What We’re Reading: Nov. 15-21

Facebook throttles organic reach, the truth of the midlife crisis, and frozen turkeys Facebook announced last week that it was throttling down on overly promotional posts that aren’t ads, so-called ‘organic’ content. Post that look like you’re trying to...
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November 21, 2014

What We’re Reading: Nov. 8-14

Top housing markets, net neutrality, the well-written email, and Sesame Street turns 45 Coldwell Baker Real Estate released its annual home listing report that compares the cost of a 4-bed, 2-bath home in various housing markets. At the top...
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November 14, 2014

What We’re Reading: Nov 1-7

Mother-in-law suites, free Microsoft Office, and slow internet speeds The Wall Street Journal reports that mother-in-law suites remain popular. A licensed attorney is a key ingredient to estate planning. However, even a licensed professional may not consider your digital...
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November 7, 2014

Business Letters Guides from our eBook Collection

We’ve recently beefed up our eBook collection on business letters. If you’re looking for some ideas to help you craft the perfect prospecting letter, expired listings notice, or other client communications, be sure to check out some of these...
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November 6, 2014

The Great Realty Meet of 1914

The 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo takes place later this week in the great city of New Orleans.  As REALTORS® across the country pack their bags and prepare to attend the four-day event, we took a look in the...
November 4, 2014

Top Field Guides for October 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...
November 3, 2014

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