Nowadays it seems as if everything is going digital and getting “smarter”. We are all very connected to our technology in the form of smart watches, smart phones, and other devices. Our Carmel, IN homes are not exempt from this digital overhaul. Many homeowners are choosing to make their homes smart and in return more secure and efficient. If you are thinking of selling your Carmel, IN home this spring in addition to sprucing up your home, you should consider some of these smart upgrades. Not only will you benefit from them while you live there, it may put your home at the top of the list for technology-savvy Carmel, IN homebuyers.
Smart Doorbell. Smart doorbells often cost between $100 and $200 and are equipped with cameras that turn on whenever the button is pressed or activity is detected near the door. These features help to increase home security.
Smart Door Locks. If you’re tired of always losing your keys, then smart locks, which retail between $79 to $250 can help. You can program them to only open with a tap from your cellphone, unlock with Bluetooth proximity sensing, or program with a code for temporary or periodic access for contractors or house cleaners. Most look just like regular door locks so would be thieves are none the wiser.
Smart Lighting. No need to run around after the kids turning off all the lights when you have smart lighting. Not only does it keep your home more efficient, you can program them to display certain lights at certain times via your smart phone. Come home to a cheery home in the evening or turn on lights when you are on vacation.
Rodney & Amanda Heard
Heard Real Estate Team