realtor Archive

The REALTOR® Value Proposition: Do You Have an Elevator Pitch?

By Sam DeBord This week I’m in Washington, D.C., for the REALTOR® Party Conference & Expo, and it got me thinking: Some of the most interesting committees I’ve worked with lately have focused on a range of issues surrounding...

What Makes a REALTOR® Different?

By Dave Robison What is the difference between a REALTOR® and a regular old Joe with a real estate license?  Can anyone you’ve asked from the public answer that question correctly?  Better yet, can all of the REALTORS® in...

Learn About the New REALTOR.org

REALTOR.org is being overhauled to give NAR members access to the most authoritative and useful business information as quickly and easily as possible. The new My.REALTOR.org, which will be replacing REALTOR.org at the end of March, is being reorganized...
March 5, 2012

Duty’s Calling, YPN

By Nobu Hata Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that we’re living and working in a tenuously linked society right now.  Hyper-political-mumbo-jumbo is being thrown around to a jaded audience, and we are more polarized and...

Need a Good Laugh?!?

By Jared James We live in a world where everywhere you look everyone seems to be arguing about something because everyone has their point-of-view. And, of course, they are always right. Sometimes when I flip through the channels while...
August 10, 2011

Don’t Be a Real Turd

By Jessica Hickok Our profession is one of the most mispronounced professions of all time.  Those of us who know that we are REAL-TORS just roll our eyes when someone calls us a Reel-A-Tore. I remember a story that...
October 19, 2010

You Might Be Too Old For YPN If…

By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager I think many of us who are part of YPN would agree that one of our goals is to bridge the generational gap that seems to have been created in our industry.  I get...
April 9, 2010

It’s Pronounced REAL-TOR & This is What it Means!

By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager I was recently approached by staff of REALTOR® Magazine and asked if I could start blogging in the YPN Lounge.  I remember thinking to myself “cha right, have you seen my to-do list?”  Well...
March 15, 2010

The 21st Century REALTOR®

By Dan Iampieri I’m the 21st century REALTOR®, so let me tell you more. I’m digitally enhanced, slightly cropped, I’m fine tuned and on iTunes downloading a new ring tone for my iPhone. I’m camera ready, custom made, plugged-in...