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‘Fall’ for These 5 Seasonal YPN Event Ideas

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Now that business is slowing a bit with the changing seasons, it’s a great opportunity to get your YPN members involved in the industry and in your local community. Here are five event ideas you can recreate in your group. 1. Partner with Habitat for Humanity Get your YPN members involved in a great cause by signing your group up …

Why I’m Running for the Board

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By Nico Hohman

I am a 28-year-old broker-owner of my own independent real estate company, and I am running for a position on the board of directors for my local association, the Greater Tampa REALTORS®. The association has been around for more than 100 years and is over 10,000 members strong. It has been adding close to 125 new members every month …

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YPN in Washington: #RPCTE Recap

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By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager YPN members from across the country converged on the nation’s capital May 12-17 to attend the 2014 REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo (#RPCTE) where thousands of REALTORS® annually meet to address the most recent issues facing the real estate industry. Over the last five years, the number of YPN attendees has increased as the …

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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 …

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This March: Vote, Act, Invest

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By Nobu Hata Working away in cramped cubes at the D.C. REALTOR® headquarters are the NAR Staff behind the REALTOR® Political Action Party.  John, Chris, Bethany, Mica, Jay, Claire and crew, not gleamingwhitetoothed Politicians – or even REALTORS®, mind you; they’re regular, politically-charged folks working on our behalf on Capitol Hill, for our livelihood. Brian Copeland, YPN/RPAC Liaison Mike Oppler …

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RPAC and You

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, Helpful Tools, YPN Events 2 Comments

By Nobu Hata I’ve never had the stomach for the political end of things during my years in the real estate industry, and for those of you who know me well, my left-of-center views didn’t exactly mesh well with the political climate that has made up the bulk of my tenure.  It was always my opinion that politics was best …

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YPN Goes to Washington

Blog Contributor Professional Development, YPN Events, YPN News 1 Comment

About 200 young real estate professionals attended the REALTORS® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo networking event at The Gibson on May 13 in Washington, D.C. The event, “Speaking Easy with YPN,” was sponsored by the REALTORS® Political Action Committee and the REALTOR® Party. YPNers had the opportunity to meet with NAR leadership and mingle with other young professionals from …