2018 Columbus Ohio regional home sales statistics release schedule

Jan. 24 - 2017 housing report
Feb. 21 - January housing report
Mar. 21 - February housing report
Apr. 23 - March housing report
May 24 - April housing report
June 20 - May housing report
July 23 - June housing report
Aug. 22 - July housing report
Sept. 20 - August housing report
Oct. 19 - September housing report
Nov. 21 - October housing report
Dec. 19 - November housing report

Above dates coincide with the National Association of REALTORS® News Release Schedule

News Results


NAR’s Ethics Course Requirement due December 31, 2018

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Ethics course requirement, that all REALTORS® complete at least 2.5 hours of ethics training every two years, is due Dec. 31, 2018. This requirement has been in place since 2001. However, it has been changed from a four-year to a two-year cycle. So, it may not coincide with a real estate agent’s state of Ohio ethics course requirement.



CORPAC Honor Society inducts new members

The Central Ohio REALTORS® Political Action Committee (CORPAC) Honor Society (CHS) proudly announces the induction of six new members and eight increasing CHS level members to its 2018 class.


Member Perspectives

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, we asked the following REALTORS® to share their thoughts on what Fair Housing means to them. Check out what they had to say! 


Spotlight on Community Service, 1Q2018

A closer look at members who are volunteering their time and resources throughout the central Ohio community.


Meet the 10 Under 40 Honorees

The 2018 10 Under 40 honorees are innovative, industrious, and committed to continually raising the bar in real estate. This group of select individuals are not only leaders in the central Ohio real estate community, but under the age of 40 and have demonstrated excellence in the areas of sales, leadership and community as well as professional involvement. For the fifth year in a row, the prestigious 10 Under 40 Award received a significant amount of interest and number of applicants. Nearly 50 applicants vied to be recognized as one of the top real estate professionals under 40 in central Ohio.


MLS Software Operations Report

Broker Listing Distribution to Zillow – January 29; Time to Update MLS Taxes on Listings; New Property Type Selection for Quick Search – January 18; Relabeled Export Options: Broker Distribution – January 31; Virtual Tours Automatically Open in a New Window – January 18; Virtual Tours Automatically Open in a New Window – December 19


Brokers Can Now “Opt-In” to a MLS Feed to Zillow

Effective Feb. 1, 2018, MLS participant brokers have more control over where their listings are sent from the MLS. Up until now, the only destinations where MLS fed listings for public display were sent to were member IDX sites and Realtor.com. Listings can now be included in a MLS feed to Zillow by using a checkbox setting to “Enable Feed” on the new Broker Distribution (Syndication) Preference page.


YPN planning another year of learning and collaboration

As we approach Summer, we have some unique events planned, including a YPN Leaders Retreat and a YPN Field Day, where members will compete in a variety of events, in teams. Similarly, we’ll come together to further our volunteer efforts in our community, which will likely see us partnering with local non-profits who aid the less fortunate in Columbus.


Scholarships Helping to Raise the Bar

What is a scholarship? By all the collective definitions it is an award of financial funds for a student to further their education. It is awarded based upon various criteria that reflects the values, purposes, and criteria of the donor or founder of the award.