Articles Archive

Posting to your FB Business Page from RCR/Houselogic.com

One of our most frequent calls from members on using the REALTOR® Content Resource (RCR®) is how to share articles on a Facebook Page rather than your personal profile. If you simply follow the steps as outlined, you aren’t given...
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November 7, 2013

What We’re Reading: April 13 – April 19

Running, Millennials and Stress Management In light of the tragedies this week, we turn to the running community for inspiration and hope. Runner and writer Jeff Edmonds shares a poignant and eloquent post on the triumph of the human...
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April 19, 2013

Do artificial lawns impact home values?

We were recently asked whether artificial lawns impact residential home values, and, based on our research, there have been no studies published in trade or academic journals that offer a definitive ‘yes’ or ‘no’. From a review of articles...
April 12, 2013

A Compendium of Resources for First-Time Home Buyers

We recently compiled a list of resources for first-time home buyers, and came up with a nice list of information from the National Association of REALTORS®, REALTOR® Magazine online, Realtor.com, and HUD. Field Guides from NAR Field Guide to...
March 28, 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

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

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

Research on Modular Housing

Recently a member contacted the NAR library for research on modular homes, including their resale value and impact on adjacent property values. We provided articles, reports, statistics, and additional resources that may be helpful in building the case that...
October 10, 2012

Sales Meeting Resources

A member recently contacted NAR’s Information Central to inquire after sales meeting resources. Below you will find a selection of resources on this topic. A few articles from REALTOR Magazine : One Fantastic Year of Sales Meetings, Realtor Magazine,...
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October 4, 2012

The Impact of Commercial Development

Recently a REALTOR® contacted the NAR Library to inquire after studies and reports that demonstrate the positive impact of commercial real estate development and urban planning on communities. Here is what we found: The Building Owners and Managers Association International...
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September 26, 2012