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Jack Chivers, right, and new owner-broker Dirk Ockhardt outside the DL office. Nathan Bowe | Detroit Lakes Tribune

Chivers sells business, but will stay on

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Iconic Detroit Lakes real estate agent Jack Chivers has sold his business — but he will remain there as a sales agent and will lead the eight-person sales team.


Fargo businessman Dirk Ockhardt and two silent investors purchased Jack Chivers Realty on Jan. 1.

Ockhardt will serve as the new managing broker and president of Jack Chivers Realty.

He said he will focus on business quality, strategy, marketing and growth.

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