Monthly Archive:: November 2009

Practitioner Rating Systems Are Here to Stay

By Nobu Hata, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger It’s been an interesting couple days home! Your thoughts, Joe-Six-Pack? We’ve got a site for that. Lost amid the cocktails of the YPN get together, and the hubbub of HouseLogic/RPR/NAR Second Century...
November 19, 2009

My Top 5 Highlights of the NAR Annual Conference

By Jessica Hickok, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger It’s Sunday, day 3 of the annual conference here in beautiful San Diego, and I can’t help but think I don’t want it to end…however, I’m really excited to get back to...
November 15, 2009

YPN Under the Stars

By Erica Christoffer and Katie Tarbox, REALTOR® Magazine The Young Professionals Network (YPN) had a lot to celebrate at their annual networking event this year, which was held at the chic pool deck of the Hotel Solamar and sponsored...

Events for YPNers and More at This Year’s Conference

By Dawn Miller, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger If you didn’t have a chance to go to the YPN reception last night, you missed out! The rooftop of Hotel Solamar was packed as early as 6:30 p.m. when YPNers from...
November 15, 2009

Live From San Diego: A One-Day Glimpse at the 2009 NAR Conference & Expo

By Heather Soldonia, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger Friday at the 2009 NAR Expo was fantastic!! I decided to attend 4 sessions: • Marketing in 2010 and Beyond • Treating Your Business Like a Business • How to Avoid, Survive...

The Future of YPN is Now.

By Nobu Hata, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger Friday night’s NAR/YPN get-together was unlike any other REALTOR event I’d ever been to. Members of 47 national chapters networking, talking shop, and bouncing questions off each other, not to further their business,...

Live From San Diego: YPN’s Biggest 2010 Challenge

By Brian Copeland, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger This week in San Diego, I had an opportunity to interview three YPNers about the biggest challenge they face going into 2010. Here are the results: Agree or disagree? Answer in the...
November 14, 2009

Live From San Diego: It’s All In Who You Follow

By Jessica Hickok, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger They say that birds of a feather flock together. That is so true, especially here at the NAR Annual Conference and Expo currently taking place here in beautiful San Diego, California. If...

Live From San Diego: What Does ‘International’ Real Estate Really Mean?

By Dawn Miller, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger In the real estate world where the average age of a REALTOR® is 52 years old, some may agree it’s a challenge as a young professional, or YPNer.  I may have just added...
November 13, 2009

RE BarCamp Has Overwhelming Turn-out

By Brian Copeland, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger Zero money was spent on ads. Zero information went out through overly official channels. Social media and organic communication lead more than 500 registrants to NAR’s first RE BarCamp held at Stingaree...