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What’s New in New Home Design? It’s all About Ease and Efficiency.

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the newest features of today’s New Construction Homes so these 4 things may not surprise you. Some, like universal connectivity and charging stations are now standard fare but others like Geofencing to enhance your security system, are still relatively new and generally just an option. Read on for… Read More

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Smart People are Choosing Smart Homes

…a smart home is at the top of many people’s wish list whether building a home or buying an existing property. That makes technology an intelligent investment when remodeling. Thinking of buying a New Construction home? Choose high tech now. It’s much easier and less expensive…

Outline of home with smart technology, tablet, phone, thermostat and upward arrow indicating increasing value - Bill Salvatore, Arizona Real Estate - Arizona Elite Properties 602-999-0952

Smart Home Wars: Is Google’s Brillo Gaining on Apple’s HomeKit?

Individual electronic home devices, many of which you’ll find in new construction homes, have been available for several years. The trick is to interconnect all of the separate technology and make it work in unison… the smart home. Both Google and Apple developed systems to do this. I’m not sure this would actually be a… Read More

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Eco-friendly Kitchen Features That Won’t Break the Bank

Eco-friendly Kitchen Features That Won’t Break the Bank. I’m all for eco-friendly options when remodeling or updating. Depending on the age of your home and its original construction, a small change can make a huge difference in energy consumption. Some accessories like a smart thermostat might seem like a significant initial investment, but over the… Read More

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8 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value

By Barbara Pronin Improving the look and functionality of your home goes a long way toward boosting its value. But what types of renovation are today’s buyers looking for? If you are thinking of remodeling, a national survey by Consumer Reports reveals the most sought-after amenities: Kitchens top the list – Buyers want a clean,… Read More