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The Impact of Working From Home

It looks like working from home, or at least a hybrid model with limited days of
commuting is here to stay. It has increased fivefold since the beginning of the
pandemic. Workers report their ability to work from home is worth as much as an
8% pay increase! Working from home two days a week reduces pollution by 15%
(through a combination of lower office energy bills and lower commuting

We are seeing an impact on housing choices, to provide Internet bandwidth for one
or two from-home-workers, space for printers and other supportive technology,
separate office, Zoom, and multitasking space and, in the future, perhaps even wall-
sized screens for holographic meetings.

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About Emilie

A transplant from the Pacific Northwest, Emilie has first-hand knowledge of the ins-and-outs of first-time home ownership and remodel. She has become involved in the local art community and all the diversity Southern California has to offer.

Emilie’s passion to be involved in her community led her to become a licensed Realtor and Broker.  She continues to educate herself with different aspects of real estate to support clients with a variety of needs.  She is certified as a Military Relocation Professional (MRP) to work with U.S. Service families and veterans to find affordable housing solutions.

Having worked for both a small boutique firm and a company with a global presence, in 2023 she formed Emilie Broughton Real Estate to work with buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants in California and New Mexico.

Emilie represented her region as a California Real Estate State Director for three years.  She has served as President of the Pasadena Foothills Association of Realtors and is a seven-time recipient of the Five-Star Real Estate Professionals Award for the outstanding service she provides to her clients.

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