Monthly Archive:: November 2010

A Case For Facebook Fan Pages for Your Business

By Laura Rubinchuk Lately I’ve been convinced that Facebook business pages should be more like a community page, a 365 page, or another way to get your community involved and talking. While I see extreme value in that, and...
November 19, 2010

FHA Audit Results Are In…

By Dave Robison The Federal Housing Administration’s reserves are high, their defaults are low, and the average borrowers credit scores are 720. So why did FHA recently change premiums, etc.? Because of the annual audit. FHA just had its...
November 18, 2010

Houston Association’s NRG Named 2010 YPN Chapter of the Year

It’s no secret that YPN is on fire.  Since the 2009 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, YPN has grown from 17 chapters to more than 130 chapters nationwide. Membership has skyrocketed from 2,000 registered YPNers to over 7,500. With that...

Help Buyers Understand Private Transfer Fees

More home buyers are being asked to pay a developer a fee—called a private transfer fee—at closing even if the home has transferred ownership several times since the developer initially sold it. Help buyers understand—and possibly negotiate away—private transfer...
November 15, 2010

Market Stats Can Be Your Best Friend

By Kelly Reark OK, I’m ready.  Elections are over.  The holidays are around the corner.  Bring on the buyers. Here in Florida, our season is just about to start.  What are people expecting, and what are you going to...
November 12, 2010

Celebrate Veterans Day, the REALTOR® Way.

By Nobu Hata Hi guys, I originally wrote this post for Conference Live last week, but it bears repeating on Veterans Day.  It hits close to home for me with a brother who served two tours in Iraq, then...
November 11, 2010

Slideshow: YPN’s Fire & Ice NARdiGras Reception

More than 500 career-driven real estate professionals from around the country came out to network, exchange business ideas, and party at the Young Professionals Network’s exclusive Fire & Ice NARdiGras Reception on Friday, Nov. 5 at The Foundry in...

It’s REALTOR® Conference & Expo Time

By Nobu Hata What can I say that already hasn’t been said. YPN Party, tweetups, committee meetings, and forums, all are at the ready. And while it’s not as “stuffy” as the MidYear meetings, there are things worth doing...