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What We’re Reading: Dec 6-12

Down-payment help not well-known, opportunity cost, and a Paleo Media Diet 70% of U.S. adults are unaware of down-payment assistance programs available for middle-income homebuyers in their community, according to findings from the second annual America at Home survey commissioned by NeighborWorks...
December 12, 2014

New and Updated in the Library – Dec 2014

The following field guides have recently been updated in the Library: Buying & Selling During the Holidays The holiday season is here. Your buyers and sellers are asking if this is a good time to buy or sell a...
December 5, 2014

What We’re Reading: Nov 29-Dec 5

Rollercoaster Open House, Starbucks, Marsala, and Amazon Now this is the kind of open house I can get behind. An agent in the Netherlands created a roller coaster through one of his listings as a way to get the...
December 5, 2014

December’s eBook Featured Collections

We have two featured collections this month: As is so often the case, a successful business is all in the planning. This month, NAR’s FREE eBook Collection is featuring titles on Business Planning. Learn what to include, where to...
December 4, 2014

What We’re Reading – Thanksgiving 2014

Rapping REALTORS®, holiday travel, and frog eye salad As listing videos become more common, real estate professionals continue to look for unique ways to set their own videos apart – and one of those ways is by rapping. Lots...
November 26, 2014

What We’re Reading: Nov. 15-21

Facebook throttles organic reach, the truth of the midlife crisis, and frozen turkeys Facebook announced last week that it was throttling down on overly promotional posts that aren’t ads, so-called ‘organic’ content. Post that look like you’re trying to...
November 21, 2014

What We’re Reading: Nov. 8-14

Top housing markets, net neutrality, the well-written email, and Sesame Street turns 45 Coldwell Baker Real Estate released its annual home listing report that compares the cost of a 4-bed, 2-bath home in various housing markets. At the top...
November 14, 2014

What We’re Reading: Nov 1-7

Mother-in-law suites, free Microsoft Office, and slow internet speeds The Wall Street Journal reports that mother-in-law suites remain popular. A licensed attorney is a key ingredient to estate planning. However, even a licensed professional may not consider your digital...
November 7, 2014

Business Letters Guides from our eBook Collection

We’ve recently beefed up our eBook collection on business letters. If you’re looking for some ideas to help you craft the perfect prospecting letter, expired listings notice, or other client communications, be sure to check out some of these...
November 6, 2014

What We’re Reading: Oct. 25-31

The Halloween pop-up industry continues to grow, real estate personalities, and Starbucks’ revised dress code Pop-up stores have been a trend for several years, but hardly any segment is more successful than the Halloween pop-up. The Halloween retail industry...
October 31, 2014