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New Kid at the Business Meetings

Blog Contributor Personal Fulfillment, Professional Development, YPN Chapters 12 Comments

By Stefanie Hahn In an interesting change of pace, I am writing this post from our state REALTOR® Association meetings. I wish you were here.  No…I really wish you were here. According to the National Association of REALTORS® 2009 Member Profile, 15 percent of our industry is age 40 or under.  At these meetings, there aren’t even 15 people who …

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Midyear: Get It? Got It? Good!

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, MidYear, NAR 4 Comments

By Toby Boyce As I flew home from the Midyear Meetings, quite a few things were rolling through my head. Like, why did the engines just get really quiet? I apologize, self-preservation mode there for a second. Now back to our originally scheduled programming. This year’s Midyear was my induction into a national event — and I must say, I’m …

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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 …