Allison Halliday

About Allison Halliday

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

Miami Single-Family Home Sales Surge in May



According to a recent press release, Miami’s single-family home market saw its best May in history with total home sales, median prices, dollar volume, traditional sales and luxury transactions surging.

US Existing Home Sales Increase in May



Sales of US existing homes rebounded in May having declined in April, with low inventory levels helping to increase the median sales price to a new high while the median number

Crowdfunding Becoming Viable Way to Fund Real Estate



Most people think of crowdfunding as a way to fund innovative products and projects on sites such as IndieGoGo or Kickstarter, but it’s fast being regarded as a good way for individual investors to

Smart Home Brand Hive Data Reveals Barriers to Smart Home Technology Adoption



The leading UK smart home brand, Hive has recently released research in tandem with its new Let’s Get Living campaign. This research reveals barriers faced by North American consumers when it comes to adopting smart home technology.

Home Automation Products to Add $1.8 Billion in Incremental Sales



According to The Future of Tech report from global information company, The NPD Group, home automation products are set to add $1.8 billion in new consumer electronics sales through 2018. It is forecasting a 74% growth in this category from 2016 to 2018 which will be driven by sales of monitoring and security projects as […]

Remote Control Smart Home Technology Isn’t Sufficient Says New Report



Apparently, for smart home technology to be more widely accepted it needs to provide more benefits than just being connected. Consumers expect to obtain far more value than just gaining remote access to their home as they want usable data that will benefit their lifestyle.

Homebuyers Advised to Start Mortgage Applications Early



An article in Realtor.com is advising people looking to buy a home to begin their mortgage applications earlier rather than later. Apparently, many people underestimate exactly how long it takes

Which Smart Home Devices Save Money and Energy?



Many homeowners in the United States are anxious to do their bit to help reduce their carbon footprint and some smart home devices will help save energy and money.

Voice Recognition Technology Becoming More Popular



Over the past few years, voice recognition technology has become a more popular way of communicating with connected and mobile devices. Not so long ago smart devices had to be controlled by clicking or swiping them, but now many can be activated with just a few words.

Wearable Technology and Its Effect on Insurance Markets



According to a recent press release, wearable technology represents a new way for insurance companies to potentially collect and analyze data about the people they insure.

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