stereotypes Archive

Enough is Enough: Time to Debunk 4 Myths About Real Estate Agents

By Rebecca Donatelli Let’s face it, people tend to have a skewed perception of real estate agents. The way we are depicted on TV shows—even the way some people portray themselves on social media. You’d think we only live...
February 9, 2018

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...

Is 30 the New 60?

By Brian Copeland This week, I turn 40 and my future with you is, well, uncertain.  While we’ve never defined “under 40” as what the Young Professional Network’s age limit is, it has turned into an awkward elephant in...
August 15, 2012

Leave the Used Car Salesperson Persona Behind

By Toby Boyce Sitting in the classroom taking licensure classes to become a licensed real estate agent in the state of Ohio, suddenly it becomes very obvious: They want to make sure you know people don’t like you. “You...

Learning to Let Go of Assumptions

By Chris Nichols Assumptions — we all make them. But have you ever stopped and thought about the dangers involved in making even just simple assumptions? Wikipedia states, “In logic an assumption is a proposition that is taken for granted, as...
February 18, 2011

Real Estate is Sexy

By Brooke Wolford Recently, I have noticed how often you see a character on TV playing a real estate agent or the several hundred reality shows about real estate.  It brings home the point that real estate has the...
February 2, 2011