Build Your Business Through YPN Involvement

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By Erica Christoffer Did you know there is no formal application process to start a Young Professionals Network? Nor is there a cost to join YPN. YPN—an official program of the National Association of REALTORS®—is for those young at heart and young in the business. Its goal is to increase member engagement at the local, state, and national levels through …

D.C. Meetings Showcase YPN’s Incredible Growth

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By Rob Reuter During the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo—where more than 9,000 REALTORS® converged on the nation’s capital—Tuesday, May 14 was YPN day for members involved in the network. It began with the YPN Advisory Board meeting from 1-2:30 p.m. where the 20-member board convened to discuss progress on its goals since meeting during the polar vortex …

YPN Launches New Website

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By Rob Reuter After nearly a year of research and development, we are pleased to announce the launch of a new Young Professionals Network website,! The 2017 YPN Advisory Board made the development of a YPN website a key initiative when it was determined that a hub for all YPN resources was needed to better serve local and state …

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YPN Grows Leaders

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By Rob Reuter Yesterday was a special day for YPN.  More than 90 YPN chairs, vice chairs, and staff liaisons convened in Chicago representing networks from 31 states and Canada in what I expect to be the first of many annual YPN Leadership Retreats. Whether a member of YPN since its inception in 2007 or representing a network less than …

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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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Changes to YPN Online Communities

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By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager Beginning January 1, 2012, YPN will be shutting down its online community feature due to a lack of activity, competition with a successful YPN group on Facebook, and the  cost to maintain the site. As a result, we have been looking at a product known as the REALTORS® Association Management Cooperative (RAMCO).  The primary …

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YPN Lands Kodak for 2011

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By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager Starting this month, Kodak and YPN will begin a unique year-long sponsorship with high hopes of continuing this relationship into the future.  Along with the traditional sponsorship perks, Kodak will be holding quarterly contests where you can win some of their hot new products.  There will all so be a “Powered by Kodak” feature in …

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Why I’m Excited for NARdiGras

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By Rob Reuter, YPN manager This year’s NAR conference and Expo is going to be one for the ages.  I haven’t even been to New Orleans and despite all the talk of oil leaks and Post-Katrina Syndrome, I’m still very excited about this trip to the land of Bourbon Street, beads, and body shots.  Here are a few reasons why: …

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You Don’t Want to Miss this Conference Event: How the Next Generation is Changing Business

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By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager For those of you who will be attending the 2009 REALTOR® Conference and Expo in San Diego, there’s going to be a really exciting and valuable forum entitled “Diversity, Youth and Politics” on Friday, Nov. 13 that you’re not going to want to miss. The forum will address how Millennials and Gen X’ers have impacted …