ROCKFORD (WREX) — Smart home technology is meant to enhance your life and make it more convenient.
Smart technology include accessories like intelligent turn tables, smart televisions, thermostats and much more.
Devin Alex is a first time home buyer and also has a house full of smart home technology. He can control all of his appliances in his home through voice commands or from his phone. For Devin, it is all a matter of comfort and convenience more than anything else.
“Technology is meant to enhance your life. It’s not meant to be a main focal part of your life. I find that this is a good way to put technology to good use to enhance your lifestyle and it kind of makes the house more fun to live in,” said Devin Alex.
However, experts say where there is technology, there are also privacy and security concerns.
“As homes get smarter, you know, home buyers need to be more conscious that when they walk into a house that it could be recorded and things of that nature. So, they may want to be a little more guarded in how they approach the house,” said Conor Brown who is the CEO for for Rockford Area Realtors.
Devin’s number one piece of advice to those considering to buy a smart home technology: “Do a lot of research on the products that you are looking for and kind of figure out what’s going to work best for you. What’s going to give you the most advantage.”
Advancement and technology, for your home sweet home.
Keith Kelly Ambassador Homes currently has a smart home listing on the market, which includes high efficiency mechanics and smart home features.