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


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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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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2019 Residential Property Management #PropTech Predictions

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2018 is officially wrapped up, and from a property automation standpoint, it was an exciting year! With home automation technology now in 33 percent of U.S. households, it’s clear that demand for this technology continues to rapidly grow. Consumers are finding increasing value in the safety, savings and convenience provided by home automation. From the rental property owner and operator…

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Why it Pays to Be a Long-term Renter

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When people choose to rent a home, it’s often considered a temporary choice. Traditionally, renters aim to save money on their living space and eventually buy a home, if possible. However, today, the trends in housing are changing, and some renters are choosing to rent a home full-time or long-term, rather than as a short-term solution. Studies show that there…

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