Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for March 1, 2019

Missed Homesnap in-person training?
Sign up for the 3/5 webinar! If you missed the in-person Homesnap training sessions this week, you can still sign up for the March 5 webinar which will cover the same material as the in-person classes. Register for the webinar.

Have your tickets for the Commercial Awards Banquet? Deadline is today!
This year's annual Commercial Award's banquet will feature John Royer, 2018 recipient of the Erika Blumenstein award, who will share his insights on the history, current status, and future of the commercial real estate market in central Ohio. Please join us for an exciting evening where the remaining 2018 award winners will be announced. Today is the deadline to purchase tickets  Register now! 

Join us for the Foundation Wine Tasting!
Get your tickets now for this annual sell-out event! Join your fellow colleagues on March 13 for eight selected wine tastings, hors d'oeuvres, & an overall splendid evening to benefit the Columbus REALTORS® Foundation. 100% of proceeds raised benefit the Columbus REALTORS® Foundation and its four areas of impact. Register today!

Ohio District 1 meeting – 3/12
The Ohio REALTORS® District 1 In-District meeting is open to all who are interested. The first hour of the 2-hour event (held at the Quest Conference Center in Columbus) is approved for CE and will address home inspector licensing, proposed rules to exempt home sales below $400K from appraisals, Ohio Supreme Court ruling on real estate license for oil & gas leases, point of sale ordinances and more. Register.

'Political Coordinator' program strengthens the industry's voice 
Political Coordinators are REALTORS® who are paired with a member of the Ohio General Assembly and serve as a point-person on real estate issues affecting our state. State Political Coordinators put a face on the issues that are being debated at the Statehouse. We have a few openings. If you're interested in serving as a SPC, please contact Brent Swander.

NAR Tech Edge comes to Columbus 3/14
 NAR Tech Edge events teach REALTORS® the latest business technology skills and trends changing the real estate industry. They're only offering 8 events this year - and one is in Columbus! Register now!

6 tips for staging a home in the winter
Even during this current stretch of wintertime cold that's harshly hitting all parts of the country, real estate professionals can do a lot to make a property more appealing to potential buyers. Here are a few tips for winter staging.

News for your clients! 
Tips for the future of home design
Bolder color schemes and more brass were among some of the latest home design trends featured at last week’s 2019 International Builders’ Show. Here’s a look at some of the hottest design trends that were on display. Check it out!