Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for May 11, 2018

CORPAC Auction is terrific success!
The annual CORPAC Auction was yet another tremendous success last night with over 350 in attendance raising a record breaking $80,000 in support of home ownership! Check out the pictures here!

Don't miss drones and real estate marketing
Don't miss this class on 5/17! It will discuss FAA approved unmanned systems for real estate for use in real estate marketing. Dennis Fisher will instruct this course and has over 40 years as a Still Photographer, Cinematographer and Range Optics Manager/Engineer. Cost: $20 if paid by 05/16/17; $30 day of class. Register.

Supercharge your social media with emotional content
This Business Tech Forum on 5/23 will feature Will Duderstadt, marketing and development manager of Web Platforms at M/I Homes who will show you how to incorporate emotion into your social media content and create highly shareable content. Event is free; registration required.

Ethics for Real Estate on 6/1
This class on 6/1 satisfies the core State of Ohio Ethics requirement and the NAR Ethics requirement and is designed to make your required ethics CE a fun experience and also relevant to your real estate life. Course content will cover topics such as what happens when ethics and the law aren't in balance, how to handle multiple offers, how to create your own personal ethics road map and more! Register.

Should sellers pay for their own inspection?
Your client may want to consider ordering a home maintenance inspection before listing his or her property. It could help to be proactive about any repairs before they become bigger issues in the transaction. More info.

Young buyers are skipping the starter home
Millennials who have delayed homeownership are trying to make up for lost time by going straight for a larger, pricier property that they intend to stay in longer. Find out here.

News for your clients! 
Patio problems - solved
Whether it’s dying plants, a view of your neighbor’s garbage cans, or mosquitos that threaten to drain you before you can drain a beer, patios tend to develop some chill-disrupting problems. Here’s some of the more annoying ones, and how to fix them.