What We’re Reading: February 13-17

The Future, history, marriage, nature, discounts, productivity, and little libraries. The robots are getting smarter. Sure, you can play an updated version of Simon, but you’ll look ridiculous. Please excuse our skepticism, but we’ll take a hard pass on...
February 17, 2017

What We’re Reading: February 6-10

Meteors, skydiving, perks, libraries, safety, Open Access, dictionaries, and productivity. You don’t see this every day! Pretty sure this would fulfill our dream of flying, though we doubt we’d be as graceful. According to Glassdoor, these are the 20...
February 10, 2017

What We’re Reading: Jan. 30 – Feb. 3

Deals, animals, health, Pac-Man, battery life, juniper trees, taxes, and snacks. Good news if you are buying a house this month! You lucked out! Nope. We’d have to move. We don’t want to tell anyone how to spend their...
February 3, 2017

Death of Malls

It wasn’t so long ago that I was a teenager spending free time socializing with my friends at our local, bustling mall. Our mall was shaped like a wagon wheel with an anchor department store at the end of...
February 1, 2017

Top Field Guides for January 2017

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...
February 1, 2017

What We’re Reading: January 23-27

Oscars, shortcomings, seafood, technology, taxes, weather, and images. The Academy of Arts and Sciences has released this year’s list of nominees! Which movie do you think tied with Titanic for most nominations? Let’s be honest, not all of Alexa’s...
January 27, 2017

What We’re Reading: January 16-20

Data, technology, yoga, Cubs, nature, listings, moving, travel, and amenities. What applications do you see for this beyond entertainment? Would you use the augmented reality feature now available on Realtor.com? One step forward, two steps back. We bet the...
January 20, 2017

How to Hygge

Rod Troch/flickr/2010 Winter in Chicago is cold, dark, and depressing. How can we get through it without losing our minds? By embracing Hygge. Hygge (hoo-gah) is a Danish word that encompasses coziness and comfort and hominess and being with...
January 18, 2017

What We’re Reading: January 9-13

History, hacking, fast food, technology, home ownership, hygge, organization, Angel Shot, and cookies. Our DC office is going to feel the crush of inauguration next week. Maine College is unveiling rare photographs of a historical inauguration soon. In addition...
January 13, 2017

What We’re Reading: January 2-6

Technology, architecture, residences, resolutions, and preservation. As someone who is used to multiple screens at work, this would be a dream for home use! Remember back when being able to store a gig on a flashdrive was exciting? Welcome to...
January 6, 2017