What We’re Reading: May 16-20

Naturalism, commencement, exercise, salad, chemistry, AI, books, sharks, alternative housing, and ingenuity! This building was inspired by sea life. Quickmeme.com It is that time of year again, and as we congratulate REALTOR® University’s latest graduating class, we also look...
May 20, 2016

What We’re Reading: May 9-13

Tricks, division, design, mines, conglomerates, WiFi, urbanization, land, and ADHD. Patience is a virtue — too bad we don’t always possess it! Here are ways to skip the lines at normally busy places. Location, location, location. The ability to...

New and Updated in the Library – May 2016

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Smart Homes Smart home devices, which allow the remote monitor and control of home features, are a booming industry with major players and mass adopters. Automation technologies have...

Trademark in the Archives, Part II: Promoting 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 second post in this series looks at NAR’s early efforts to promote the new...
May 6, 2016

What We’re Reading: May 2-6

Drones, Cuba, cold war, paint, phones, repurposing space, 5/4, security, gadgets, Millennials, Modern Family, shelter, Mother’s Day, mansions, and questionable products. We think of drones in terms of marketing listings, but this project sees them as magic. Rekindling relations...
May 6, 2016

Top Field Guides for April 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: April 25-29

Addiction, Apple, art, America, affordable housing, nature, polls, KISS, tourists, tiny houses, library books, dogs, routines, and texting. Internet Gaming Disorder is no joke, and some people who suffer from it are being treated. One Chinese facility has a...

What We’re Reading: April 18-22

Music, unique homes, drones, energy, hackers, MickeyD’s, cicadas, streaming video, earthquakes, lifespan, outdoor spaces, sleep, and power plants. 2016 has not been kind to music icons. We lost Prince yesterday, but his impact on the music industry goes farther...
April 22, 2016

New and Updated in the Library – April 2016

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: 1031 Exchanges Section 1031 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code allows investors to defer capital gains taxes on the exchange of like-kind properties. 1031, or tax-deferred, exchanges hold...

What We’re Reading: April 11-15

Sleep, language, travel, Millennials, weather alerts, censorship, lawncare, blisters, GoT, small eviction, Star Wars, taxes, and more! Sleep is our favorite! We’d clean up at Aetna! Did we have a schnapsidee or a luftschloss? We’re going to end this...