Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for April 6, 2018

Get tickets for Awards Lunch on 4/18
The annual Awards Lunch at Villa Milano will recognize Broker of the Year - Lorri Molnar; Salesperson of the Year- Sue Van Woerkom; Rising Star of the Year- Stephanie Rucinski; Affiliate of the Year - Chris Hamilton; Citizen of the Year - Rev. John Edgar; Instructor of the Year - Sean Carpenter; 2018 ’10 Under 40’; and 25, 40 and 50-year members. Tickets are $25; register.

Bowling for Benevolence 4/25
Hit a strike for REALTORS® in need at the annual Bowling for Benevolence team competition at Columbus Square Bowling Palace on 4/25! Compete in teams of (up to) five and see who will be this year's champion! Cost: $25 per / $125 team  More info and register.

Getting to know Grove City
Do you live or work in Grove City? Would you like to learn more about this bustling community? On 4/26, learn about Grove City 2050 from Mayor Ike Stage and Community Development Manager, Kimberly Shields. They'll discuss business and economic development activity, housing stock, neighborhood revitalization projects, parks and outdoor recreation amenities and more so that you can help your buyers and clients! Cost: $10 if paid by 4/25/18; $20 day of class. Register.

4 demographic shifts worth watching
The aging of America, more immigrants, and a population that's heading south are a few big trends to watch that will likely have a great impact on the housing market over the next decade. Read more.

Homeowner equity is hitting a record high
The amount of equity that owners can tap into is now at the highest level on record, according to a new report. More info.

Spring buyers want this type of house
Although record-low inventory and high prices make this housing market unique, some classic features still top most shoppers’ wish lists, according to®. Read more.
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