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New construction and first-time homeowners pair up big time

New homes. First time buyers. Has kind of a ring to it, doesn’t it? Both the newly-built structure and the newly-minted occupant are excited to be together, especially in these days of multiple offers and rising prices for resale homes all over the U.S. According to the February survey for the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), the study revealed that first-time home buyers now account for a whopping 43 percent of the new home market.

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WFH Myths Get Busted During the Pandemic

Some employers have been hesitant give up control of their charges but seeing a need for work/life balance, finally began to give in, offering “work from home Friday.” Nothing, however, prepared them for 100% remote work caused by the pandemic. What about productivity? Tech support? Connectivity? Teamwork and meetings?

Selling your home for the holidays

The holiday season is not a time many homeowners looking to sell would want to list their homes — first because traditional wisdom says springtime is best, and secondly because it’s a pain to show a home when it’s family and party time.

But December 2020 is different, with social time being curbed or nonexistent, homes being sold through Zoom calls and virtual tours, and fewer buyers taking walk-through tours because of the pandemic. So this might be the IDEAL time to sell while keeping your sanity over the holidays!