sons, Connor and Jacob.  She enjoys being a Physical Therapist for  Vancrest Health Care Centers, and recently became a Real Estate Agent in August 2015.  Being a lifelong resident of Paulding County, she plans to serve our clients in the Paulding & Van Wert areas and is passionate about helping others build futures for their families in a new home.

Donna Baldwin lives in rural Defiance, Ohio.  She has been a licensed agent for 30 years and is very passionate about her job.  She is a member of  the Defiance Church of the Nazerene, Defiance Eagles & Defiance Amvets.  She is is active with the Northwest Ohio Board of Realtors, OAR & NAR.  In her spare time, she enjoys walking, reading & cooking.