Category: Smart Home

Smart Homes, Smart Locations

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Smart Homes, Smart Locations

Priorities change. More home owners today seek convenience and safety as two of their top buying considerations. For example, when choosing neighborhoods, Millennials put a premium on convenience, wanting an easy commute or walkable access to employment centers, shopping, fitness and recreational amenities. On the other end of the spectrum, some Boomers are giving up.....

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Home Themes That are Dominating in 2018

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Dominating Home Features in 2018

Home builders need to keep a sharp eye on homebuyer preferences to make sure what they are offering matches what people want. Now that we’re halfway through 2018, real estate industry insiders are making predictions on what to expect in home trends for the rest of the year. While open floor plans continue to be.....

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The Smartest Kitchen Appliances

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The Smartest Kitchen Appliances

Tech innovations and new ideas are changing the way Americans cook and eat. You can have a donut or filet mignon delivered with a touch on an app or have gourmet meals boxed at your doorstep and ready for you to play chef when you get home from work. Your kitchen can be run by.....

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Smart Furniture for Small Spaces

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Smart Furniture for Small Spaces

Tiny houses have captured the imagination of many Americans. Whether it’s the fantasy of living efficiently in 600 square feet or less or just the drive to declutter and tidy up, the idea of jettisoning your possessions and moving into a smaller home is gaining strength. Instead of aspiring to buy a larger house, a.....

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Smart Home Security from Nest and Ring

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Smart Home Security from Nest and Ring

Home security systems used to be the domain of just a handful of companies that would install cameras and remotely monitor them for a monthly fee. These days, residential security has become big business for numerous providers. Both Nest and Ring recently announced their latest full home security systems. Nest programmable protection Just as "Kleenex".....

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The Flex House Debuts at Consumer Electronics Show

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Flex House

The Consumer Electronics Show, an annual extravaganza to showcase the latest tech innovations from virtual reality to robots and more, was also the site for a slightly more grounded exhibit this year: The Flex House built by Shelter Dynamics and Green Builder Media. Instead of showing off the coolest tech devices in a vacuum, the.....

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