Allison Halliday

About Allison Halliday

Allison Halliday is a Realty Biz News contributing writer. She handles International Real Estate and is a seasoned blogger.

Smart Home Hubs: Will They Control Retail?



midst the growing interest in smart home hubs and in smart technology, an article in Forbes.com poses an interesting theory. Currently, retailers and consumers are most interested in h

Evercondo Grows 300% Year-on-Year



Evercondo is a rapidly growing online and mobile condo management platform. It recently announced it grew by triple digits last year, expanding to 22 states and provinces across North America.

Google Home Now Includes Shopping Capabilities



According to an article in Business Insider, Google Home now allows customers to order and pay for goods through voice commands using Google Express retail partners.

5 Mistakes Not to Make on Your Next Kitchen Renovation



Kitchen renovation is one of the most popular home improvement projects in the United States today. Many homeowners believe it will add value to their homes —

10 Super-Easy DIY Ideas to Make Your Apartment Look Nicer



Sometimes, rearranging things in an apartment can make you feel like you live in a different, better place and that reason is enough for some people to move the furniture around periodically.

Make Sure You Purchase The Right Apartment When It Comes To Personal Comfort



Taking into account that housing and rental prices are currently on the rise, finding an affordable apartment to buy is perhaps the greatest purchase one can make as of now.

Home Automation Revenue Grows 50% Year-On-Year



According to The NDP Group, US dollar sales of home automation products for last year experienced growth of 57% compared to 2015.
Product categories are led by security and monitoring which accounted for more than 60% of the dollar share. Smart entry devices including smart doorbells saw an increase in unit and dollar sales of 171% and 206% respectively compared to a year earlier.

Chinese Buyers Switch Focus to Seattle



According to a new article in realtor.com, Chinese real estate buyers are switching their focus from Vancouver to Seattle. The change has come since the introduction of a 15% tax on foreign investors in Vancouver that was suddenly brought in last August by British Columbia. The tax is applicable to anybody who isn’t a citizen […]

Realeflow’s Rehab Planner Saves Estimated Eight Hours per Project



Realeflow is a software company creating solutions for residential real estate investors and it recently released a brand-new tool called the Hammerpoint Rehab Planner. Using the Hammerpoint Rehab Planner, real estate investors can quickly plan renovation projects. This is traditionally a difficult and time-consuming process, especially for new investors. Realeflow CEO Greg Clement said “Our […]