Smart home devices such as security cameras, locks, lights and thermostats are adding that WOW factor to homes, to help enhance a home’s appeal at sale time. Real Estate agents in the United States are beginning to see homes with smart features sell significantly faster. They are also seeing consumers appreciate these features and are, in fact, asking for homes with these features.
The top choices for creating a smart home are, locks and alarms, thermostats and fans, and lighting. Approximately 60% of consumers would like their new home to have these features. However, iHomeCtrl can add other features such as a pool/spa controller, garage door opener or automation of your sprinkler system. We are equipped to assess your home and lifestyle and give recommendations on smart devices that will add convenience and savings to your day.
Home automation is a long-term investment, one you can reap the benefits of now, with potential energy savings of 15%, if all you change is your lighting and thermostat. While you are saving money, the added value of a smart home will continue to improve your property value when the time comes to sell.