Smart Technology Your Home Needs
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With the advancements in technology emerging at a rapid pace, many smart home devices are becoming large perks for buyers and are helping homes stand out on the real estate market.
Here’s a look at some smart technology that many buyers are looking for in a property.
A digital thermostat is a simple upgrade but offers big returns. It allows homeowners to have more control over the temperature in their home. They can choose to adjust the temperature when they are gone for the day or for the week. Some products even provide the flexibility of adjusting temperatures from a smartphone. One of the advantages of a digital thermostat is it takes very little time to install and is less expensive than most other smart home devices.
Smart Fire Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
While smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors should be standard features in many homes, smart products take these devices one step further. Not only will they sound off if a substance is found, but will notify you on your smartphone as well. You can receive information regarding where the problem may be, the battery life of all your detectors and more. There are many products available on the market today, each one offering its own set of features and benefits.
Security is a critical component for potential buyers. If the home lacks proper security, it will not appear safe to potential buyers. Smart locks are one piece of technology that gives your home a security boost. In most cases, the lock can be opened by entering a code on a touchpad or even connecting with your smartphone.
Smart Kitchen Appliances
If you are selling your home and are replacing the appliances in your kitchen, you should consider smart kitchen appliances. These are items that many people overlook when updating their kitchen but can be big perks for buyers. You may consider smart fridges with auto-control cooling or even smart microwaves with barcode scanning to make sure your food is always heated to perfection.
Smart technology has many benefits and there are dozens of products and features available on the market today. Before you choose any device, make sure to do your research to determine if it will add the functionality and convenience that you need.
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JOSHUA CAMPBELL (@knowledgebrkr)
Real Estate Broker
Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Centre, Brokerage
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