Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 14, 2018

CORPAC Auction a success!
With a sold out crowd of 256 golfers, this year's outing  helped to raise nearly $30,000 in support of home ownership! Check out the pictures here.

New Member Orientation required for Keybox access!
Beginning Sept. 1 new agents will be required to complete Columbus REALTORS® New Member Orientation within 90 days of obtaining electronic key box access. More info on this requirement here.

New changes to the 2018 Sales Awards!
Are you familiar with the latest changes to the Sales Awards? Learn more here.

Fall Scholarship deadline is 9/28!
Do you know someone who would be a fantastic REALTOR®? Have you considered getting your broker’s license or continuing your education? Don’t wait! The fall Columbus REALTORS® Foundation Scholarship deadline is right around the corner (9/28). Click here for more information or to apply today, multiple awards available.

Have you completed the Ethics requirement?
Every REALTOR® must complete at least 2.5 hours of ethics every two years to maintain your REALTOR® membership as the three hours to maintain your Ohio license. The next Ethics course is next week on Sept. 20 (free) - sign up here. Get more info on the NAR ethics requirement here

Volunteer at the O-Zone tailgate 9/22!
The Columbus REALTORS® Foundation has been selected as the charity of choice for the Sept. 22, Tulane v. Ohio State O-Zone tailgate on Lane Ave. and we need your help! The event is open to the public and all are welcome to volunteer! While we are still awaiting the final game time, there will be two (approx. 4.5 hours) shifts available. More info and sign up. All proceeds will benefit the Columbus REALTORS® Foundation and its commitment to the central Ohio housing community.

Study reveals ‘Starbucks Effect’ on home prices
When a new Starbucks opens near a neighborhood, that could be a good sign for home prices, a new study suggests. Read more.

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