What We’re Reading: February 22-26

Smart homes, work cats, architecture, GPS, Facebook, wizard IT, well-being, 3-D printing, Waze, mug cake, persons of interest, coffee, PA systems, desk set, and pennies. Barbie® has a smart home and a hoverboard now — what’s holding you back?...
February 26, 2016

What We’re Reading: February 15-19

ER injuries, New York skyline change, nutella hacks, self-parking office chairs, flexible smartphones, and duct tape cups. Injuries related to steps and stairs are the No. 1 reason people wind up in the ER. In Shanghai shoppers can skip...
February 19, 2016

New and Updated in the Library – February 2016

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Using Privacy & Security Features in Social Media For most REALTORS®, social media has become an integral part of their marketing and communication efforts with clients, family and...
February 19, 2016

What We’re Reading: February 8-12

Foam,3-D printing, wearable tech, robots, smart homes, land ownership, life imitating art, Titanic II, and Valentine’s Day. Hmmm, we wonder what will be the property value impact of this. Shut up and take our money. This takes wearable technology...
February 12, 2016

Tiny Houses and Microshelters

I grabbed microshelters as soon as it arrived in the library. I’m not sure I could live comfortably even in a 500 square foot studio apartment with building amenities, so I can’t quite explain my fascination with tiny houses...
February 10, 2016

What We’re Reading: February 1-5

Groundhog Day, snowboarding, wine pairings, the future, Apple rumors, selfie risks, etiquette, Super Bowl 50, and Bacon numbers. Why we rely on large rodents to predict the weather aside, there’s good news out of Punxsutawney!  Doug Kerr/flickr/2012 A talented...
February 5, 2016

Top Field Guides for January 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...
February 1, 2016

What We’re Reading: January 25-29

Government, drones, greenhouses, temporary housing, iPhones, webcams, real estate value, bonsai, passports, closings, end of a hoax, Spotify, and reading goals. We hear it snowed a little. It might have slowed down our nation’s capital, but not these women....
January 29, 2016

What We’re Reading: January 18-22

Doppelgängers, tiny houses, passwords, play, severe cold, cool tools, Powerball, environmentalism, Zika virus, and snow. Wow, this is uncanny. And now you can find your dog doppelgänger. Leave it to Seattle to build a village of tiny homes to...
January 22, 2016

Kit Houses

Certain things come to mind when I think of Sears: appliances of all sizes, tools, fitness equipment, and (to a lesser degree) clothes. I think of the occasional weekend day roaming around the store while my parents shopped for...
January 20, 2016