According to an article shared by Daily Real-Estate News via REALTOR® Magazine, “More home owners are adopting smart-home technology, and that will likely impact buyers’ purchase decisions in the future, according to a new joint survey of about 4,000 Americans by Coldwell Banker and CNET.”
The article adds, “Twenty-eight percent of respondents say they own at least one smart-home product, and nearly half of millennials, ages 18 to 34, say they plan to adopt smart-home technology. Of those who currently use it, 81 percent say they would be more likely to buy a home if smart products — such as connected lighting and thermostats, remote-access security, and smart locks — were already installed.”
The article also notes that, “Eighty-seven percent of smart-home owners say the technology makes their lives easier, and more than half say it saves them time (an average of nearly 30 minutes per day). Forty-five percent also say that, on average, they’ve saved more than $1,000 a year with smart-home technology.”
Source: Coldwell Banker Real Estate
In conclusion, in our research we found a great pictorial overview of this technology on HouseBeautiful.com®, “Home tech is smarter than ever. The newest devices and apps are simplifying tasks, making better use of resources, and transforming the way we live. It really is magic! By Stephen Treffinger.”
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