Here is an outstanding list of home automation resources to assist both real estate buyers and sellers.
One of the most rewarding aspects of owning a home is the ability to add or remove home features through home improvement projects or remodeling projects. There are many home improvement projects that can have a positive impact on a homes value as well as many home improvement projects that should be avoided due to the possibility of negatively impacting the homes value or the homes desirability.
New construction can offer a home-buyer more than fresh paint and an open floor plan. Today's new homes feature flexible spaces, are constructed using low-maintenance building materials and are significantly more energy efficient than older homes. And financing can be easier because of mortgage-financing perks that may be offered through a builder.
Smart Home Features That Can Improve The Value Of Your Home With the Internet of Things expanding as fast as the Internet itself we are seeing the rise of many different Internet connected home devices. The definition of a device being "smart" is its ability to connect to other devices like your phone, laptop or ...
Automated " homes of the future" have been staple exhibits for World's Fairs and popular backgrounds in science fiction. However, problems with complexity, competition between vendors, multiple incompatible standards, and the resulting expense have limited the penetration of home automation to homes of the wealthy, or ambitious hobbyists.
Imagine, if you would, coming home from a long day's work. You open the door, and the light's immediately turn on a shade past dim - just the way you like it. It's 7.58pm and by the time you hang up your coat, take off your shoes and sit down in the living room, it's time for the basketball game.
By Cole Walker Those familiar with the latest Avengers movie are probably familiar with Tony Stark's virtual assistant Jarvis. I remember being enamored at the thought of being able to talk to an AI and have it control every faucet of my home. Little did I know that the technology to do so was already a reality.
There is an ever growing amount of tools to allow you to track your home using your mobile devices that give homeowners the ability to understand more details about their home. Some of the top technology that can add value to how you manage your home while you are away from your home.
The folks at My Alarm Center recently put together a pretty spiffy infographic on some of the awesome benefits of home automation, and what home automation technologies can do. Here it is: Some of the facts that surprised me were that: A light bulb can last 2.28 years (or 20 times) longer when dimmed 50%.
Home monitoring is the wave of the future, and it's headed right at YOU! It's a far cry from the Jetsons' conveyor belts, flying cars, and robots that will brush your teeth for you, but a new vision of the futuristic automated home is emerging now.
The convenience and increased comfort of a comprehensive home automation design can't be denied. And since this automation trend has taken hold for several years now, the energy usage statistics are rolling in, and they're impressive. If a home automation project is in your future, prepare to stuff some extra cash in your wallet.
Home automation-the ability to monitor and control all your home's gadgets from afar-is now a booming industry with major players and mass adopters. Automation technologies have been around for decades (recall The Clapper), and consumers can still purchase separate technologies to control thermostats, sprinkler appliances, or door locks; this is known as DIY automation.
So-called smart homes take advantage of automation technology and modern building techniques to give homeowners a new level of control. Smart homes may be built from scratch with automation as a key ...
Living comfortable with automation of all kinds. To streamline the day to day a thousand years in the future. In a town called Orbit City, an exclusive apartment complex named Skypad Apartments. High tech not yesteryear same old same old. Like Maine where things change slowly.
The convenience of being able to turn on lights while heading home or being able to check on the kids when they get home from school by accessing security cameras is just one of the many benefits homeowners can enjoy with automated system, benefits that will likely appeal to any future homeowners.
In an increasingly fickle home market, anything that can add value to a home is an investment worth considering. Home automation just happens to be an investment that can benefit you whether or not you are planning to sell your home anytime soon. #homeautomation #realestate
What if you could unlock your front door simply by using your voice? Maybe both hands are full because you are carrying your toddler in one arm and have a few bags in the other and can't really fumble for your keys. What if you could know exactly who entered your home, and when?
We all want to feel safe in our homes. For some that is as simple as regular door locks, while others prefer to be locked down like Fort Knox. Something I am seeing with more regularity in my area are homes with smartphone controlled locks. That is especially true for mid/high-tier new construction.