If the Internet of Things (IoT) is making it big in every industry, it is making a huge impact in the real estate industry as well. Technology has made homes smarter, and now would be the best time to make the most of it. If you want to sell your home fast or sometime in the near future, you can consider installing some simple home automation gadgets that would impress the real estate agent and of course, the buyer most definitely. Here are some of them:
A smarter front door
By installing a smart door lock in your house and increasing its curb appeal and value as well. This is a good technology wherein a person doesn’t have to use a key to enter the house. You can use a Passcode, radio frequency ID, a fingerprint, or eye-scan to enter the house. You can also program the gadget so the realtor can “show the house” even when you are not around. The smart lock would tell you when someone entered your house and exited.
Boost in safety gadgets
Homebuyers are always interested in homes that are safe, so if you have some really good gadgets at home that can increase security, it would be a good thing. You can lock and unlock the doors of your home, switch the lights on and off through the simple tap of a button. If there is any breach in the security system, you will get notifications accompanied by real time video of what is going on.
Utility bill saver
Homebuyers are likely to be impressed by your efforts in installing gadgets that would cut down utility bills. You can monitor the electricity consumption in your house and make changes to the HVAC system by making upgrades through these gadgets.
Automated garage openers
A smart relay switch would let the garage door open by itself, so you no longer have to be bothered about getting out and opening or closing the garage. It would also ensure that you have closed the garage doors after you have left home.
An intelligent home thermostat
A homebuyer would never be able to resist the usefulness of an intelligent home thermostat. Through this you can regulate the temperature of your home. Your home would be warm and inviting or cool and cozy depending on the season if you install a thermostat.
Automated window coverings
How about installing automated window coverings so you can manage the outside light more judiciously? This can easily be manipulated through your laptop or smartphone. Even if you are not at home, these automated coverings would give the impression that someone is there.