Fall YPN Event Ideas

Autumn is upon us, and the changing of the seasons is a great time to put together creative YPN events that will get members excited to be involved. Here are five real-life ideas from YPN groups around the country....
September 20, 2017

Design a Social Media Post in Less Than 5 Minutes

By Lee Davenport Don wrote: “I have no creative gene so it takes me literally hours to create snazzy social media posts. I can’t spend that much time as a ‘solo-preneur,’ but I know the importance of my business...
September 13, 2017

Using Hashtags in Your Online Marketing

By Lee Davenport When you need to look something up, what do you do?  Many of us will grab our phone, laptop, or computer and do a Google or Bing search. But, wait: You just realized that does not...
August 29, 2017

How to Use Failure to Grow Your Business

By Alexis Craig Why do you think we don’t make our failures public? This is easy to see on social media. Pictures of couples on the beach in Punta Cana, our friend getting promoted to a management position, and...

Why I’m Running for the Board

By Nico Hohman I am a 28-year-old broker-owner of my own independent real estate company, and I am running for a position on the board of directors for my local association, the Greater Tampa REALTORS®. The association has been around for...
August 16, 2017

Stop Wasting Time With the Wrong Leads

By Lee Davenport One hundred and seventy-five houses. He showed 175 houses to only find out that the would-be buyer was not in a position to purchase for another year. My, my, my! I hope you have never shown...
August 9, 2017

6 Outsourcing Tips For Effective Hiring

By Anita Clark Outsourcing in business is one of the most creative means of achieving your aims at a lower expense. In business or in any venture, great outsourcing tips helps in saving money and lessening the frustration of...

3 Tips to Get Leads From Your Website

By Alexis Craig We all want them. We all dream about them. I’m talking about leads coming from our own websites. It’s the Holy Grail of real estate marketing—coveted by many but acquired by few. Internet leads can be...
July 26, 2017

Tech Companies You Need to Know

Meet the real estate tech companies providing promising tools to brokers, agents, and their clients. NAR and Second Century Ventures recently announced the new REach® Class of 2017, featuring a roster of startups focused on security, process digitization, information...
July 19, 2017

Building Wealth Through Homeownership

By John Blom I’m often asked why I spend as much time as I do volunteering with the state (Washington REALTORS®) and National Association REALTORS®. There are many reasons, but perhaps the greatest is that I truly believe in...