Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for August 12, 2016

Last call for YPN Scavenger Hunt registration! 
There's just a few days left to register for the most exciting event of the year - the 2016 YPN Scavenger Hunt in Delaware on August 18! Get your team of 10 together and sign up today - this popular event is almost sold out! Tickets are $75 each, and individual registration is available here. To register a team of 10, contact YPN Liaison Beth Sacks (614) 475 -4000. Terrific sponsorship opportunities are also available! More info.

Owners still overestimating their homes prices

Home owners and appraisers have differing opinions when it comes to home values. A recent survey indicates that the average appraisal was 1.69 percent lower than home owners’ estimated value. Read more.

Consumers love looking at homes online
A new survey by Google shows that Americans spend an average of 55 minutes per visit to real estate apps on their phones. And even once they find a home, they don’t stop looking at homes online. Read more.

Beat procrastination today, not tomorrow
Every job and every role brings the tasks that seem tougher or less pleasant than the reasons you took that job to begin with. Learn how to push through with these four questions.

Good Schools Give 77% Boost to Home Values
Home owners living near a top-rated school are finding it can offer a big increase to their home’s value at resale. Read more.

One vs. Two-Story Homes: Which Dominates?

Most people prefer a single-story home, one study reports. But home shoppers may have a more difficult time finding a one-story home in some regions of the country. Read more.

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