Monthly Archive:: December 2011

Two New Year’s resolutions for every REALTOR®

Everyone seems to have an opinion about New Year’s resolutions.  They’re an opportunity for thoughtful reflection and personal reform for some, or a review to undertake daily instead of annually, and still others see them as an exercise in...
December 30, 2011

What We’re Reading: Dec. 24 – Dec. 30

Short sales on the rise, urbanization as the answer, and Samoa skips a day The robo-signing scandal that slowed the foreclosure process to a crawl appears to have increased lender interest in short sales. More than 50 percent of...
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December 30, 2011

What We’re Reading: Dec. 17 – Dec. 23

Merry Christmas, don’t catch a cold, get ripped off or spend too much time on your Kindle By now you’ve probably heard the buzz about Facebook’s new timeline feature. The general consensus is positive (but I’m not thrilled). PC...
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December 23, 2011

What We’re Reading: Dec. 10 – Dec. 16

Housing’s impact on higher education, gift failure, and ugly sweaters Pew’s Economic Mobility Project has a new study out this morning: “Housing Wealth and Higher Education: Building a Foundation for Economic Mobility.” The study uses a model to assess how changes in...
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December 16, 2011

What We’re Reading: Dec. 3 – Dec. 9

Holiday obligations, insurance, penny horders, and how to wrap a cat Just because everyone is buying the boss a gift, pulling names off the giving tree, and organizing an office potluck for the holidays doesn’t mean you have to...
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December 9, 2011

eBook Review: “Do What You Are”

Do What You Are by Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger Developed during World War II, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a questionnaire that was designed to help women find careers most suited to them during wartime. According...
December 8, 2011

Top Field Guides for November 2011

The list of the most-accessed Field Guides during the month of November was recently released: Field Guide to License Reciprocity / License Recognition Field Guide to Working with FSBOs Field Guide to Transfer of Development Rights (TDRs) Field Guide...
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December 5, 2011

What We’re Reading: Nov. 24 – Dec. 2

A “green” ride for a REALTOR, don’t stress on the wrapping, and peanut butter is the perfect gift for some Many Realtors spend more time in their cars than they do in their offices. But if you’re trying to...
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December 2, 2011