Monthly Archive:: May 2011

What We’re Reading: May 21 – May 28

Simplified mortgage disclosure a priority at CFPB, trade associations need to keep up with the times, and Disney doesn’t always get its way with copyright In its first major move, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released two prototypes of...
May 27, 2011

What We’re Reading: May 14 – May 20

Housing recovery, international buyers, and exploding watermelons On CBS’ Face the Nation House Speaker John Boehner is “skeptical” there is “anything the government can do” to alleviate America’s housing crisis – arguing that, ultimately, “you’re not gonna have more...
May 20, 2011

From Barley Fields to the Miracle Mile

In 1922 REALTOR® A. W. Ross was standing next to a barbed wire fence along a dirt road in Los Angeles.  In place of barley fields he saw opportunity.  In less than twenty years that road running west from La...
May 19, 2011

What We’re Reading: May 7 – May 13

Dystopias, saving $ in summer, and how unlucky is Friday the 13th? Those Big Brother posters from 1984 really would work. Researchers show that even the illusion of being observed – even by a poster with eyes on it...
May 13, 2011

What We’re Reading: April 30 – May 6

Millennial Bosses, Mother’s Day, and Earning Cents Using Facebook With a slumping economy, several years of a less-than-stellar stock market, and a desire to be active, Boomers are serving in the workforce longer than previous generations. The result? Greater...