What We’re Reading: May 22 – 26

Workplaces, sandwiches, books, Star Wars, Lincoln’s love, and the future. We’re not saying money isn’t important, but this guy is seriously underestimating the effect of ball pits on our happiness at work.  Maret Hosemann/flickr/2011 So you’ve adjusted your monitor...

What We’re Reading: May 15-19

IEQ, MP3 files, food, phones, housing costs, starts, architecture, and #hashtags. How “healthy” is your building? So long, MP3, and thanks for the memories! Next time you are in Chicago visiting NAR, take a walk down Michigan Avenue to...

How NAR made its home in Washington

This week, thousands of REALTORS® from all over the U.S. gather in Washington, DC, for a week of governance meetings, educational sessions, networking and, most of all, political advocacy.  The REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo is an annual...
May 17, 2017

What We’re Reading: May 8-12

Homeownership, contests, technology, enviroment, sandwiches, allergies, and archives. How far would you go to own in an expensive real estate market? Would you co-own your property?  Spixey/flickr/2009 It seems silly to improve upon perfection, but there’s $500k at stake....

Top Field Guides for April 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...
May 8, 2017

What We’re Reading: May 1-5

Excess, marketing, architecture, technology, agriculture, benefits, property prices, and caffeine. This has got to be the most superfluous utensil we’ve ever seen. Speaking of unnecessary objects, here is a reflection piece on minimalism. It seems finding balance is the...

What We’re Reading: April 24-28

Spite house, IoT, privacy, technology, retail, design, mood, and libraries. You can’t choose your neighbors. Data from a fitness tracker might have foiled a murderer’s alibi. We know a lot of people who have trouble drinking the recommended daily...
April 28, 2017

What We’re Reading: April 17-21

Taxes, rideshares, technology, language, architecture, trends, shortcuts, potatoes, Did you get your taxes done in time? Here are some fun tax facts until next year. Access to easy transportation is driving the real estate market in some areas. We...
April 21, 2017

What We’re Reading: April 10-14

Taxes, physics, flying, mansions, offices, heights, names, goats, privacy, and nostalgia. PSA: Tax Day is Monday, April 18! You can thank this man for the extension of this year’s deadline.  Steven Depolo/flickr/2014 Is this what physicists mean by string...
April 14, 2017

New and Updated in the Library – April 2017

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: NEW in the Library at nar.Realtor: Smart Device Safety Smart devices are fun to use, make our lives easier, and run the gamut from cell phones to home...
April 12, 2017