Top 5 Apps and Technologies For The Home

Here are 5 of the latest and greatest technology apps for added security and efficiency in the home. According to a recent survey, 64% of real estate practitioners say customers are asking for smart features when buying a home more so than two to five years ago. In addition, 33% of real estate practitioners say a smart home is 33% more likely to sell!

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1. Garage Door Opener App

app controlled garage door

You can monitor the opening and closing of the garage through a wireless app even have visibility into video! Price $130

2. Kwikset Lock

Kwikset Lock
It may look like a typical lock but it’s not unlocked with a key! Just the tap of your fingerprint unlocks the door and it’s also compatible with Nest Thermostat which can be adjusted as you come and go in conjunction with the door locking and unlocking. Price $249

3. Lightbulbs With A Camera

Lightbulbs
This lightbulb that can be controlled via app also has a built in video camera for added security. Price $199

4. Digital Light Switch

Digital Light Switch - Replace your light switch with a digital display that offers automated lighting, home safety and energy management. Price $199 per unit.
Replace your light switch with a digital display that offers automated lighting, home safety and energy management. Price $199 per unit.

5. LG Smart Refrigerator

With LG's Smart Refrigerator you can now text your fridge to tell it to make more ice, take a picture of what's inside your fridge and view it while grocery shopping. It even suggests recipes based on your refrigerator's content and tracks expiration dates. It will be available for purchase later this year.
You can now text your fridge to tell it to make more ice, take a picture of what’s inside your fridge and view it while grocery shopping. It even suggests recipes based on your refrigerator’s content and tracks expiration dates. It will be available for purchase later this year.

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