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4 Steps to Hiring Out Your Sales Process

By Alexis Craig The true test of whether or not you own a real business is if you can go on vacation to a place like Fiji—without your cell phone—for two weeks and continue to see your income grow....

#Y4YPN From Fort Collins, Colo.

The #Y4YPN campaign is a video series celebrating what makes YPN valuable to its members. Learn more. By Leanne Goff Brandon Myers is the latest YPNer to take the #Y4YPN challenge. During my interview with Brandon, he talked about...
February 18, 2016

Wine and Real Estate

By Erika Villegas I recently moved to a new neighborhood in Chicago where I had only sold a few homes. I didn’t know many people there, but more importantly, I didn’t know enough women. From my experience in real...
March 12, 2015

Why You Need a Mentor

By Jay O’Brien We’ve all received the calls, opened the letters, and deflected the in-person pitches. Real estate is perhaps one of the only industries that attains its workforce through blind recruiting rather than interviewing. It’s quite simply a...
February 23, 2015

Cook Up Success With a Real Estate Team

By Dave Robison Creating a successful real estate team is a lot like cooking. You have to add certain ingredients to the pot – a little of this, a little of that, more of another thing to make it...

3 Tips for Transforming Your Job Into a Business

By Dave Robison How many times have you heard it?  You are your very own business owner in real estate.  You are an independent contractor, you incur and write off expenses, you spend your own marketing dollars and you...

Thinking ‘Mr. Worldwide’

By Anand Patel Regardless of your preference in music it’s hard to turn on the radio today and not hear a song featuring the musician known as Pitbull. The Miami-born 31 year old artist is also a successful businessman...

What Do Top Producers Have in Common? It’s Something 87% of Agents Don’t Have!

By Dave Robison All the top producers have  something in common. Yes, they all have something other agents want, such as higher sales, more disposable income, and more free time. But how do they achieve this? It’s not by...

2012: The Year of the Professional

By Veronica Barragan Some REALTORS® conceived 2012 as “The Year of Volume Transactions” because lower home prices created the need to increase transactions to keep up with personal career goals while maintaining life styles and income. In actuality, 2012...

Glass Half-Full or Half-Empty? No…it’s Neither!

By Dave Robison The crowd cheers, “Half-full, half-full!”  Buzzer rings…nope, the answer is neither. Why are so many people saying the glass is half-full? There are people saying half-empty as well.  Those Debbie Downers (the half-empty glass people) might say something...