What We’re Reading: June 22-26

Rooftop home, the Watcher, apartments vs. condos, owning a small village, #Dadcatch, news from Chicago’s Navy Pier, home inspections, millennials in the office, Gmail lab, and Hershey’s Chocolate!  This week in “Why Can’t I Live There?” And this week...
June 26, 2015

NAR 2015 Commercial Member Profile

National Association of REALTORS® released its 2015 Commercial Member Profile last week. This infographic uses data from the 2015 Commercial Member Profile. The Commercial Member Profile describes the business activities, demographics and information needs of NAR members who are...
June 23, 2015

What We’re Reading: June 15-19

On this day in history: Civil Rights Bill Passed, Father’s Day fun, Stanley Cup excitement, incredible home improvements, cat videos, password hacking, Facebook crowdsourcing, and living in the future! On June 19, 1964 the US Senate passed the Civil...
June 19, 2015

What We’re Reading: June 8-12

What’s your dream home style?, What ugly building can you just not help loving?, New York housing game, How to avoid insects this Summer, Rise of the yuccie? Discover your dream home style, through this interactive Wall Street Journal...

What We’re Reading: June 1-5

Interesting reference questions from the New York Public Library, Talking Barbie coming this Fall, Legal marijuana is having an impact on the Denver housing market, Worlds tallest wooden structure Librarians love questions and finding answers.  The New York Public...

Top Field Guides for May 2015

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...
June 1, 2015

What We’re Reading: May 25-29

Facebook Messenger is Following You, Priciest home in America, How many Apple watches does your pet own?, IKEA is building a smart home system Facebook Messenger is the single most popular app in the entire iTunes store. Millions of...

What We’re Reading: May 18-22

May is National Home Remodeling Month, High School for Sale, House of 200 Million Clicks May is National Home Remodeling Month, but too often, home owners equate a kitchen renovation—still among the most popular projects—with a big expense, lengthy...

New and Updated in the Library – May

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library: Franchises vs. Independent Firms According to the 2014 National Association of REALTORS® Member Profile 57% of all REALTORS® are affiliated with an independent, non-franchised company. In fact most...
May 21, 2015

What We’re Reading: May 11-15

Real estate is finally using Big Data, How long is your attention span?, Is something holding you back from success? Real estate is finally using Big Data, according to the Wall Street Journal.  Targeting empty-nesters, locating possible home sellers...