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How to Make the Most Out of Your Home Office

To say that the past years have taught us numerous things is an understatement. One of the things I learned and I honestly ardently approve of is the effectivity of working from home arrangements.

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I have been working for more than a decade now and I detest going to work due to traffic. Let me tell you that the traffic situation in Metro Manila is legendary – in an uncomfortable way. Imagine wasting hours upon hours of your day stuck on the barely moving flow of vehicles. Those days, I’d daydream about working from home. Why waste your precious time stuck on a chaotic street?

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5 Things New Homeowners Do That You Should Avoid

There are a lot of steps that go into buying a home, and with all those steps, come a lot of mistakes as well. First time buyers looking at properties such as those among the St Albert real estate should do plenty of research into multiple areas, like mortgage rates, location of the neighborhood, other home prices in the area, and much more. 

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Despite all of the research however, these homeowners will still make mistakes, which can easily be avoided if you know what they are. Here are five mistakes new homeowners make that you should avoid. 

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Too Hot To Handle

“Ampetang!”

I woke up just in time for lunch last Friday. I travelled to Makati at 4PM to meet up with friends for dinner. I stayed in a coffee shop with the intention of working on online tasks as I wait for my pals to arrive. Ah, the perks of working at your own pace.

Lazy. Meh.

Lazy. Meh.

I seated on the table near the glass door because I had no choice. Typical Friday afternoon coffee shop scenario. I love the fact that there’s free wifi, but the unbearable heat caused by the sun just took a toll on me. Instead of focusing on blog-related tasks or PPT presentation, I end up chatting on Facebook ranting about the weather.

Bonding with friends over booze and ramen. Isn’t this how Friday nights are supposed to be spent?

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