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Turn End-of-the-Year Busyness into Business

By Lee Davenport I am a planner; so much so that I’m already planning for the New Year. But, I get it. You may not be a planner, and my admission may have made you cringe. So, just for...
September 13, 2016

6 Ways to Get Business Without Spending Money

By Drew Heasley As agents, we’ve all been pitched everything from mailers to web leads—but free is better. Below are six of my favorite free (or next-to-free) ways to generate business. 1. Ask your family and friends. And then...

Test Your Business By Taking a Vacation

By Nico Hohman You’ve been in business for a few years now and everything is going well. You are hitting your numbers, achieving your goals, and you are making a mark in your local community. As a real estate...

3 Steps to Run Your Business Like a CEO

By Brandon Doyle Taking your business to the next level might mean a shift in thinking to focus on the bigger picture. A balance between  day-to-day work and your larger goals can be a difficult one to strike, and...

The Reality of Real Estate Success

By Lee Davenport So you want to be a multi-million dollar real estate agent. The TV shows make it look easy. Simply sell one or two (multi-) million dollar listings and you are on the fast track to your...

Why Real Estate Websites Need Community Pages

By Kyle Hiscock It’s 2016 and almost every real estate website is equipped with an IDX feed which provides the viewer with information on MLS property listings that are currently for sale.  This is certainly a great feature that...
June 3, 2016

Making Connections in D.C.

YPN members from around the country gathered for a night of networking and fun during the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo on May 10 at the The Park at 14th in Washington, D.C. Making face-to-face connections is a...
May 23, 2016

10 Questions to Help Make a Name in Real Estate

By Lee Davenport If you’re in the real estate sales business but feel like no one knows it, then you likely have a branding problem, my friend. Alexandra Radford, the marketing maven of Edge Marketing Company, has a critical...

Not All Email Addresses Are Created Equal

By Nico Hohman There are many decisions to make in your real estate business before you jump into action. You need to determine what brokerage you will join. You need to set up your website and all of your...

How to Become a Neighborhood Expert

By Anita Clark With marketing methods so widespread and fairly simple to master, it’s easy to call ourselves a local real estate expert, industry leader, or market guru. However, many consumers quickly see through that charade and beat feet,...