Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for July 7, 2017

YPN Mastermind Event: Out of the Box Marketing
Ready to challenge yourself and think creatively about your marketing strategy? Don't miss the next YPN Mastermind Event - Out of the Box Marketing on Thursday, July 20 at Copious! Local creative John McNeal of 2Reveal Media will lead this workshop style event in helping you define your brand and brainstorm ways to reach your target audience. Tickets are $15 and include 1 drink ticket and appetizers. More info and register.

Columbus REALTORS® Open House 7/13!
After six months of dust and disruption, Columbus REALTORS® invites you to an open house on Thursday, July 13 from 3-5p. Please join us for refreshments while you take a look at the results of the renovations at your membership headquarters.

Ready to be a better leader?
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves. Do you want to grow your leadership skills and become a better, more effective leader? Then you should apply to the Leadership Academy! The Leadership Academy is for members interested in developing their personal and professional leadership skills and/or becoming a leader in their company, community, philanthropy, etc. Application deadline is Aug. 1 for the 2017-2018 class. More information/application. Check out the video here!

Inspection -- mold, lead, radon, bedbugs and more!

Don't miss this special panel discussion led by home inspection experts on Friday, July 14 that will discuss what’s new in testing and treatment of radon, mold, lead, bedbugs and more. Free to attend, but registration required. More info and register here.

4 Expenses Your Buyers Don’t Expect
Nearly half of home shoppers say they faced more than $2,000 in unexpected charges during the home buying process, one survey finds. More info.

Free Personal Branding with Everything But the Home
When you refer a qualifying estate sale, Everything But the Home (EBTH) will add your personal branding to the sale... averaging over 1200 click through to your personal page! As a Columbus REALTORS® preferred auction vendor, EBTH has reinvented the Estate Sale/Downsizing experience. The benefits of our global platform, that boasts over a million registered bidders from over 150 countries, paired with our 10,000 square foot warehouse in Worthington, makes us poised to help offset the expenses of selling which makes us a great team. Check out -  you'll be amazed at what they do!

News for your clients!
The 7 Most Financially Savvy Home Upgrades You Can Make
Enjoy your home more today — and sell it for the best price tomorrow. Read more.