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Reopening Your Office Post COVID-19? How Agents Can Do So Safely

Reopening Your Office Post COVID-19? How Agents Can Do So Safely

By Aly Yale / May 12, 2020
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Many states have loosened social distancing orders over the last few weeks, allowing businesses (brokerages included) to gradually open their doors to the public. But reopening shouldn’t mean it’s business as usual — at least if you want your colleagues…

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Need to Scratch That Travel Itch? 6 Virtual Vacation Ideas for the Whole Family

Need to Scratch That Travel Itch? 7 Virtual Vacations for the Whole Family

By Aly Yale / May 11, 2020
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The pandemic has made travel pretty difficult for the time being. Airports and crowded spaces are havens for the coronavirus, and if you want to keep your loved ones safe, steering clear of big museums, public landmarks, and busy theme…

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Selling a Home During COVID-19? Here’s How to Stay Safe

Selling a Home During COVID-19? Here’s How to Stay Safe

By Aly Yale / May 6, 2020
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It might be a weird time to sell a house, but it’s not a bad one by any means. There’s still demand from buyers, home prices are strong, and mortgage rates are low if you’re looking to buy a move-up…

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How You Can Still Make A Socially-Distanced Mother’s Day Special

By Tara Mastroeni / April 30, 2020
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Mother’s Day is coming up fast. However, with stay-at-home and social distancing measures in place, you’re going to have to put a little more thought into your mom’s gift this year. With that in mind, we wanted to share five…

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Struggling Financially Due to COVID-19? Here’s How to Protect Your Credit Score

By Aly Yale / April 29, 2020
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Millions of Americans have found themselves unemployed amid the coronavirus outbreak, and many more have seen their hours cut, wages reduced, and household finances significantly altered. If you’re in this boat, staying afloat may be all that’s on your mind.…

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How to Make a Cloth Mask: Step-by-Step Instructions

By Aly Yale / April 23, 2020
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The CDC has recommended that all Americans wear face coverings when leaving their homes, and while the majority of us would like to comply, finding face masks anywhere — at the grocery store, at Walmart, and even online — has…

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How to Create the Perfect Learning Space for Your Kids

By Aly Yale / April 20, 2020
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The right environment is critical to learning — whether it be full-time homeschooling or just a quick study session.  But setting up that perfect learning space? That’s harder than it looks, especially if you’re short on square footage (or design…

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Has COVID-19 Stalled Your Buying or Selling Plans? Here’s What You Can Do in the Meantime

By Aly Yale / April 15, 2020
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If you had buying or selling a house on your radar, there’s a chance the COVID-19 outbreak may have very well stalled them. Maybe you lost your job or saw your wages or hours cut, or maybe you’re just being…

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How to Network When You’re Practicing Social Distancing

By Erin Ollila / April 11, 2020
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Wondering where your next lead is coming from? Wishing you could just get out there and get to know new-to-you professionals? Without the opportunity to attend in-person networking events, loan officers, like you, may find themselves wondering where their next…

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Sharing the Load: Fostering Teamwork in the Home During a Pandemic

By Erin Ollila / April 8, 2020
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Your entire family is suddenly spending the entire day at home. There’s no traveling to work. There’s no school. Heck, there’s not even errands for the most part since you’re working hard to limit the amount of times you go…

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