What We’re Reading Archive

What We’re Reading: May 18-22

May is National Home Remodeling Month, High School for Sale, House of 200 Million Clicks May is National Home Remodeling Month, but too often, home owners equate a kitchen renovation—still among the most popular projects—with a big expense, lengthy...

What We’re Reading: May 11-15

Real estate is finally using Big Data, How long is your attention span?, Is something holding you back from success? Real estate is finally using Big Data, according to the Wall Street Journal.  Targeting empty-nesters, locating possible home sellers...

What We’re Reading: May 4-8

How to be happy, Housing trends around the world, Can junk mail earn you some money? We’re usually wrong about what will make us happy—or unhappy, for that matter. Thirteen happiness experts, including psychologists, researchers, monks, and the inimitable Malcolm...

What We’re Reading: April 27-May 1

North America’s tallest single-family home, Apple Watch tatoo issues, Personalities in the workplace, and YouTube Anniversary of the first Video Ever want to say you live in North America’s tallest single-family home? Well, now is your chance! Sales of...

What We’re Reading: April 20-24

Worst habits for your mental health, History of the Open House, and Spring weather oddities The small choices you make every day can affect your mood more than you may realize. Your social media habits, exercise routine, and even...

What We’re Reading: April 13-17

Best and Worst Jobs, Tech Neck, and some natural phenomena photos The best and worst jobs list was released this week. Basically, the list of best jobs is great news for people who are good at math. Looking for...

What We’re Reading: April 6-10

Apple Watch, Mad Men, interior design, and coloring books The Apple Watch is now available to order, and even try on, in the Apple Stores as well as some pop-up shops in Tokyo, London, Berlin and Paris. If you’re...

What We’re Reading: March 30-April 3

Home service marketplace, Grandma’s a viral star & driverless cars On Monday, March 30th, Amazon announced the official launch of Amazon Home Services, a marketplace and recommendation tool to help people find, schedule, and pay for services like home...

What We’re Reading: March 21-27

Sunbelt and suburbs ascendant New census data is out. The cities with the highest levels of net domestic migration since 2010 are Houston, Dallas, Austin, Phoenix, Denver, and San Antonio. In just the last year, Florida has been popular....
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March 27, 2015

What We’re Reading: March 14-20

The death of IE, timely satellite maps, and commuting times Microsoft officially admitted that it’s phasing out its Internet Explorer web browser. The company will instead promote an as-yet unnamed browser, code-named Project Spartan. Once the browser of choice,...
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March 20, 2015