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

Columbus Real Estate News


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. 


CORPAC Honor Society inducts new members

The Central Ohio REALTORS® Political Action Committee (CORPAC) Honor Society (CHS) proudly announces the induction of six new members and eight increasing CHS level members to its 2018 class.


Member Perspectives

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, we asked the following REALTORS® to share their thoughts on what Fair Housing means to them. Check out what they had to say! 

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for April 6, 2018

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for April 6, 2018

Get tickets for Awards Lunch on 4/18; Bowling for Benevolence 4/25; Getting to know Grove City; 4 demographic shifts worth watching; Homeowner equity is hitting a record high; Spring buyers want this type of house; 8 ways new homeowners accidentally trash their yards and more.


Spotlight on Community Service, 1Q2018

A closer look at members who are volunteering their time and resources throughout the central Ohio community.