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


“Are we there, yet?”

Columbus REALTORS® on the road to raising our level of professionalism and value to the

Central Ohio Housing Report - May 2018

Central Ohio Housing Report - May 2018

The average sales price of a home during the month of May in central Ohio was $235,133, which is 3.8 percent more than May 2017 and the average monthly sales price on record. The median sales price was $204,000, up 7.4 percent from a year ago. This is also a record high, according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service.


Showing Start Date in Review: 2 ½ Years In

The Showing Start Date field was added to our MLS almost 2 ½ years ago in December 2015. Implementation of the Showing Start Date field is a response to the “coming soon” marketing that is widely used across the country.  It is also a policy clarification and addition to allow premarketing options for MLS listed properties. Members are now able to promote those listings “not quite ready for showing” while still entering them in MLS.

Central Ohio Housing Report - April 2018

Central Ohio Housing Report - April 2018

Columbus ranked No. 4 last month on Realtor.com's list of the nation's hottest housing markets based on how many hits each home listing gets as well as how quickly homes are selling. The national spotlight found the central Ohio area as showing activity increased 12 percent in April versus the previous month and homes spent just over a month (33 days) on the market during the month of April, according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service.


MLS Committee always looking for member input to improve services

The MLS Committee is here to serve and raise the bar for our Multiple Listing Services users!


MLS NEWS: Rules and Regulations vs. MLS Policy Violation Manual -- What’s the Difference?

MLS rules and regulations are based upon a core set of rules provided by the National Association of REALTORS®, which members must adopt and comply with to receive the protection and oversight of the national association. 


Member Perspectives -- What are you doing to get people to list their homes

With the inventory shortage across the country, we asked our members to share their thoughts on getting people to list their homes. Check out what they had to say!


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.