Monthly Archive:: September 2011

How Do You Say Thank You?

By Brooke Wolford I recently moved to a new brokerage.  It was an amazing change for me and I fell in love with my fellow agents and co-workers at the office.  I’m the kind of person who really appreciates...
September 30, 2011

Converting a Looker into a Buyer

By Brett Caviness It can be boring, spending a large amount of your weekends sitting or standing in what are sometimes vacant homes for hours on end.  For me, the value is developing strong communication and sales skills.  With...
September 27, 2011

RPAC, Campaign Contributions, and What I Did On My Summer Vacation

By Nobu Hata This summer, against my wife’s better judgment (sorry hon), I decided to take the plunge into the REALTORS® Political Action Committee’s President’s Circle.  Basically, after giving at the local level, I’m contributing $2,000 of my hard-earned...

Why Do I Need YPN?

By Anand Patel As a member of the newly-formed and energized Tampa YPN network in Tampa, Fla., I find myself, along with our other committee members, answering this question when sharing the purpose of YPN with REALTORS® of all...
September 21, 2011

Get Involved: Think Nationally, Act Locally

By Toby Boyce I’ve had the fortune of serving on committees for the Delaware County Board of REALTORS®, Ohio Association of REALTORS®, and National Association of REALTORS®. By far, whenever the topic comes up around agent and non-agent friends...
September 19, 2011

YPN Exclusive: Take 2 NAR Green Designation Courses for Free at Annual

By Amanda Stinton, NAR’s Green Designation Specialist Check this out: Two days of NAR-approved courses covering two-thirds of a designation for $0, zero, zip, nada, zilch. Really! If you haven’t already heard, NAR’s Green REsource Council is hosting two...
September 13, 2011

7 Offline Marketing Ideas (Part II)

By David Krichmar And now for  Part 2.  (Check out part 1 here.) 4. Magnet Sign- “No one has ever called off a car magnet.” Really?  Ask around your office — someone has gotten a deal off their magnet...
September 8, 2011