International Real Estate Archive

New and Updated in the Library – December 2016

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: NEW in the Library at Realtor.org: Foreign Investment Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) FIRPTA was enacted in 1980 to address perceived abuses by foreign investors, who, unlike US...
December 16, 2016

New and Updated in the Library – August 2016

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Partnerships & Teams Creating a partnership or team is a big step. Find out the pros and cons, read about real-life examples of teams, learn how teams work...

What We’re Reading: July 25-29

Hustle, taxation, emoji, engineering feats, binge-watching, ALS, famous homes, birds, and Pokemon. How do you evaluate work performance beyond the normal metrics? The government of British Columbia has taken steps to discourage foreign buyers in the Metro Vancouver area....
July 29, 2016

New and Updated in the Library – June 2016

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Short Sales What is a short sale? A short sale is a sales transaction in which the seller’s mortgage lender agrees to accept a payoff of less than...

What We’re Reading: May 2-6

Drones, Cuba, cold war, paint, phones, repurposing space, 5/4, security, gadgets, Millennials, Modern Family, shelter, Mother’s Day, mansions, and questionable products. We think of drones in terms of marketing listings, but this project sees them as magic. Rekindling relations...

New and Updated in the Library – March 2016

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Private Property Rights Americans are passionate about their property rights, and disagreements can pit neighbor against neighbor. The issue of eminent domain can arouse the fury of many...

New and Updated in the Library – August

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Pinterest for REALTORS® What is Pinterest? It is a visual social media site, where you can pin ideas, inspirations, information, videos and things you like on a Board...

New and Updated in the Library – July

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library:   Effects of Trails and Greenways on Property Values Are the sales prices of single-family homes made higher or lower when trails or greenways are nearby? The following...

New and Updated in the Library – June

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Directory of Real Estate Research Centers NAR members have access to a wealth of information relating to the real estate industry from our website, Realtor.org. Now we are...

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,...
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