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Best Earth-Friendly Interior Design Trends to Follow in 2020
Moving to a modern farmhouse in 2020? This build by Strong Roots Development in Austin, Texas, is Earth-friendly from the ground up. Image: Digitized House.

Best Earth-Friendly Interior Design Trends to Follow in 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 89 percent of the waste generated in the U.S. is recyclable, but yet we only recycle about 34 percent. The rest continues to pollute our environment, disintegrating into gases that…

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Five Tips for Buying Green and Smart Homes
Rooftop solar arrays can be an important element for green homes. Image: Roy Buri from Pixabay.

Five Tips for Buying Green and Smart Homes

Environmentalism has become one of the most important topics in the residential and commercial realms nowadays, and for good reason. Not only is it becoming imperative for the two sectors to unite in the fight against global…

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High-Tech Landlords: Seven PropTech Innovations For Property Managers
Multifamily high-tech systems from companies like Latch offer smartphone controls, intercoms, and smart locks. Image: Latch.

High-Tech Landlords: Seven PropTech Innovations For Property Managers

If you haven’t heard of PropTech until now—the latest real estate buzzword—you are already falling behind on becoming a high-tech landlord. On the portmanteau side of things, PropTech is the long lost cousin of FinTech. Similarly, what…

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Five Natural Threats to Your Home—and How to Thwart Them
Common in Texas hill country summers, storm fronts can bring extremes of wind and rain. Image: Digitized House.

Five Natural Threats to Your Home—and How to Thwart Them

Thanks to tropical storms and other severe weather patterns, homeowners have many unique obstacles when it comes to home maintenance. These top five natural threats are the weather-related issues you need to know about—plus how to address them…

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Four Challenges Landlords Face With Smart Apartment Tech
Savvy landlords are embracing smart apartment tech. Here are the top four challenges they face. Image: Ferenc Keresi from Pixabay.

Four Challenges Landlords Face With Smart Apartment Tech

Once upon a time, the phrase "smart apartment" defined a property in a great location at a highly appealing rental rate. Nowadays, "smart" carries a new meaning—it signifies that a property contains up-to-date technology to help make…

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Seven Fresh Trends Shaping the Face of the Real Estate Industry
Many of the trends in real estate, such as PropTech, are happening behind the scenes. This modern farmhouse outside Austin, Texas, was designed by Tim Brown Architecture and built by Strong Roots Development. Image: Digitized House.

Seven Fresh Trends Shaping the Face of the Real Estate Industry

Trends are an ever-changing phenomena, whether it’s the fashion industry, music, business, technology, or real estate market. These shifts, however, may not always be positive for the respective genre. But in the case of real estate, things…

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5 Essential Tips for Upgrading the Electrical System in Your Home
Electrical power is the lifeblood of your home. If your electrical system is not up to the demands of today's connected home, it may be time for an upgrade. Image: Andreea Ch from Pexels.

5 Essential Tips for Upgrading the Electrical System in Your Home

Do you find yourself having to juggle multiple power strips so that you can keep all your tech devices charged while trying to accomplish your daily tasks? Now may be the opportune time to stow away the…

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5 Best Smart Technology Upgrades to Boost the Value of Your Home
What are the best smart home upgrades to add value to your dwelling? Read on.

5 Best Smart Technology Upgrades to Boost the Value of Your Home

Smart homes are becoming a more affordable reality for many Americans. According to statistics firm Statista, the smart home market is expected to grow by 12 percent annually to reach a market value of $43.7 billion by…

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KB Home Trickles Down Smart Tech from Concept Home to Production Builds
In Irvine, California, KB Home is selling homes with smart tech trickle-down from its KB Home ProjeKt concept house, revealed at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. Image: KB Home.

KB Home Trickles Down Smart Tech from Concept Home to Production Builds

Shall we call it KB Homenomics? The national home builder has just trickled down smart health, wellness, and automation technology from its futuristic KB Home ProjeKt concept home to production builds in California. Located in the Genoa…

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4 Smart Products to Modernize Your Space and Boost Home Value
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4 Smart Products to Modernize Your Space and Boost Home Value

Our houses, like most aspects of our modern lives, are becoming increasingly technological—and increasingly smart. Smart devices for the home range from a button that restocks your laundry detergent via an Amazon order to a camera that…

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Do Smart Home Features Make It Easier to Sell Your House?
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Do Smart Home Features Make It Easier to Sell Your House?

Millions of people out there are constantly drawn to the latest tech. Whether it’s an app on their latest smartphone or another screen to help them keep in touch with relatives, technology is always improving. One thing…

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