Questions You Need to Ask Before Designing a Home Office

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Did you know that 59% of prospective home buyers want a home office in their next home. Home offices are great rooms that allow you to work from home if your job allows, conduct your personal home business in a quiet environment. And if you have young children or young adults at home, they also have a location to study.

Ask Yourself These Questions

When designing your home office keep a couple of things in mind.

  • How many people in your family will use this office?
  • What will the purpose of its use be? Studying? Conducting Meetings? Working from home part time or full time? Scheduling the week’s activities?
  • Consider different furniture needs. What furniture will you require?
  • Will you require multiple work stations or desks?
  • And will your require a small conference area to conduct meetings?
  • Will you need wall space to add white boards or screens to host meetings?
  • Do you work well in a natural lit room or will artificial lighting work for you?
  • Another thing to keep in mind in your home office is what technological requirements will you have?
  • Will you need outlets and is so, where and how many?
  • Is direct internet connection a necessity or will wireless connections work?
  • Will you need phone lines or will mobile cell lines be okay?  If mobile phones will be used, does the location of your office support strong cell signals.

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