Monthly Archive:: March 2011

It Takes a (Real Estate) Village

By Lynn Minnick I recently found myself thinking about how the changing market has forced us to change, to adapt, to constantly improve on the skills necessary to survive and succeed in this business.  Then I realized that as...
March 31, 2011

What’s the Magic Bullet to Create More Transactions this Spring?

By Jared James Spring is the time when more people will be making a decision about who to use as their REALTOR® than at any other time of the year. So is there a magic bullet to create more...

Zuckerberg: ‘Have Faith in What You Are Doing’

By Chris Nichols I had the unique opportunity to attend a special event this last Friday. I didn’t realize how unique this event was until I got there and heard the speaker admit that he was a little nervous...

Changing One Sentence Can Mean the Difference

By Dave Robison A few years ago I experimented with a very powerful lesson.  I was four hours away from home and had a potential seller call me up.  Becky explained to me that due to time constraints she...
March 29, 2011

March Madness and the Spring Selling Season

By Jason O’Neil March. In like a lion out like a lamb…it is one of my favorite months. Yes, my birthday is in March, but so is St. Patrick’s Day, the first day of Spring, and let us not...

Is It Time to Break Up with Your Facebook Business Page?

By Stefanie Hahn Just like chocolate and peanut butter, being social and Facebook go hand-in-hand. But are you really being social through your Facebook business page? This tutorial video will give you tips and advice for getting the most...

Cast Your Vote for This Year’s 30 Under 30 Web Choice Award Winner

EDITOR’S NOTE: The 50 finalists will not be revealed until March 26 at www.realtor.org/realtormag. Good luck to everyone who applied! By Jared James One of my favorite times of the year has come yet again. It is voting time...

Take-Aways from the NAR Issues Conference

By Chris Nichols I just got back from the 2011 NAR Issues Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico and wanted to share with the YPN Lounge some of the highlights of this wonderful event. This is, by far, one...

To Cut, or Not to Cut Your Commission: That is the Question.

By Subhi J. Gharbieh A week or so ago, I was approached by a long time friend who I have known since elementary school. We grew up in the same neighborhood, went to the same high school, and even...

Rentals: Time Donation or Client Base Builder?

By Laura Rubinchuk All of the tag lines we hear somehow incorporate the following: Who do you know who’s looking to buy or sell in the next 30 days? Notice we never hear “rent” in those scenarios. Well as...