Smart home technology: The new definition of luxury

If you start thinking about luxury properties you may expect a high number of high end rooms, breathtaking pool areas, beautiful gardens and for sure spectacular architecture. But there is another dimension you should keep in mind when it comes to luxury properties. It´s all about the smart home technology which raise your property to the next level . Smart home technology is applicable to many areas in your home and the number of products and provider is still increasing. Smart home is one of the industries of the future and here are some reasons why you should pay attention:

Smart home technology

Smart home in practice

You can use smart home in many different ways. For example in your kitchen for the household appliances like refrigerator, oven or extractor hood. In your living room for your soundsystems and all kind of entertainment devices. But smart home is also best known for safety systems like alarm installations, door closing functions and fire extinguisher which are easy controlled by an app through your smartphone. Furthermore you can regulate your heating and lighting which carries the advantage that you can save money for electricity and your heating costs.

Smart safety systems

Smart home technology can assist in protecting your home. There are many different apps which work with push notifications and inform the user about unusual access to their home. You can also use presence detectors for an automatically door closing system when all of the authorised people left the house. In addition to that feature there is the opportunity to start a live stream or an audio transmission when you are out. The systems are able to prevent desasters like fire outbreak and water outlet.

Smart home high-tech is definitely worth a try

You can do your daily tasks with a simple touch of the button or a swipe on a display – from anywhere. With smart home technology you can save time and effort. So if you plan to invest in real estate you should definitely keep smart home technology in your mind. For sure Engel & Völkers offers you luxury properties, which are equipped with this kind of technology. Just have a look at our regular updated portfolio.                                  

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