Columbus Realtors: January housing sales best in years

Not only were central Ohio housing sales up in January, but they showed the highest activity for that month since 2008. The 1,125 sales showed a 6.0 percent increase over January of 2011 according to the Columbus Board of Realtors.

In addition, 1,845 residential homes and condos were placed in contract – up over 40 percent from the same time one year ago.

“Sales last month were at the same level as we experienced just prior to the housing boom,” said Jim Coridan, 2012 President of the Columbus Board of REALTORS®. “It’s a direct result of the increased activity during the last few weeks of 2011 – and a great way to begin 2012.”

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KEYHOLDER EVENT ANNOUNCED – The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio will host its Keyholder event June 29.

In the past, special guests at the event have included Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton.

This year’s guest will be announced this weekend, but the group is offering early access to the announcement here.

MALONE TO HAVE GRAD PROGRAM MEETING – Malone University will present information meetings for each of its six graduate programs on March 22, at 6 p.m. in the Fred F. Silk Auditorium of Mitchell Hall on the campus located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton.

Light refreshments and registration begin at 5:45 p.m. Prospective students may visit with the program directors and graduate admissions personnel regarding pursuing a master’s degree in education, counselor education, theological studies, business administration, nursing, and the master of arts in organizational leadership which can be completed n 16 months.

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Thursday’s View From The Pugh column features upcoming local events. E-mail
viewfromthepugh@yahoo.com to submit an item for consideration for a future column).

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