Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for July 20, 2018

Deadline approaching for YPN Unplugged!
The newest and most exciting event of the summer is YPN Unplugged at Mohican Lodge and State Park 8/28-8/29! This overnight retreat is open to all members and centers upon building relationships and growing your business. The retreat features the Ferris Property Group of Indianapolis and Sam Powell of Chicago. Attendees will spend the afternoon canoeing, followed by a cookout and bonfire! This event is in lieu of the annual Scavenger Hunt. Single and shared room options are available; register and get more info here. Sponsorship info. Deadline to register is 7/27.

2018 General Election Candidate Meet & Greet
Please join Columbus REALTORS® Government Affairs for our 2018 General Election Candidate Meet & Greet on 8/1 2p-4p. This event will be an open house style reception. View full list of candidates and register.

Sara Walsh on Joel Riley WTVN
Earlier this week, 2018 President Sara Walsh shared her insight on the current housing market on the Joel Riley radio show on WTVN. Listen here.

Detailed property reports from RPR
RPR’s Property Details page offers side-by-side comparisons of MLS vs. public records information; sales, tax and mortgage histories; property photos, school and neighborhood profiles, interactive maps, and more.

Breaking down home maintenance: the costs, timelines
The average bill for sustaining a house each year is about $16,000. So where does it all go? Find out here.

The cost of selling without a real estate agent
Those who choose to sell their home on their own just may experience “seller’s regret” when they see how much less they get for their properties. Read more.

News for your clients! 

Must-haves for the easiest-to-clean bathroom, ever
No matter if you keep your home sealed tight, leave the windows open, have a steady stream of visitors stopping by, or prefer to be alone, dirt (and, worse, microbes!) will worm their way into your pad. Bathrooms unfortunately are the worst for collecting the yuckiest of grime and germs. Check out these upgrades that’ll give you a fighting chance against germs, dirt, and bacteria while doing a whole-lot-less cleaning.