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5 Must-Have Smart Home Gadgets

by Kenneth Rabasco 06/02/2019

Homes have advanced significantly with the introduction of different tech innovations. A lot of things have been put in place to ensure people live as comfortable as possible. Some chores can be annoying and time-consuming at the same time - not everyone enjoys mowing the lawn or mopping the whole house.

Smart home gadgets are now widely available to make it easier for people to go about their normal activities. Whether you're looking to dive into the world of smart home gadgets for the first time, or you want to spice up your luxury living inventory by including the best devices, this post will be helpful. This article will highlight the best must-have smart home gadgets you should get.

Amazon Echo

Amazon has taken a significant lead in the smart home appliances market with its investment in artificial intelligence. Amazon Echo is an intelligent speaker that doesn't only play whatever you want it to, and whenever, it also takes voice commands from you. It's able to do this because it was built with Amazon's Alexa to identify voice-based commands. You can connect the Echo to other smart products in your home. 

Robotic lawn mower

While gadgets to offer a centralized system to control all your house chores, many automation technologies, like the robotic lawn mower, have gained massive acceptance. With this, you can sit back while the fancy gadget takes care of your garden and lawn.

Smart mirror personal assistant

This is for those who have always wanted to get all the updates they need to start the day while they adjust their shirt in front of the mirror. The smart mirror is packed with a facial recognition technology which turns it on when you stand in its front, and it notifies you of the weather, traffic, emails, etc.

Smart thermostat

Do you battle with extreme weather or your HVAC system usurps a lot of energy? The intelligent thermostat should be the go-to gadget. This device allows you to control the temperature of a room or your entire home with a simple tap from your smartphone.You don't have to worry if your temperature will drop when you're away on vacation. The smart thermostat reports the temperature and adjusts it to be just right.

Smart doorbell

The beauty of smart home gadgets is they don't have to be really expensive to provide you the necessary function. Smart doorbells come with hidden cameras, and a dual audio system to enable you to speak to your visitors and hear their response. They also have motion sensors to detect movements within your perimeter.

Talk to your real estate agent about whether or not smart gadgets like these will increase the value of your home.

About the Author
Author

Kenneth Rabasco

Professional Associations & Designations

Ken Rabasco aka Bosco is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the New York State Association of Realtors, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, and the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service.

As a lifelong Westchester resident, Bosco has a vast and extensive knowledge of the intricate details that comprise the communities of Southern Westchester, be it a recommendation for the best place to have dinner in one of the many River Town restaurants, or a market forecast for what the future will hold for the next place you'll call home. With a laser-attentiveness to detail and a never-faltering determination to get the job done, Bosco is supremely dedicated to his clients, and promises the very best in service to those who work with him, whether a first-time buyer or a long-time veteran of the market. 

Real Estate Expertise

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with Better Homes & Gardens – Rand Realty. Bosco specializes in listing and selling of co-ops, condos and houses in the Bronx and Southern Westchester covering Hartsdale, Ardsley, Scarsdale, Eastchester, Tuckahoe, White Plains, as well as the River Towns and those that are on the Long Island Sound.

As a licensed real estate salesperson for Better Homes & Gardens – Rand Realty in White Plains, I have developed a dedication to client service and satisfaction that is unsurpassed. I am up-to-date on all the real estate market trends. With a professional, yet friendly approach, I help my clients feel comfortable when buying or selling their next home. 

Member Community Involvement

Member of the Rotary Club of Hartsdale - Greenburgh 

Adjunct teacher for the My Money Workshop - This organization teaches financial literacy to young adult and those who need a helping hand to get back on their feet to lead a productive life.

Education

Pace University - Bachelor of Business Administration