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Columbus REALTORS®

Founded in 1908, Columbus REALTORS® is a professional trade association comprised of over 7,600 real estate professionals engaged in residential sales and leasing, commercial sales and leasing, property management, appraisal, consultation, real estate syndication, land development and more.

Two huge changes to the sales awards!

Your Columbus REALTORS® Recognition & Sales Awards Committee works diligently each year looking for ways to improve our awards programs. This year, they’ve made two significant changes to the Million Dollar Sales Awards.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 22, 2017

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 22, 2017

Homes are selling quickly in central Ohio; Sexennial Revaluations - the rest of the story; Group dental coverage upgraded; Appraisal-free mortgages to be allowed; 
7 Real Estate Ideas That Deserve to Die; Fall may be the best time for buyers to move; Genius entryway storage ideas to get you out the door faster and more.

Sexennial Revaluations - The Rest of the Story

A topic on everyone’s mind today, and one real estate licensees should understand in representing buyers and sellers alike, is how property taxes are determined.  This is particularly true in central Ohio, considering the reappraisals recently completed in Delaware, Franklin and Pickaway Counties.

Central Ohio Housing Report - August 2017

Central Ohio Housing Report - August 2017

Homes spent an average of 27 days on the market during the month of August, which is one day less than July and eight days fewer than August 2016. This is yet another record low for central Ohio, according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service.

Central Ohio Commercial Retail Report 2Q2017

The Columbus retail market recorded 14,125 square feet (SF) of positive net absorption during the second quarter of 2017, according to the second quarter retail market report from the Central Ohio Commercial Information Exchange (COCIE), which uses Xceligent as its vendor. Compared to the same quarter a year ago, absorption was down from 579,605 square feet of positive net absorption.

Survey shows REALTORS® plan to spend more time, more money on digital marketing initiatives

Report includes findings from a survey 265 REALTORS® on the way they use digital and social media to build their businesses.

Answering your Reappraisal Questions

Franklin County Auditor's staff addressed the 2017 reappraisal process and answered tax questions on what you and your clients need to know.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 15, 2017

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 15, 2017

YPN Scavenger Hunt almost sold out; CORPAC Golf Outing a tremendous success; In Memoriam – Myrna Kobre, past president of Columbus REALTORS®; Fall Scholarship Deadline 9/22; Live Video: Spotting and Avoiding Cyberattacks; Survey: Kids Have Big Say in Home Choice; YouTube’s Redesign Will Make Your Videos Look Better; Staging Tips That Help Buyers Fall in Love and more.

In Memoriam – Myrna Kobre, past president of Columbus REALTORS®

Myrna Kobre, the 71st president of Columbus REALTORS® and the first woman elected to this position, passed away this week surrounded by family. During her tenure as president, there were numerous accomplishments, including the Association’s participation in the Adopt-A-School Program -- a project that was very special to her.

How to help victims of Hurricane Harvey

Our hearts go out to the tens of thousands of families who have been displaced by catastrophic storms on the Texas coastline. Officials are calling Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding, one of the most epic storms in our nation's history.