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Found 2 blog entries for February 2020.

Sterling reached a high for 2020 against the euro as concerns grow over the Eurozone economy, fueled by the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus.

Poor German ZEW economic sentiment survey reflected a growing lack of faith in the Eurozone economy, particularly in Germany with its reliance on trade with China, while the UK enjoyed a commanding boost from positive employment figures and a rise in inflation to 1.8%. This inflation data was closer to the Bank of England’s target of 2.0% and beat the forecast of 1.6%. As a result, investor faith continued to abandon the euro and flock to the pound, which remains unscathed by the impact of the coronavirus on the currency markets. 

“Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These…

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Technology, both in the home and in our day to day lives is moving fast.  Buyers are looking for more and more “Smart” options in a home ie. Doorbell, thermostat, lighting, blinds, to mention a few.  As this fast growing segment advances we have to be mindful that we may be monitored via video feed or audio.  One basic example is the Ring Doorbell, which has capture some interesting events both concerning and extremely funny like falling over in the ice – sorry not sorry for finding that hilarious!

 

So how do these audio and video devices affect a real estate transaction? Certain circumstances in Florida Law, a person who uses a concealed recording device to capture private communication can be guilty of a misdemeanor and/or a felony. The…

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