What We’re Reading: June 21-27

Pede$trian-friendly, death of the taxi, and bye-bye Aereo. We already know living in a pedestrian-friendly city can make you healthier and happier. New research shows it’s good for your bank account, too. Developers in the hot, hot, hot Washington DC...
June 27, 2014

What We’re Reading: June 14-20

DDoS on realtor.com, Amazon’s new smartphone, and how to say you’re sorry You might have noticed realtor.com and its affiliated websites have been having some problems this week. The website was the victim of cyber attacks designed to overwhelm its...
June 20, 2014

New and Updated in the Library – June 2014

The following Field Guides are new or have been updated in the NAR Library: Warehouse Market With the economy making a turn for the better and the growing popularity of online retailing, demand for warehouse space is one the...
June 19, 2014

What We’re Reading: June 7-13

Consumer debt, Amazon music, and love conquers all Trivia question: what U.S. government agency costs the taxpayers nothing, provides significant returns to taxpayers ($1.6 billion in revenues sent to the U.S. Treasury), and has supported 1.2 million jobs in...
June 13, 2014

New Books – June 2014

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...
June 12, 2014

What We’re Reading: May 31-June 6

Fast food, Millennials & down-payments, and iOS8 details Want to be able to smell the roses? You might consider buying into a neighborhood where there are more sit-down restaurants than fast-food outlets, suggests a new article. The article looks...
June 6, 2014

Top Field Guides for May 2014

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...
June 4, 2014

What We’re Reading: May 24-30

The decline and fall of first time buyers, Google’s new driverless car, and converting internet leads. First time home buyers are having a tough time of it. Rapidly rising home prices, all cash sales, and tight credit all make...
May 30, 2014

What We’re Reading: May 17-23

Student debt impacting housing, keyboard shortcuts, and Facebook’s ASK = Annoy Soaring college tuition and the resulting student loan debt impacts the broader economy in many ways including a scarcity of first-time home buyers. While the economy has picked...
May 23, 2014

What’s New & Updated: May 2014

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library at Realtor.org: Effective Online Marketing An online presence is a vital component of a real estate professional’s marketing strategy. Because today’s consumers want accurate information quickly and conveniently, real...
May 20, 2014