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Two Newest Home Technology Innovations
Dated: May 1 2019
Smart homes. As technology becomes an even more prominent part of our lives, smart homes will become the norm. Most Americans homes are already equipped with assistive devices like Amazon's Alexa and Google Home. TVs, fridges, and even alarm systems are all voice and smartphone-activated. These smart home features will soon transition from a bonus to an expectation.
Of course, some smart home features are still further out like the Robo Chef that makes dinner for you. But other features are already becoming the norm like smart fridges that tell you what you have, and what you need to buy, and the smart thermostat that you can control remotely from your smartphone.
Additionally, features like remote-controlled window shades, automated alarm systems, and smart locks can not only entice home buyers but can also increase the value of the home. Smart appliances that stay with the home during a purchase can also give the seller more negotiating power while giving home buyers the opportunity to have the latest technologies rolled into the cost of the home purchase.
Hydrofloor. There remains a debate among real estate professionals and home buyers regarding the value of a pool. Some homeowners see them as an advantage whereas others see them as major upkeep that takes up valuable space. With the a Hydrofloor, you can meet the needs of both types of buyer. One touch of the button and you can turn your in-ground pool into a floor. Then, easily hit the button and enjoy the cool water of the pool on a hot summer day.
Avo Derbalian became Owner/Salesperson of a real estate company in early 2016 after being a Realtor® for a year and a half, providing services all over Bergen County and Passaic County. Since then, ....