Smart Upgrades Will Sell Your House Quickly



Smart home upgrades are the most popular craze this year and home buyers want them. Research done from the Washington Post says that 65 percent of buyers, specifically millennials, are prepared to spend more on homes that are equipped with smart devices.

Today’s definition of a move-in ready home has changed. It isn’t really about fresh paint and refinished hardwood floors any longer. An increasing amount of buyers do not consider a property “move-in ready” until it’s set up with smart gadgets. It is vital to understand that upgrading your home with smart devices is a must.

Buyers want permanent gadgets and favor upgrades that stay with the home after you sell it.

The most desirable upgrades have these features:
  • Temperature control
  • Security and safety
  • Convenience
  • Compatibility with mainstream voice control devices 

You do not have to spend a bundle of money to make your listing more interesting. The good news is that many of these devices are sold for under $300 each.

Thermostats. Among the most popular features in a smart home is the Wi-Fi-connected thermostat. This gadget allows you to program the temperature changes by voice or through the app even if you happen to be away from home.

Security Systems. Homeowners can arm and disarm the system without needing to deal with a complicated keypad. These systems include window sensors, motion detectors, and more. They are controlled by voice or by an app. They can also watch video streams and alert police of an emergency.

Video Doorbells. Find out who’s at the door with this smart upgrade. Video doorbells are equipped with motion detectors and 24/7 surveillance. The app informs you that someone’s at the door, even if no one rings the doorbell.

Lighting. Smart lighting makes it possible for homeowners to dim or turn lights on and off with a simple voice command. You can also turn off the lights from your phone.

Garage Door Openers. Smart garage door openers can notify homeowners when the garage opens and closes. This allows for 24/7 monitoring of the garage.

When selling your home, make sure your property stands out from the competition. Investing in some smart home devices that could get you more value for your home.

NetSmartFx has teamed up with Mike Bolger from Chestnut Park West to provide a Smart Home Staging Kits. This kit is cost effective and easily converts your home into a certified Smart Home.  CALL MIKE BOLGER NOW AT (519) 616-2656

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