Survey Finds the Technology of Tomorrow Helps Many Smart Homes Sell Faster Today

As smart home technology plays a larger role in real estate, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC today released a survey uncovering what smart features home buyers are looking for when purchasing a home and how those features impact a home's sale. Coldwell Banker Real Estate also announced a list of 25 smart home products and systems in the categories that matter most to home buyers.
 
Smart home appliances and technology are becoming more mainstream in homes throughout the country. Products and features once reserved for only the highest priced properties are now found in homes across the United States at various price points. The proliferation of this technology is not only changing the way Americans live, it's also changing their tastes and expectations when shopping for real estate -- so much so that making your home "smart" may be smarter than you think.
 
According to the survey, home buyers are most interested in smart home technology for the following categories:
 
  • Security (65 percent of sales associates agree)
  • Temperature control (57 percent)
  • Safety (48 percent)
  • Lighting (46 percent)
  • Entertainment (42 percent)
  • Appliances (23 percent)

 

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