New Year’s Resolutions: 3 Weeks or 365 Days?

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By Rebecca Donatelli

Every year we all sit down and make a list of New Year’s resolutions that we swear we are going to stick by for the entire year. They usually look something like this:

1. Start keto diet 2. Go to gym four days a week 3. Lose 30 pounds 4. Double sales volume 5. Save …

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Duty’s Calling, YPN

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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 fractured than ever before. That same thing could be said for the real estate industry. Data, IDX, syndication, broker-centric, agent-centric, consumer-centric, …

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Get Involved: Think Nationally, Act Locally

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By Toby Boyce I’ve had the fortune of serving on committees for the Delaware County Board of REALTORS®, Ohio Association of REALTORS®, and National Association of REALTORS®. By far, whenever the topic comes up around agent and non-agent friends alike, the focus is shifted towards NAR and how “cool” that is. Sure, I’m a big fan of the work NAR’s …

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The Power of Positive Thinking

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By Kelly Reark Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with some other real estate agents within our local association’s Board of REALTORS®. I noted something while I was talking to each of them that I want to pass along to all of you. There’s no question that this real estate market is challenging and unique.  There are agents out …

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2010… One Down, Eleven to Go!

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By Dawn Miller I didn’t think I would be that excited to get “rid of the old and in with the new!” It’s a new year with a renewal of focus. How was your first month of 2010? I am fortunate to be a REALTOR® in a real estate company that is consistently on the NAR’s top private brokerage firms, as seen in REALTOR® …

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For the Members, By the Members.

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, NAR, Personal Fulfillment 10 Comments

By Nobu Hata Much has been made the last couple of weeks about two online “conversations” that permeated the real estate socialwebs.  One, an “Open Letter to NAR President Vicki Cox Golder” regarding the disconnect between us REALTORS® and NAR Leadership.  The other, the need for professional standards within our industry — the conversation raged among a handful of practitioners …