Allison Halliday

About Allison Halliday

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

Choosing a Reputable Moving Company



After the sale is closed on your dream home and you are making preparations to move in, you’ll almost certainly need to choose a reputable moving company.

Biggest Users of Smart Home Technology Are Older



According to an article in Techdigest.TV a recent poll has revealed that more than a third of adults in the UK aged over 55 have smart technology devices within their home compared to less than a fifth of those aged between 18 and 34.

Chinese Homebuyers Likely to Be Hurt by Currency Restrictions



Recently China formally imposed new currency restrictions and according to the SF Chronicle.com, these are most likely to affect the middle-class in China and in the United States.

Is It Worth Investing in Smart Home Technologies?



This is the question posed in an article in Journalnow.com especially as more traditional home improvements such as remodeling kitchens and bathrooms often give good returns when it comes to selling.

How to Have More Realistic Pricing Expectations When Selling a Home



An article in Realtor.com points out that pricing your own home can be tricky and that when it comes to selling a home, of course, everyone wants to make a profit. Many people expect to recoup the costs spent on upgrading a home but can end up with unrealistic expectations.

Smart Home Technologies Could Help Reduce Peak Time Power Usage



It’s hoped that smart home technologies will help reduce peak time power usage as according to a press release, South Dakota’s State University researchers have been given an $80,000 grant to develop a next-generation residential energy management system.

Forensic Implications of Smart Home Software



While much has been made of the usefulness of smart home software an article in CBC.ca highlights how smart home software is being used forensically.

Soul-Searching Questions First Time Buyers Should Ask Themselves



Buying your first home is exciting, but an article in Realtor.com has pointed out that first-time buyers really need to ask themselves a few questions before committing to this major purchase.

TruSense Announces Integrated Smart Home Technology for Seniors



TruSense announced that it is now offering sensor technology to help identify the way a person lives for example how often they get out of the house, how long they spent sleeping or in the kitchen.

Improving Independence for People with Disabilities with Smart Home Technology



An article in Optometry Times highlights how smart home technology can help people who are visually impaired, pointing out that the latest mainstream technology includes accessibility features that are built-in from the start.

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