Meet the Anita Graves Group

Your top real estate team in Central Ohio!

We love what we do.

Our Team specializes in local home buying and selling. We effectively coordinate the purchase and sale of real estate, properties, residential homes, town-homes, condos, new construction, and land, based on our clients’ needs.

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Meet Our Team

Team Leader/Realtor®

Anita Graves is a lifelong resident of the Columbus area with a few years away supporting her husband while he served in the Military.  She is involved in many real estate concentrated organizations throughout Columbus.  Anita has been a licensed REALTOR® since 1997 and has managed, owned, and trained in real estate offices within the area.  Her passion is helping her clients achieve their goal of buying and selling their home.  She takes pride in working hard for her clients by listening and working tirelessly on their behalf.  Anita respects that her clients are so satisfied with her expertise and knowledge throughout the buying and/or selling process, that they in turn refer her to their friends, family and colleagues.

Awards and Recognition:

1 Million Dollar Award

5 Million Dollar Award

10 Million Dollar Award

25 Million Dollar Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

RE/MAX Hall of Fame

Licensed Since 1997

Realtor®/Marketing Director

Alexandra Krause is a full time REALTOR® with Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty and The Anita Graves Group. Alex has been a licensed agent since 2007 and has worked with buyers, sellers, and investors over the years. With a Communication Degree from The Ohio State University focused on Strategic Marketing. Alex was also the Co-Founder of a Real Estate Marketing Company called Your Biz Tank. She has experience training, coaching and teaching other real estate professionals across the country on how to better their business and marketing strategy.

“I don’t think being a full-time real estate agent is “what I do”, it’s truly who I am. That might sound crazy but I truly love what I do! I get to meet so many people every day and get to help them with one of the biggest investments of their life. The road to homeownership isn’t easy for everyone and that’s what we’re here for. Ask any of our clients, we make it a point to go above and beyond so that each and everyone we get to help has the best possible experience with the best possible results…a new home they love!”

Also the Marketing Director for The Anita Graves Group, Alex handles all visual, print, and online advertisements. Alex lives in Westerville with her husband, Kyle (a Dentist in the Westerville area), two children, Evelyn and Owen.

Awards and Memberships:

1 Million Dollar Club

5 Million Dollar Club

10 Million Dollar Club 

Top 10 Under 40

National Association of Realtors

Ohio Association of Realtors

Columbus Board of Realtors


Tracy is a lifetime resident of Central Ohio. Tracy graduated from Otterbein College with a Human Ecology degree and has spent her career helping others.

“When I thought about a career I would love to do for a long time, I immediately was drawn to the real estate industry. Being with people and helping them energizes me!”

Tracy has been married to her husband, Steve, since 1989 right out of college. They have 4 beautiful children, 1 son-in-law and an adorable dog, peanut.

Awards and Memberships:

Columbus Tourism Ambassador

1 Million Dollar Club


Max Andrick has lived in Ohio his entire life and has been in Columbus for over twenty years. He is from the Dayton area where he studied Communication at Wright State University. He has always had a passion for connecting with people and helping them achieve their goals.

“When I think of the real estate industry, I am drawn to the opportunity to help others take steps towards their goals. The thought of being part of their home buying journey is what drives me!”

Max has been married to his wife April for 15 years, with four grown children, one brilliant grandson and his fur baby Mastiff, Ember.

Realtor®/Operations Manager

As a Central Ohio native, Melissa Kauffman knows the territory. She offers her clients market expertise gained not only though her lifelong residence, but also as a Columbus area real estate professional for more than two decades, and as someone who has bought and sold multiple properties of her own. 

Throughout her career,  Melissa has earned a reputation for being a “personable perfectionist,” supremely detail-oriented and always in-tune with her clients’ wants, needs and goals. Her longevity as a real estate professional has served to enhance those attributes. Above all, she values matching individuals and families with the perfect home.

Melissa has been recognized as a top 5 agent in both Central Columbus and Central Ohio. Those accolades have been attainable thanks to her tireless advocacy for her clients, educating those clients throughout every step of their home purchase or sale, and dedication to transparency.

Melissa’s commitment extends to her community, where giving back is manifest in her activities on behalf of the homeless and underprivileged.

Realtor - Marketing Assistant

Client Success Stories

We will recommend her for years to come

Alex was absolutely wonderful to work with!  She's extremely knowledgeable, and fought tooth and nail for us!  We will recommend her for years to come, and request her services in the future.

I couldn't have asked for a better Realtor

Being a first time home buyer, I couldn't have asked for a better Realtor.  Anita was not only personable, but also was truthful with us on the best location and resale value of the homes that we viewed.  It did not matter how many times that I called her, she always had the knowledge and calming  voice to answer any questions that we had about the home buying experience. My wife and I would highly recommend Anita Graves to anyone looking to purchase or sell a home.

She is wonderful to work with

There are not enough words to describe how amazing Anita is.  She was compassionate and diligent during our home buying process.  Anita was more than willing to work around our schedules and ALL the different locations we wanted to look at. She is wonderful to work with and we would highly  recommend her to anyone.

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