2018 Columbus Ohio regional home sales statistics release schedule

Jan. 24 - 2017 housing report
Feb. 21 - January housing report
Mar. 21 - February housing report
Apr. 23 - March housing report
May 24 - April housing report
June 20 - May housing report
July 23 - June housing report
Aug. 22 - July housing report
Sept. 20 - August housing report
Oct. 19 - September housing report
Nov. 21 - October housing report
Dec. 19 - November housing report

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

News Results


Columbus REALTORS® 2018 Award Honorees

During Columbus REALTORS® annual Awards celebration on 4/18/18, six individuals were honored for their outstanding commitment to the real estate profession and to the central Ohio community.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for April 13, 2018

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for April 13, 2018

Awards Lunch is next Wednesday; Fair Housing Act 50th Anniversary; Realist Downtime:  System Maintenance - Saturday, April 14 - 11pm; Don't miss Bowling for Benevolence 4/25; CORPAC Auction 5/10; Tax Reform: What it means for you & your clients; Getting to know Grove City; New email scam targeting REALTORS®; Volunteer with YPN at Habitat for Humanity; Stylish Ways to Turn Doors Into Show-Stoppers and more.


Avoiding MLS Fines: Non-Reported Closings (Solds)

There is a warning prior to receiving a fine for this violation.  MLS Policy requires that the listing’s status be changed to “Closed” within 72 hours.


New MLS Training Videos Available

Several new MLS training videos specific to the Columbus MLS have been added. These videos are in addition to the full length class videos and others that were already available.  


NAR’s Ethics Course Requirement due December 31, 2018

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Ethics course requirement, that all REALTORS® complete at least 2.5 hours of ethics training every two years, is due Dec. 31, 2018. This requirement has been in place since 2001. However, it has been changed from a four-year to a two-year cycle. So, it may not coincide with a real estate agent’s state of Ohio ethics course requirement.



New MLS Field: Green Features Y/N - Form Required

A new field, "Green Features Y/N - Form Required" has been added to the Residential property type. 

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for March 30, 2018

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for March 30, 2018

12th Congressional District Candidate Meet & Greet is next Friday; Awards Lunch quickly approaching on 4/18; How fair is Fair Housing; Last REALTOR® Standing; REALTOR® Safety Training 4/19; 5 surprising stats about buyers; Everything But The House has a new referral program for REALTORS®; The most common spring cleaning mistake (plus others) and more.


Meet the 10 Under 40 Honorees

The 2018 10 Under 40 honorees are innovative, industrious, and committed to continually raising the bar in real estate. This group of select individuals are not only leaders in the central Ohio real estate community, but under the age of 40 and have demonstrated excellence in the areas of sales, leadership and community as well as professional involvement. For the fifth year in a row, the prestigious 10 Under 40 Award received a significant amount of interest and number of applicants. Nearly 50 applicants vied to be recognized as one of the top real estate professionals under 40 in central Ohio.


MLS Software Operations Report

Broker Listing Distribution to Zillow – January 29; Time to Update MLS Taxes on Listings; New Property Type Selection for Quick Search – January 18; Relabeled Export Options: Broker Distribution – January 31; Virtual Tours Automatically Open in a New Window – January 18; Virtual Tours Automatically Open in a New Window – December 19