More About Me

Sales Associate


The First Step In An Enjoyable Home Sale or Purchase is Finding The Right Agent!

Mark Kraus is committed, enthusiastic, and
brings 25+ years of experience
to work for you. 


If you're in a hurry, and just want to "get to the POINT," let me share some words that my CLIENTS have used to describe me:
"Honest," "Precise," "Knowledgeable," "Very Helpful," "Clear," "Patient," "Very Confident," "Went the Extra Mile," "Great Marketing," "Comforting," "Patient," "Good Sense of Humor," "Professional," "All Agents Should Follow His Example," "Perfect," "Quality Service," "Very Good Realtor," "Considerate," ,"Found the answer to every question I had," "Caring," "We never experienced an agent this good before," "Thoughtful," "Extreme Efforts," "Promises were kept."
If you would like to describe YOUR REALTOR this way, please give me a call!

Areas of Expertise

Why choose Mark Kraus and Coldwell Banker King Thompson?

When I say "Serving Central Ohio", I really mean "CENTRAL OHIO ! !"
Experience and Integrity - Mark
    • I have spent the last 25 years preparing to serve you, including:
    • 17 years in residential sales,
    • 7 years in brokerage management,
    • and 13 years in appraisal.
    • I have a dedicated, full-time approach to serving my clients
    • I am a life-long resident of Central Ohio. You'll be hard-pressed to find an area where I don't have experience.

Experience and Integrity - Coldwell Banker Realty
  • We have 10 unified offices serving Central Ohio with over 600 agents
  • Coldwell Banker was founded in 1907, in Columbus since 1912!!
  • We maintain an A+ rating with the Columbus Better Business Bureau and we've been a member for the past 28 years.
  • Coldwell Banker Realty benefits the community through the Coldwell Banker King Thompson Foundation:
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital,
  • Habitat For Humanity,
  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
  • Greater Columbus Arts Council
  • Numerous community based beneficiaries throughout our market areas.

Services Available

It takes more than just me, working alone, to get the job done for you. Whether you are buying, selling, or both, you are embarking on a very complex real estate endeavor. Many intricate pieces must fall into place in an orderly way or you will have a high-stress experience. I don't like high stress, and I doubt that you do, either. So, Coldwell Banker Realty and I have a team of in-house affiliates to make sure things go smoothly. They include:
    • Coldwell Banker Home Loans
    • Quality Choice Title
    • American Home Shield warranty programs
  • Marketing services, including:
  • National and local advertising campaigns
  • Previews® International - luxury home marketing
  • Relocation Services
  • Concierge Services

Personal Background

My Affiliations
Columbus Board of Realtors

  • Chairman Standard Forms Committee 2008
  • Co-Chair Standard Forms Committee 2007
  • Member of MLS Committee 2004-2008
  • Chairman Joint Committee on Third Party Vendors 2003
  • Chairman Technology Users Committee 2003

Ohio Association of Realtors

  • Association Director 2008
  • Chairman Business Technology Forum 2005
  • Vice Chairman Business Technology Forum 2004

Bexley Eastmoor Berwick Real Estate Association

  • Vice President - 2002
  • President - 2003
  • Member since 1998