How to Overcome the ‘Too Young’ Objection in Real Estate

Blog Contributor Sales & Marketing, Sellers, Working with Clients 2 Comments

By Alex Craig

Being young in real estate can sometimes be a barrier or hurdle to getting clients—but it doesn’t have to be. You can overcome feeling “too young” or clients choosing another agent simply because they believe you’re “too young” to help them buy or sell a home.

I was 25 when I got started in real estate. I …

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Beyond a Mentor: My Own Personal Yoda

Blog Contributor Mentoring, Personal Fulfillment, Professional Development 1 Comment

By Lynn Minnick When I was first starting out in real estate, I was lucky enough to have an experienced agent take me under her wing. We were from entirely different generations, and had very different business styles, but regardless of our differences, the education I learned from her was invaluable and continues to shape the way I practice real …

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A Message To and From a New Agent

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, Helpful Tools, New REALTOR®, Professional Development 11 Comments

By Brittney Bissett For my first YPN Lounge blog, I thought about what a new agent who has been licensed barely six months could bring to the table that more experienced agents would want to read about. Then I realized that with my “newbie” status, I could share how the newbies on the block see the business! As a new …

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YPN: It’s Not All About the Young Folk

Blog Contributor Helpful Tools, Personal Fulfillment, YPN Chapters 3 Comments

By Brooke Wolford I was recently in a task force meeting for the Minneapolis YoPros.  It really got me thinking about the true value of YPN and what I feel it’s all about. To me, YPN is about bridging the generation gap.  Not to stereotype my generation, (which I am not quite sure where I fall…X, Y, Z…who’s keeping track?) …

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Finding Your Home in the Real Estate World

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, Establishing Your Business, New REALTOR®, Personal Fulfillment, Professional Development 2 Comments

By Brooke Wolford I was recently working in my office and got to thinking as I look around at all the other practitioners.  All but a few had a relative who was able to mentor them.  Then I look at myself… I am flying solo here.  I was lucky enough to start out in the closing end of the business …