Monthly Archive:: October 2012

What We’re Reading: Oct. 20 – Oct. 26

Zillow mines public data for pre-sale foreclosures, new Apple goodies, the worst passwords, and best blogs Using publicly available data, Zillow plans to list properties in foreclosure before they are even listed for sale. Remember your tiny dorm room...
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October 26, 2012

What We’re Reading: Oct. 13 – Oct. 19

Celebrity pocket sales, what happens to stolen Picassos, and Newsweek goes digital only With the forthcoming presidential election, many are wondering what’s on the horizon for real estate. The Sun Sentinel highlights the issues at hand and the surprising...
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October 19, 2012

NAR’s Latest MVP+ Program – eBooks from the library

Download FREE eBooks through the NAR Library, earn free rewards through our MVP+ Program. Now through Oct. 31st, download a eBook from the NAR Library eBook Collection and receive FREE the REALTOR® Foundations Product Bundle, a $13.90 value! This bundle...
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October 16, 2012

What’s New in the Library – mid October 2012

The following field guides have recently been updated on realtor.org: Board Histories & Anniversaries Just as the National Association of REALTORS® celebrated its centennial in 2008, many state and local associations are preparing for significant birthdays and events. The...
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October 12, 2012

What We’re Reading: Oct. 6 – Oct. 12

Raising price to attract offers, iPad mini, and how many calories in that Coke? When a house doesn’t sell, lower the price, right?  Some owners are raising the price and selling. ” The strategy sometimes works. Julia Hoagland, a...
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October 12, 2012

Research on Modular Housing

Recently a member contacted the NAR library for research on modular homes, including their resale value and impact on adjacent property values. We provided articles, reports, statistics, and additional resources that may be helpful in building the case that...
October 10, 2012

What We’re Reading: Sept. 29 – Oct. 5

Housing is not a debate, short sales on the rise, and Halloween ideas Wednesday night saw the first of three Presidential debates and housing garnered hardly a mention. Jed Kolko at Trulia says housing is not a winning issue for...
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October 5, 2012

Sales Meeting Resources

A member recently contacted NAR’s Information Central to inquire after sales meeting resources. Below you will find a selection of resources on this topic. A few articles from REALTOR Magazine : One Fantastic Year of Sales Meetings, Realtor Magazine,...
October 4, 2012

Top Field Guides for September 2012

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 2, 2012