2015 Columbus Ohio regional home sales statistics release schedule

Jan. 23 - 2014 housing report
Feb. 23 - January housing report
Mar. 23 - February housing report
Apr. 22 - March housing report
May 21 - April housing report
June 22 - May housing report
July 22 - June housing report
Aug. 20 - July housing report
Sept. 21 - August housing report
Oct. 22 - September housing report
Nov. 23 - October housing report
Dec. 22 - November housing report

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

Columbus Real Estate News

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes March 27, 2015

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes March 27, 2015

Major changes to the closing process, Check out the Joint Industry Forecast video, Central Ohio home prices are rising quickly, Video featuring Franklin County Recorder Terry Brown, Super Sunday Registration Open, Which Safety app do you use, Why homeowners need to get moving, Secrets of a truly deep clean and more.


Shared Login violation procedures

On 6/1/15, Columbus REALTORS® will implement what they’re referring to as the Gumshoe Escalation Policy which deals with simultaneous MLS login violations.

Central Ohio Housing Report - February 2015

Central Ohio Housing Report - February 2015

The average sale price of a home during the month of February was $180,527, which is a 10.4 percent gain over February 2014. The median sale price in February was $150,000, up 11.4 percent from a year ago, according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (MLS).


Columbus REALTORS® e-notes March 20, 2015

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes March 20, 2015

Joint Industry Forecast Recap, Upgrade to Flex email system, Sold data now available on IDX sites, Scholarship deadline next week, 89 percent of U.S. homes ended 2014 with equity, 2015 to mark the best year for home sales, New safety products in our store, Rape Aggression Defense course for women only, Do you carry a self defense weapon, How to keep things clean for longer and more.


Sold data now available on IDX sites

Effective 3/26/15, sold listing data, going back three years, will be made available to IDX developers and brokers for display on sites via their IDX solution.


Flex Mail Update to New Email System

The long-awaited conversion to the new Flex email system has arrived. All MLS email on Flex will move to the new system on Wednesday, March 18. The approximate time for the conversion to take place will be 8pm.  Expect email "anomalies" during the day and evening of March 18 as the conversion progresses.  No downtime or system inaccessibility is expected.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes March 14, 2015

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes March 14, 2015

Last chance to purchase Joint Industry Forecast tickets, 2015 Foundation Wine Tasting a success, Realist will be unavailable this weekend, Auditor's Office website tutorial and Q&A set for 3/24, Update the tax information for your current listings, Webinar: RESPA-Complaint Marketing Agreements, See How the Columbus area Price Growth Stacks Up, A homeowner's guide to taxes and more.


Update the tax information for your current listings

Most county auditors have updated their tax records to reflect the taxes owed for each parcel in their taxing districts for the 2014 tax year. Voter approved school and bond levies impact those figures usually each year along with any auditor reassessments or owner appeals of property valuation. 


MLS Alerts - New Photo Upload Page and features enabled for all listings

Starting today, March 9th, 2015, the photo upload page within Flexmls has been updated. The new photo page will make it even easier for you to rearrange your photos and add titles and captions. To access the photo add/edit page, click on Photos under the Multimedia section on the Change Listing screen or the Change Incomplete Listing screen.


2014 Commercial Real Estate Award Honorees Announced

Columbus REALTORS® held its seventh annual Commercial Awards Banquet last night with more than 180 commercial movers and shakers, supporters and leadership on hand to applaud the outstanding accomplishments of our 2014 honorees.