#Y4YPN From a Passionate Affiliate

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The #Y4YPN campaign is a video series celebrating what makes YPN valuable to its members. Learn more. By Leanne Goff Colin Roe started in the real estate business at the ripe age of 17 years old as an administrative coordinator for his cousin’s brokerage. Today, this Placer County, Calif., resident is a passionate YPN affiliate partner as a sales rep …

How I Almost Fell Victim to a Tax Scam

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By Leanne Goff

This is the time of year when everyone is planning for the big upcoming tax day. This is especially true for REALTORS® of whom the vast majority are independent contractors. It’s critically important that all records are maintained and reported accurately. If you’re like me, all of the information must be perfect. Expense receipts should be in …

#Y4YPN From Fort Collins, Colo.

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The #Y4YPN campaign is a video series celebrating what makes YPN valuable to its members. Learn more. By Leanne Goff Brandon Myers is the latest YPNer to take the #Y4YPN challenge. During my interview with Brandon, he talked about how he became a REALTOR®, discussed his favorite local YPN events, and shared some advice for new agents. Before becoming a …

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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 …

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#Y4YPN From Grand Rapids, Mich.

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By Leanne Goff

The #Y4YPN campaign is a video series celebrating what makes YPN valuable to its members. Since introducing the campaign here on the Lounge a few weeks ago, the response has been tremendous.

Today, I’d like to share Carrie Lynn Reed‘s #Y4YPN. Carrie is a founding member and incoming chair for the Grand Rapids Association of REALTORS® YPN.

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 …

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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 …

Building a Successful YPN Strategy

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By Leanne Goff

Standing on the edge of doing something big, especially when you have never been there before, is a daunting task. It may feel insurmountable and possibly even dangerous. Because who wants to fail? Nobody! We all want to see our passions and our dreams flourish, especially when leading others.

I felt that uncertainty and confusion when the …