What We’re Reading: November 9-13

Texting, networking, professional development, movies, architecture, cold and flu, and Friday the 13th! Technology use is affecting our bodies in a number of ways — here‘s a suggestion to prevent neck pain and poor posture that comes from texting. ...
November 13, 2015

What We’re Reading: November 2-6

Annotated web, doppelgangers, grand homes, Twitter, Peanuts, Star Wars, global warming, emojis, travel, Ranch Dressing, Veteran’s Day, and good habits! Wonder what T-Swift means by “haters gonna hate hate hate?” Rap Genius has the annotations to help you out....
November 6, 2015

Going Green!

The next time you are in Chicago, go to the top of the Hancock Building or Sears Tower (we won’t call it Willis) and gaze over the rooftops. Things have changed over the last 10 years. Chicago ranks third...
November 4, 2015

Top Field Guides for October 2015

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...
November 2, 2015

What We’re Reading: October 26-30

Haunted houses, Halloween, passwords, Facebook update, Pop Tarts, location, prefabs, roofs, TP origami, alternative desks, World Series and trash-talking librarians! This time of year, we like our houses haunted, and our hotels haunted and horrific. Also, you can now find out...
October 30, 2015

What We’re Reading: October 19-23

Tribune Tower, Millenials, language, IoT, petrichor and its ilk, spiders, theatre, exploration, online shopping, Game of Scones, pods, standing desks, and Sesame Street. The Tribune Tower was recently listed for sale — take a closer look at this gorgeous...
October 23, 2015

Property Value Impact

Raise your hand if you watch Fixer Upper or Flip or Flop on HGTV! (I’ll bring my hand down, so I can type more efficiently.) It is amazing what can be accomplished with imagination, interior design skills, ingenuity, and...
October 20, 2015

What We’re Reading: October 12-16

Google, Cubs, green housing, emoji, Uber, microwave-safe, work counts, IoT, drugs, and rentals. How altruistically would you have behaved if you found yourself in the position of owning Google.com? If you live in Wrigleyville in Chicago, you just might...
October 16, 2015

What We’re Reading: October 5-8

Credit vs. Debit, Air France, dowsers, farming, e-commerce, famous agents, privacy, travel, #extremephonepinching, color, and space solutions! Credit cards vs. debit cards: Millennials are doing it wrong. Personal Money Network/flickr/2010 Sooooo, here’s one way to express worker discontent besides...
October 8, 2015

What We’re Reading: September 28-October 2

Supermoon, disaster prep, convertible desks, architecture, the future, project management, recycled homes, pods, housing trends, and maps! Did you miss the Supermoon Eclipse Blood Moon on Sunday night? You can see the whole thing here! anokarina/flickr/2015 Speaking of tide-influencing...
October 2, 2015