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Jeremy Hillpot

Why You Really Need Property Automation for Your Vacation Rentals

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Many renters and homeowners still view property automation as a “luxury.” However, this technology is quickly becoming the norm. Furthermore, if you own vacation rental properties and you want to stay competitive in your industry, smart home automation is a business necessity. Indeed, as a vacation rental owner, smart home automation will boost the safety and security of your properties,…

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Are Your Vacation Rental Guests Damaging Your HVAC Systems? Here’s How to Prevent It With Home Automation

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People use their HVAC systems conservatively when they’re at home. But when they’re at your vacation rental, it’s another story. All that HVAC conservativism goes flying out the window! Giving your guests free reign over the thermostat in your vacation rental is a recipe for high energy bills, broken HVAC equipment and a touch of regret. Fortunately, with home automation,…

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Why Millennials are Looking for Properties with Smart Technology

Older generations lambast millennials for being “lazy” and “self-entitled,” but these are hasty generalizations that simply aren’t true. Evidence shows that millennials are conservative with their money, environmentally conscious and–as “digital natives”—they’re technologically savvy. This helps them see the wisdom of smart home technology like no one else. In fact, the needs and perspectives of millennials, combined with the reality…

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Average Cost Saving from Smart Home Technology

Our ancestors never worried about their electric bills donning their 10-gallon hats and tightening their corsets. In fact, it wasn’t until 1925, that even half of Americans had electricity in their homes. Now, electricity is a modern necessity and it’s extremely expensive. High electricity bills cause families a lot of stress—and divorce-inducing drama. Dad yells, “Shut that refrigerator door!” Mom…

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