Cutting Edge Smart Home Devices

Rising global populations are fueling opportunities to create innovative ways to reduce energy consumption. Growing populations are also pushing thought leaders to develop products that save time, lower stress and make homes safer. Technology is at the center of these developments. The trendy term for these new products is smart home technology.

Cool home product redesigns

New smart home technologies are being developed at a speed that can, at times, feel alarming. Other times, new product developments don’t seem to happen fast enough. Some smart home devices are merely redesigns on traditional equipment.

Examples of these products are computer keyboards, flash drives and kitchen bottle openers. Redesigned computer keyboards wipe away worry that you’re keyboard will become permanently damaged should it get wet. In fact, redesigned keyboards can withstand a washing.

Flash drives that are redesigned display the name of files stored on them. You can click arrows on redesigned flash drives until you find the file you’re looking for. Thanks to redesigned bottle openers, you won’t have to waste time searching for a bottle top. The cap stays in the opener until you discard the cap permanently.

Emerging smart home devices

As cool as those smart home devices are, they aren’t innovative from the bottom up. Totally new smart home devices offer optimum advantages. Check out these smart home devices that may soon become top trends.

Amazon Echo – If you’ve ever felt frustrated as you raced through your house in search of a smart home device, you might love the Amazon Echo. With the Echo, you simply speak commands and the device will go to work for you. It works as a central point of control for your other smart home devices.

Wireless lighting – Years ago, it was hand clapping lights. Now, it’s wireless lighting.Smart home wireless devices let you brighten or dim light levels at your house by pressing a control panel. Link smart light bulbs to the device so you can adjust light levels throughout your house.

Window Treatments – Similar to a television remote control, window treatment remotes lower and raise shades and blinds. Protections offered with window treatment remote controls are physical safety, particularly for children. Because you don’t need to open and close window treatments with a cord, you can install cordless blinds,shades and other window treatments throughout your home.

Trash receptacles – You can truly live clutter free with a smart trash can. The can rest on wheels. Intelligence built into trash receptacles leads the can toward trash that you’re tossing in the can’s direction. Get this receptacle and you could easily watch the number of times that trash lands on the floor decrease.

Smart home devices that don’t operate on electricity can become true energy savers. Other smart home devices reduce frustration and stress, removing the need to hunt for products. These devices also help homeowners to shorten the time that it takes to go from bed to a vehicle and work.

The one challenge that developing products could create is an appetite for continual learning. People who use new home technologies will have to keep up with steps on how to operate and connect cyber and hand-held tools. The outcome could be inspiring. After all, it’s through ongoing learning that homeowners discover how they can redesign, upgrade and structure their houses to meet their personal changing needs and wants.

Open house on 7/20/2017 at 4 Old Town Road Walpole, MA 02081


Date: 07/20/2017 Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM  
For Directions: feel free to contact me.  
For more information: click here for the full details  

Elegant Georgian Colonial in top North Walpole location sited on a beautifully landscaped private lot on almost 2 acres! This home features large rooms with high ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, pocket doors, and crown mouldings. The kitchen is thoughtfully laid out and features new granite counter tops, new floor, and a sunny separate dining area. Fire place and built-ins add to the charm of the living room and family room. Upstairs the master suite features a luxuriously updated bathroom. 2 of the 3 remaining bedrooms have access to en suite bathrooms. 3rd floor walk-up can easily be finished for an au pair, in-law, office space – the possibilities are endless! The attic space has rough electrical and plumbing and rough heating and air conditioning too – just bring your ideas and make it your own. Excellent commuter location for easy access to Route 128 or the commuter rail. Brand new septic system!

Reasons to Hire a Diligent Real Estate Agent to Help You Sell Your Home

Believe it or not, all real estate agents are not created equal. But a home seller who goes the extra mile during his or her search for the right real estate agent should have no trouble hiring a diligent housing market professional to provide support along the home selling journey.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to employ a diligent real estate agent to assist you when you sell your house, including:

1. A diligent real estate agent will promote your house to the right groups of homebuyers.

Each home is unique, and as a home seller, it is important to showcase your house in a way that highlights its distinct attributes to the right groups of homebuyers. Because if you fail to do so, you may miss out on opportunities to stir up interest in your residence.

Fortunately, a diligent real estate agent will allocate the necessary time and resources to learn about your house’s strengths and weaknesses. With this information, a diligent real estate agent will be able to promote your residence to interested homebuyers consistently.

A diligent real estate agent also will provide home interior and exterior improvement recommendations. That way, you can use these recommendations to transform your ordinary house into a stellar residence before you add it to the housing market.

2. A diligent real estate agent understands the ins and outs of the housing market.

The real estate market is a difficult place for a home seller to navigate on his or her own. Luckily, diligent real estate agents possess the skills and know-how needed to thrive in any housing market, at any time.

A diligent real estate agent can differentiate between a buyer’s market and a seller’s market and help you map out your home selling journey. By doing so, a diligent real estate agent will work with you to boost your chances of a quick home sale.

Furthermore, a diligent real estate agent wants to share his or her expertise with home sellers. This means if you ever have concerns or questions about selling your house, a diligent real estate agent is happy to listen and respond accordingly.

3. A diligent real estate agent won’t settle for inferior results.

Typically, a real estate agent wants to help a home seller get the best price for his or her house. On the other hand, a diligent real estate agent will go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that a home seller can optimize the value of his or her residence – without exception.

A diligent real estate agent will work with a home seller at each stage of the property selling cycle. And if this housing market professional ever has concerns, he or she is ready to provide honest, unbiased feedback to a home seller as well.

When it comes to selling your home, working with a diligent real estate agent is ideal. This housing market professional will do everything possible to help you generate interest in your house as soon as it reaches the real estate market.

Open house on 7/9/2017 at 4 Old Town Road Walpole, MA 02081


Date: 07/09/2017 Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM  
For Directions: feel free to contact me.  
For more information: click here for the full details  

Elegant Georgian Colonial in top North Walpole location sited on a beautifully landscaped private lot on almost 2 acres! This home features large rooms with high ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, pocket doors, and crown mouldings. The kitchen is thoughtfully laid out and features new granite counter tops, new floor, and a sunny separate dining area. Fire place and built-ins add to the charm of the living room and family room. Upstairs the master suite features a luxuriously updated bathroom. 2 of the 3 remaining bedrooms have access to en suite bathrooms. 3rd floor walk-up can easily be finished for an au pair, in-law, office space – the possibilities are endless! The attic space has rough electrical and plumbing and rough heating and air conditioning too – just bring your ideas and make it your own. Excellent commuter location for easy access to Route 128 or the commuter rail. Brand new septic system!