Robert Young
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Robert Young

 At Home With Diversity Certification Graduate Realtor Institute  Certified Residential Specialist  e-PRO Certified Internet Professional  Member Realtor

        
  Every buyer and seller has a choice, you can choose any person with a real estate license to assist you, or you can choose a proven professional to carefully, thoughtfully, and skillfully guide you.
   
Industry Activities:
- Served on the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors Technology Committee, 2004-2006
- Awarded the Pinnacle Award for Committee Service from the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors, 2005
- Appointed as Chairperson of the Technology Committee for Grand Rapids Association of Realtors, 2006
- Elected to the Board of Directors of the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors, 2007-2009
- Serve as Director Liaison to the Education Committee for the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors, 2007
- Awarded the Pinnacle Award for Committee Service from the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors, 2007
- Serve as Director Liaison to the Grievance Committee for the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors, 2008
- Served on several GRAR Presidential Task Forces: MLS Task Force, Regionalization Task Force (2x's), Public Information Task Force, Foreclosure Task Force, and Consumer Centric Website Task Force.
- Co-hosted several technology training sessions and forums on behalf of the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors to it's members.
- Director of Technology, Midwest Properties of Michigan since 2009
- Currently serving on the Professional Standards Committee for the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors
   
Education:
- Graduated from Grand Rapids Christian High School in 1997.
- Attended Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University, and Davenport University.
- Completed all GRI courses and earned designation (Graduate Real-Estate Institute).
- Passed the Michigan Real Estate Broker Exam in 2002, and received license.
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Completed Real Estate Appraisal "One", "Two", and USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice). 
- Completed all course and transaction requirements and have earned the CRS Designation (Certified Residential Specialist).
- Completed the ABR course and earned designation (Accredited Buyer Representative).
- Completed AHWD course and earned certification (At Home With Diversity).
- Completed e-PRO course and earned certification.
- Expert in the utilization of technology in real estate, and can effectively use technology to communicate, market, and sell.
   
Community Involvement:
- Board member of  the Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association.  An association with over 5000 households.
- Appointed to The Salvation Army Advisory Council for proposed 15 million dollar Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center to be located in Grand Rapids.
- Volunteer for Habit for Humanity.
- Volunteer for Junior Achievement.
   
Personal:
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Robert is married to his wonder wife, Victoria Young.  Victoria is an elementary school teacher working for Caledonia Community Schools.  Together they live in southeast Grand Rapids with their beautiful baby daughter.
- Robert hobbies include: reading, web design, disk golf, billiards, and watching the UFC.
   
Professional Affiliations, Certifications, Designations, and Licenses:
  Michigan Real Estate Associate Broker
  Michigan Limited Real Estate Appraiser
  Member Council of Residential Specialists
  Member

National Association of Realtors

  Member Michigan Association of Realtors
  Member Grand Rapids Association of Realtors
  ABR Accredited Buyers Representative
  AHWD At Home With Diversity
  CRS Certified Residential Specialist
  e-PRO Certified e-PRO
  GRI Graduate Realtor Institute
     
 

 Updated 02/25/09

 

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