Will returning to the office influence city living demand?

Apr 21, 2022 12:13:59 AM Share this:

We’re seeing many companies adopt a hybrid model when it comes to staff coming into the office and working from home. Whether you’re working from home every other day, back at the office full time or choosing your own schedule there is no doubt a glimmer of normality glistens on the horizon.

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Topics: Harcourts South Africa, Economy, Harcourts Real Estate, COVID-19, Working from home

Smart Home Market Experiences Growth Due to COVID-19

Aug 6, 2020 11:15:37 PM Share this:

The COVID-19 outbreak is one of the most significant global events to occur in recent years, halting economic activity worldwide and compelling people to make substantial lifestyle changes

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Topics: Richard Gray, Harcourts South Africa, COVID-19, Working from home, Smart Home

Happy mind, happy life

May 6, 2020 2:02:50 AM Share this:

Top tips for your mind’s health and well-being.

We humans are social beings, and as more and more of us face the prospects of physical distancing or quarantine we need to ensure we remain healthy and happy.

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Topics: Health and Wellbeing, COVID-19, Working from home, Active lifestyle

Working at home with kids - edition 2

May 6, 2020 1:35:11 AM Share this:

Keep kids entertained. Take the pressure off!

Let kids be kids. Working from home isn’t for everyone, and no family has the perfect plan or set up for doing so. Aim for the best balance possible and spend time learning, exploring, or playing with your kids in your break times. Make learning fun, and there is something for everyone – from toddlers to teens.

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Topics: Balance, Growing family, COVID-19, Working from home, Kids

Working at home with kids

May 6, 2020 1:25:14 AM Share this:

Find your rhythm. Make it fun, move with it.

Juggling work commitments with kids at home can be tricky as we continue to respond to COVID-19, but it is the new normal for many of us. At time kids may want your wholehearted attention, and nothing can deter them from it. Leaving them by themselves for extended periods during these times may not have the best outcome. Setting some realistic expectations at work and with your family will help you find your rhythm. 

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Topics: Balance, Family, COVID-19, Working from home, Kids

Working from home - time to adapt and thrive

May 6, 2020 12:58:39 AM Share this:

Many of us dreamed of working from home. Wouldn’t it be great to jump out of bed in your pyjamas to grab a cup of coffee before returning to read your emails? Well, for those of us who have been 'living the dream' over the last few weeks, the reality can be quite different. Let's talk about how we adapt and even thrive in this new work environment...

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Topics: Balance, Health and Wellbeing, COVID-19, Working from home, Motivation