Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for June 8, 2018

Epic REALTOR® Care Day!
Although we’re still updating our numbers, it looks like over $54,000 was re-invested in our communities in 52 projects all over central Ohio. Over 550 of you volunteered for these incredibly worthy service projects from Marysville to Lancaster, Delaware to Circleville, Westerville to Gallaway and so many places in between! We’ll get you an update next week. But, for now, check out the pictures

Showing Start Date in review: 2 ½ years in
Implementation of the Showing Start Date field was a response to the “coming soon” marketing strategy that is widely used across the country. It was also a policy clarification and addition to allow pre-marketing options for MLS listed properties. Members are now able to promote those listings “not quite ready for showing” while still entering them in MLS. Get an update on this policy here.

Defining Professionalism: The Core Skills of Real Estate 6/14
Don't miss this class on 6/14 that relates the State of Ohio Canons of Ethics and the NAR Code of Ethics to a level of professionalism! This course will review people and paperwork in relation to Professional Standards of Conduct and Personal Code of Conduct, Contract Completion and more. Register.

Ethics for Real Estate
This class on 6/21 satisfies the core State of Ohio Ethics requirement and the NAR Ethics requirement and is designed to make your required ethics CE a fun experience and also relevant to your real estate life. Course content will cover topics such as what happens when ethics and the law aren't in balance, how to handle multiple offers, how to create your own personal ethics road map and more! Register.

Place your discounted Cameron Mitchell gift card orders!
The time has returned to place your order for discounted Cameron Mitchell gift cards! Orders can be placed here. All order forms and payment must be received by Monday, June 11, at 5pm. This order form can be emailed to Member Services or faxed to (614) 337-7559. Gift cards will be available for pickup in the Columbus REALTORS® Member Services Center on Monday, June 18 after 12pm. Order here.

Homeowner equity growth streak continues
Homeowners are seeing some of the strongest growth in equity in four years. More info.

Summarize emails first for client action
By putting a concise note at the top of your emails listing highlights and requesting action, you'll encourage clients to respond more quickly. Read more.

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