Monthly Archive:: October 2008

Leadership and the Sexes: 5 Ways Men and Women Communicate Differently

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey QUICK SKIM Do you have a female client who’s exceptionally chatty? Or a male client who zones out sometimes? It might be their gender that’s to blame. Men and women have different communication styles that...

Excerpt: Learn About Energy Audits

The following is excerpted from Sustainable Housing and Building Green (Dearborn, 2008) by Marie S. Spodek and Ken Deshaies. Audits in the Real Estate Transaction Energy audits are an excellent source of additional information to help sellers, builders, and...
October 13, 2008

The Option of Urbanism: How Cities Can Become More Walkable

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey QUICK SKIM It’s time for cities to get walking, not sprawling, writes Christopher B. Leinberger in his new book The Option of Urbanism: Investing in a New American Dream (Island Press, 2008). Not only are...
October 6, 2008

Top 10 Real Estate Books (10/01/08)

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey Here are the latest top selling books in real estate from Amazon.com: 1. The Subprime Solution: How Today’s Global Financial Crisis Happened, and What to Do about It, By Robert J. Shiller 2. Chain of...
October 1, 2008