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What is a “YPN?”

It's Official! Lakes Area REALTORS(R) Association YPN Network will be launching soon! Stay tuned for details on a special event for those interested in networking with other REALTORS(R) and related professionals. What is YPN? We were hoping you'd ask! The Young Professionals Network is a dynamic entry point for real estate professionals striving to become [...]

By | 2014-05-06T19:24:48+00:00 May 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The ABC’s – and R’s – of LARA Membership

What do all those Membership Type codes mean? The A-B-C’  - and R’s - of LARA Membership Types: R - REALTOR® - A REALTOR® member with local (LARA), state (WRA) and national (NAR) membership through Lakes Area REALTORS® Association. This is the most common membership type and is also a Primary membership. RN – A [...]

By | 2014-04-27T23:31:37+00:00 April 27th, 2014|Member News|0 Comments

I Got My (Real Estate) License! – Now What?

Every day new real estate professionals enter our industry. It is an exciting and rewarding career. There is almost an avalanche of information coming at these new agents, and one of the best parts of my job is to help navigate the “Pathways to Professionalism” that relate to an agent becoming a REALTOR®. Let’s begin [...]

By | 2014-04-26T13:36:25+00:00 April 26th, 2014|Member News|0 Comments

2013 REALTOR(R) of the Year – Patti Zurla

  Patti Zurla - 2013 REALTOR(R) of the Year Becky Merwin, REALTOR(R) with The Rauland Agency and past recipient, was pleased to nominate Patti for this deserving award. Her nomination stated that Patti is often the first to volunteer for a cause, and even when just attending a fundraiser or activity to support, [...]

By | 2014-04-13T20:11:32+00:00 April 13th, 2014|Member News|0 Comments

What is a REALTOR(R)?

The Golden Rule of Real Estate – 100 Years and Stronger Than Ever By Denise Schultz, Association Executive (December, 2013) Do you know the difference between a REALTOR® and a real estate agent? I didn’t. That was, until I went to work for local office of the nation’s largest trade association, the National Association of [...]

By | 2014-04-05T10:49:04+00:00 April 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Another Reason Members Should Invest in RPAC

The Wisconsin Legislature recently passed Gov. Scott Walker’s $406 million property tax cut plan, which will REDUCE property taxes by approximately $131 for the average homeowner.  What can you do with $131?  Fill your gas tank three times; take your family out to dinner; put the money away in a college savings account.  The WRA [...]

By | 2014-04-02T16:15:24+00:00 April 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments