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Columbus REALTORS®

Founded in 1908, Columbus REALTORS® is a professional trade association comprised of over 7,600 real estate professionals engaged in residential sales and leasing, commercial sales and leasing, property management, appraisal, consultation, real estate syndication, land development and more.


Two huge changes to the sales awards!

Your Columbus REALTORS® Recognition & Sales Awards Committee works diligently each year looking for ways to improve our awards programs. This year, they’ve made two significant changes to the Million Dollar Sales Awards.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for October 20, 2017

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for October 20, 2017

Demand still strong for homes; Call to action: Reform our tax code; YPN Mastermind Event 3: Past President's panel; Highlights from Sales Associates Day; Two huge changes to the sales awards; Airbnb now to build its own apartments; 8 low maintenance upgrades you'll love and more.

Central Ohio Housing Report - September 2017

Central Ohio Housing Report - September 2017

There were 2,827 homes and condos sold during the month of September, which is a 4.4 percent decrease from the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, central Ohio is still on track for a record year in home sales, according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for October 6, 2017

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for October 6, 2017

Two huge changes to the sales awards; Factors Most Influential on Home Values; SEC Warns REcoin Cryptocurrency Is a Fraud; Home Lot Sizes Shrink to New Low; 3 Facebook Tools to Maximize Lead Generation; Flip, Rent, or Hold: The Best Investment Option; 5 Fall Maintenance Tips to Share With Clients and more.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 29, 2017

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 29, 2017

2017 County Reappraisals due out soon; Discounted Cameron Mitchell gift cards have returned; 5 things buyers should never compromise on; Basics of a must-read real estate newsletter; Sync your email and direct mail marketing; ‘Realtor’ in social media user names; Can you afford that? 6 easy ways to find out and more.

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 22, 2017

Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 22, 2017

Homes are selling quickly in central Ohio; Sexennial Revaluations - the rest of the story; Group dental coverage upgraded; Appraisal-free mortgages to be allowed; 
7 Real Estate Ideas That Deserve to Die; Fall may be the best time for buyers to move; Genius entryway storage ideas to get you out the door faster and more.

Sexennial Revaluations - The Rest of the Story

A topic on everyone’s mind today, and one real estate licensees should understand in representing buyers and sellers alike, is how property taxes are determined.  This is particularly true in central Ohio, considering the reappraisals recently completed in Delaware, Franklin and Pickaway Counties.

Central Ohio Housing Report - August 2017

Central Ohio Housing Report - August 2017

Homes spent an average of 27 days on the market during the month of August, which is one day less than July and eight days fewer than August 2016. This is yet another record low for central Ohio, according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service.

Central Ohio Commercial Retail Report 2Q2017

The Columbus retail market recorded 14,125 square feet (SF) of positive net absorption during the second quarter of 2017, according to the second quarter retail market report from the Central Ohio Commercial Information Exchange (COCIE), which uses Xceligent as its vendor. Compared to the same quarter a year ago, absorption was down from 579,605 square feet of positive net absorption.

Survey shows REALTORS® plan to spend more time, more money on digital marketing initiatives

Report includes findings from a survey 265 REALTORS® on the way they use digital and social media to build their businesses.