YPN Chapters Archive

So You Want to Start a YPN Network

By Stefanie Hahn Starting a YPN group can be extremely rewarding, but also challenging. So I thought I’d share a few things I’ve learned after co-founding a successful network in my Pennsylvania market. The ultimate goal is forming strong...
March 4, 2011

Houston Association’s NRG Named 2010 YPN Chapter of the Year

It’s no secret that YPN is on fire.  Since the 2009 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, YPN has grown from 17 chapters to more than 130 chapters nationwide. Membership has skyrocketed from 2,000 registered YPNers to over 7,500. With that...

YPN: It’s Not All About the Young Folk

By Brooke Wolford I was recently in a task force meeting for the Minneapolis YoPros.  It really got me thinking about the true value of YPN and what I feel it’s all about. To me, YPN is about bridging...
October 25, 2010

A Different Approach to Vlogging: Meet Internet Sensation Herman Chan

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Herman Chan wants you to free yourself in your videos. Stop having the delivery of a “dial tone” and show some personality, Chan told a crowd at a session sponsored by the California Association...
October 6, 2010

New Kid at the Business Meetings

By Stefanie Hahn In an interesting change of pace, I am writing this post from our state REALTOR® Association meetings. I wish you were here.  No…I really wish you were here. According to the National Association of REALTORS® 2009...

Greater Nashville Association Event Highlights Education and Designations

The Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS® (GNAR) chapter of the Young Professionals Network held its “Academic Advising 101″ on Feb. 12 in the Hal Wilson Education Center. This event provided an opportunity for new and young REALTORS® to get...
February 24, 2010

I am Sold on My YPN Group

By Brooke Wolford I was recently invited to attend my first YPN group in Minneapolis by fellow Lounge blogger Nobu Hata.  As many of you know, the Minneapolis YoPros were just named Chapter of the Year — I now...
February 19, 2010

YoPros Named 2009 YPN Chapter of the Year

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor Three exceptionally talented and highly involved YPN chapters were in the running for 2009 Chapter of the Year: Houston, Missouri, and Minneapolis. All three took on creative planning to grow membership and provided constructive...

YPN Under the Stars

By Erica Christoffer and Katie Tarbox, REALTOR® Magazine The Young Professionals Network (YPN) had a lot to celebrate at their annual networking event this year, which was held at the chic pool deck of the Hotel Solamar and sponsored...

The Future of YPN is Now.

By Nobu Hata, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger Friday night’s NAR/YPN get-together was unlike any other REALTOR event I’d ever been to. Members of 47 national chapters networking, talking shop, and bouncing questions off each other, not to further their business,...