Top Field Guides for August 2015

Field Guides are one-stop resource packages on dozens of subjects of interest to REALTORS®. On each page you’ll find links to articles, books, web sites, statistics, and other material on each subject. The list of the most-used field guides from...
September 1, 2015

What We’re Reading: August 24-28

Hurricane Katrina, waffles, unique homes, sexism, Math!, Mickey D’s, housing supply, humor, Googling, ‘roos, brain function, jokes, brick and mortar, and social media. It’s been ten years since Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans. A photographer revisited the sites of...
August 28, 2015

What We’re Reading: August 17-21

Parenting, Apple news, commutes, drought, Pequod, libraries, fat water, serial killer RE, Harry Potter, Goonies, RE ethics, bunkers, and record heat. Are parenting styles and housing choices related?  Next Cities sets out an interesting argument connecting helicopter parenting and...
August 21, 2015

Millennials and Real Estate

Depending on who you ask, I may or may not be a Millennial (Pew includes birth years 1980-2000), however other institutions cut me off by a couple years). However, I largely identify with that generation, and it’s a group...
August 19, 2015

New and Updated in the Library – August

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Pinterest for REALTORS® What is Pinterest? It is a visual social media site, where you can pin ideas, inspirations, information, videos and things you like on a Board...
August 14, 2015

What We’re Reading: August 10-14

ROFL?, haunted homes, burritos, conspiracy theory, environment, Google shift, property values, Zombie Tom Brady, and sporks. What’s cool one minute is lame the next. How are you expressing emotion online? Ever wonder how agents manage to sell stigmatized properties?...
August 14, 2015

What We’re Reading: August 3-7

Privacy, owls, sexism, fictional RE, braille, maps, Cecil the lion, GodMode, family leave, and #fail Yikes!  Has our privacy totally vanished? If you give an owl a library card . . . . Imagine the listings for your favorite...
August 7, 2015

Top Field Guides for July 2015

Field Guides are one-stop resource packages on dozens of subjects of interest to REALTORS®. On each page you’ll find links to articles, books, web sites, statistics, and other material on each subject. The list of the most-used field guides from...
August 3, 2015

What We’re Reading: July 27-31

Land prices and uses of space, drawbacks of living in the future, international buyers, diverse hiring, negotiation, and more! Impressive use of animated maps, but very depressing content on the increase in land prices over the last forty years....
July 31, 2015

What We’re Reading: July 20-24

Icons, Earth, listings, card catalogs, gaudiness, sharks, video games, kale, HR changes, Minions, and shape-shifting homes! A radio icon is stepping down after four decades. It can only be assumed that Garrison Keillor’s retirement will be spent “where all...
July 24, 2015