What We’re Reading: Oct. 25-31

The Halloween pop-up industry continues to grow, real estate personalities, and Starbucks’ revised dress code Pop-up stores have been a trend for several years, but hardly any segment is more successful than the Halloween pop-up. The Halloween retail industry...
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October 31, 2014

What We’re Reading: Oct 18-24

Why we move, computer hackers, and a spooky chair A new study published in the journal Urban Studies takes a close look at the connection between these two types of moves – moving for jobs versus moving for housing. Richard Florida...
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October 24, 2014

What We’re Reading: Oct. 11-17

Homeownership rates by job, trouble with Airbnb, and why Chicago smells like brownies Who’s more likely to own a home — those in jobs that pay more, right? A new study by Ancestry.com Inc. suggests the answer is more...
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October 17, 2014

New eBooks – October 2014

NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at no cost, through the Virtual Library eBooks Collection. Members can also borrow up to three books for 30 days from the Library...
October 14, 2014

New and Updated in the Library – Oct 2014

The following field guides have recently been updated in the Library: Association Mergers & Partnerships Mergers and partnerships can be advantageous to a Board or Association for a variety of reasons, including: overlapping markets, similar services, geographic considerations, cost-savings,...
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October 14, 2014

What We’re Reading: Oct. 4-10

Saving for college, beavers to the rescue, and college football’s reach Affording college these days is near impossible. Or is it? New York Times writer Andrea Levere covers College Savings Account programs. The results provide a dose of some...
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October 10, 2014

What We’re Reading: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

REALTOR® Safety, Windows 10, and net neutrality Tragedy this week with the murder of Arkansas REALTOR® Beverly Carter while showing a property. Another unfortunate reminder that REALTORS® work in an industry that is less safe than you think. There...
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October 3, 2014

October eBooks Feature: Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing, the October 2014 Featured Collection at the NAR Library eBook Collection, launches today. Always a hot topic, Social Media Marketing will help members understand this rapidly changing online channel. Learn about blog design, Pinterest, Branding, and...
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October 1, 2014

Top Field Guides for September 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...
October 1, 2014

New Books – October 2014

NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to three books for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10. Members and staff can also borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at...
October 1, 2014