Market Research You Must Do Before Purchasing Commercial Property

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If you are looking to purchase a commercial property, no matter if this is your first venture or an addition to your portfolio, you must first carryout thorough research into the markets. If you don’t, you risk spending your hard-earned money into something that might turn out to be an unwise choice for your circumstances. What follows in this post are the steps you need to take to ensure that you can always get the right commercial property for you.

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How to Use Website to Grow Your Real Estate Business

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For real estate agents, and for any business, a website is one of the most important tools that enables them to communicate important information to their customers as well as improve their brand recognition and reputation. Just think about what prospective buyers do these days when they are looking to purchase a home. They will immediately turn to internet to search for the house that suits their needs. They will perform their research, filter available houses to find a suitable match, and after they have narrowed down their choices they will contact the real estate agent. Any agent who does not have a website to help prospective buyer during this initial phase stands to lose a great deal of clients and business.

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How to Secure Business Premises with Additional Security Lighting

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With rising number of computer hacking incidents all the attention is being paid to computer security of businesses. While there is a definite need for online security you should not forget the security of your buildings as well. It is equally damaging if you lose precious items from inside the building instead of online data. You also need to pay attention to the security of your employees who work in the building. Recent incidents of gun violence in the U.S. has increased the need for heightened physical security in and around the building. One of the easiest way to provide this security is by installing security lights to ensure that there is sufficient lighting in all the areas of the building so that the criminals do not take advantage of the darkness to harm your business. There are some important factors you should keep in mind when thinking about installing the security lighting.

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How Does Office Décor Impact Your Small Business

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The décor of your office says a lot about your business, just like the appearance of a person says a lot about him or her. When interviewing a candidate for a job would you hire someone who looks disheveled and is not dressed appropriately? I didn’t think so. Then why would a client hire your services if your office looks decrepit. How the office looks from outside and inside impacts how your clients perceive your business and how much business you get from them. I have come across several clients who decided against hiring a lawyer or an accountant after they visited their office that looked awful. So how can you improve the office décor, and in turn your business?

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8 Organisation Tips to Transform Your Office

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For some people a cluttered office is a sign that they are working very hard. Nothing could be further from truth. A cluttered office reduces your productivity significantly. Researchers have found that people who keep their workspace well-organized are able to improve their productivity significantly by being able to find things quickly, respond to customers fast and keeping unwanted distractions to a minimum. That is why experts are continuously at work to find ways to organize the office and everyday life and come up with tools to help you achieve efficiency. Below we have come up with 8 tips to help you get closer to that goal.

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6 Less Tangible Benefits of Shared Offices for Start-ups

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Everyone knows how cheap, flexible and convenient shared offices are for start-ups. Many fledgling companies leave incubators and go into a shared, serviced office as it’s the next step towards that huge company HQ (or at least a long-term lease). The size, short notice periods and built-in equipment and utilities are known benefits, but there are just as many “soft” advantages to shared office spaces.

Some people might think it sounds a bit frat-like, and wonder if any work ever gets done. Of course it does, but there’s lots of fun too.

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How to Prevent Building Disasters with Regular Equipment Maintenance

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Keeping equipment in good shape should be a priority for all small business owners. As the saying goes an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Taking a short cut on the maintenance can make you pay even more in the long run. For example, if you want your extractor fan to go the distance, you need to make sure it is properly maintained and serviced. In fact, some 70 percent of commercial kitchen fires start because of faulty ducting and ventilation. That’s because grease and fat tend to build up, making kitchen duct cleaning a necessity.

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Tips to Set up Electronic Equipment in the New Office

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With the rise of electronic equipment in today’s business it is inevitable that you will encounter challenges when moving to a new office in terms of setting up the electronics. It used to be simple in the old days when all you had to do was connecting electric wires to get the light and electricity. These days you need to worry about computers, internet, network and so on before you can get your business running. Do it wrong and you will encounter hiccups later on that will impact your business. That is why you need to pay special attention to electronics and even hire external help when moving to a new location. Here are several tips to keep in mind.

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From the Past to the Present: Summerville, SC is a Great Place to Live

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Planning a move to a new location can often bring a long list of questions. But the biggest (and possibly most central) question for you to answer is – what about this city or town will feel like home and will make you want to live there for the rest of your life? If you are considering moving to Summerville, there are new home communities (like The Ponds) that are ready to welcome you in and give you a reason to stay.

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How to Choose the Right Pest Control Company

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Pests are those nasty unwanted guests that just keep staying in your house no matter how hard you try to evict them. How many times have you been trying in vain to get rid of ants, bedbugs, mice, rats and fleas in your house? You may be able to get rid of them for a while, but they will just keep coming back. Instead of losing time trying to find a workable solution for your unwanted pests, you should start looking for a pest control service. Why? Because they will only get paid when your pest problem is eliminated. Therefore, you no longer have to go through the frustration of going through trials and errors without success. So, what should you pay attention to when choosing a pest control service?

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