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How (And Why) to Upgrade to Smart Blinds

Everything you need to know about smart blinds!
Posted by Brianna Corey on October 26, 2017 in  Home Decor  Investments  Smart Home Technology
How (And Why) to Upgrade to Smart Blinds Everything you need to know about smart blinds! LINDSAY LISTANSKI By Jennifer Tuohy Two of the most important elements of a home are natural lighting and comfort. We all want a home that is well-lit and comfortable, whether the sun is blazing outside or we’re in the depths of winter. A reliable way to balance great natural light and interior comfort is with the right type of blinds or shades. Window coverings help welcome light when you want it and keep it at ... read more
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Coldwell Banker Real Estate Gets Vocal – Announcing Our First Amazon Alexa Skill

Coldwell Banker teamed up with Amazon’s Alexa to create its first Alexa skill
Posted by Brianna Corey on August 20, 2017 in  Smart Home Technology
Coldwell Banker Real Estate Gets Vocal – Announcing Our First Amazon Alexa Skill Coldwell Banker teamed up with Amazon’s Alexa to create its first Alexa skill, an extension of the popular Home of the Week series. VICTORIA KEICHINGER We’ve all heard that real estate is local, but Coldwell Banker has put its own spin on the adage, declaring all real estate is Vocal by announcing its first Amazon Alexa Skill, which will be available by the end of June. What’s a Skill?&nb... read more
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The Smart Home Staging Kit: Transform Your House into a Smart Home

Smart homes aren’t the future of real estate – smart home technology is already in homes today
Posted by Brianna Corey on July 12, 2017 in  Smart Home Technology
The Smart Home Staging Kit: Transform Your House into a Smart Home Smart homes aren’t the future of real estate – smart home technology is already in homes today and soon becoming as commonplace as granite countertops. ATHENA SNOW Smart homes aren’t the future of real estate – smart home technology is already in homes today and is quickly becoming as commonplace as granite countertops. Buyers are now expecting smart home technology to be included in their next home. In fact,&nb... read more
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Home Renovations & Features for the 2017 Smart Home

Discover the hottest new trends in smart home technology
Posted by Brianna Corey on June 17, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Smart Home Technology
Home Renovations & Features for the 2017 Smart Home Discover the hottest new trends in smart home technology, from voice control to security, to temperature control to lighting and even safety measures like door locks! SHARON LEE Is your home a smart home? If you’re like most U.S. homeowners, the answer is probably yes, or it will be soon. What were once seen only as gimmicks reserved for the tech-savvy homeowners have quickly become the norm. We conducted a survey and  fo... read more
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11 Smart Upgrades to Consider Before It’s Too Late

Some upgrades are difficult or impossible to do later. Tackle these projects now to save yourself the headache
Posted by Brianna Corey on May 27, 2017 in  Home Decor  Smart Home Technology
11 Smart Upgrades to Consider Before It’s Too Late Some upgrades are difficult or impossible to do later. Tackle these projects now to save yourself the headache. VICTORIA KEICHINGER Houzz Contributor, Nicole Jacobs Building a new home is a pleasure not everyone gets to experience. You get to construct your home exactly to your taste, with the components and finishes you want and can afford. Often you’ll be deciding what is worth the money to do now and what you’d prefer to sa... read more
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