What We’re Reading: April 3-7

Weather, searching, safety, design, technology, nature, demographics, and retail. Did you know we have a terrifying day of tornado outbreaks to thank for our emergency preparedness system? Stop losing things and find that which you’ve misplaced. Search results in...
April 7, 2017

Book of Business

Have you ever experienced the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon? You know, when something keeps popping up that you never noticed before? I’m reminded of it because it strikes me as odd whenever we get the same question more than once, especially...
April 5, 2017

Top Field Guides for March 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...
April 3, 2017

What We’re Reading: March 27-31

Architecture, design, technology, archeology, color, traditions, April Fools, and art. A rendering of a new skyscraper has been released and is getting some mixed reviews. What do you think of it? The modern pencil celebrated its 159th birthday this...
March 31, 2017

What We’re Reading: March 20-24

Seasons, sales, happiness, moguls, intimidation, sales, signing bonus, and scams. Do you recall Spring being warmer than it ever actually is? Us too. What can you learn about sales from a fifteen year old? A lot. Did you celebrate...
March 24, 2017

New and Updated in the Library – March 2017

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Updated in the Library at Realtor.org: Escrow Accounts/Earnest Money Escrow accounts are funds that a lender collects to pay the monthly mortgage insurance premiums, home owners insurance policy...
March 23, 2017

What We’re Reading: March 13-17

Listings, fashion, life hacks, office temp, weather, technology, cookies, and the web. A regal home has entered the market at a bargain price for someone. Twitter, we agree with you. Hard pass. Do you have any tricks to raising...
March 17, 2017

REALTOR® Content Resource

Stop me if this is too meta, but sometimes the struggle is real when it comes to creating content for your website or blog. It takes a lot of time to brainstorm topics, research said topics, and craft a...
March 15, 2017

What We’re Reading: March 6-10

Daylight Savings Time, libraries, irony, design, smart homes, packaging, scam alert, trends, art, and travel. Ugh, it’s that time of year again. We think Arizona is onto something, but since we can’t ignore it, here are ways to make...
March 10, 2017

What We’re Reading: Feb. 27 – March 3

Fakes, weather, gas, home buying, life expectancy, technology, human impact, and moguls. Ever wonder where Hollywood gets its props? This is it. We are headquartered in Chicago, and something has been different this winter. We use the word “winter”...
March 3, 2017