Long Term Renter
Food for thought
April 12, 2019

How to Get Renters to Stay Longer Term Using Smart Technology

Smart home technology is enjoying unprecedented growth with more than 40 percent of households in the U.S. already equipped with some sort of smart device. As a property owner, keeping ahead of the tech curve will not only make your home more attractive to potential renters, it will enable you to protect your property, make managing your properties easier,and reduce…
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Vacation Rental
Property Automation
April 12, 2019

How Smart Home Technology Can Elevate Vacation Rentals

Vacation rentals have fully incorporated smart technology. Everything from a hotel room to a cozy, country B&B rents online. Customers go digital when they want to find the ideal holiday home, as this provides access to reviews, online tours and recommendations that help them to select the perfect place. Customers expect the same level of tech to ease their rental…
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Family Smart Technology
Food for thought
April 12, 2019

Why Smart Home Devices Are Perfect for a Large Family

Juggling work, kids and a home can be overwhelming. Making life easier by automating your home maintenance with smart technology is a no-brainer. The relatively low costs and easy installment of smart home devices are driving unprecedented demand, with 24 percent of American households now equipped with a smart speaker. You can ensure your family is safer, reduce your monthly…
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Security
March 25, 2019

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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Food for thought
March 25, 2019

How Smart Property Technology Helps the Entire Family

Imagine your whole family walks into a smart home supply store—toddler, teenager, mom, dad and the grandparents. They know that 33.2 percent of U.S. homes are using smart technology, but they’re not sure how each can benefit. Fortunately, the salesman knows exactly what they need. Here’s what he says about smart home features for each family member: Babies and Toddlers…
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Food for thought
March 25, 2019

How Smart Technology Can Help Build a Rapport with Your Tenants

Building a rapport with tenants using smart home technology is more than providing an online portal for them to make rental payments. Instead, you need to be developing a smart apartment that encompasses a variety of communication tools that are beneficial to both you and the tenant. In doing so, you’ll be creating a smart property that’s mutually beneficial while…
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Property Automation
March 25, 2019

How to Design a Smart Apartment That Works

In a competitive marketplace, rentals with smart technology are more attractive because renters want their living spaces to make their lives better. Smart apartments help add new capabilities and benefits to ordinary apartments, so they're quickly becoming the preference for many renters. Landlords and property managers are finding that, because smart home technology is becoming an integral part of everyone's…
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Food for thought
February 26, 2019

3 Trends From CES You Need To Know

The Consumer Electronic Show (CES) has dazzled audiences with the latest technological breakthroughs for over 50 years. It’s the place where leading-edge tech is introduced to a discerning audience, and 2019 was one of the most exciting years to date, with over 4,400 exhibitors and 182,000 attendees from 160 countries. Here are some of the highlights from this year’s January…
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Home Automation
February 26, 2019

4 Reasons Home Automation Increased in Demand in 2018

Home automation is so accessible and intuitive that more and more people are adopting smart home technologies. Smart devices enable homeowners to control their household appliances and devices from wherever they are in the world. Here are some of the reasons this tech trend is enjoying such widespread adoption.   1. Reduced Utility Bills One of the biggest contributors to…
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Property Automation
February 25, 2019

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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