YPN News Archive

So You Think You’re YPN…

By Rob Reuter, YPN manager Okay, so you’ve registered as a YPN member through REALTOR® Magazine’s Web site, joined your local and state YPN Chapter, and “Friended”/”Liked” YPN REALTORS on Facebook (if not, make sure you do all of...
August 18, 2010

Futurecasting Our Destiny

By Brian Copeland NAR Leadership Summit 2010 is underway this week in Chicago, Ill., and YPN is out in full force.  I have experienced no clearer message over the past few months than this…NAR is serious about training, raising...

HUD Seeks Public Comment: This Means You

By Nobu Hata The skinny: The Department of Housing and Urban Development is seeking public commentary through Aug. 14 on three “measures” that “reduce financial risk and preserve affordable mortgage financing for responsible consumers.” The measures: 1.     Update the...

YPN Goes to Washington

About 200 young real estate professionals attended the REALTORS® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo networking event at The Gibson on May 13 in Washington, D.C. The event, “Speaking Easy with YPN,” was sponsored by the REALTORS® Political Action...

Writing Our Discriminatory History

By Brian Copeland I grew up in a hometown notorious for its horrible discriminatory history.  In 1956, the high school was bombed when 12 students of color were desegregated into the school.  Today, I look back on such acts...

Midyear: YPN Advisory Board Meets with Moe Veissi

The 2010 YPN Advisory Board was joined by NAR First Vice President Moe Veissi on Wednesday at the REALTORS® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. The board discussed goals and vision for YPN, as well as its upcoming leadership...
May 12, 2010

Attention YPNers: Midyear is Here!

By Nobu Hata I know, I know, you’ve heard about all the goings on at MidYear Meetings.  It’s “boring,”  “there’s no point to it,” or “what do they do in D.C., anyways?”  Fact of the matter is, it’s at...
April 22, 2010

Taking REALTORS® Above the Bar

By Toby E. Boyce It seems that everywhere a licensed real estate agent looks today, the discussion is centering on raising the bar (#rtb Twitter hash tag). It is has been a trending topic on Twitter, its own Google...

30 Under 30: Don’t Miss Your Chance

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In 1999, former REALTOR® Magazine Senior Editor Robert Sharoff gave birth to the idea of showcasing talented real estate pros under the age of 30. Thousands of applications and hundreds of profiles...

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...