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Doubts Rise Over Open Office Concept

The open office concept has grown in popularity over the years, employers believing it adds to a collaborative workspace that workers prefer. But recent studies cast some doubts on how inviting the open office really is on employees’ wellbeing and productivity.Program.

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3 Brokers: How Iron Sharpens Iron

When you look at your calendar, are you prioritizing what’s most important to you? Do you schedule family or personal development time first? Jennifer Archambeault, Philip Becker, and Brian Copeland do. As successful brokerage leaders, they know the importance of work-life balance and time management. Part of what sustains them, they say, is strong connections with other brokers.

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SEVRAR Leadership Class Give Back to Veterans

Veterans, nonprofit activists and other East Valley movers and shakers used to taking charge on the battlefield and in their communities are expanding their leadership after participating in a Realtors association program. A class of 12 people graduated from the SouthEast Valley Regional Association of Realtors’ leadership development program on April 4 in Chandler.  

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Smart-Home Technology for Aging in Place

By the year 2035, there will be more people over the age of 65 than under 18 for the first time in history. We have extended our lifespans, but with that comes new challenges. Living longer means extended health and safety concerns, such as keeping track of medications, maneuvering stairs or the kitchen without injury, and keeping connected to family, caregivers, and friends. It all piles up quickly. And, no one wants to feel like a burden on their family or leave their home sooner than necessary.

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Set Healthy Boundaries With Your Clients

You likely got into real estate knowing you’d have to hustle to attain clients and make your business profitable. But when you’re answering client texts and emails at midnight on a Tuesday, you may ask yourself, “Why did I want to be in this profession?”

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Uncovering ROI in Real Estate Marketing

As a broker-owner, you’ve put the time, money, and effort into a marketing strategy for your real estate business. But how do you find out if your hard work is paying off? This is a conundrum for all marketers, not just those in the real estate industry. It’s difficult to find out where your customers heard about your brand, especially when you are using marketing techniques to raise overall awareness.

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Green Homes Hit a Record High Globally

The number of green homes is rising, with LEED-certified properties jumping 19% since 2017. Green homes have reached a record-high number of nearly 500,000 single-family, multifamily, and affordable housing units globally. More than 400,000 of those units are located in the U.S., according to a new report released by the U.S. Green Building Council, which created the LEED green building rating system.

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Saving Lives: SEVRAR Donates 51 Lockboxes to the Town of Gilbert

Recently, SEVRAR’s Community Outreach Committee had the pleasure of donating 51 combination lockboxes to the Town of Gilbert to support its Lockbox Program. The program is geared toward assisting Fire and Emergency personnel to enter a home during emergency situations without resorting to forced entry.

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Cohousing Builds Active Communities

There’s an growing consensus that loneliness is detrimental to mental health and may lead to a weakened immune system. Knowing your neighbors is considered healthful, whether you’re a young child, busy parent, or aging boomer.

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The Ultimate Smart Home: 5 Devices That Save Money

mart-home technology offers entertainment, convenience, and peace of mind, but did you know that it can help lower energy bills and save homeowners money? The average owner spends about $2,000 on energy costs every year, according to Energy Star. By adding just a handful of cost-effective devices, homeowners can save between 20% and 30% on their energy bills. Here are a few key smart home products you can pass on to your clients.

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