Home automation means the automated systems and technologies in properties, utilised to help manage various factors in a home such as security, lighting, air temperature and even certain appliances, with the aim of improving the quality of life for the inhabitants by providing added convenience, comfort and safety.
In WeRelocate BCN we tell you why home automation is an added value in selling properties.
Specifically, controlling the technology of certain areas of a property helps to achieve maximum energy efficiency. Through home automation, you can optimize different aspects in a house, such as:
- Regulating and controlling the air temperature.
- Using efficient lighting systems.
- Controlling the start-up and shutdown of household appliances.
- Detecting open doors or windows.
- Detecting any type of breakdown.
- Intelligent water control, both through smart faucets and for irrigation.
Together with energy efficiency, these automated home automation systems work to optimize the upkeep of property facilities, thus ensuring their correct use and allowing us to make savings in terms of fewer repairs and replacements.
Turning your home into a Smart home or intelligent home through the use of home automation systems can give added value to your property when selling it.
Firstly because more and more buyers are looking for homes that have these automated systems, as this is synonymous with greater security and having peace of mind in your home.
Secondly, investing in home automation is an investment in saving energy, which is another important factor new owners look for, not only to save on bills but also because safe and efficient homes make home insurance more economical.
Increased security in a home, together with saving energy and reduced home insurance rates, are three fundamental factors that will help to sell a property in a shorter length of time, even increasing its overall value while doing so.