We all know that the items we purchase, even the homes we purchase are with the needs of our pets in mind. We can get gadgets that play music with just a simple voice command or watch our house temperature to save us energy. If we have access to all these high tech luxurious items, why can’t our pets?
These are just a few of the smart home gadgets you could have for your fur babies:GoBoneDo you ever feel guilty when you are working all day and can’t be home to play with your pet? The GoBone will keep... read more
As smart home technology continues to trend, we have seen an increase in the number of homes for sale that offer buyers the latest and greatest in home automation, smart entertainment, and security. The smart home is a hot commodity. In fact, a recent study published by the Washington Post found that 65 percent of buyers said they would be willing to spend more money for a home with smart technology upgrades.
However, for most buyers, purchasing a smart home is uncharted territory. While the... read more
Today officially kicks off the world’s largest electronics trade show, Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and we are feeling ALL the excitement and innovation right here in Dayton. Since keeping up with all the current trends in home technology has always been a Coldwell Banker agent’s m.o., this year marks the third year that Coldwell Banker sponsors the Smart Home Showcase. After checking out some of the coolest products to hit the floor at this year’s CES, and reading up on Coldwell B... read more
Today nearly 1/4 of US homeowners live in a smart home and, in just 5 years, that number is expected to double. If you haven’t bought into smart technology, you’re rapidly becoming the minority. The smart home offers luxury and convenience to homes (and not to mention something to show off to all of your friends at parties-this stuff is seriously cool), but as homes get smarter and cooler, the people living in them have to get smarter-and safer.
If you’ve been living under a rock... read more
What makes a home a luxury home? If you ask those of us in the Real Estate industry, we can give you price ranges, size requirements, upgrades, ages, locations, and the many other characteristics that make up a luxury home. The catch? Just don’t expect us to agree on any of it. Like beauty, luxury seems to be in the eye of the beholder. In fact, when defining luxury, most of us just seem to know it when we see it. Or do we? The luxury home is transforming. No longer ostentatious or opulent, the new ... read more