What We’re Reading: December 5-9

#FlytheW, ceramics, offices, VR, agriculture, dessert, Pantone, bedding, and technology. Just a holiday reminder that the Cubs won the World Series. Nope. It’s cold in our office, but no where near as cold as the recommended office temp in...
December 9, 2016

What We’re Reading: November 28-December 2

Shortcuts, privacy, taste, nature, freelancers, stress, currency, and amusement. This article keeps showing up in my feed, so it must be useful. Cyber Monday has come and gone, but online shopping is forever. Take precautions. In case you feel...
December 2, 2016

Holiday Outreach and Marketing

The lights are up on Michigan Avenue, the Christkindlmarket is open in Daley Plaza, and Sears Tower (no, we won’t call it Willis) is lit up with red and green – the holiday season is in full force here...
November 30, 2016

What We’re Reading: November 14-18

Technology, nature (bad), nature (good), inventory, toys, information, and Thanksgiving. Some genius devised a new, and much improved, use of drone technology! You might have heard something about the disappearance of bees over the past 10 years or so....
November 18, 2016

New eBooks – November 2016

NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at no cost, through the Virtual Library eBooks Collection. Members can also borrow up to three books for 30 days from the Library...
November 14, 2016

What We’re Reading: November 8-11

Nature, listings, mail, drones, logos, hotels, maps, dogs, halftime shows, and coffee vessels. The earth and communities are still recovering years after natural devastation. Think about how much thought and effort you put into a listing, then look at...
November 11, 2016

What We’re Reading: Oct. 31 – Nov. 4

FLY THE W!, floor plans, extra time, sea life, technology, home buying, travel, and science. THE CUBS WON THE WORLD SERIES!!! Fly the W! We aren’t the only ones who knew the Cubbies could pull it off! Chicago is...
November 4, 2016

Top Field Guides for October 2016

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...
November 3, 2016

What We’re Reading: October 24-28

CUBS!, innovation, photography, physics, elections, mystery, Halloween, home buying, food, and amenities. Did you hear who made it to the World Series this year? GO CUBS GO! (Forgive our department’s bias — we are headquartered in Chicago, after all)...
October 28, 2016

What We’re Reading: Oct. 17-21

Prompts, awards, interviews, housing, Halloween, literature, candy, hobbies, and the internet. This could be useful IRL as an augmented reality feature at cocktail parties. We will never be as cool as Bob Dylan, as proven by his ignoring one...
October 21, 2016