Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for July 6, 2018

Columbus OH - 2nd hottest market!
The Columbus Ohio area moved from 4th hottest market to 2nd hottest market in June according to Read story.

Weiler Grants awarded to Big Walnut and Madison County groups for 2018 REALTOR® Care Day projects
Big Walnut and Madison County Area Realty Associations are this year's recipients of  Weiler grants in honor of their 2018 REALTOR® Care Day projects. Read about their projects here.

Representing non-US citizens in real estate transactions 7/10  
Don't miss this special class on 7/10 which will review topics such as Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act, Ohio's Alien Land Registration Act, Notarization of documents executed in foreign jurisdictions and more. COST: 'Free' of charge; register.

Register for YPN Unplugged on 8/28!
The newest and most exciting event of the summer is YPN Unplugged at Mohican Lodge and State Park 8/28-8/29! The overnight retreat is open to all members and centers upon building relationships and growing your business. The retreat features the Ferris Property Group of Indianapolis and Sam Powell of Chicago. Attendees will spend the afternoon canoeing, followed by a cookout and bonfire! Single and shared room options are available; register and get more info here. Sponsorship info.

Report: Urban population growth rivals that of suburbia
Even as people flock to live downtown, concerns about housing affordability in urban cores remain, according to a new report.

How much influence should kids have in buying decisions?
Though 55 percent of homeowners say they took their children’s views under advisement when purchasing a home, real estate pros and psychologists are split on whether that’s healthy. Read more.

4 renovation myths reality TV shows propagate
Home improvement programs misguide consumers about the time and effort it takes to remodel a home. Disavow your clients of these common misconceptions.

News for your clients! 
5 inventive ideas we found on instagram to boost bath equity
The best bathroom updates aren’t just easy on the eye: They make life easier — and they add to your home’s value. For inspiration, check out these #bathroomrenovation ideas from Instagram that pack style, function, and a whole lotta’ equity into one little room.