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Property Automation

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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Smart Home Control Over-Hyped? No Way! [And the Biggest of the Big Brands Agree.]

Is the Internet of Things the most over-hyped technology right now?! “Inconceivable!” I’ll elaborate on my short answer. But first, let’s build a bit of a background… I recently came across an article that originated on The Guardian and was shared by Tnooz (“News and analysis about travel technology”). The article makes the claim that the Internet of Things is…

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Vacation Rental Smart Home Control Testimonial: Winter Park Lodging Company

I’ve mentioned Winter Park Lodging Company a couple times: Turn-Key Installation in 3 Days Host of Smart Home Control Seminar Winter Park Lodging Company To offer a quick recap, Winter Park Lodging was in a jam last November because a WiFi smart home system they tried to install wasn’t living up to expectations, and their insanely busy Thanksgiving rush was…

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Homeowners Using Smart Home Technology to Spy on Vacation Rental Guests: The Need for Enterprise Smart Home Control Continues to Grow

Based on my experience in the vacation rental industry, Baby Boomers constitute the majority of vacation rental homeowners. As I mentioned in a post this past spring, Baby Boomers are also technology adopters. As a corollary to those statements, your homeowners are technology adopters. And these technology adopting, baby booming, vacation rental homeowners are using this new technology to keep…

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Homeowners Using Smart Home Technology to Spy on Vacation Rental Guests: The Need for Enterprise Smart Home Control Continues to Grow

Based on my experience in the vacation rental industry, Baby Boomers constitute the majority of vacation rental homeowners. As I mentioned in a post this past spring, Baby Boomers are also technology adopters. As a corollary to those statements, your homeowners are technology adopters. And these technology adopting, baby booming, vacation rental homeowners are using this new technology to keep…

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