Brooke Wolford Archive

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...

Don’t Judge My Gen Y

By Brooke Wolford Over the last several years, real estate educators have really pushed that we, as an industry, need to do something special to deal with my generation. Most of these speakers are not part of Gen Y...

You Can’t Pay for Experience

By Brooke Wolford In the past year since I started my real estate marketing company Organamx, I’ve noticed one growing trend: Many people have the notion that you can pay to somehow prove that you’re successful. While you can...
January 13, 2014

Don’t Be That Guy

By Brooke Wolford It could just be me, but are you questioning why we still run into bad photos and poor property descriptions? It seems like a slight epidemic in my world lately. Every single time I run into...
July 25, 2012

How to Handle Negative Blog Comments

By Brooke Wolford I recently received a really negative comment on one of my YPN Lounge posts. When I first received word of the comment, I was really taken aback. It seemed as if the person who commented had...
April 16, 2012

Taking an Active Role Within Your Association is Easier Than You Think

By Brooke Wolford I recently had a meeting for the Metro YPN committee of the St. Paul Association of REALTORS®.  Ron Covert, chief executive officer, joined us to see what was going on with our newly-revamped YPN. One of...
March 29, 2012

Social Media Overload

By Brooke Wolford It seems that every time I blink there is some new “expert” telling me that I need to take some course, read some book, or attend some webinar. I often have a hard time finding a...

Have Prices Really Hit Bottom?

By Brooke Wolford Most have us have been hearing lately that prices have hit bottom.  If you are like me, you are almost scared to say it. I say it quietly, so if I am wrong, maybe nobody will...

YPN Rocked 2011

By Brooke Wolford This year was truly amazing for my fellow YPN’ers.  I don’t think I have ever been so proud to be a part of YPN. The Young Professionals Network has grown so much and our presence has...
December 21, 2011

My First NAR Conference Review

By Brooke Wolford I arrived home yesterday from the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Anaheim, Calif.  I felt invigorated and yet somewhat overwhelmed. I had taken so much in while at the conference and my REALTOR® A.D.D. kicked right...