Ohio REALTORS win top honors
Congratulations to the top award winners honored during last month's Ohio REALTORS Convention & Expo in Cincinnati.
‘REALTOR of the Year’ award
REALTOR Seth Task, of Cleveland, was honored as the Ohio REALTORS 2017 “REALTOR of the Year.”
‘Distinguished Service Award’
REALTOR Jerri Florio from the Youngstown Columbiana Association of REALTORS was named the recipient of the Ohio REALTORS’ 2017 “Distinguished Service Award.”
‘Lifetime Achievement’ award
REALTOR Bonnie Boyd of Concord Township was honored as the 2017 recipient of the Ohio REALTORS Vincent T. Aveni Lifetime Achievement Award.
‘Phillip R. Barnes RPAC Achievement Award’
REALTOR Terry Hankner, of Cincinnati, was honored with the Ohio REALTORS 2017 “Phillip R. Barnes RPAC Achievement Award.”
‘Community Service’ recipient
REALTOR Dale Frymyer of Indian Lake was honored with the Ohio REALTORS 2017 Excellence in Community Service Award.
‘Young Professionals Network of the Year Award’
Ohio REALTORS awarded its 2017 “Young Professionals Network of the Year Award” to the Dayton Area Board of REALTORS.
2017 ‘Tomorrow’s Leaders Today’ class
to the 32 Ohio REALTORS that participated in the 2017 “Tomorrow’s
Leaders Today” program during the Annual Convention & EXPO in
Cincinnati, Sept. 24-27, in Cincinnati.
Ohio REALTORS Association Executives Scholarship
Congratulations to Roberta Hiller, executive officer of the Warren Area Board of REALTORS, for being named the 2017 recipient of the Ohio REALTORS Association Executives Scholarship.
2017 Leadership Academy graduating class! (Photo at left)
The Ohio REALTORS graduated its second Leadership Academy class during the organization’s Annual Conference & EXPO, Sept. 24-27, in Cincinnati.
Apply for the 2018 Leadership Academy Class today
The 2018 Leadership Academy application is now online. The Academy is an intense nine-month, five-stage program focused on goal setting, communication, business relationships, meeting management and time management. The leadership development retreats are designed to guide each participant through their own self-discovery process, which will enable them to become a more positive influence within their own communities and within the industry as a whole.
Who Should Apply? REALTOR members who are interested in becoming more active and involved in leadership positions within their communities, local associations, state association and national association should apply. Consideration will also be given to applicants who demonstrate an ability to contribute to diversity based on age, gender, ethnicity, geography, specialty, etc.
Ohio Market Watch
Home sales activity across Ohio heats up in August
The rate of homes sold across Ohio in August reached a record-breaking level, increasing 4.2 percent from the mark posted during the month a year ago, according to Ohio REALTORS.
Ohio marketplace achieves record-setting pace of pending home sales in August
Ohio REALTORS reports the number of single-family homes and condominiums put under agreement in August 2017 reached a best-ever level for the month, increasing 6.5 percent from the level posted during the month a year ago.
We Are Ohio REALTORS: Leaders
Ohio REALTORS is proud to present “Leaders,” part of its year-long video series celebrating the many attributes REALTORS possess. This video series highlights the important role REALTORS play in boosting our communities and advancing the American Dream.
Leaders needed in 2018
We need you. If you have strong ideas and opinions to share...you can make a difference and have a direct impact in the Ohio REALTORS organization by serving on one of its committees and forums. Sign up today.
Lessons from a Playboy
Yesterday, Hugh Hefner passed away. Personally, I have always found him to be quite a curious character, building an empire which includes, of course, Playboy Magazine. One interesting tidbit I discovered is, the Library of Congress funds the braille version of the magazine! Now come on, you have to admit this was surprising trivia!!
Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) ... Oct. 11-12, Columbus ... Instructor: Alec Hagerty, ABR, ABRM, BPOR, e-PRO, SFR, SRS
LIVE Webinar: The ABCs of Lead Generation ... Oct. 26, ... Instructor: Sean Carpenter, Social Media Expert
Broker Management: Understanding Your Duties ... Nov. 15 ... Columbus ... Instructor: Lorie Garland, J.D./Assistant V.P. of Legal Services for the Ohio REALTORS
Senior Real Estate Specialist ... Nov. 15-16 ... Concord Twp. ... Instructor: Ali Whitley, Certified SRES instructor
20-Hour Post Licensure for Salespeople ... Nov. 28-30 ... Columbus ... Instructor: Joyce Willson, ABR, CRB, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, MRP, SRES
10-Hour Post Licensure for Salespeople ... Dec. 5-6 ... Columbus ... Instructor: Joyce Willson, ABR, CRB, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, MRP, SRES
Pricing Strategy Advisor Certification ... Dec. 7 ... Columbus ... Instructor: Alec Hagerty, ABR, ABRM, BPOR, e-PRO, SFR, SRS
7-Hour USPAP ... Dec. 12 ... Columbus ... Instructor: Andrew Leirer, AQB Certified USPAP Instructor
Exploration of APB Advisory Opinions ... Dec. 13 ... Columbus ... Instructor: Andrew Leirer, AQB Certified USPAP Instructor
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