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Smart Home Technology





More consumers than ever see the benefits of buying a home with smart technology. Owners believe smart home technology makes their home safer, saves them money and saves them time.

Most homeowners would buy or install smart home products if they were selling their home because they believe it would make the home sell faster.

Here are some Smart Home terms and facts;

Benefits: adjusting a home’s temperature, unlocking the front door or opening the garage door using voice-activation devices. Smart devices can work together to offer owners safely by alerting them if something in their home seems amiss, and it can save owners money by automatically controlling the temperature and energy of the home. Insurance companies and utility companies may offer reduced rates and rebates to homes with smart devices.

Data: A home’s smart home data can be used in a variety of ways. Data is generally used by smart device companies to improve product development and provide additional services to their customers. You should read the vendor’s privacy policy to see what they are legally allowed to do with the data. They may allow themselves to sell your data to a third party.

Impact on selling price; the financial impact is yet to be seen since the technology is so new, but survey results showed that 72% of millennial owners would spend $1500. or more to add smart home technology. 59% of parents with children would also pay more for smart homes.


Thanks for reading, if you or anyone you know is in need of real estate advice, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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