Is A Smart Home Worth It

Dated: 11/01/2019

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Is the Investment to Make your Home a"Smart Home" Worth it for Resale? 

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Over the past few years, smart technology has really blossomed into a hugemarket. With more-and-more devices offering connectivity and lower prices,almost all households have some kind of smart device in their home. While somesmart devices are simply “nice to have,” many can actually increase the value ofthe home; if you are considering a move in the future, learning which smartupgrades will increase your home’s value is important. 

Here are a few of the best smart home upgrades: 

  • Smart Thermostats – Energy-saving smart thermostats can sense when thehome is occupied and vacant to control the temperature while savingenergy costs. 

  • Smart Smoke Detectors and Security Systems – Life-saving smart securitycan alert you and the authorities automatically if there is a problem in thehome. 

  • Smart Door Locks – Either as part of the security system or stand-alone,smart door locks allow you to control access to your home. Using Wi-Fi tounlock doors remotely and program unique codes for family, guests,housekeepers, etc., you will always know by whom and when your home isaccessed. 

  • Smart Moisture Sensor – Mold has become a huge problem. Smartmoisture sensors detect water leaks, humidity, and temperature changes toprotect your home from moisture damage. 

These are just a few of the great smart home products available to make yourhome more attractive to potential buyers. Most starting under $250, these smartchoices will not only protect your home but add value when listing for sale.

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Jason McLaughlin

Jason has lived in the Golden and Arvada area for more than 25 years attending Golden High School and then later gaining a Bachelors of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership and Emergency Manage....

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