Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for January 27, 2017

2017 Joint Industry Forecast Lunch a huge hit!
The 2017 Joint Industry Forecast was a sold out event with 860 real estate professionals in attendance! Dr. Ted Jones, chief economist of Stewart Title shared his insight on the local as well as national real estate market and what lies ahead for the coming year. View presentation here. Kenny McDonald, CEO of Columbus2020 also provided a pipeline update. Check out his presentation here. Pictures.

Central Ohio housing market saw record highs and lows in 2016
Central Ohio ended 2016 with the highest number of home sales and the highest home prices on record. 2016 also saw the lowest months supply and days on market, due to the lowest inventory levels on record. Read more.

How to handle Multiple Offer situations
Due to the low inventory of the current central Ohio housing market, multiple offer situations are increasingly likely. Make sure you are familiar with NAR's policy on handling these kind of situations. Read more.

Study: January, February Great for Buying

For home buyers hoping to snag a deal, here's why they may not want to delay much longer.

Columbus is 12th strongest market to kick off 2017

Many areas are experiencing a stronger-than-normal off season for homebuying activity, pushing inventory lower and home prices higher. Read more.

Free Storage with All American Moving!
To help you ring in the New Year and clear the clutter, All American Moving & Storage is offering FREE storage in our safe, secure, temperature controlled warehouse through May 15th (for new storage customers only)! This just may the "push" some of your clients need to de-clutter that listing, but also the perfect remedy for those clients who find themselves "homeless" during the buy/sell process.  All American's professional crew will arrive on site to load your storage in to our safe and secure wooden storage vaults, which will then be transported back to our warehouse for safe keeping.  For more info and to schedule service call (614) 224-0077.

News for your clients!
Strange Home Quirks – and How to (Finally!) Make Them Go Away
Your home may be trying to tell you that something’s wrong when it acts weird. Read more.