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New & Updated in the Library – Jan 2015

The following Field Guides have recently been updated: Agency Disclosure Managing risk is a necessity for real estate practitioners. According to Barron’s Dictionary of Real Estate Terms, agency disclosure “is a written explanation, to be signed by a prospective...
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January 28, 2015

What We’re Reading: Jan. 10-16

Facebook’s enterprise social network, Smart homes at what cost, and time for an office clean-out Facebook unveiled its Facebook for Office app this week, allowing businesses to create their own social network among their employees. The product puts Facebook head-to-head...
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January 16, 2015

What We’re Reading: Jan 3-9

Housing First, LinkedIn tuneup, and the trouble with Amazon The New Yorker reports on Salt Lake City’s unique and highly successful Housing First program, saving taxpayers thousands of dollars while as the same time getting the chronically homeless off...
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January 9, 2015

January eBook feature collections

We have two featured collections this month: For our main feature, we’re focusing on Staging Secrets. Not only will the collection teach you how to best stage your listings, titles also will help you declutter, get organized and simplify...
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January 5, 2015

What We’re Reading – New Years 2015

A new browser from Microsoft, tweet etiquette, and don’t bother with your resolution on dieting Rumors have been circulating that Microsoft is going to release a new web browser at the launch of Windows 10, but it appears it...
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January 2, 2015

What We’re Reading: Christmas 2014

Surviving Christmas and making resolutions Christmas day is tomorrow. Time offers some guidance on how not to lose your mind with your family. Receive a Kindle or tablet for the holidays? Don’t take it to bed. The light that...
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December 24, 2014

What We’re Reading: Dec. 13-19

Sony’s Hack, Historic Homes, Trends in Container Housing, and a Wedding Proposal Disaster The news the last few weeks has been dominated by the Sony hack. Cyber security is becoming more and more of an issue as the world...
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December 19, 2014

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...
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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...
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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...
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December 5, 2014