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30 Under 30: A Look Back & A Look Forward

This year marks the 16th anniversary of REALTOR® Magazine’s 30 Under 30 program. Past inductees gathered in Chicago for a reunion last summer – and now 30 new young professionals are joining the ranks. Learn what a dynamic program...

#Y4YPN From a Passionate Affiliate

The #Y4YPN campaign is a video series celebrating what makes YPN valuable to its members. Learn more. By Leanne Goff Colin Roe started in the real estate business at the ripe age of 17 years old as an administrative...

Become a Local Real Estate Expert Online

By Ryan Fitzgerald One of the best things you can do for your real estate business is to become the local expert online. It starts with content creation for your blog or website. To attract local buyers or sellers...

Why I Said No to $20,000 in Commissions

By Nico Hohman It is easier to turn someone down, than to let them down. This is the phrase I used to happily say no to $20,000 in real estate commissions. One of the advantages of working as a...

How I Almost Fell Victim to a Tax Scam

By Leanne Goff This is the time of year when everyone is planning for the big upcoming tax day. This is especially true for REALTORS® of whom the vast majority are independent contractors. It’s critically important that all records...

Leaders Build Stadiums

By Nico Hohman Picture a stadium filled with 100,000 cheering fans rooting on their beloved home team. Now, rewind the clock to about six months before that stadium was even opened and packed with fans. The construction workers are...

#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

Don’t Give Up. Don’t Ever Give Up.

By Nico Hohman We have all failed at some point in our real estate careers. We didn’t get that listing, we lost a client, or one of our clients didn’t get the house they wanted because of failed negotiations....

Millennials, Markets, and Housing Mobility

By Lauren Campbell According to a recent Urban Land Institute study, most millennials are not living in the urban core – though the research shows that they would like to be. Millennials – the generation that bore the brunt of...
January 20, 2016

Market Your Real Estate Business Like It’s 2016

By Ryan Fitzgerald This isn’t 1999, so why are you still marketing like it is? There are two methods to market your real estate business online: chase or attract. You can either chase your online leads or attract them....
January 5, 2016