5 smart gadgets every home office needs

With the rise of remote work, home offices are becoming much more sophisticated, and they include much more than a laptop and coffee table nowadays. Here are five smart gadgets every home office needs to help boost productivity and improve the overall …

5 smart gadgets every home office needs

With the rise of remote work, home offices are becoming much more sophisticated, and they include much more than a laptop and coffee table nowadays. Here are five smart gadgets every home office needs to help boost productivity and improve the overall …

5 things picky millennial homebuyers want

It’s become a common perception among real estate professionals that millennial renters may be the toughest people to sell. They’re younger and are understandably more intimidated by the responsibility of owning a home, including the huge financial investment, potential repairs and autonomy …

How to avoid an IRS audit

Tax time is already upon us, and next season will be here before we know it. A real estate agent’s tax return is complicated enough, so don’t let poor record-keeping or murky expenses make the end of winter harder than it already is. Avoid these seven wrong turns when filing your taxes to steer clear of IRS accidents – and, more importantly, audits …

A real estate agent’s guide to tax deductions

Real estate agents spend their own funds and resources everyday to help people find homes. But are your expenses business, personal or something in the grey zone? The answers aren’t always black and white, leading to lost deductions and overpaying the …

You can have an office, home or both in Alexandria’s e-lofts

Wireless technology has allowed many offices to be anywhere: a coffee shop corner in the morning, seat 32D on a flight, or between ordering drinks late at night. Today, some of us are lucky enough to work anywhere we need …

3 tax deductions all agents should utilize immediately

Real estate agents like you can save lots of time and money by not procrastinating on your taxes until April. To stay on top of your finances and know what your true profit is after taxes, you must have a system in place to track tax deductions because…

How to design a home office that motivates

Does your brokerage lack an office space? Or is it just a tiny, four-cubicle room intended for emergency printing and filing? If that’s the case, you’re probably working from home when you’re not out and about, and it’s likely you’ve experienced multiple unnecessary distractions …

50 ways to leave your brokerage

Let’s face it: Changing real estate companies is pretty common for real estate agents. Most of us are independent contractors, which is different than being an employee. Independence is one advantage of being an independent contractor. But leaving a brokerage …

For real estate agents, working from home is more than just convenient — it’s good business

Real estate agents and brokers still like to argue about whether we work more effectively out of our homes or at a real estate brokerage office. Some say they’re most productive in an office environment. Buyers and sellers may perceive …