Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for October 27, 2017

Record low sales for distressed properties
Although central Ohio home sales are still pacing at a record high for the first three quarters of 2017, distressed property inventory and sales are the lowest on record since winter January of 2010, when Columbus REALTORS® began tracking distressed housing activity. Read more.

See Director Candidates
This year's Director election (Nov. 7-14, 2017) will include election of four (4) REALTOR® directors. View slate of candidates. Election information

YPN Mastermind: Past President's panel is 11/9

Pick the brains of central Ohio real estate industry leaders about anything and everything you've always wanted to know in this special Mastermind event on Thursday, Nov. 9! This special panel features 2017 President Mic Gordon, 2004 President Skip Weiler, 1994 President Charlotte Van Steyn and 2007 President Brad Bennett. Submit your questions anonymously here or bring them with you! Tickets are $5 and include 1 drink ticket and appetizers. Register here.

#Save the Crew
Columbus REALTORS® support the efforts of Columbus Crew SC fans, our business community, Columbus City Council and Mayor Andrew Ginther to Save the Crew! In our mission to contribute to the health and welfare of our community, REALTORS® recognize that Major League Soccer has tremendous positive impact on our community and on everyone who calls Columbus home. Read more.

4 Social benefits of homeownership

“Homeownership ... is the basis for a number of positive social, economic, family, and civic outcomes,” researchers note in a new analysis. Read more.

Host a haunted open house
With the homeowners' permission, host a haunted open house. This can be a fun, manageable way to show off one of your vacant homes. Serve a spooky bowl of Halloween punch and feature Halloween coloring sheets for the kiddos.

Costco REALTOR® Appreciation Event 11/3
On Nov. 3 join CostCo Polaris for a special non-member REALTOR® shop day! Special REALTOR® incentives will be available all day including an all-day happy hour with Matt the Miller! There will be a special drawing and incentives so be sure to bring your business cards! No registration required just show up ready to shop between 9:30am-8:30pm! For more info contact Tracy Russell (614) 981-1900 x405.
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