For years, we have heard about all the things most people want in their own home. All the tv shows about home search show how people are always looking for the best kitchen, huge walk in closet, remodeled bathrooms amongst other things. The latest at the top of the wishlist is now; home offices.
Nowadays more people are working from home, and it’s not just because of the current pandemic.
According to an article written by George Ratiu, Senior Economist with realtor.com, the number of employees working at home was fairly steady from 1997 to 2004 but has been increasing ever since.
Technology plays a big role in the increase of work-from-home population, making it easier and possible to do. People all over the country are looking for ways to be most effective while working from home, and it’s making the perfect workspace, home office, more desirable.
You can see all over social media advice on how to make your workplace a more desirable place. Chris Anderson, Senior Account Executive at HousingWire, tout that having a dedicated space is a must for productivity.
With nowadays increasing demand for home offices, it’s smart to highlight within listings if you’re selling a house that comes with this space. From natural light coming through the large windows to a private and quiet space, whatever makes your office space unique and appealing is worth mentioning to buyers when you’re ready to list your home.
In conclusion, working from home might become more and more common that you think. What seems like a business challenge right now could be a norm tomorrow. So if you are in the process of selling your house, and have an office space, you may be more desirable to buyers than you think. To begin the home selling process contact one of our REALTORS® today!