What We’re Reading: July 18-22

Diet, virtual commute, marketing incentive, gaming, amenities, repurposed spaces, history, digital migration, climate change, and a lost colony. Healthier eating is on our minds during the summer. Here are some small things we can do to eat smarter.  Olearys/flickr/2012...
July 22, 2016

What We’re Reading: July 11-15

Pokemon, co-working, outdoors, amenities, Netflix, street view, lawns, Brexit, allergies, phones, and emoji. Pokemon has taken over the internet. Some people have gotta catch ‘em all, and since augmented reality is a reality, it’s up to the rest of...
July 15, 2016

What We’re Reading: July 4-8

Robots, unique homes, libraries, bicycles, resumes, breakfast, bears, leap second, and selfies. We wonder if these robots will be in place in time for the 2016 International REALTOR® Conference in Incheon later this summer. Got milk?  photographerpandora/flickr/2008 This flies...

New and Updated in the Library – July 2016

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Women Homebuyers According to the 2015 Profile of Homebuyers and Sellers, married couples have the higher household but first time home buyers are more than likely to be...
July 8, 2016

Trademark in the Archives, Part III: Proper Use of REALTOR®

In honor of the REALTOR® Trademark Centennial, we’ve looked back through the NAR Archives to share documents that tell the history of the term. The third post in this series examines NAR’s vigilance in maintaining the correct usage of...
July 7, 2016

Top Field Guides for June 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...

What We’re Reading: June 27-July 1

Savings, soccer, upgrades, fireworks, pigment, goats, famous houses, Seattle, lunch breaks, slides, and AOL. You’re probably not thinking about buying next year’s winter coat right now, but maybe you should. Euro 2016 results have gone off-script, and when Iceland...

What We’re Reading: June 20-24

Distracted or Tired at work?, drone legislation, IKEA museum, Instagram and public libraries. Distracted at work? The open-plan office setup might be part of the problem. Tired at work? Chances are, you’re probably taking a break on Facebook.  ...
June 24, 2016

What We’re Reading: June 13-17

Orlando, Apple, stress, risk, memory, energy, net neutrality, Twitter, Tiny Houses, trifecta, and technology. Cities show their solidarity with Orlando and the victims of the shooting at Pulse nightclub by lighting up their buildings. What does the newest Apple...
June 17, 2016

Marijuana Warehouses

While speaking with a colleague who compiles NAR Library’s weekly Commercial Reports, our conversation turned to trends she was noticing in commercial real estate news. Overwhelmingly, the topic of marijuana or cannabis properties keeps popping up. Pennsylvania recently became...
June 15, 2016