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Looking Forward to Seeing You at the YPN Events in San Diego!

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

By Shannon Williams King, YPN Advisory Board Chair Convention is always a blast!  Especially this year with it being held in San Diego. If you haven’t signed up, make sure to register and join YPN during our events Nov. 12-16.  Besides the fantastic speakers, sessions and expo, there are some great YPN events going on as well. We’ll kick off …

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New Chapter Alert: Welcome Fairfield County, Conn.

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In an effort to make connects and tap into valuable business resources, 26 young real estate professionals have successfully founded a new YPN chapter in Fairfield County, Conn. Here are some quick facts: Chapter name: Fairfield County YPN Main contact: Richard Eimicke (Staff Liaison) Email: richard@nfcar.com Main phone number: 203-744-7255 Number of members in chapter: 26 Officers: Co-Chairs: Andrea Kramer …

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New Chapter Alert: Welcome C.A.R. Young Professionals Network

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With a growing interest among members of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, the group has officially formed a new chapter of YPN. C.A.R.’s application was one of eight approved in September, bringing the grand total to 29 YPN chapters nationwide. With two networking events already under their belt, members of the new YPN group are planning another education event/meeting and …

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New Chapter Alert: Welcome Young REALTORS® of the Bluegrass

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One of the newest YPN chapters is already getting young people involved. Meet Young REALTORS® of the Bluegrass (YRB), based in Lexington, Ky. They were one of eight new YPN chapters approved in September alone, bringing the total number of chapters nationwide up to 29. As a kickoff event, YRB organized a networking social-hour on Aug. 17 at a local …

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Oct. 5 is World Habitat Day: Learn How You Can Get Involved

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The United Nations has designated the first Monday each October as World Habitat Day. This year on Oct. 5, Habitat for Humanity is leading a global observance in Washington, D.C. and around the world,  to declare that the lack of decent, affordable housing is unacceptable. The theme for World Habitat Day 2009 is “Planning Our Urban Future.” According to the …

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Finding Income in the Downtime

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, Working with Clients, YPN Events 4 Comments

By Jessica Hickok Although selling real estate can be a very lucrative career, there can be some downtime when listings are hard to move, ultimately casting a negative cloud over that whole lucrative career thing. That’s where residential property management can swoop in and save the day.  Property managers typically charge a monthly management fee, which is usually a percentage …

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Get Involved: Habitat for Humanity Event at REALTOR® Conference

Melissa Tracey Environmental, Professional Development, YPN Events Leave a Comment

YPN members: If you plan on attending the 2009 REALTOR® Conference & Expo in San Diego this November, consider participating in the Habitat for Humanity build. This will be the first “green” Habitat project. Only 80 people can participate in the Nov. 11 event. Sign up to volunteer online at www.realtor.org/conference.

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YPN: Get Ready for the REALTOR® Conference! Here’s Why You Can’t Miss It!

Melissa Tracey Professional Development, YPN Events, YPN News Leave a Comment

San Diego will be the place to be this fall! The 2009 REALTOR® Conference & Expo will be in San Diego Nov. 13-16, and YPN members will have plenty of opportunities to network and attend sessions to better your business! There will be a range of sessions to help you maximize technology, improve your prospecting, and jump-start your sales with …

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Turning your idea of a real estate conference upside down.

Todd Carpenter Professional Development, YPN Events 1 Comment

One year ago today, the expectation involved in how a real estate conference has to be structured was turned on its ear. One year ago today, RE BarCamp San Francisco marked the real estate industry’s entry into the world of un-conferences. What’s an unconference? What does BarCamp mean? Don’t let the odd names scare you off. Simply put, this is …