What We’re Reading: Aug. 23-29

Asking price psychology, iPhone 6 on its way, and Facebook fights clickbait In residential real estate, the asking price is often as much about psychology as it is reality. Most home buyers don’t realize that setting an asking price...
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August 29, 2014

What we’re reading: Aug. 16-22

Big Data and home buying, ALS Ice Bucket everywhere, and unpoppable bubble wrap It used to be that home buyers only need worry about credit cards and loan debts when applying for a mortgage. But, with Big Data’s analytic...
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August 22, 2014

What We’re Reading – Aug. 9-15

Where we came from, real estate in Japan, and a Bloody Mary to end them all The New York Times Upshot section has a fun set of graphs this week that looks at state migration patterns from 1900 to...
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August 15, 2014

New and Updated in the Library – Aug 2014

The following field guides have recently been updated in the Library: Appraisal of Real Estate Offices & Selling Your Book of Business Whether you own a real estate firm or are thinking of buying or selling one, it’s important...
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August 14, 2014

What We’re Reading: Aug. 2-8

Zillow + Trulia reactions, Russian hackers, and Mind the Gap! Zillow and Trulia merger: What will it mean for  the business? or even your business? Check out the thoughts of some real estate bloggers. You’ve probably heard about the...
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August 8, 2014

August eBook Collection: Staging Secrets

This month, NAR’s Library eBook special collection focuses on home staging, organizing, and decluttering. We’ve gathered our existing staging titles together in one place and supplemented them with some new ones too. Click on the link to ‘Staging Secrets’...
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August 5, 2014

Top Field Guides for July 2014

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...
August 1, 2014

What We’re Reading: July 26-Aug. 1

Mortgages from the USPS, broadband as freeways, and listing photos gone awry   Imagine walking into your local post office, dropping off some mail, picking up some stamps and walking out with a mortgage. OK, so that’s a stretch,...
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August 1, 2014

New and Updated in the Library – July 2014

The following are NEW additions to our Field Guide Collection on REALTOR.org: Air Parks Air park real-estate values took a hit during the housing crisis, but demand has begun to pick up again. This niche real estate market is...
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July 30, 2014

In the first days of WWI, an NAR president’s European tour goes awry

Summer is a time to slow down, take a break, enjoy the weather, and relax with friends and family.  For many of us, that includes a vacation away from home, and a century ago, Minneapolis REALTOR® Samuel S. Thorpe...
July 28, 2014