Author Archive

Don’t Give Up. Don’t Ever Give Up.

By Nico Hohman We have all failed at some point in our real estate careers. We didn’t get that listing, we lost a client, or one of our clients didn’t get the house they wanted because of failed negotiations....

Build a Real Estate Business, Not a Job

By Ryan Fitzgerald Let me ask you a question: Do you want real estate to be the only job you have for the rest of your life? For some, the answer might be “yes.” For me, the answer is...

Millennials, Markets, and Housing Mobility

By Lauren Campbell According to a recent Urban Land Institute study, most millennials are not living in the urban core – though the research shows that they would like to be. Millennials – the generation that bore the brunt of...
January 20, 2016

#Y4YPN From Cape Girardeau, Mo.

The #Y4YPN campaign is a video series celebrating what makes YPN valuable to its members. Learn more. By Leanne Goff Joseph Magsaysay is the second YPNer who stood up to announce his #Y4YPN at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in...

Market Your Real Estate Business Like It’s 2016

By Ryan Fitzgerald This isn’t 1999, so why are you still marketing like it is? There are two methods to market your real estate business online: chase or attract. You can either chase your online leads or attract them....
January 5, 2016

Leading in a Time of Change

John is president-elect for the Clark County Association of REALTORS® in Vancouver, Wash. This post is the third entry in a series sharing his experiences in that role. By John Blom Successful leaders view change with an eye toward...
December 18, 2015

#Y4YPN From Grand Rapids, Mich.

By Leanne Goff The #Y4YPN campaign is a video series celebrating what makes YPN valuable to its members. Since introducing the campaign here on the Lounge a few weeks ago, the response has been tremendous. Today, I’d like to...

‘Come as You Are’

By Cain German In an industry traditionally dominated by scripts and top performers, know that it’s not just OK to show your personality, but nowadays it’s imperative. When some think of real estate agents, the connotations don’t stray far...
December 3, 2015

Conference Recap: Brimming With Ideas

By John Blom During the four days I spent in San Diego attending the REALTORS® Conference & Expo, I sat in on classes, attended committee meetings, heard forum presentations on emerging technology, and met a wide range of really...
November 24, 2015

Face-to-Face in San Diego

By Leanne Goff Returning from the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in San Diego, I find myself inspired. I was able to connect with people who I’ve only known online, and it was like seeing old friends. While there, I...
November 19, 2015