Monthly Archive:: February 2013

New and Updated in the Library – February 2013

Several Field Guides have been updated in the past month: American Home Week American Home Week turns 58 in 2013 and will be celebrated locally April 7-13, 2013. This page includes historical information about American Home Week and more....
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February 27, 2013

What We’re Reading: Feb. 16 – Feb. 22

Buying to rent, asteroids, Google Glasses, and why the Harlem Shake matters Global investors have been active in the US for several years, but recently they’ve moved into a new arena: buying to rent. The Wall Street Journal explores...
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February 22, 2013

What We’re Reading: Feb. 9 – Feb. 15

The origin of yellow ribbons and the truth about hand sanitizers It started with the Iran hostages back in 1980 and now everyone has a ribbon for something. But where did those ribbons first come from? What sparked the...
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February 19, 2013

New eBooks – February 2013

NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at no cost, through the Virtual Library eBooks Collection. Members can also borrow up to three books for 30 days from the Library...
February 8, 2013

New Books – February 2013

NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to three books for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10. Members and staff can also borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at...
February 8, 2013

What We’re Reading: Feb. 2 – Feb. 8

The end of EveryBlock, Monopoly’s new token, and Florida foreclosures If you were an EveryBlock fan, you know that the hyper-local news site is no more. It abruptly shut down this week as owner NBC decided it just wasn’t...
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February 8, 2013

Uncovering the origins of “Under All Is the Land…”

One hundred years have passed since a key document in the REALTOR® organization’s history first made its debut.  Written in 1913, the Code of Ethics was seen as a declaration of the real estate industry’s principles and beliefs, a...
February 5, 2013

Top Field Guides for January 2013

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...
February 5, 2013

What We’re Reading: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1

Blackberry, small living, and disclosure dilemmas David Pogue, the tech guy from the New York Times, gives BlackBerry’s ‘hail Mary’ phone, the Z10, a pretty glowing review while Walt Mossberg from the Wall Street Journal was a little more critical...
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February 1, 2013