Best Sellers Archive

Business Book Best Sellers

Every once in a while, we like to look at what made The New York Times’ best seller list for the business category. And what do you know? When I went to check the list for this month, I...
August 10, 2017

A List to Take to the Bookstore

It’s been awhile since we checked in with the New York Times Best Sellers in the business category. Although there are only two that specifically deal with real estate this month (number five overtly and number eight abstractly), I...
May 23, 2016

A Source for Summer Reading Lists

With Memorial Day weekend coming up, our minds turn to the unofficial kick-off of summer. While the market heats up in many locations across the country, real estate pros may be too busy to consider what reading material to...
May 19, 2015

The Top Business Book of 2014

The Financial Times has come out with its list of top financial books for the tenth year, and I’m embarrassed to say I haven’t read one of them! Granted, none are specifically about real estate. But being as concentrated...
December 18, 2014

Judging a Book by its Reviews

Say what you will about online shopping behemoth Amazon.com. In my humble opinion, the best thing about the whole site is the reviews. Sometimes they actually help me decide whether or not to purchase a product that I can’t...
August 20, 2013

Checking in With NYT

Every once in awhile I like to check in with the world of business books. One interesting way to stay in touch is by checking out what’s selling via The New York Times’ Best Seller lists. Here’s the list...
June 24, 2013

Top 10 Business & Investing Books (3/22/10)

Here are the best selling business and investing books from Amazon.com: The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by...
March 22, 2010

Top 10 Real Estate Books (2/17/10)

Here are the best selling real estate books from Amazon.com: 1. Shift: How Top Real Estate Agents Tackle Tough Times, by Gary Keller 2. The Real Book of Real Estate: Real Experts. Real Stories. Real Life. By Robert T....
February 17, 2010

Top 10 Real Estate Sales Books

Here are the current top selling books about sales in real estate from Amazon.com:   1. FLIP:  How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit, by Rick Villani, Clay Davis, and Gary Keller 2. Success as a Real...
February 4, 2010

Top 10 Real Estate Books (12/31/09)

Here are the current top selling real estate books from Amazon.com: 1. The Housing Boom and Bust, by Thomas Sowell 2. The Real Book of Real Estate: Real Experts. Real Stories. Real Life., by Robert T. Kiyosaki 3. The...
December 31, 2009

Author Chat: Erik Qualman Explains How Social Networking is Changing the World

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine By next year, Generation Y will outnumber Baby Bombers. And 96 percent of Gen Y has joined a social network. If Facebook were a country, it would be the fourth largest in...
October 16, 2009

Top 10 Real Estate Books (9/9/09)

Here are the top selling real estate books from Amazon.com: 1. The Housing Boom and Bust, By Thomas Sowell 2. The Great Depression Ahead: How to Prosper in the Crash Following the Greatest Boom in History, By Harry S....
September 9, 2009

Top 10 Real Estate Books (Feb. 9, 2009)

Here are the top selling books in real estate from Amazon.com: 1. The Great Depression Ahead: How to Prosper in the Crash Following the Greatest Boom in History, By Harry S. Dent 2. Home Buying For Dummies, 3rd edition,...
February 9, 2009

Top 10 Sales & Marketing Books (Jan. 12, 2009)

Here are the top selling books in sales and marketing from Amazon.com: 1. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, By Malcolm Gladwell 2. Jeffrey Gitomer’s Little Teal Book of Trust: How to Earn It,...
January 12, 2009

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