Autumn 2022: Editor’s Picks

The Conversation Continues: How Are We Being Inclusive?

This June marked a first for us — we hosted the Chicago REALTORS® 360° Summit: Leading With Diversity, Equity & Inclusion event.

During the event, President Antje Gehrken interviewed disability activist Mia Ives Rublee. Click here to read their conversation on what the real estate industry needs to do to better support disability inclusion.

In this article, we further examine mortgage loans and alternative lines of credit. Learn what REALTOR® organizations are advocating for to make homeownership more accessible and inclusive by challenging the systems of mortgage loan denials.

What Are You Listening To These Days?

Podcasts! These are a fun, creative medium to establish your presence as a thought leader and elevate the voices of others.

In this article, local REALTORS® who have launched and maintained successful podcasts share their tech tips and content strategies. And add the YPN Podcast to your playlist. Our YPN Advisory Board brings in speakers on a wide range of topics to help your business.


Speaking of fun, creative mediums for self-expression… I am no stranger to the delightful, addictive video algorithm on the fast-rising platform, TikTok.

This is another digital medium for you to explore! In this article, local REALTORS® with established TikTok presences share how they use it for free marketing and lean into the opportunity to be playful and nuanced.

As always, I’d love to hear from you!