REALTORS® Discuss Safety on Today Show

Tamara Suminski, 2011 California YPN chair and 2014 president of the South Bay Association of REALTORS®, appeared on Today with 2015 NAR President Chris Polychron to discuss safety precautions REALTORS® are taking in wake of the horrifying kidnapping and...
October 7, 2014

REALTOR® Recruiting and Retention: The Non-MLS Value Proposition

By Sam DeBord Compulsion is the crutch that lulls our organization’s recruiting and retention capabilities to sleep. When real estate licensees are compelled to be members of a REALTOR® association because of their need for MLS services, we often...

Prosperity or Perdition? My First Year in Real Estate

By Elizabeth Mackay I had the fairytale notion I was so well suited to real estate that I somehow would transcend all odds to rise to stardom in a matter of months.  I thought, naively, that I would visualize...
September 22, 2014

The Common Denominator of Prospecting: Finding ‘The Why’

By Alex Cavelli Prospecting is either the most embraced or most avoided activity for real estate professionals. While some see it as an opportunity to earn business right now, the majority of us don’t feel that the juice is...
September 16, 2014

Keywords for Pinterest (Part 3)

By Charlie Allred We all know keywords are important to your online presence, but did you know that keywords are important in Pinterest too?  In my last two Pinterest articles, I’ve discussed best practices for your Pinterest profile and...
September 8, 2014

3 Tips for Preparing Buyers

By Andrew Janos As the real estate market continues to be fast-paced, the need to prepare your buyers is growing exponentially. Making sure buyers have a grasp on the market conditions and purchase process will allow you to manage...
August 29, 2014

Virtual Tours Go 3-D With Matterport

By Brandon Doyle My Matterport Pro 3-D camera system arrived on Thursday, and agents who are early adopters of new technology will see the benefits of being able to offer your clients something that no one else can do....
August 26, 2014

YPN Grows Leaders

By Rob Reuter Yesterday was a special day for YPN.  More than 90 YPN chairs, vice chairs, and staff liaisons convened in Chicago representing networks from 31 states and Canada in what I expect to be the first of...
August 20, 2014

Venture Into the Unknown: We Have a Job to Do

By Brooke Wolford I have watched all of the changes occuring in real estate lately, and there’s a lot of speculation about what might happen in the future. You see, real estate has been evolving over the past several...

Be the One to ‘Bring Help Home’

By Erica Christoffer A natural disaster can bring a community to its knees. But with the help and hard work of NAR members, the REALTORS® Relief Foundation (RRF) is there to help pick up the pieces. RRF is holding...