Monthly Archive:: October 2009

Tricks and Treats for the Real Estate Market

By Heather Soldonia More scary than mummies, black cats, or cobwebs is the looming question: Has the real estate market bottomed out? We REALTORS® have been asking Congress “Trick or Treat? … Please come up with some creative ways...

Overcoming an Obstacle Requires Perseverance

By Jeremy Williams “Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.  Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and...

Make Your List and Check It Twice

By Jessica Hickok I’m a big list maker and checklist lover.  While gearing up for the big NAR Annual Conference and Expo coming up in just two short weeks in San Diego, I am in list-making overdrive. However there...
October 29, 2009

Slideshow: Fairfield County YPN Kickoff Event

The Fairfield County Connecticut YPN Chapter held a kickoff event and networking reception on Oct. 28  at the Westport Country Play House in Westport, Conn. REALTOR®  Magazine’s “30 Under 30″ winner Jared James from Milford, Conn. was the keynote...
October 28, 2009

Open Mouth, Insert Foot

By Crystal Webster When I first got into the business I thought I knew it all – rookie mistake. I knew everything there was to know about Kansas City (yes, the whole GIANT city). My business was the perfect...

Involvement = Impact

By Jeremy Williams Involvement = Impact was a humbling realization I had after a board meeting this week with the East Houston Fellowship of Christian Athletes. You can’t stand on the side lines if you want to have an...

Life After the First-Time Home Buyer Craze

By Michelle Flaherty Does anyone else miss working with people who want to buy AND sell? In a market marked by bank sales, short sales, and first-time home buyers, it’s easy to lose sight of what lies beyond this...

Looking Forward to Seeing You at the YPN Events in San Diego!

By Shannon Williams King, YPN Advisory Board Chair Convention is always a blast!  Especially this year with it being held in San Diego. If you haven’t signed up, make sure to register and join YPN during our events Nov....
October 19, 2009

I Would Like a Cheeseburger, But Hold the Cheese.

By Jeremy Williams What would happen if you ordered a cheeseburger at a fast food restaurant, and in ordering asked to hold the cheese?  What reaction would you expect when you pulled up to the window to pay?  The...

Real Estate Agent 1.0 vs. Real Estate Agent 2.0

By Dan Iampieri Real Estate Agent 1.0 takes any listing at any price and then spends their time working on a price reduction. Real Estate Agent 2.0 prices listings at market value, only take saleable listing and always tell...
October 13, 2009