What We’re Reading: July 10-14

Affordable housing, heat, technology, property management, engineering, and architecture. New tech campus plans include housing, of which 15 percent will be affordable housing. This new geothermal system from Google’s Alphabet is a bargain compared to conventional systems. Check out...
July 14, 2017

Top Field Guides for June 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...
July 7, 2017

What We’re Reading: July 3-7

Demand, video, libraries, architecture, coffee, mobility, and the future. Who else has jumped on the cold brew bandwagon? This gorilla is all of us when it comes to baby videos. We’ve got nothing on this special library! U.S. Department...

“Questions about Real Estate” Reveals Members’ Research Needs from 80 Years Ago

Have you ever wondered what the most common reasons are for selling a home?  Or how smart home devices impact resale value? The librarians at NAR can help you find the answers through our research request service, a member...
July 6, 2017

What We’re Reading: June 26-30

Building materials, punctuation, architecture, technology, hiring, pollution, and Julia Child. You might avoid polystyrene packaging, but it is proving to have benefits as a construction material. Is the Oxford comma necessary? Only if you value clarity. You’re probably familiar...
June 30, 2017

What We’re Reading: June 19-23

Architecture, psychology, amusements, affordable housing, design, high price listings, mindfulness, and use. We know there are a lot of Frank Lloyd Wright junkies out there, so this list of roadtrip-able FLW houses is for you! Wait, FLW didn’t have...
June 23, 2017

Improving Visitor Experiences with a Raspberry Pi

Ever heard of Raspberry Pi? No, I’m not referring to a baked good or an obscure geometric theorem; I’m talking about a small, inexpensive computer perfect for learning to code, and for DIY experimentation. I first heard of Raspberry...
June 21, 2017

What We’re Reading: June 12-16

History, dirt, duality, home improvement, architecture, 2020 Olympics, fidget spinners, housing, and rankings. This is an interesting long read about the heavily cloaked development of the iPhone. Who could use this when showing their listings? With this house, you...
June 16, 2017

What We’re Reading: June 5-9

Technology, judgment, design, autonomy, solar power, seasonal drinks, ebay, newbies, and rules. Apple introduced its own voice-controlled personal assistant this week. How do you think it stacks up to the existing market? Replacing a cracked iPhone screen might be...

What We’re Reading: May 30-June 2

Technology, culture, architecture, food, spelling, travel, This report could add insight to how you should market yourself online. Need help visualizing your data? Google has you covered. With smart homes still coming into their own, you take the good...