2016 Columbus Ohio regional home sales statistics release schedule

Jan. 22 - 2015 housing report
Feb. 23 - January housing report
Mar. 21 - February housing report
Apr. 20 - March housing report
May 20 - April housing report
June 22 - May housing report
July 21 - June housing report
Aug. 24 - July housing report
Sept. 22 - August housing report
Oct. 20 - September housing report
Nov. 22 - October housing report
Dec. 21 - November housing report

Above dates coincide with the National Association of REALTORS® News Release Schedule

Columbus Real Estate News


Quadrennial Ethics Course Requirement due December 30, 2016

The NAR Ethics course requirement is that all REALTORS® must complete at least 2.5 hours of ethics training (NAR Code of Ethics) every four years by December 30, 2016. Columbus REALTORS® will accept any ethics course that has been approved by the Ohio Division of Real Estate that satisfies the state of Ohio ethics course requirement for continuing education credit.


New Residential Purchase Contract - 10/7/16

A new version of the Residential Real Estate Purchase Contract was released by the Columbus REALTORS® and the Columbus Bar Association on 10/7/16. The revised contract contains a number of substantial changes and subsequent re-ordering.


Barbara Lach receives NAR’s Distinguished Service Award

Barbara B. Lach, a Realtor® from Columbus, Ohio has received the National Association of Realtors® 2016 Distinguished Service Award. The honor is presented yearly to no more than two of NAR’s more than 1.2 million members. Winners were recognized at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida.

Central Ohio Housing Report - October 2016

Central Ohio Housing Report - October 2016

Central Ohio saw a record number of home sales for the month of October. There were 2,574 central Ohio homes and condos sold during the month of October, a 5.4 percent increase over the previous year, although a 10.3 percent decline from September, according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service.


Newly Elected 2017 Officers

There were three newly elected Officers this week at Columbus REALTORS®. Sara Walsh was elected as 2017 President Elect, John Myers was elected as 2017 Treasurer and Andy Mills was elected as 2017 Secretary. Mic Gordon will be inducted as the 2017 President. The President Elect is the only Officer that automatically advances to the role of President.



Thanks for "Going the Distance" this year!

As we near year's end, our leadership team is still hard at work in guiding us through 2016, and beyond.


2017 Directors Elected

Congratulations to our newly elected Directors: REALTOR® Directors (2017-2019) Jeff Buroff - Keller Williams Consultants Realty; Newton Burris - Coldwell Banker King Thompson; Tim Cocanour - Coldwell Banker King Thompson; Dustin Ultican - HER, Realtors®; REALTOR® Director from firms of less than 20 members (2017-2019)
Jan Jedlinsky - Metro II Realty; Affiliate Director (2017-2018) Trish Morrow - World Class Title. REALTOR® Directors' terms will begin January 1, 2017. 



Columbus REALTORS® Benevolence Fund supports fellow members in need

The Columbus REALTORS® Benevolence Fund was created to help our fellow members  who are unexpectedly confronted with a serious illness or unforeseen tragedy.


We have it!

The COCIE Committee is dedicated to providing complete reliable commercial real estate information that is affordable and accessible to the public and its members.


Foundation striving to be a vehicle for good in central Ohio

The Columbus REALTORS® Foundation is the charitable arm of the central Ohio REALTORS® community created to make positive change in the neighborhoods we buy and sell in every day.