How to Apply for an NAR Committee

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By Jef Conn

National Association of REALTORS® needs you. Yes, you! Committee applications to serve on NAR committees in 2020 are due May 1, 2019—that’s tomorrow! There will be other real estate professionals  serving our industry on these committees; why not you?

Take a look at the available committees and the process for selecting members here: https://www.nar.realtor/national-leadership/committee-members-liaisons

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Get Involved: Think Nationally, Act Locally

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By Toby Boyce I’ve had the fortune of serving on committees for the Delaware County Board of REALTORS®, Ohio Association of REALTORS®, and National Association of REALTORS®. By far, whenever the topic comes up around agent and non-agent friends alike, the focus is shifted towards NAR and how “cool” that is. Sure, I’m a big fan of the work NAR’s …

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ABC: Always Be Communicating

Blog Contributor communication, Community, Professional Development, Sales & Marketing 1 Comment

By Cory Brewer Here is a quick story to inspire my fellow REALTORS® to keep after it (prospecting), even when it feels like a lost cause: This past winter I volunteered to coach a youth league basketball team at my local Boys & Girls Club.  My interest in volunteering was two-fold:  1.) I love basketball and have always wanted to coach, …

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Taming the Lion Inside

Blog Contributor Personal Fulfillment, Professional Development, Young Pros in the Spotlight 9 Comments

By Brian Copeland I recently had a lively discussion with one of my Baby Boomer, dearest real estate friends on the phone.  Of course, it was on the phone, that’s what Baby Boomers do.  They want to meet and talk on the phone all the time.  I had asked her if we could just e-mail, but she insisted on a …

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Is Instruction Part of Your 2010 Business Plan?

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, Personal Fulfillment, Professional Development, Technology & Social Media 2 Comments

By Nobu Hata Let’s face it, when it comes to sharing our expertise on forums such as the YPN Lounge, Twitter, even Facebook, we sure spend a lot of time preaching to the choir.  Social Media how-to’s, blogging tips, Twitter in your marketing plan… The fact is, the majority of us have already figured out how to implement new media …

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The 12 Days of REALTOR® Christmas

Blog Contributor Outreach, Personal Fulfillment, Professional Development, Sales & Marketing, Technology & Social Media 9 Comments

By Brian Copeland With December 25 only a few days away, it’s a great time to not only think about giving to others but also to consider touching your clients and sphere of influence in an impactful way.  While it may be a bit late in the season to pull some of the bigger things off on this list, who …

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Involvement = Impact

Blog Contributor Outreach, Personal Fulfillment, Professional Development Leave a Comment

  By Jeremy Williams Involvement = Impact was a humbling realization I had after a board meeting this week with the East Houston Fellowship of Christian Athletes. You can’t stand on the side lines if you want to have an impact on anything, whether it is in the real estate industry, an organization you participate in, or even in your …

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Oct. 5 is World Habitat Day: Learn How You Can Get Involved

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The United Nations has designated the first Monday each October as World Habitat Day. This year on Oct. 5, Habitat for Humanity is leading a global observance in Washington, D.C. and around the world,  to declare that the lack of decent, affordable housing is unacceptable. The theme for World Habitat Day 2009 is “Planning Our Urban Future.” According to the …

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Get Involved: Habitat for Humanity Event at REALTOR® Conference

Melissa Tracey Environmental, Professional Development, YPN Events Leave a Comment

YPN members: If you plan on attending the 2009 REALTOR® Conference & Expo in San Diego this November, consider participating in the Habitat for Humanity build. This will be the first “green” Habitat project. Only 80 people can participate in the Nov. 11 event. Sign up to volunteer online at www.realtor.org/conference.