Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for September 22, 2017

Homes are selling quickly in central Ohio
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. Read 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. Read more.

Group dental coverage upgraded
Group dental coverage through the REALTOR Benefits® Program has been upgraded to offer members and their families 100 percent coverage for in-network preventive care. Read more.

Appraisal-free mortgages to be allowed
Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae announced they will allow for the use of their proprietary automated valuation tools to be used instead of traditional appraisals for some mortgages. More info.

7 Real Estate Ideas That Deserve to Die
Just because everyone believes something is true doesn’t make it so. Read more.

Fall may be the best time for buyers to move
Home prices are showing signs of easing and could offer a better opportunity for home buyers to jump in. Read more.

News for your clients!
Genius entryway storage ideas to get you out the door faster
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