coronavirus

Feeling Disconnected While Working Remotely? Try These Tricks

Feeling Disconnected While Working Remotely? Try These Tricks

By Aly Yale / September 16, 2020
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Remote work has become the norm for many Americans these pandemic-fueled days, and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight. And while the arrangement certainly has its perks (hello, no morning commute!), it also has some workers feeling…

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The NAR Conference Is Going Virtual. Here’s How to Get the Most out of Attending a Virtual Seminar

The 2020 NAR Conference Is Going Virtual. Here’s How to Get the Most Out of Attending a Virtual Seminar

By Tara Mastroeni / September 15, 2020
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Events everywhere have been shifting to virtual platforms amid the coronavirus crisis — and the real estate industry is no different. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently announced that this year’s annual conference & expo will be held in…

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How to Plan an Outdoor Movie Night During COVID-19

How to Plan an Outdoor Movie Night During COVID-19

By Tara Mastroeni / August 26, 2020
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Movie theaters might be closed for the foreseeable future in light of the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean you can’t recreate the theater-going experience from the comfort of your own home. Read on below to learn how to plan an…

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How to Get Your Kids Ready for Back to School During COVID-19

How to Get Your Kids Ready for Back to School During COVID-19

By Aly Yale / August 20, 2020
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The summer is coming to a close, and the school year is quickly approaching. Though some of that schooling might occur at home or via a computer screen, prepping your kids early is still critical — at least if you…

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Further Your Career During COVID: Virtual Networking & Learning Resources for Real Estate Agents

Further Your Career During COVID: Virtual Networking and Learning Resources for Real Estate Agents

By Aly Yale / July 7, 2020
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Networking and continuing education are a big part of an agent’s job. Unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic has made both of those significantly more difficult. Conferences are being canceled, in-person meetings and events are getting switched to Zoom, and many educational…

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10 Summer Activities for Kids That You Haven't Thought of Yet

10 Summer Activities for Kids That You Haven’t Thought of Yet

By Aly Yale / July 6, 2020
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It’s that time of year: the time when school’s out, the kids are “bored,” and you’re just plain out of ideas for constructive activities. Fortunately, we have you covered. Are you stuck on what to entertain the kiddos with this…

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" Coronavirus Renovation Diaries: Small Steps Forward to the Starting Line

Coronavirus Renovation Diaries: Small Steps Forward to the Starting Line

By Tara Mastroeni / July 2, 2020
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Welcome to the newest installment of the Coronavirus Renovation Diaries! Last time, I talked about my experience buying my first home in the middle of a global pandemic, realizing that my unit needed more than a little TLC, and the…

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Home Buying Demand Is Up: Here's Why Sellers Should Act Now

Home Buying Demand Is Up: Here’s Why Sellers Should Act Now

By Aly Yale / July 1, 2020
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Despite all that’s going on in the country and its economy, home buying demand is surging. In fact, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association, applications to purchase a home are now up 18% over the year. Home showing traffic has…

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The Dos and Don'ts of Listing Videos

The Dos and Don’ts of Listing Videos

By Aly Yale / June 30, 2020
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With buyers social distancing — and many sellers hesitant to let strangers into their homes — listing videos have become more important than ever. In fact, real estate brokerage Redfin reported an almost 500% increase in video tour requests in…

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How to Celebrate the Fourth of July During a Pandemic

How to Celebrate the Fourth of July During a Pandemic

By Tara Mastroeni / June 29, 2020
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Believe it or not, the Fourth of July is right around the corner. While the traditional barbecues and pool parties may not be possible this year, there’s no reason why you can’t celebrate our nation’s birthday. With that in mind,…

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