Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for December 8, 2017

Get tickets for the YPN Holiday Party on Wednesday!
Celebrate the holiday season with YPN at the annual holiday party on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at Giuseppe's Ritrovo 5p-7p! Guests are asked to bring an unwrapped toy to be donated to the Firefighters for Kids Toy Drive. Tickets are $30 and include a drink ticket, dinner buffet. More info and purchase here.

Office closed 12/11 until 1p
Columbus REALTORS® offices will be closed from 8:30a-1p on Monday, Dec. 11 for staff training.

It's not too late to influence Congress on Tax Reform!

Now that Tax Reform legislation has passed both floors, the U.S. House and Senate will be reconciling their versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act giving us another opportunity to make our REALTOR® voices heard to protect home ownership! Take action now and encourage the Conference Committee to support Mortgage Interest Deduction and the Capital Gains Exemption. More info. These provisions would add needed protection to current and future homeowners and strengthen the ability of qualified American families to purchase a home. Take action now here

New social media solution from NAR
New from the REALTOR Benefits® Program: Help your agents succeed in social media marketing. Back At You Media offers a high-quality content-planning system to promote your brand and listings and generate leads. There are exclusive plan options for agents and an enterprise plan for brokers. Learn more.

Top cybersecurity threats to watch for in 2018
Now is not the time to let your guard down. One technology security firm offers seven scenarios where your business may be at increased risk over the coming year.

Housing trend to watch: the ‘surban’
Suburban areas are taking on urban features, such as greater walkability to retail and restaurants, creating a new kind of living style that could become big in the new year. Read more.
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