Office work has changed significantly during the past few years. With many people working well from home, numerous employers are becoming open to the possibility of allowing their employees to work from home permanently. With many people looking for ways to be productive from home, it is critical to create an environment that is conducive to being productive. How can homeowners make this happen?
Make Small Changes First
It is difficult to make major changes in a small home or condo; however, there are still small changes that can be made. For example, many people use a drop-down shelf or a narrow table as a work from home desk. Then, with a task light and a monitor, it is easy to create a functional home office. It is even possible to repurpose a formal dining room table, by turning it into a home office.
Repurpose An Entire Room
Those who own larger single-family homes might be able to make bigger changes to their homes, repurposing an entire room and turning it into a home office. For example, it might be possible to turn the guest room into a home office, making it a guest room during the evening and a home office during the day. Then, homeowners might want to install a Murphy bed that can fold out and create a guest room during the evening.
Use The Attic Or Basement
It might be time to finish the attic or basement, turning that into a home office. These are usually large spaces that can be used for more than one purpose. For example, it might be possible to use this space as a home office for two people. Consider investing in great lighting to avoid creating a cave-like work environment. It is possible to turn these locations into fantastic home offices with the right tools.
Consider Building An Addition
Finally, some homeowners are also thinking about building a home office instead. It might be time to add an addition to a single-family home, particularly for those who are going to be working from home for the foreseeable future. There are plenty of remodeling projects that could create a functional, comfortable home office.Share
About the Author:Babak Moghaddam graduated from University of Southern California in 1985. He entered the mortgage industry as a compliance auditor at the Bank of New York in 1986 and completed his masters in Business Administration two years later. After seventeen years in the traditional mortgage banking world Babak finally transformed this vision into his own practice in 2002 when he formed Charter Pacific Lending Corp, a mortgage company that has provided over $900 Million in residential real estate loans throughout Southern California. Babak and his team do things a little differently than other mortgage providers. They work as financial advisors, because they have come to realize that a mortgage is a very powerful financial tool. And just like any other financial tool, it should be managed as part of the overall financial management plan to reach every home owner’s long and short-term financial goals much faster. You can contact Babak for a free consultation and strategy session at (800) 322-1217 X103.