It’s Time to Focus on Goal Achieving

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By John Blom

I’ve taught a few classes about business planning, and always I like to start with the quote by Yogi Berra: “If you don’t know where you’re going, you might wind up someplace else.” Usually, less than half the room gets the joke, but the idea conveyed should be at the foundation for every organization and at the …

#Y4YPN From Fort Collins, Colo.

Blog Contributor Accessibility, Being a REALTOR®, Commitment to Excellence, Establishing Your Business, Leadership, New REALTOR®, Personal Fulfillment, Political Action & Involvement, Promoting Home Ownership, Rookies, Work/Life Balance, Young Pros in the Spotlight, YPN groups Leave a Comment

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 how he became a REALTOR®, discussed his favorite local YPN events, and shared some advice for new agents. Before becoming a …

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Take-Aways from the NAR Issues Conference

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By Chris Nichols I just got back from the 2011 NAR Issues Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico and wanted to share with the YPN Lounge some of the highlights of this wonderful event. This is, by far, one of my most favorite meetings of the year. It was exciting to see a good number of YPN members in attendance. …

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The American Dream

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By Subhi J. Gharbieh With everything that is currently going on in many parts of the Middle East, specifically Egypt, it really made me think about how blessed we are to live in this country. Being a first generation Palestinian-American, it hurts me to see what the Egyptian people are going through. But I am proud that they are standing …

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The Buy vs. Rent Debate: Why Buying Wins

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By Travis Broadwater Even though the federal tax credits have expired, it is still wiser to buy now than rent. Our clients get a tax write off and build appreciation instead of throwing money away each month.  Home prices are so affordable today it is a good time to take advantage of the buyer’s market conditions with low interest rates …