Monthly Archive:: January 2013

Updated in the Library – late January 2013

Several field guides on realtor.org have recently been updated: 1031 Exchanges Section 1031 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code allows investors to defer capital gains taxes on the exchange of like-kind properties. 1031, or tax-deferred, exchanges hold great advantages...
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January 30, 2013

CE Exemptions for Age/Experience

A member recently asked us to research how many states offer exemptions from continuing education requirements for license renewal based on age or number of years in the business. A great resource for this research is our excellent State...
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January 28, 2013

What We’re Reading: Jan. 12 – Jan. 18

The rise of ultraHD TVs, password keys, and Millennial debt Having finally caught up to the 21st century with a plasma tv (or is that still 1990s?), I now see that the latest and greatest is Ultra HD (sometimes...
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January 18, 2013

Updated in the Library at Realtor.org – January 2013

The following Field Guides have recently been updated on realtor.org: Choosing & Using a Smartphone Do you need a smartphone to get organized? What features do you need? How do real estate professionals use smartphones? Find out the answers...
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January 15, 2013

What We’re Reading this Week: Jan. 5 – Jan. 11

Post-Millennial trends, CES, and the home in Les Miz. Millennials are the young buyers of today, and REALTORS are stretching their social media skills in order to reach them. But what about the next round? While not scientific, Josh...
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January 11, 2013

Average New Home Owner Expenditures

The question regarding new home owner expenditures crops up somewhat frequently here in the NAR Library. The NAR,  NAHB, and BLS include some useful statistics to answer questions in this arena. For those not familiar with the acronyms: NAR...
January 7, 2013

Top Field Guides for December 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...
January 2, 2013