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Misconceptions of Real Estate Agents

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Ever notice that some folks have a skewed view of life as a real estate agent? Considering how agents are depicted on some reality TV shows, that’s understandable. Agents with big incomes and lavish lifestyles undoubtedly bring in higher television ratings than your run-of-the-mill agents.

And while those shows are entertaining, they can create a lot of misconceptions about real estate agents. We’re ready to clear those up right now.

Misconception #1: This job is easy.

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Consider a few of an agent’s daily challenges: marketing “not-so-marketable” properties, managing a huge client database and supervising heated negotiations. Add in the stress of a commission-based income and a up swinging market, and you can understand why few agents say their jobs are “easy.”

“People have this image that being an agent is easy, that all you have to do is show homes,” says Murney Associates agent Amanda Hawn, in an in house interview. “This is an undervalued job for all the work that goes into it. And real estate is a really fickle industry. We have advertising fees (huge if you do a lot of advertising),  board dues monthly, signage fees, business cards, flyers, printing, gas, car maintenance and mainly time.”

 

Misconception #2: I get paid a lot.

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Real estate agents drive around in flashy cars, live in mansions, and are up to their eyeballs in million-dollar deals, right?

Wealthy agents are definitely out there, but 6-figure incomes are not the norm among agents. The average gross income for members of the National Association of Realtors who worked 40-59 hours a week was definetly under a 6 figure income . That’s a solid income, but not enough to support a warehouse full of Ferraris or a palatial vacation home.

Most agents quickly learn that a comfortable income is certainly within reach, but that real estate isn’t the quick and easy road to riches. Think of the fact of advertising costs, real estate board fees, signs and insurance that Realtors have to pay on a monthly basis. When it boils down to it after taxes most agents have at least a high dollar amount of expenses each year.

 

Misconception #3: My schedule is super-flexible.

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Most real estate agents aren’t held to the “Monday-Friday, 8-5” routine. Agents have some flexibility to work at the times and locations they see fit.  A Friday is more like a REALTORS Monday.

But that doesn’t mean agents can abandon the office for days on end or vacation at a moment’s notice. Clients have demands and busy lives as well, and many expect agents to cater to their schedules. Buyers may want an immediate showing of a new listing. Sellers expect listing agents to constantly monitor leads. With the free technology that MURNEY ASSOCIATES offers their agents this is manageable.

At the end of the day, agents can choose how flexible and responsive they want to be. But as success follows hard work, so too must agents follow their client’s needs. Just as agents need to understand their clients families needs, clients should understand as well that some or most agents have families to take care of as well and should be respectful when a showing or listing has to be canceled or changed due to family activities.

Misconception #4: I don’t need any training to do this job.

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We’ll counteract that myth with a simple statement: Agents are a well-educated crowd.

Every licensed agent must meet their state’s training guidelines before starting a practice. Plus,more than 48 percent of NAR members have some type of college degree, and 32 percent hold specialized training certifications. In addition, a third of NAR members have at least one professional designation, such as GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) or ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative).

It’s true that most universities don’t offer a bachelor’s degree in real estate. Don’t let that tidbit obscure the fact that agents undergo rigid license training and continuing education to succeed. One of the very BEST things that Murney Associates, REALTORS offers their agents is FREE CONTINUING EDUCATION!!!!!! No other company around can touch this fact.

The reality is…

Just like any other profession, real estate has its highs and lows, it’s not a get-rich-quick scheme, or an easy career for someone without the proper training.

But if you love personal interaction, marketing, and being self-employed, working as a real estate agent can be incredibly rewarding. Connecting buyers with their dream homes or helping sellers move on with their lives is a wonderful calling. And you get to look at houses all day long. (Better consider a different career path if that doesn’t excite you!)

 

About Us: With homes in SPRINGFIELD MO, OZARK  MO, NIXA MO and surrounding southwest Missouri areas, Murney Associates produces more real estate sales in Springfield and Southwest Missouri than any other real estate firm. Murney Associates is the largest independent real estate company in Springfield Missouri and is ranked in the Top 100 in the nation by Real Estate Magazine. We are locally owned yet nationally recognized for our award-winning real estate performance.

We have the largest number of realtors in Springfield MO than any other real estate firm. And with commercial real estate in Springfield MO and surrounding areas, Murney Commercial Realtors can also help you find your next business location.

We can facilitate a stress-free move for you and your family to any of the homes in Springfield and its surroundings areas. Murney wants to exceed your expectations, because our clients always come first!

 


What Home Loan Is Right For You?

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Understanding the difference between FHA, USDA, MHDC and conventional loans can help you avoid unnecessary time and expense when you try to qualify for a mortgage. FHA, or the Federal Housing Administration, insures or “backs” loans within certain parameters and through certain lenders. A conventional mortgage is not backed by any federal agency, and you can obtain one from just about any lender, such as a mortgage company or a bank. At this current moment in time the minimum credit score you MUST have to obtain ANY loan is 620.

Qualifications: The FHA uses a credit score of 620 to determine whether you can qualify automatically for a loan. In addition, you can qualify for FHA loans one year after Chapter 13 bankruptcy, two years after Chapter 7 and three years after a foreclosure. With a conventional mortgage, you may have to wait two to four years or more after these events to qualify.

Down Payments: FHA loans require a lower down payment, typically between 3.5 percent and 4 percent of the purchase price. Conventional loans require higher down payments, which can range anywhere between 10 percent and 30 percent of the purchase price. The conventional down payment percentage may also vary based on the type of property, such as whether you are buying a single-family home or a condo. The FHA will allow you to accept a “gift” of money as a down payment, but conventional mortgage lenders usually will not.

USDA Guaranteed Home Loan – This is the most popular and widely used option. It allows prospective home buyers to purchase in a rural designated area and has a higher income limitation than the USDA Direct loan. It allows for buyers to have a qualifying income of up to 115% of the area median household income. Income is the key difference.

USDA Direct Loan – Not as common as the Guaranteed USDA Rural Home Loan. The main reason is that they carry very strict income limitations for qualifying applicants. You must have a very low income (80% of the area median household income) in order to qualify. Applicants also must be without adequate housing and be able to afford the housing payment (including taxes and insurance) which can be up to 26% of the applicant’s monthly income. As of May 6, 2014 USDA is now available for NIXA, MO, which it has not been in the past. This is a huge bonus for clients wanting to buy a home in the Nixa, MO community.

MHDC/Missouri Housing Development Commission, the state housing finance agency, offers first-time home buyers the opportunity to own a home.

Available for those who:
Have not owned or had principal interest in a home in the past three years, have qualifying credit (minimum 620 credit score required),meet income and purchase price limits, household income limits are based on the total gross annual household income for all residents age 18 or older who will live in the home. Income includes wages, overtime, bonuses, commissions, child support, alimony and earnings from a second job, business and investments. Loans made in the program may be subject to recapture tax provisions under federal law. The homebuyer must occupy the home with 60 days of loan closing. Borrowers should contact one of our certified lenders throughout the state. A list of them can be found at www.mhdc.com.

About Us: With homes in Springfield MO, Ozark MO, Nixa MO and surrounding southwest Missouri areas, Murney Associates produces more real estate sales in Springfield and Southwest Missouri than any other real estate firm. Murney Associates is the largest independent real estate company in Springfield Missouri and is ranked in the Top 100 in the nation by Real Estate Magazine. We are locally owned yet nationally recognized for our award-winning real estate performance.
We have the largest number of realtors in Springfield MO than any other real estate firm. And with commercial real estate in Springfield MO and surrounding areas, Murney Commercial Realtors can also help you find your next business location.
We can facilitate a stress-free move for you and your family to any of the homes in Springfield and its surroundings areas. Murney wants to exceed your expectations, because our clients always come first!


Bike To Work Week in Springfield, MO

Monday, May 12th, 2014

From May 12-17th  it is Bike To Work Week. Not only are we going to have terrific weather here in the Ozarks for biking but also with the new Campbell/James River Expressway interchange  complete it makes biking to work from south Springfield into the city a safer ride. As Realtors it is not exactly easy to bike to work since we would look funny in heels or toting our clients from house to house but I can say a group of us Murney Associates, Realtors do plan on bringing our bikes and biking to lunch together.

So, please do all of us “cyclists” and the earth a favor and watch out for us on the road. Unfortunately the Ozarks is not as bicycle friendly as we like, but the good news is, our grand city and surrounding communities are working diligently to create bike lanes and putting up “share the road” signs. So please don’t honk at us or yell obscenities if we are going slow or in your way. We are trying something new for this good ole earth on which we live and getting some good exercise as well. Watch out for our hand signals to see which direction we may be going and last but not least; if you see a cyclist in trouble, be a friend and stop and offer a hand. We all appreciate your help and lets all get our ride on this week!  The Ozarks Greenways Commission says to please “Remember, if you can’t bike to work this week, you can carpool, telecommute, take the bus or any combination and it still counts as participation in Bike to Work Week. Anyone traveling with a bike on the bus this week gets to ride for FREE! No voucher needed, just tell the driver you’re participating.”

About Us: With homes in Springfield MO, Ozark MO, Nixa MO and surrounding southwest Missouri areas, Murney Associates produces more real estate sales in Springfield and Southwest Missouri than any other real estate firm. Murney Associates is the largest independent real estate company in Springfield Missouri and is ranked in the Top 100 in the nation by Real Estate Magazine. We are locally owned yet nationally recognized for our award-winning real estate performance.

We have the largest number of realtors in Springfield MO than any other real estate firm. And with commercial real estate in Springfield MO and surrounding areas, Murney Commercial Realtors can also help you find your next business location.

We can facilitate a stress-free move for you and your family to any of the homes in Springfield and its surroundings areas. Murney wants to exceed your expectations, because our clients always come first!


Local “House Hunter” Myths Part 2

Friday, January 31st, 2014

We proposed the question in Part 1 if all the home buying and home selling shows on TV these days show the realistic process of real estate in our Midwest market? Some may, but to be truthful, most of these shows are unrealistic. Noone looks at 3 homes and says, “This is the one!” The average homebuyer looks at an average of 10 to 45 homes before making a decision. So as you watch HGTV and DIY take note that home buying is a tedious process in which you need the right agent for you that fits and listens to your needs and the right loan officer who helps you know the price range in which you are actually able to buy in.

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On the flip side,  “Extreme Open House” sends an unrealistic message as well.  Sometimes it all depends on the location, price range and condition of the home. Our market is all over the place these days. A house maybe perfectly priced and can sell in one week because the right buyer was there or it may take over a year to sell a house. The average price of a home right now according to the Greater Springfield Board of Realtors is in the $160,000 range. So is going “extreme” for your next open house going to bring in the right buyer? Probably not. Some people bake cookies for the great smells for the home, and people walk around longer while eating, some take down all personal pictures and repaint or decorate. While this is all and good what people are truly looking for in a home is price, square footage, FLOOR PLAN, storage space, updating, location and yard.

To close this blog, my word of advice to the home buyer and seller is: find the agent that best meets your needs, stay focused and most of all don’t believe all you see on TV.

 

About Us: With homes in Springfield Mo, Ozark Mo, Nixa Mo and surrounding southwest Missouri areas, Murney Associates produces more real estate sales in Springfield and Southwest Missouri than any other real estate firm. Murney Associates is the largest independent real estate company in Springfield Missouri and is ranked in the Top 100 in the nation by Real Estate Magazine. We are locally owned yet nationally recognized for our award-winning real estate performance. We can facilitate a stress-free move for you and your family to any of the homes in Springfield and its surrounding areas. Murney wants to exceed your expectations, because our clients always come first!

 

 


Local HGTV “House Hunter” Myths, Part 1

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

In today’s age of technology and the sense of needing to be a “now” generation, the public as a whole looks at buying and selling a home far different now than 10 years ago. First and foremost the internet plays the largest role in finding a home these days. Murney Associates Realtors syndicates its listings to over 65 different websites alone and most of our agents pay large online fees to syndicate their listings to even more. The easiest way by far to search realistically is to search www.murney.com.

 

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Secondly, television shows such as HGTV‘s “House Hunters,” “My First Place,” or “Property Virgins” show the home buying search as shows like “Extreme Open House,” and “Front Door” help the Sellers process. Here is the question at hand: Does watching shows like the ones mentioned above give Buyers and Sellers here in the Midwest a realistic view of “OUR” market?

 

 

About Us: With homes in Springfield Mo, Ozark Mo, Nixa Mo and surrounding southwest Missouri areas, Murney Associates produces more real estate sales in Springfield and Southwest Missouri than any other real estate firm. Murney Associates is the largest independent real estate company in Springfield Missouri and is ranked in the Top 100 in the nation by Real Estate Magazine. We are locally owned yet nationally recognized for our award-winning real estate performance. We can facilitate a stress-free move for you and your family to any of the homes in Springfield and its surrounding areas. Murney wants to exceed your expectations, because our clients always come first!



Don’t Wait Till Spring to Sell Your Home-List NOW

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

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Many homeowners are waiting until the Spring ‘buying season’ to list their homes for saleHere are five reasons why that might not make sense this year:

1.) Demand Is High

Homes are selling at a pace not seen since 2007. The most recent Existing Home Sales Report by the National Association of Realtors(NAR) showed that annual sales in 2013 increased 11.2% over 2012. There are buyers out there right now and they are serious about purchasing.

 

2.) Supply Is Low

The monthly supply of houses for sale is at its lowest point (3.4 months) since May of 2005. The current month’s supply is down 21.6% from the same time last year. Historically, inventory increases dramatically in the spring. Selling now when demand is high and supply is low may garner you your best price.

3.) New Construction Is Coming Back

Over the last several years, most homeowners selling their home did not have to compete with a new construction project around the block. As the market is recovering, more and more builders are jumping back in. These ‘shiny’ new homes will again become competition as they are an attractive alternative to many purchasers.

 

4.) Interest Rates Are Projected to Inch Up

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association has projected mortgage interest rates will inch up approximately one full point in 2014. Whether you are moving up or moving down, your housing expense will be more a year from now if a mortgage is necessary to purchase your next home.

 

5.) Timelines Will Be Shorter

The dramatic increase in transactions caused many challenges to the process of buying or selling a home in 2012 and 2013. We waited for inspections, dealt with last minute appraisals and prayed that the bank didn’t ask for ‘just one more piece of paper’ before issuing a commitment on the mortgage. There are fewer transactions this time of year. That means that timetables on each component of the home buying process will be friendlier for those involved in transactions over the next 90 days.

These are five good reasons why you should consider listing your house today instead of waiting.

 

About Us: With homes in Springfield MO, Ozark MO, Nixa MO and surrounding southwest Missouri areas, Murney Associates produces more real estate sales in Springfield and Southwest Missouri than any other real estate firm. Murney Associates is the largest independent real estate company in Springfield Missouri and is ranked in the Top 100 in the nation by Real Estate Magazine. We are locally owned yet nationally recognized for our award-winning real estate performance.

We have the largest number of realtors in Springfield MO than any other real estate firm. And with commercial real estate in Springfield MO and surrounding areas, Murney Commercial Realtors can also help you find your next business location.

We can facilitate a stress-free move for you and your family to any of the homes in Springfield and its surroundings areas. Murney wants to exceed your expectations, because our clients always come first!

 

 


6 Merry Real Estate Tips For The Holidays

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Fortunately, ‘tis the season for big-time real estate bargains. Whether you’re buying a new home or staying put, here are six ways you can save some serious real estate dollars this holiday season.

 

1. Home Buying. In most markets nationwide, prices continue to hover at levels we saw almost ten years ago. Of course, just how much of a fire sale you’re talking depends on where you’re buying. In Manhattan and San Francisco, prices actually did rise last year—but much less steeply than in years past. And while you may still have to deal with multiple offers, at least those are no longer in double-digits.
Following conventional real estate wisdom, many sellers, especially in cold weather spots, take their homes off the market after mid-November, when people are more preoccupied with the holidays than they are with real estate. The flip side? Those who do stay in the market tend to be highly motivated and willing to deal. Take that into account when making your initial offer and during subsequent counters.

2. Sealing the Deal. Motivated sellers are often willing to sweeten the pot by helping out with all those transaction-related real estate costs (including loan origination fees, title insurance costs, escrow fees and even transfer taxes). Since lenders will often limit closing cost credits from sellers to 3%-6% of the home’s sale price, however, check with your real estate agent and mortgage broker about your lender’s guidelines before you write up your offer.
Even if your home’s sellers don’t have the wiggle room to lower the sale price or to cover your closing costs, they might be able to include home electronics, appliances or furniture in the deal.

3. Interest Rates. With mortgage rates rising buy yet still near record lows, this is a very merry time to buy or refi, with a mortgage. Just this week, Bankrate reports that the going rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage rose to 4.25%, and the rate on a 15-year fixed rate mortgage rose as well  to 3.75%. Odds are that rates will remain rock bottom through the holidays (and beyond), making mortgages the gift(s) that keeps on giving in terms of long-term savings.

4. Property Taxes. Hate to pay taxes? You’re in luck! Since property taxes are usually determined by how much you paid for your house, getting a great buy on your house means great savings on your property taxes. Talk about a two-fer! (Oh – and if you already own a home that has declined in value, give yourself the gift of visiting your County tax assessor’s website and submitting a request to have your homes assessed value reduced. What you save can buy a whole lot of iPhones and Elmos.)

5. Negotiating Existing Loans. At year’s end, some banks and asset management companies who have purchased whole portfolios of second mortgages and home equity lines of credit are motivated to close out outstanding issues that are lingering on their books. So if you’re willing and able to pay a lump sum to settle a second mortgage rather than pay the full amount you owe, jump now.

6. Home Improvements. You can take advantage of the last of the remaining federal real estate tax credits by improving the energy efficiency of your home:

 

About Us: With homes in Springfield MO, Ozark MO, Nixa MO and surrounding southwest Missouri areas, Murney Associates produces more real estate sales in Springfield and Southwest Missouri than any other real estate firm. Murney Associates is the largest independent real estate company in Springfield Missouri and is ranked in the Top 100 in the nation by Real Estate Magazine. We are locally owned yet nationally recognized for our award-winning real estate performance.
We have the largest number of realtors in Springfield MO than any other real estate firm. And with commercial real estate in Springfield MO and surrounding areas, Murney Commercial Realtors can also help you find your next business location.
We can facilitate a stress-free move for you and your family to any of the homes in Springfield and its surroundings areas. Murney wants to exceed your expectations, because our clients always come first!


What Is Your Homes Worth?

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

 

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Despite some encouraging housing data, buyers will continue to have the upper hand in this home-selling season. But that doesn’t mean your house won’t sell; it just means you’ll have to make smarter moves to land a buyer.

 

What’s your home worth?

1. Thinking your home is the exception: It’s natural to be emotionally attached to your home, especially if you’ve lived there a long time. But allowing this affection to obscure the realities of today’s real-estate market is a serious mistake. If your neighborhood is declining in value, you’ll need to price your home at a compelling level. That will require a painful decision: to price the property at or below comparable homes in the area, even if the price point is less than what you think your home is worth. Overpricing a home because of an emotional attachment only makes selling it that much more difficult.

 

2. Not scouting the competition

 Another reason sellers might price a home too high is that they’re simply unaware of the dynamics of their real-estate market. To sell your home, it’s essential to have a firm like Murney Associates grasp on the conditions in your area. Sellers should study the pricing trends and sales data in their local market. But the data tells only half of the story. To fully understand the market, sellers should get a first-hand look at the nearby homes that are also up for sale. “I would recommend a seller go look at open houses so they see how their home really compares,” says Sherre Lane Broker at Murney Associates, Realtors.

3. Not checking your agent’s references

An effective, experienced real estate agent can be a big help in selling your home in today’s busy market. .To ensure you’re doing business with a solid real-estate professional, contact some of his or her previous clients and ask about their experience and interview the agent personally. Make sure to check out all of our 400+ here http://www.murney.com/find_an_agent/.

4. Not prepping the property

Since buyers have many options these days, home sellers need to ensure that their property is in tip-top condition for showings. That means making any and all home repairs, ensuring that the indoor and outdoor portions of the property are immaculate, and removing clutter. “It is a very picky buyer right now, and they are ready to seize on any little thing that they see,” says Laurel Bryant of Murney Associates, Realtors. “You want your house to look cared for.”

5. Being present during open houses

It’s important for the sellers to be away from the home during open houses, as their presence can be unnerving to would-be buyers. Some sellers have the mistaken idea that they are the best people to sell their house, and that is absolutely not the case. If a seller remains at home during an open house, buyers will have an uneasy feeling, and that is the feeling that they will take away from the house.

6. Taking negotiations personally

The negotiation process can be tough on sellers, as buyers may demand concessions such as price reductions or help with closing costs. Although such requests might be irksome, it’s important that sellers consider them just another part of a business transaction. It is not meant to be personal; the buyer is looking to buy as carefully as they can and pay as little as they can. It is not about you, it is about them.

7. Sneering at offers

Even if you aren’t crazy about a buyer’s offer, don’t dismiss it out of hand. You need to be willing to negotiate with anyone and everyone who puts in an offer, even if it is one of those low-ball offers. Don’t ignore it, because those people might really want the property.

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Technology Taking Over Real Estate

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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From mobile apps to real estate website downloads, the real estate industry is drastically changing minute by minute. Murney Associates, Realtors prides themselves on being not only the best in the real estate industry in Springfield, MO and surrounding areas, but our agents are knowledgeable and up to date on the latest and greatest technology that our industry has to offer them. With our new office located at 1615 E. Primrose Street and known as “Primrose West,” our agents have been provided the best in state of the art facilities, computers, a hands on tech staff and areas to work with our clients in a fresh and modern environment.

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State of the art conference rooms complete with computer services, flat screen tv and the latest in services for web design.

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Open air concept Cafe, meeting room and technology service center provided to all of our clients and agents.

Not only does Murney Associates, Realtors provide and teach great technology to our agents but we provide this technology  to our clients as well. With Search Assistant aka “Email Alerts,” located on Murney.com you are able to set up a client portal for a daily automatic search for homes in the criteria that “you” the consumer set up. There are various ways and options to choose from but if you are working with a “preferred agent” they also can either set the search up for you or guide you through the easy to use system. It is one of the coolest products on the market today!!!! Through this you can set up a driving tour, email friends the listings, Facebook the homes, add them to a calendar to view later and so much more.

So if you are looking for the best REAL ESTATE agents in SW MISSOURI, then look no further than your very own MURNEY ASSOCIATE to assist in you in buying or selling a home.

 


Murney Associates Is a DOG Friendly Workplace

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

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Murney Associates, Realtors of Springfield, Missouri takes their office mascot seriously.  The first four legged office greeter, Topper, a black lab, celebrated his birthday in style every year.  The office held a party off-site in his honor and all of the agents and staff participated enthusiastically.  After Topper’s passing, Jeff Parker, managing broker, started bringing his dog, Cadey to work.  According to Jeff, “agents also bring their dogs to work and I believe this pet friendly policy creates a much happier workplace.  Humor is injected, too when Cadey is heard sleeping – English bull dogs tend to snore!”

 

Investigators from the schools of Business, Medicine, and Nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University released a preliminary study of dogs in the workplace in the International Journal of Workplace Health Management. They claim it is the “first quantitative exploratory study of the effects of pet dogs in the workplace”. Their results indicate that bringing dogs to work may lower stress and increase employee satisfaction for those who bring their dogs to work, as compared with employees who either did not bring their dog to work or who did not own a pet. -

 

At Murney Associates, we have dogs almost everyday at the office, from Chico (Debbie Morrows dog) to Stanley (Charity Middleton’s dog) to the infamous Cadey who loves water bottles and our broker Twila’s trash can. It is pretty funny how a dog can calm the most intense situations. We have seen agents in an upset mood,  grab a dog toy and throw it for Cadey to chase just to get some frustration out. They end up laughing cause she is quick yet clumsy at the same time.

A dog in the workplace brings fun, calm, freedom and good energy to an everyday stressful environment. Try it, you just might like it.

About Us: With homes in Springfield MO, Ozark MO, Nixa MO and surrounding southwest Missouri areas, Murney Associates produces more real estate sales in Springfield and Southwest Missouri than any other real estate firm. Murney Associates is the largest independent real estate company in Springfield Missouri and is ranked in the Top 100 in the nation by Real Estate Magazine. We are locally owned yet nationally recognized for our award-winning real estate performance.

We have the largest number of realtors in Springfield MO than any other real estate firm. And with commercial real estate in Springfield MO and surrounding areas, Murney Commercial Realtors can also help you find your next business location.

We can facilitate a stress-free move for you and your family to any of the homes in Springfield and its surroundings areas. Murney wants to exceed your expectations, because our clients always come first!