Driving the Smart Home Surge

More homeowners are adopting automation, according to a recent survey by CEDIA, a trade association, and HomeAdvisor, relying on professionals in a “smart home surge.” Seventy-five percent of the professionals surveyed, in fact, say they have received more smart home inquiries in recent months, and requests for maintenance once per month or more. “This report […]

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14 Times Pop Culture Predicted Future Technology

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: For Sale: Former Social Club of George Washington Energy-Efficient Home Hacks to Complete Before End of Summer Sunny Split-Level Tribeca Condo for Sale When the film-makers of yesteryear contemplated the future, it didn’t look like a very […]

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5 smart home device-compatible upgrades that raise home values

When looking to increase the value of one’s home before selling, common renovations include updating flooring, changing countertops, slapping a fresh coat of paint on the front door and maybe updating some of the home’s appliances …

5 smart home device-compatible upgrades that raise home values

When looking to increase the value of one’s home before selling, common renovations include updating flooring, changing countertops, slapping a fresh coat of paint on the front door and maybe updating some of the home’s appliances …

A take on smart home technology from an industry leader

President and CEO of Coldwell Banker Charlie Young shares some insights about the importance of familiarizing yourself with smart home technology. It’s available, buyers want it and you should know about it. Leverage that knowledge when working with clients, and be the smart home tech source they need …

7 Gadgets From ‘The Jetsons’ That Have Become a Reality

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Historic Ridgefield, Conn. Estate Sells Before Auction How to Make Your Home Design Pet-Friendly SURVEY: Zillow Instant Offers Creates Industry Firestorm—Take the Survey and Tell Us Where You Stand If you were around during either run of […]

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5 things picky millennial homebuyers want

It’s become a common perception among real estate professionals that millennial renters may be the toughest people to sell. They’re younger and are understandably more intimidated by the responsibility of owning a home, including the huge financial investment, potential repairs and autonomy …

Why smart home technology can help you sell your listing

Most real estate agents are pretty savvy these days when it comes to using technology in selling homes. Online marketing, text response systems and apps meant for agents can all help them reach the right buyers for their listings …

Why smart home technology can help you sell your listing

Most real estate agents are pretty savvy these days when it comes to using technology in selling homes. Online marketing, text response systems and apps meant for agents can all help them reach the right buyers for their listings …

Amazon will send a smart home specialist to your real estate client’s door

Real estate agents in major West Coast markets now have a new assistant they can call upon to help customers with questions about smart home connectivity …