Monthly Archive:: June 2011

Housing Affordability at All-Time High

By Jared James Did you know that cash buyers have made up over 30 percent of the overall buying market for five consecutive months? To give you some context, only two short years ago cash buyers only accounted for...

The Voice Within

By James Dunn Having been in the business for the last six years has been quite an experience. Beginning as a temp and working my way up to being a full-fledged REALTOR® is something I take much pride in...
June 29, 2011

Get…Motivated?

By Crystal Webster The Get Motivated seminar series recently came to Kansas City and I was pretty excited to go! On top of tickets being about $5;  Bill Cosby, Joe Montana, Laura Bush, Gen. Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani, Steve...

Leave the Used Car Salesperson Persona Behind

By Toby Boyce Sitting in the classroom taking licensure classes to become a licensed real estate agent in the state of Ohio, suddenly it becomes very obvious: They want to make sure you know people don’t like you. “You...
June 22, 2011

Get It, Got It, Google +1 It

By Stefanie Hahn You have your Google profile, right? Well now it’s time to start using Google +1. Haven’t heard of it? Think of it as the Facebook “like” button for the Internet. Watch this tutorial video to see...

Learning Is Not All About Your CE

By Brooke Wolford I recently attended and volunteered at the Minneapolis RE BarCamp. I was a BarCamp virgin. I knew the concept and felt excited about it. I also anticipated excitement among fellow agents.  I didn’t, however, realize how...

Eye of the YPN – Photo Contest

By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager How many times have you been out showing a property or walking through a potential listing and stumbled upon something extremely strange or uniquely cool? Here is your chance to share those on-the-job eccentricities...

The X Factor

By Stefanie Hahn The letter X hasn’t fared too well in the dot-com era.  Once the mark of secret pirate treasures and “sign here if you would please” contracts, it has been relegated to second-class status ever since Microsoft...

Mental Illness and Your Clients

By Brooke Wolford I have gone through a recent run of buyers who seem to take an extremely long amount of time to purchase a property. I began to feel pretty frustrated. I understood that this was happening with...

Finding The 18th Camel

By Chris Nichols There’s an interesting story from the Middle East I want to share with you. A dying man leaves his 17 camels to his three sons. To the first son he leaves half, to the second son...