Monthly Archives: March 2020

10 simple ways to engage kids struggling with social distancing

Here are some ideas you can implement to alleviate cabin fever 1. Start the day with meditation Meditation and mental health app Calm released a number of quick, easy-to-do meditations and relaxing playlists. Six meditations with titles such as “A Heart Less Heavy” and “Softening Fear” will help you and your family work through anxiety and panic caused by the coronavirus. Calm’s Sleep…

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Take Out Blitz

Let’s show the Flathead Valley some support! With recent dine-in options changing, many local establishments have added take out, carry out, meal kits and delivery services. We encourage you to participate in a “Take Out Blitz” to inject some business and dollars into these businesses that are impacted. If you don’t want to order take-out or delivery – go online…

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Putting Down Roots | How to Settle in to a New Home

Boca Raton, Florida | John Poletto & Mark Nestler, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty There’s a difference between a house and a home. It can take time to personalize the interior of a new house with your own sense of style and décor, making it a welcoming place that becomes a family’s central hub. To help give any new house a head start, or refresh…

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Homeowners may delay mortgage payments up to 1 year due to virus

The move by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac came days after President Trump announced that delayed mortgage payments may be an option for borrowers amidst the coronavirus pandemic Homeowners who are now struggling financially as a result of the coronavirus outbreak may be able to postpone their mortgage payments for up to 12 months, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced last week. The move by the…

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Mental Health During a Public Health Crisis

Practitioners are offering telehealth and suggest structured activities, getting outside to cope with COVID-19 anxiety As social distancing becomes the new norm and coronavirus-caused closures continue to rattle Montana, mental health professionals are responding to an uptick in anxiety and fear of what the uncertain future holds. Many clinics are transitioning to telehealth, but psychologist Dr. Sara Boilen of Sweetgrass…

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15 books to read in our age of social isolation

books: the original social distancing tool Here’s a roundup of 15 books to read during these shutdown days — a combination of thrillers, relationship dramas, action-packed page-turners, and everything in between. Only two picks are nonfiction, chosen because they celebrate the best that humanity is capable of; the rest are fiction, because let’s face it — these days we could…

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5 Ways You Can Have a Positive Impact on Your Community in a Trying Time

During this time of uncertainty, it’s crucial to remember that, while following the CDC’s recommended safety steps, there are many ways we can support those in our communities most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sotheby’s International Realty agents are proudly invested in their local communities and, together, we wanted to share this resource for those able to make a positive impact…

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We’re all in this together

The health of our employees, agents and clients is our greatest priority. For the time being, our staff is continuing full business operations remotely. During this time, we are prepared and equipped to provide an unchanged, exceptional level of service to our clients and sales team. Our commitment to you has not changed.

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