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Property Automation

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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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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Property Managers Remain Competitive with Smart Apartments

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Property managers who offer smart apartment technology have a better chance of attracting and retaining new residents. Since many people already use virtual personal assistants such as Alexa, they expect their residences to be technologically advanced as well. Property managers need to employ apartment home automation in order to remain competitive in the real estate rental market. Energy Savings Tenants…

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6 Smart Property Management Solutions

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Property managers have a challenging role serving a variety of duties for both property owners and tenants. One way to make tasks a bit easier for property managers is to rely on smart property management—or tech-enabled property management tools that allow for more convenient and efficient communication and problem resolution. Here are 7 automated solutions for property management that can…

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7 Helpful Property Management Tools

Whether you manage a single property or oversee hundreds of units, property management involves a lot of moving parts. Here are seven property management tools you can use to become more effective in your efforts. Software That Streamlines Business Activities Property managers wear many hats, so any resources that can automate some of the daily workload are worthwhile. There are…

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Rental Property Automation Tips

Rental Property Automation Tips

While online property rental sites are exploding, so is the solutions market for the managers of those units. Today’s cutting-edge, cloud-based applications offer property owners and managers a myriad of tools to reduce costs, improve efficiencies and increase the revenues generated by their real estate holdings. However, just like prudent homeowners, property managers should take a methodical approach to digitizing…

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The Internet of Things WILL Change Your Business | Hype vs. Reality

Internet of Things. Smart Home. Smart Control. Home Automation. Smart Business. Business Automation. What the heck are we calling this tsunami of a technology trend? The confusion around “smart” technology starts with the name and extends all the way to vendors, technology capabilities, business applications and best practices. Smart technology is pretty much the wild west of today. A whole…

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Airbnb Partners with Google’s Nest to Push Vacation Rentals Towards Energy Efficiency and Smart Home Control

It’s a challenge to define Airbnb. The growth is fast, and the impact on the travel industry is widespread. Cities across the US are trying to define and regulate this travel giant ($10B valuation). Here’s an interesting piece in the New Yorker about the love/hate relationship Airbnb struggles with in NYC. Very interesting commentary on the background and growth of…

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