Should your vacation rental have smart locks?

Vacation rentals are uniquely accessed by a large group of people beyond actual guests. And in that context, a smart lock system means eliminating the hassle and security issues that arise from having multiple keys or lockboxes.

Missing girl found safe after Ring camera captures kidnapping

A missing girl in Texas whose kidnapping was captured on a Ring camera has been found safe and returned to her parents.

Amazon acquires Wi-Fi startup Eero, furthering smart home ambitions

Amazon dived even further into the smart home technology pool Monday when it revealed that it was scooping up a home Wi-Fi startup. Presumably, Amazon could also use the Eero acquisition to keep tabs on the web browsing habits of all customers who use …

The best new smart home appliances from CES 2019

Here are some of the coolest products to be featured at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 — all will be hitting the shelves in the coming months.

Are smart doorbells the must-have home accessory of 2019?

Data from market research firm Parks Associates indicates that 25 percent of U.S. households with broadband plan to buy a smart video doorbell this year.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for every type of agent

Inman has compiled a list of the best sales for agents, whether you’re just starting out in the industry or a seasoned pro with a taste for extravagance.

Amazon’s smart doorbell company Ring raises privacy concerns with neighborhood watch app

Ring is launching an app that makes it easy for homeowners to report suspicious activity.

Amazon’s next big project involves smart robots for the home: report

Amazon is building a series of robots that will drive around the home with built-in cameras, according to a report Monday by Bloomberg, which said the robots will be named “Vesta,” after the Roman goddess of hearth and home, and launch by 2019.

3 ways to ‘romance’ the best team for your business

I often use the dating metaphor when it comes to real estate transactions. But there might be no better example of true love and commitment than putting together a stellar team of agents, support staff and service providers to help you, whether you’re just teaming up with other agents or you own your own real estate company …

10 perfect housewarming gifts for your clients

Purchasing a home can be overwhelming and exciting for a new buyer. As freshly minted homeowners, buyers are often wrapped up in all the pleasantries that homeownership affords. Finding the perfect housewarming gift can be a fun task for an agent — no…