MidYear Archive

YPN in Washington: #RPCTE Recap

By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager YPN members from across the country converged on the nation’s capital May 12-17 to attend the 2014 REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo (#RPCTE) where thousands of REALTORS® annually meet to address the most...
May 21, 2014

Looking Forward to the Midyear Meetings in Washington!

By Anand Patel Having just returned from Great American Realtor Days (GARD) in my state’s capital of Tallahassee, Fla., I am energized for my first trip to Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C. this May. GARD...
April 17, 2013

Utah REALTORS® Take Their Issues to the Hill

By Chris Nichols Approximately 60 REALTORS® from the state of Utah spent last Wednesday afternoon discussing issues vital to the housing market with their Congressional Delegation. The afternoon started with a state caucus meeting with Jamie Gregory, one of...
May 22, 2012

The World Will Not End!

By Brooke Wolford Lately, there has seemed to be a lot of drama surrounding the world of real estate.  We can’t seem to go a day without some sort of challenge.  I have found myself getting emotional sometimes because...

Sadness in D.C.

By Jared James Although many men won’t admit it, most of us have seen movies like “Sleepless in Seattle,” so I have no hesitation in saying that it is the inspiration for my blog post title. I have the...
May 19, 2011

The Lost Art of Losing

By Chris Nichols Monday night on my flight home from the National Association of REALTORS® Midyear meetings in Washington, D.C., I noticed that the flight was offering free satellite TV and it just so happened one of my favorite...

YPN Talks New Online Community at Midyear

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Are you on YPN Member Fuse? You should be. It’s the new Young Professionals Network online networking community and database system exclusively for members affiliated with a YPN. The goal of...

10 Things to Do (or Not Do) at a Conference

By Kelly Reark We were all standing around complaining about our feet hurting in the shoes we chose, wondering if it was our third or fifth cup of Starbucks that day, when the idea hit me that maybe I...
February 18, 2011

NAR Committees 101

By Nobu Hata Preconceived notions I had of an NAR committee aside, this would be my third Midyear and my first year serving on any committee, and I was bound and determined to make the best of it. I...
May 25, 2010

Midyear: Get It? Got It? Good!

By Toby Boyce As I flew home from the Midyear Meetings, quite a few things were rolling through my head. Like, why did the engines just get really quiet? I apologize, self-preservation mode there for a second. Now back...
May 18, 2010