July YPN Event Roundup

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YPNs around the country are constantly coming up with new and exciting ways to engage with young real estate professionals while providing networking and educational opportunities. We’re spotlighting five events hosted by state and local networks each month to help you gain inspiration for your next YPN get together. 1. A Night at the Races On July 20, the North …

5 Ideas For Your Next YPN Event

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If you’re looking to strengthen member participation, breathe some new life into your YPN, or host an event that’s off the hook, then glean new ideas from successful events organized by networks throughout the country. 1. Trivia Night The San Antonio Board of REALTORS® YPN hosted “Trivia for TREPAC” on June 23. The trivia night featured food, prizes, and an auction to …

Work Smarter With Buyers, Not Harder

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If you’re looking for yet another reason to attend the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in D.C., this is it. YPNers are being offered an exclusive rate of just $49 for the two-day ABR® designation course (Accredited Buyer Representative) taught by national trainers Adorna and Jenna Carroll. The course will be held Monday and Tuesday, May 9 and 10, …

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#Y4YPN From Cape Girardeau, Mo.

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The #Y4YPN campaign is a video series celebrating what makes YPN valuable to its members. Learn more. By Leanne Goff Joseph Magsaysay is the second YPNer who stood up to announce his #Y4YPN at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in San Diego. His enthusiasm and passion for the Young Professionals Network is founded in his appreciation for all that he has …

Face-to-Face in San Diego

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By Leanne Goff

Returning from the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in San Diego, I find myself inspired. I was able to connect with people who I’ve only known online, and it was like seeing old friends.

While there, I captured many #Y4YPN videos that are in the process of being edited now. It was so much fun to get to …

Honoring Leaders

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By Erica Christoffer

More than 600 YPNers from across North America took over Parq Restaurant & Nightclub in San Diego Friday night to make business connections and celebrate achievements.

Four YPN groups received honors during the Network of the Year Awards (NOTY) presentation.

The Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS®’ Young Council of REALTORS®, established in 1971, was named the Small …

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Show Us Your #Y4YPN

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By Leanne Goff

Out here in Colorado, REALTORS® are pretty excited about YPN – so excited, in fact, that we want to shout it from the rooftops! But we’ll settle for shouting it from our smartphones.

This is what we’re coining #Y4YPN. We are producing video clips in the hope they’ll catch on and other YPNers from across the nation …

Three Leadership Takeaways

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John is president-elect for the Clark County Association of REALTORS® in Vancouver, Wash. This post is the second entry in a series sharing his experiences in that role. By John Blom When elected president for a state or local board, the “presidential year” really kicks off in August with the National Association of REALTORS® Leadership Summit in Chicago. The two-day …

Starting a Leadership Journey

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By John Blom

Most, if not all, of my original thinking takes place in the shower. Between being a dad of two kids under the age of four, managing an office, running my own sales business, and other community stuff I’m involved in, it’s the one time that I can get 10 uninterrupted minutes to think. My one-year-old just figured …

8 Reasons to Get Your Library Card

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By Nico Hohman

While it may be 2015, there are still several reasons you should get your own library card. Whether you’re a business owner, inventor, designer, employee, student, or retired, your local public library has many resources at your disposal – and almost all of them are free. Benjamin Franklin founded the United States’ public library system almost 200 …