Being a Broker Archive

Caveat Emptor: Lessons Learned from Tax Season

By Samantha Jones Every year, Uncle Sam comes calling like clockwork in the spring. In the midst of our crazy spring market no less, and then comes the sticker shock. The inevitable cringing at how much I spent to...

From Track Suits to Tailored Suits With Rod Williams

By Lee Davenport This is part two in an ongoing series featuring top producers. Read part one featuring Jen Du Plessis. What does it take to be a top producer?  There is no magic, work-free formula, but there are...

GDPR and What It Means to You

By Anita Clark General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the talk of the internet. Attorneys in the European Union and the United States are being bombarded with questions about the GDPR. Companies and website owners are scrambling as the...

3 Tech Benefits Helping New NAR Members Get Started

By NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® team You have many choices to make as a real estate professional—especially when it comes to investing in yourself and your new business. NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program is designed with you in mind, offering savings...
February 22, 2018

Enough is Enough: Time to Debunk 4 Myths About Real Estate Agents

By Rebecca Donatelli Let’s face it, people tend to have a skewed perception of real estate agents. The way we are depicted on TV shows—even the way some people portray themselves on social media. You’d think we only live...
February 9, 2018

Setting Goals: New Year, New Opportunity

By Ryan Fitzgerald What are your real estate goals for 2018? Writing them down is a great place to start. For a little inspiration, I decided to ask brokers and agents from all over the country what their goals...

Top 5 Blogs for Boosting Business This Year

  When it came to the YPN Lounge posts that received the most views and engagement in 2017, readers chose those that offer the most nitty-gritty business tips. These business-building articles share first-hand advice written by YPNers for YPNers....

The Rookie Agent’s Guide to Selling New Construction: Part 2

By David Hakimi This article is part two in a two-part series on how to sell newly-constructed homes. Read part one here. In my last post, I discussed the buyer’s agent’s duties in a new construction transaction and the...

The Rookie Agent’s Guide to Selling New Construction: Part 1

By David Hakimi This article is part one in a two-part series on how to sell newly-constructed homes. Read part two here. It’s no secret that the housing market has fully rebounded over the past eight years and is...

How to Promote Your Real Estate Blog

By Anita Clark Finding it difficult to make an impact with your real estate blog? In this industry, half the battle is making sure that your traffic is actually relevant. Use these guidelines below to do exactly that, then...