Ohio’s 2014 Year‐End Home Sales 


FROM:  Greg Hrabcak, OAR President, 614.454.1408
Carl Horst, OAR Director of Publications & Media Relations, 614.225.6205
RE:     Ohio’s 2014 Year‐End Home Sales
DATE:   January 23, 2015


The Ohio housing marketplace continued to establish a solid foundation in 2014, as sales nearly matched the activity level of 2013 and average prices posted a  5 percent gain, according to the Ohio Association of REALTORS.

Homes sales finished 2014 with a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 127,399,  a slight 1.3 percent decrease from the 2013 year‐end rate of 129,108. (more…)

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State Legislative Issues Update

House and Senate Bills and Issues updates as of January 19, 2015 at the Ohio Association of REALTORS® Winter Conference

• HB 5 Municipal Income Tax Uniformity
• HB 223 Abandoned Properties
• Septic
• HB 201 Mortgage Subrogation
• SB 22 Meth Remediation
• SB 349 Ohio Fair Housing Act
• HB 662 Sub-metering Practices
• HB 586 Private auctioneers to sell foreclosed properties
• 131st General Assembly
• Statewide Elected Officials
• What’s Coming in 2015?

Click here for the full report (more…)

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“Seven Home Sales Tips” Friday, February the 13th!


1 Hour Continuing Education Seminar
“Seven Home Sales Tips”
Speaker: Aaron Frank

WHEN: Friday, February, 13, 2015
WHERE: Elton Beard Cabin – Boardman Park – 375 Boardman-Poland Rd. Boardman, OH. 44512
TIME: 11:00 A.M. – Check In
11:30 – 1:00 P.M. Seminar
**Free Catered Lunch**

Members MUST be registered prior to the class

This CE Class is FREE of charge to our members, however, you MUST pre-register PRIOR to the seminar to attend
The cancellation deadline is 5:00 P.M. the day (more…)

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January is Radon Action Month

Bureau of Radiation Protection – Indoor Radon Program



For information about radon and radon testing as a part of the real estate transaction, click here for your Home Buyer’s & Seller’s Guide











What you need to Know
Selling Your Home & Radon
Seller Checklist
Buying a Home & Radon
Understanding Radon Test Results
Buyer Checklist
How to Lower Elevated Levels of Radon
Selecting an Ohio Licensed Radon Contractor
Closed Home Conditions
Proper Radon Testing

Additional information about radon can be found (more…)

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