eBooks Archive

What We’re Reading: July 6 – July 12

eBook pricing, real estate infographics, and a remarkable life rediscovered on Wikipedia Apple lost its ebook price fixing case brought by the Department of Justice. The real winner? Maybe it’s Amazon… The most interesting man in the world? This...
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July 12, 2013

What We’re Reading: Dec. 8 – Dec. 14

Downsizing dilemmas, Google Maps, and the start of Best of 2012 As Baby Boomers age more and more people are thinking about downsizing. Trading the McMansion for something more economical and practical. While most people think that downsizing is going...
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December 14, 2012

What We’re Reading: Oct. 13 – Oct. 19

Celebrity pocket sales, what happens to stolen Picassos, and Newsweek goes digital only With the forthcoming presidential election, many are wondering what’s on the horizon for real estate. The Sun Sentinel highlights the issues at hand and the surprising...
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October 19, 2012

What We’re Reading: Aug. 25 – Aug. 31

Downpayment saving, new Kindle next week? and enormous new TVs How long will it take to save for your home? The Atlantic analyzed data to calculate times for major metro areas. They based their numbers on saving a standard...
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August 31, 2012

New eBooks – August 2012

NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at no cost, through the Virtual Library eBooks Collection. Members can also borrow up to three books for 30 days from the Library...
July 31, 2012

What We’re Reading: July 21 – July 27

Winning friends in a digital age, green olympics, and learning to focus Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends and Influence People” has been a popular title since it debuted in 1936. Millions of copies have been sold all around...
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July 27, 2012

New eBooks – June 2012

NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at no cost, through the Virtual Library eBooks Collection. Members can also borrow up to three books for 30 days from the Library...
June 19, 2012

What We’re Reading: April 7 – April 13

Homesteading on Mars, IL agents scramble for class hours, and former careers of REALTORS Interested in colonizing the moon or other planets? One big hurdle to overcome (and there are lots of course): no private property. Several international treaties...
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April 13, 2012

What We’re Reading: March 31 – April 6

Flipping returns, eMagazines, and timeshares for $1 Waypoint Real Estate Group is buying five to seven houses a day, 1200 since 2008, and is fixing them up and reselling them to investors at a big discount.  The company plans...
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April 6, 2012

What We’re Reading: Dec. 31 – Jan. 6

Tax day moved back (a bit), 3D cameras, and resolutions A report from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke called the weakness in the housing market a “significant barrier” to U.S. economic health and said Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac might have to...
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January 6, 2012