How to Increase your Home’s Value with Smart Automation
Can you increase your home’s value with automation? The short answer is yes you can.
(For the first in this series, look to our post on increasing your property’s value with home security).
How Smart Automation Can Affect Your Homes’ Value
Two words – Energy Management.
Smart home buyers are looking for the best ways to maximize their energy usage, and if your residential property already comes packaged with automated energy saving tools, you are automatically among the bestsellers.
Invest in smart automation to control your heating and cooling, electricity, and water. So, when you can pre-set thermostat schedules, automate shades and lights, and manage your energy usage, you are adding value to your property.
Installing these high-tech features will immediately endear you to buyers, including millennials, who are looking for homes already equipped with smart automation devices for security, safety, and energy management.
Increasing the Value of Smart Automation – Prewiring
Homes that are prewired stand in a class of its own. In our post on the benefits of professional security prewiring, we showed how this could affect your property’s value. And it is similar with smart automation. If your home is prewired for security, automation will enhance upon this and naturally increases the value of your property.
But, that doesn’t mean to say you shouldn’t invest now in home automation. Not only will it help you enjoy living in your home, but it will make things a lot more convenient for you and your family.
What Will Not Affect Your Home’s Value
Not all “smart” devices are made equal. Cheap automation device without any proven value will not improve the value of your property. So, invest in quality features that deliver long-term value, such as smart thermostats, controllable shades, keyless entry, etc.
Are you ready to smarten up your home and use smart home automation to increase your property’s value? Give us a call at ATP Alarms and we’ll get you started the right way.