What We’re Reading: Aug. 2-8

Zillow + Trulia reactions, Russian hackers, and Mind the Gap! Zillow and Trulia merger: What will it mean for  the business? or even your business? Check out the thoughts of some real estate bloggers. You’ve probably heard about the...
August 8, 2014

August eBook Collection: Staging Secrets

This month, NAR’s Library eBook special collection focuses on home staging, organizing, and decluttering. We’ve gathered our existing staging titles together in one place and supplemented them with some new ones too. Click on the link to ‘Staging Secrets’...
August 5, 2014

Top Field Guides for July 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...
August 1, 2014

What We’re Reading: July 26-Aug. 1

Mortgages from the USPS, broadband as freeways, and listing photos gone awry   Imagine walking into your local post office, dropping off some mail, picking up some stamps and walking out with a mortgage. OK, so that’s a stretch,...
August 1, 2014

New and Updated in the Library – July 2014

The following are NEW additions to our Field Guide Collection on REALTOR.org: Air Parks Air park real-estate values took a hit during the housing crisis, but demand has begun to pick up again. This niche real estate market is...
July 30, 2014

In the first days of WWI, an NAR president’s European tour goes awry

Summer is a time to slow down, take a break, enjoy the weather, and relax with friends and family.  For many of us, that includes a vacation away from home, and a century ago, Minneapolis REALTOR® Samuel S. Thorpe...
July 28, 2014

What We’re Reading: July 19-25

Court rules on material defect, Tillow or Zulia, and WebP Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ruled that murder suicides do not constitute a ‘material defect‘ that needs to be disclosed in real estate transactions. The ruling stems from a widely reported...
July 25, 2014

New Books – July 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...
July 18, 2014

What We’re Reading: July 12-18

Chinese buyers, beachfront libraries, and over-the-top pet suites A modern-day Chinese emigration wave is already underway, but a tsunami may soon hit America’s shores. This month, a leading U.S. real estate portal began publishing its entire U.S. real estate property...
July 18, 2014

Mortgage debt cancellation relief still in limbo

This week a member asked us on Facebook for the latest info on a possible extension of the Mortgage Debt Cancellation Relief tax break. So I contacted NAR’s tax policy analyst for an update on the issue. As a bit...
July 16, 2014