Curb Appeal

I wouldn’t say I’m known for killing plants, but I would say it’s a larger part of my identity than it should be, which is why it never made sense to me that my house proud parents assigned me...
October 12, 2016

What We’re Reading: October 3-7

Baseball, privacy, nature, safety, bees, coffee, TV, home buying, and bathrooms. The Chicago Cubs are having a record season — how did Theo Epstein put this team together? Let’s hope the Cubs can put this mess behind them! No...
October 7, 2016

New and Updated in the Library – October 2016

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Investing in Real Estate Real estate investing is back in vogue. Today there are more vehicles for investment than ever before, from directly buying a property, to REITs,...
October 7, 2016

Top Field Guides for September 2016

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...
October 3, 2016

What We’re Reading: September 26 – 30

Technology, vaccines, photography, laziness, home features, and identity. Have you updated your Yahoo account info yet? There is beauty in this new data center in the Arctic Circle. If you are one of the brave who downloaded the new...
September 30, 2016

New and Updated in the Library – September 2016

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Water Rights & Resource Issues Mark Twain said, “Whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting over.” Indeed, water rights have been a source of conflict and...

What We’re Reading: September 19-23

Zoning, paper, paper, HP, Halloween, excess, gas, cancer, brick and mortar, bargains, addiction, and the gender wage gap. Housing prices are displacing lower income families in Silicon Valley. Palo Alto’s tight housing market would have been made even tighter...
September 23, 2016

What We’re Reading: September 12-16

Layover, communication, flying fish, investing, tiny home, canines, higher ed, marketing, human response, walking, iPhones, and reading. At least this guy would have plenty of time to make his connecting flight! Poor communication could be holding you back from...
September 16, 2016

What We’re Reading: September 5-9

Technology, symbols, upcycling, REITs, GoT, housing starts, neighbors, guac, design, and handwriting. This real estate tech startup is trying to make home buying an online process. The 15th anniversary of 9/11 is approaching, and an iconic part of the...
September 9, 2016

What We’re Reading: August 29 – September 2

Renovations, RIP, aid, automation, smart homes, time warp, digital natives, new ownership, paint, early birds, paying it forward, and community. Sure they are big and luxurious, but who’s going to clean them? While we mourn the passing of the...
September 2, 2016