The spring buying season is here and that means buyers are busy preparing their homes to sell. These days, a lot of home upgrades are focusing on one popular feature: connectivity. In 2019, buyers want modern homes that have the latest gadgets and features that they can control from anywhere. These options include: smart thermometers and security systems and garage door openers.
Security systems have been around forever, but the technology behind them changes daily. Home security companies now offer systems that allow consumers to monitor their homes from there phone wherever they are. Whether it’s ring or another service, integrated security systems offer convenience and peace of mind. Having the systems in place can be a big selling point for buyers who want to make sure their new home is as safe as possible, given they’ll only have to set up a new account upon move-in.
Forget the garage door opener, thanks to technology, you can now open your garage door delivery people from your phone, a housekeeper or for your child coming home from school from your phone. With the right connectivity tools, they can provide convenience that will be a selling point to future owners.
Save Energy, Increase Comfort
Smart thermostats can increase the value of your home and make you more comfortable. Smart thermostats let you easily control the temperature in your home from any connected device. Imagine being able to go on vacation and schedule your thermostat to be at 60 degrees but set it to turn back up to 70 degrees for when your on your way home.
Lighting the Way
Smart lighting has become more advanced. Programmable lights give you the opportunity to schedule when your lights will turn on and off remotely or change the lighting to improve how your house looks or feels. With a smart lighting system, you are in control of your lights from your bed, driveway or abroad.
New, smart products and apps hit the market daily. For homeowners techy enough to use this new technology in their homes, you’ll not only be more connected, but you’ll likely see more engagement because of how technologically advanced your home is.
Anchor Home Inspection is always available by phone to answer questions regarding your current home or future home.