What We’re Reading Sept. 3 – Sept. 9

Exotic Locales, Elegant E-mail Signatures, and Energy Efficiency

We’ve been enjoying the New York Times series “House hunting in …” In several installments we have learned about the real estate market in Austria, Switzerland, Madrid, British Columbia, and this week, Antigua. It may never happen for us, but it sure is fun to imagine!

Forbes offers a treasure trove of intriguing content, from outrageous home amenity slide shows to stealthy green cars, but this week 12 Housing Markets Moving in the Right Direction caught our fancy. The picture of Seattle does not do it justice, in case you were wondering.

Speaking of cars, Yahoo! shares some stealthy cars that thieves don’t want; whether you can afford a BMW 5 Series or Audi A6 is another story.

Good thing we are all saving money by being more energy efficient, since the cost of certain foods is rising.

E-mail signatures often become unwieldy. Chris Smith gives some tips on streamlining your signature.

Last week we shared details on Google’s push in the social sphere. In the company’s eternal quest to take over the world, this week it acquired Zagat. Mountain View, California sure smells like Pinky and the Brain these days…

Kate Stockert

Information & Web Content Specialist at the National Association of REALTORS®

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  1. Time to face the music armed with this great inofratmion.