Monthly Archive:: November 2012

What We’re Reading: Nov. 24 – Nov. 30

More investor visas, MID in jeopardy, ch-ch-Chia! “Buy a home, get a Visa” programs have been in existence in a few European countries for awhile. Evidence to the effectiveness of the programs in helping housing markets however is scant....
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November 30, 2012

Employment/Investor Visas

A member recently asked us if we had ever heard of a program where foreign nationals can fast-track his or her way to a permanent resident visa in exchange for investing and generating a certain number of new jobs...
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November 28, 2012

What We’re Reading – Nov. 17 – Nov. 23

Condo shopping at the book signing and jumping into the world’s biggest pile of leaves The latest open house twist: book signings and readings at high-end Manhattan condos. Organized by event companies and private groups, firms are finding they...
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November 21, 2012

What We’re Reading: Nov. 10 – Nov. 16

Fiscal cliff, Facebook fakes, and Thanksgiving travel tips Now that the election is over, the nation can prepare for the next crisis: the Fiscal Cliff. But what is it and why should we be concerned? Forbes gives a nice...
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November 17, 2012

What We’re Reading: Nov. 3 – Nov. 9

The election and housing, social media analysis, and showing disasters The election’s over, and whether your happy or sad, the world keeps spinning. Trulia’s top researcher tries to answer the question of what President Obama’s re-election means to housing....
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November 9, 2012

Top Field Guides for October 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...
November 2, 2012

What We’re Reading: Oct. 27 – Nov. 2

New life in a real estate career, a real estate finance reference tool, and Halloween treats Donate to REALTOR Relief Foundation to support victims of Sandy. A still sluggish economy, lack of opportunities in law and finance, and glow...
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November 2, 2012

New & Updated in the Library – November 2012

Recently updated Field Guides: Association Shared Services Meaningful partnerships are the foundation for success. Whether the motivation to “share services” or partner with another association is economic, or to offer new, increased and improved services for members, there is...
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November 1, 2012