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Smart Upgrades That Will Help Sell Your House

Upgrading your home with smart devices no longer an option — it’s a must.
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on February 03, 2020 in  Home Improvement  Home Owner Tips  Home Selling Tips  Smart Home
It’s official: smart home upgrades are HOT. A 2016 survey cited in the Washington Post says that 65 percent of buyers, especially millennials, are willing to spend more on homes that are equipped with smart devices.  Moreover, today’s definition of a move-in ready home has shifted. It’s not just about fresh paint and refinished hardwood floors anymore. An increasing amount of buyers don’t consider a property “move-in ready” until it’s equipped with smart gadg... read more

Top Three Smart Home Devices Buyers Will Love

Beating Out The Competition With Smart Home Products
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on August 12, 2019 in  Home Improvement  Home Owner Tips  Home Selling Tips  Smart Home
As more buyers are expecting move-in ready homes to have smart home upgrades, here are three smart home classics that buyers always love.The following post is a guest contribution from Angel Piontek, associate broker and vice president of marketing at Coldwell Banker Elite. The popularity of smart home devices has continually increased year over year.  In 2019, 33.2% of households are equipped with smart home devices, and this figure is expected to rise to 53.9% by 2023.  The increasing popularity an... read more

Understanding and Choosing Smart Home Products That Are Right For Your Lifestyle

Figure out which smart home products work best for you.
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on February 22, 2019 in  Smart Home
Guest post by Patrick Hearn Many people are drawn into the world of smart home technology by cool features like smart lights and smart assistants, because they help make life more convenient. But it can also be somewhat intimidating for people to get started when they’re faced with a bevvy of technical terms and limitless options. Getting past the jargon and understanding how smart home devices can work together can all add up to a much more convenient lifestyle. Here’s how to figure out which smart hom... read more

Smart Home. Smart Agent. Smart Choice.

Hiring an agent who knows how to market a smart home is very important.
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on February 06, 2019 in  Smart Home
What Is A Smart Home? As technology progresses it has begun to shape the way we interact with our homes.  Today, we are enjoying a new generation of tools that can help automate and enhance our homes.  These new and emerging devices are affordable and easily installed in your home.  The benefits of enhancing your lifestyle is innumerable.  There are several categories of smart home tools including; lighting, safety, entertainment, appliances, heating and cooling, security and temperature.  ... read more

Dumb Smart Kitchen Gadgets and Smart Smart Kitchen Gadgets

There are some very useful smart technologies for your connected kitchen. Here are a few from CES that should be on your list.
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on January 31, 2019 in  Smart Home
The following post is a guest contribution from Matthew Rathbun, executive vice president of Coldwell Banker Elite. I am a geek. I admit it. I’m fascinated by the Internet of Things and smart devices. I also love to cook. Cooking lets me create something offline. It takes me away from my monitors, and most importantly, it lets me indulge in my second favorite hobby – eating. So, when I get to mix my first hobby with my second, I’m one happy geek. Do We Really Need This?However, a lot of kitchen de... read more
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