It’s fair to say that Covid-19 has had a profound effect on how we live. And while we’re over the worst of it in Australia (for now), its effects will be long-lasting.
One of the pleasant side-effects (second only to improved hand hygiene and sneezing etiquette!) has been the change to how we work. Anyone who doesn’t physically need to be in the office or the worksite has been forced to work from home. Some of us have loved it; others can’t wait to escape the kids – er, I mean get back in the office. But the upshot, as we tentatively head back to a new normal, is that our eyes – and that of our employers – have been opened to the working-from-home option on a more permanent basis.
What does this all mean for those considering upsizing their home?
You have an incredible opportunity on a number of levels:
If you’ve been considering upsizing, you can now add ‘create the perfect working-from-home space’ to the list of other dream attributes that you can look forward to achieving. With employers realising how much money they can save on renting office space, working from home will be around long after we have ditched the masks and social distancing.
The information contained in this article is intended to be of a general nature only. It has been prepared without taking into account any person’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Before acting on this information, Fairhaven Homes recommends that you consider whether it is appropriate for your circumstances and that you seek independent legal, financial, and taxation advice before acting on any information in this article.