Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for June 1, 2018

REALTOR® Care Day is next week!
The 14th annual REALTOR® Care Day is next Wednesday, June 6 9a-4p and is your opportunity to celebrate National Homeownership Month by participating in a meaningful community service project! The main project focuses on the Milo-Grogan neighborhood of Columbus which will consist of several homes and community improvement projects. To volunteer for the all day shift at the main project, register here; 9a-12p shift register here or the 1-4p shift here. To volunteer for an area realty association project, click here. After, join YPN for a beverage on the Seventh Son rooftop from 4p-6p. Working together we can make a difference! More info on REALTOR® Care Day.

Listen to President Sara Walsh on WTVN
Yesterday, 2018 Columbus REALTORS® President Sara Walsh shared her insight on WTVN on the current central Ohio housing market, highlighting that it's doing better than most areas of the country. Listen to the interview here.

Caution: Email Scam Claims to Be From NAR
A scam sender posing as NAR is emailing members with an attachment that asks for updates to a member directory. More info.

Defining Professionalism: The Core Skills of Real Estate 6/14
Do you know how to relate the State of Ohio Canons of Ethics and the NAR Code of Ethics to a level of professionalism? You can learn how to do so in this class on 6/14. This course will review people and paperwork in relation to Professional Standards of Conduct and Personal Code of Conduct, Contract Completion and more. Register.

Ohio REALTORS® In-District Meeting – 6/5/18
The Ohio REALTORS® District #1 In-District meeting has been scheduled for June 5 from 1-3p and will be held at Columbus REALTORS®. Discussion topics will include OAR’s re-branding, NAR dues increase, RPAC/My REALTOR Party, task forces and PAGs that are currently appointed, a state legislative update, and many other hot topics. Register by 5/30.

Place your discounted Cameron Mitchell gift card orders!
The time has returned to place your order for discounted Cameron Mitchell gift cards! Orders can be placed here. All order forms and payment must be received by Monday, June 11, at 5pm. This order form can be emailed to Member Services or faxed to (614) 337-7559. Gift cards will be available for pickup in the Columbus REALTORS® Member Services Center on Monday, June 18 after 12pm. Order here.

The dual value of post-closing photo shoots
Help buyers proclaim their happy news and reap the marketing rewards for your business. More info.

Amateur vs. pro photos: see the difference 
Professional photographers reveal the six most common mistakes when shooting listings and how to fix them.

How to Get More Shares of Your Real Estate Content
The more you can get of your content shared online, the more you get your name in front of potential prospects. But getting shares is harder to do nowadays. Here are a few tips.

News for your clients! 
10 tricks for hosting an open house that make buyers say “OMG, wow!”
An open house is a chance to throw open the doors and dazzle buyers with the big reveal of your abode. To make someone fall head over heels for your charming abode, check out these tricks that can help you make your open house a massive hit.