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What We’re Reading: March 21-27

Sunbelt and suburbs ascendant New census data is out. The cities with the highest levels of net domestic migration since 2010 are Houston, Dallas, Austin, Phoenix, Denver, and San Antonio. In just the last year, Florida has been popular....
March 27, 2015

New and Updated in the Library – March

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Social Benefits of Home Ownership The financial and tax benefits of owning a home vs. renting are very clear. Home ownership also provides many benefits to the family,...
March 26, 2015

What We’re Reading: March 14-20

The death of IE, timely satellite maps, and commuting times Microsoft officially admitted that it’s phasing out its Internet Explorer web browser. The company will instead promote an as-yet unnamed browser, code-named Project Spartan. Once the browser of choice,...
March 20, 2015

What We’re Reading: March 7-13

Networking tips, Apple announcements, and the future of McDonalds For some networking feels like a chore while others find it invigorating. Finding the right way to network depends on your comfort level and personality. Regardless of your preferences, Harvard...
March 13, 2015

New and Updated at the Library – March 2015

The following Field Guides are new to the collection: Home Automation Home automation—the ability to monitor and control all your home’s gadgets from afar—is now a booming industry with major players and mass adopters. Automation technologies have been around...
March 11, 2015

March eBook feature: Commercial real estate

March’s featured collection on NAR’s free eBook library is Getting Started in Commercial Real Estate. Over 45 titles will help you get up to speed and start learning about the exciting world of commercial real estate. Titles range from...
March 11, 2015

What We’re Reading: Feb 28-Mar 6

K-Cup mountain, the end of circus elephants, and don’t forget Daylight Savings Time The trouble with Keurig coffee maker-style K-Cups surfaced again this week in the media (they’re plastic and a garbage nightmare) as the inventor said he doesn’t...
March 6, 2015

What We’re Reading: Feb 21-27

Social data in rankings, never miss a free ice cream again, and how about a box of snow? We know what you’re thinking “another top 10 city list?” However, what is most interesting about this 10 most creative cities list is the...
February 27, 2015

What We’re Reading: Feb 14-20

iCar, SAD leads to a dibs fight, and Big Birdman Apple is hoping to begin production on a car project  as early as 2020, reports Bloomberg. According to the site’s sources, Apple is pushing employees working on the car to...
February 20, 2015

What We’re Reading: Jan 31-Feb 6

Youthification, the impact of falling oil on housing, Amazon Prime, and a different kind of Monopoly money Much has been made of the wave of millennials moving to cities. In intriguing new work, geographer and urban planner Markus Moos of the University of...
February 6, 2015