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.

US Real Estate Market Is Still Hot



While summer might be rapidly drawing to a close, heralding the start of cooler fall temperatures, an article in Realtor.com points out that the US real estate market is still red-hot. Home prices

Reasons Why a Vacation Home Might Be a Bad Investment



When you have the perfect vacation in a great location, it is tempting to dream about owning a vacation home. However, an article in Realtor.com points out that a vacation home may not be such a great investment

Making Escrow Less of a Stressful Experience



An article in the week.com highlights how the escrow period can be stressful when an offer has been accepted but the moment of moving in is still a long way off. However, the article outlines several ways to make this time less stressful.

How Smart Technology Can Help School Kids



With the new school term looming large, an article in the SF Times.com has highlighted how smart technology can help remove part of the stress of this time of year.

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