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YPN Grows Leaders

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By Rob Reuter Yesterday was a special day for YPN.  More than 90 YPN chairs, vice chairs, and staff liaisons convened in Chicago representing networks from 31 states and Canada in what I expect to be the first of many annual YPN Leadership Retreats. Whether a member of YPN since its inception in 2007 or representing a network less than …

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YPN in Washington: #RPCTE Recap

Blog Contributor MidYear, Professional Development, YPN Events, YPN News 1 Comment

By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager YPN members from across the country converged on the nation’s capital May 12-17 to attend the 2014 REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo (#RPCTE) where thousands of REALTORS® annually meet to address the most recent issues facing the real estate industry. Over the last five years, the number of YPN attendees has increased as the …

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Growing YPN Through Mentorship

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By Anand Patel A few weeks ago, Rob Reuter made the exciting announcement that the Young Professionals Network has grown to 300 networks (and counting).  This is a commendable feat in the short 4+ years YPN has been around. As a part of Florida YPN, I’m very proud that 12 out of the 26 new networks established nationally to date …

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Pulling Off a BIG Event

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By Rob Mehta Recently, I attended one of the most “unique” YPN events I have ever attended. Quite simply, it was the “World’s Largest Tuesday Morning Sales Meeting.” Drawing a crowd in this industry is no easy feat, but when a group of Midwest minds with moxie got together, they were determined to attract more than just a couple people. …

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Shameless YPN Plug

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By Cory Brewer Last week I spent some time with my local YPN planting trees at a nearby park.  Next week we are hosting an elegant networking event in ther 43rd floor penthouse at the newest condo tower in downtown Bellevue, Wash., complete with valet parking and a red carpet.  In the past 12 months, we have also hosted free …

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Who Doesn’t Love FREE? Take e-PRO® Day-One for Free at the REALTORS® Conference and Expo

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By Maura Neill   If you’re looking for one more reason to attend the REALTORS® Conference and Expo next month in Orlando, check this out: You can take Day One of the newly-redesigned e-PRO® course for FREE. The course is a $149 value, but you can get it for free, nada, nothing, no dinero…simply because you’re a YPN member. It’s …

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Conference Virgin? I Think You’re Ready.

Blog Contributor Classes & Education, NAR Annual Conference and Expo, Personal Fulfillment, Professional Development, YPN Events 2 Comments

By Anand Patel With conference season in full swing, I have met many new and seasoned real estate professionals debating if conferences are worth attending at all. For newer agents—the conference virgins—they look at the cost and automatically dismiss the events as too expensive to even consider. Some seasoned agents—those that have gotten rusty at it—are “too busy” to waste …

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YPN Goal Setting That Gets Results

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By Hilary Hale Brown One of the most fulfilling experiences a group can grow from is that of reaching its goals.  In January of this calendar year, myself, the administrative executive of our board of REALTORS®, and members of the YPN committee set our promises to paper.  These ranged from things such as a build for Habitat of Humanity in …

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The Last About Me Page You Will Have to Fill Out

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By Stefanie Hahn I hope that your SocialBios is the last About Me page you will have to complete now that REALTOR.com and SocialBios have fully launched the Hyper-Social(TM) Agent Profile Pages and Hyper-Social(TM) Agent Recommendations. Presented at the Young Professional Network Sub-Committee Midyear meeting yesterday in Washington, D.C., you must understand that this is no ordinary About Me page. …

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Vendor Speed Dating

Blog Contributor Helpful Tools, Networking, Professional Development, Sales & Marketing, YPN Events 1 Comment

By Lynn Minnick This post follows along the same idea as Cory Brewer’s last post about relationships.  My office has a new office leader/manager and she recently put together an event that I thought was pretty genius AND helped build relationships. She asked each of us to provide her with a list of the different real estate service-related vendors we …