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


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.

Central Ohio Housing Report - September 2016

Central Ohio Housing Report - September 2016

Central Ohio saw record home sales last month, due in great part to the record number of homes added to the market in August. There were 2,869 central Ohio homes and condos sold during the month of September, an 8.3 percent increase over the previous year and the highest number of closed sales for the month of September ever recorded according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service.



New Showing Notifications

Columbus REALTORS® has elected to enable a new feature called End of Showing Notification that's available at no additional charge. If you are set up to receive showing notifications, you will automatically receive end of showing notifications as well whenever an eKEY opens one of your keyboxes. 



National Association of REALTORS®’ Quadrennial Ethics Course Requirement due December 31, 2016

The NAR Ethics course requirement [all REALTORS® must complete at least 2.5 hours of ethics training (NAR Code of Ethics) every four years] is due December 31, 2016. It is up to the local board of REALTORS® to determine which ethics courses to accept to be in compliance with NAR. Therefore, Columbus Board of REALTORS®, accepts 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.  


Foundation Fundraising Committee on track for reaching its fundraising goal!

The Foundation Fundraising Committee is charged with funding the Association's charitable programs: Community Grants, Scholarships, REALTOR® Care Day, and the Benevolence Fund.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for October 14, 2016

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for October 14, 2016

Go the Distance at Sales Associates Day 2016; New Residential Purchase Contract - 10/7/16; What Really Makes Sellers Want to Move; 2017 Flood Insurance Rates; Americans Want More Bathrooms at Home; 4 Lawn Maintenance Tips for Fall; What to Do a Year Before Buying Your First Home and more.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for October 7, 2016

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for October 7, 2016

New Residential Purchase Contract - 10/7/16; Trivia with CORPAC a huge hit; Appraisal Forum: We're in this Together; Share your creepy stories for a Halloween Roundup; Brace Clients for the Seasonal Slowdown; Four reasons to buy a home now; Celebritize Your Brand: Here’s How; Ways to Save on Your Home That Grandma Never Told You and more.


Determining Support of Political Candidates

The CORPAC Governing Board is charged with choosing and supporting candidates in upcoming elections who support us.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for  September 30, 2016

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 30, 2016

Trivia with CORPAC is next week; REALTORS® Claim Victory Against Patent Troll; Understanding the Residential Real Estate Purchase Contract; Appraisal Forum: We're in this Together; Study: Outdoor Projects Pay Back at Resale; Where Buyers Can Get the Most Loan Help; 6 Improvements to Increase Home Value and more.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 23, 2016

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 23, 2016

Home sales remain strong headed into fall; Columbus REALTORS® members honored at OAR Convention; Common Practices that put you in Danger; This Wireless Device Can Read Your Emotions; 4 Ways to Make a Home Show-Ready; Owners Smarten Up Their Homes in Remodels; Do You Really Need to Clean Your Air Ducts and more.