Networking, Awards Soiree in San Francisco

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By Erica Christoffer

Real estate professionals from Georgia to Guam gathered in San Francisco for the largest YPN networking event of the year on Nov. 8, 2019. The 11th annual reception, which took place at Verso in the South of Market neighborhood, attracted more than 400 members who were able to meet face-to-face for conversations and camaraderie while attending the …

Conference Recap: Brimming With Ideas

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By John Blom

During the four days I spent in San Diego attending the REALTORS® Conference & Expo, I sat in on classes, attended committee meetings, heard forum presentations on emerging technology, and met a wide range of really cool people in our industry.

I’ve been writing a YPN Lounge series about my experience as the incoming president for my …

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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In Their Prime: YPNers Celebrate Wins

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It seemed more than fitting that the rising young stars of real estate joined some of their older, more-experienced brethren at Generations Hall in New Orleans on Friday night. The reception during the REALTORS® Conference & Expo crowned the best and brightest from REALTOR® Magazine’s Young Professionals Network. Age was nothing—not even a number—to the partygoers as they put aside …

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Be the One to ‘Bring Help Home’

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By Erica Christoffer A natural disaster can bring a community to its knees. But with the help and hard work of NAR members, the REALTORS® Relief Foundation (RRF) is there to help pick up the pieces. RRF is holding its second annual online silent auction Nov. 7–9 – coinciding with the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in New Orleans – to …

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Conference Flashback to 2005

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By Alex Milshteyn I’ve attended the annual REALTORS® Conference & Expo since 2005. A lot has changed since my first annual conference, which also took place in San Francisco, but a lot has also stayed the same. Here is a list of some of my memorable changes: In 2005, I didn’t have in-flight internet. I am not sure how I …

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YPN Rallies for RPAC

Erica Christoffer Professional Development, Young Pros in the Spotlight, YPN News 1 Comment

Members of the Young Professionals Network stood tall and proud at NAR’s 360 Thursday, waving U.S. flags in the air to symbolize their commitment to “10 for 10” – investing $10,000 to the REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC) over the next 10 years. Christian Zarif with Better Homes and Gardens Kansas City and Matt Case with Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family …