Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for February 16, 2018

REALTORS® - Your business, your brand!
Don't miss this class on 2/28 on building a successful brand! You'll learn the do's and don'ts of real estate marketing and much more. Class is $10. Check out the video and register here.

Home Inspector Licensing, Take action now! 
Few Ohioans are aware that home inspectors are not licensed in our state. Home inspectors are often hired under the assumption they've received some level of training that they’re able to identify potential problems. Take action now and ask your Representative to SUPPORT House Bill 211 and protect Ohio's home buyers and sellers!

Government Affairs Forum: 2018 Political & Policy Forecast Panel
Curious what’s going to happen in 2018 on a local, state and federal level? Wonder what government policies and political factors are going to impact you and your clients? Don't miss this special Government Affairs Forum - 2018 Politics & Policy Forecast Panel on March 6 at the Columbus Airport Embassy Suites! The panel will be moderated by Scott Light, Political Anchor of WBNS-10TV and include Democrat Aaron Pickrell, Former Senior Advisor to President Obama and Republican Michael Hartley, Strategist and Former Advisor to Bush/Cheney Campaign, Governor Kasich and Congressman Steve Stivers! Space is limited and seats will go fast. Register and get more info here.

Facts about the HECM for Purchase Program

Sign up for this class on Feb. 20 that reviews a little-known FHA insured financing program for seniors, who are at least 62 years of age. This class will explain how you can help your clients purchase a more expensive home without tying up all their cash, and allow your client to not have a monthly mortgage payment. Cost: $20 if paid by 2/19/ $30 day of class. Get more info and register here.

How millennial agents are reshaping brokerages
Lear how the younger generation is changing office dynamics here.

Are romantic addresses a better Investment?
A new study suggests a sales-to-love connection for certain sweet street names. Read more.

News for your clients!
4 things to do in February to avoid a yucky spring
That dark time when winter is like that friend who can’t take a hint to leave. Give a push with these four easy tasks that’ll help usher in spring.