May 18, 2017 // 2017 Market News Real Estate SmartHome

Homes Are Getting Smarter

In 2014, two-thirds of consumers were unfamiliar with smart-home services and products, and didn’t know where to buy them. Today, nearly nine in ten consumers not only know what a smart home is but want smart features in their homes. A survey of 1,000 U.S. adults conducted by Finn Futures found that:

 

  • 77% of survey respondents expect to have a robot in their home within 20 years.

 

  • 55% of respondents want a smarthome system that controls locks and doors, 44% want a smart thermostat, and 41% want smart lighting.

 

  • 25% of respondents want a smarthome entertainment system, and 22% want a voice-controlled assistant.

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Marie Villa

Marie Villa

Marie Villa is the Digital Marketing Intern at WK Real Estate. With a passion for technology and social media, she is happy to assist agents in expanding their networks and navigating through the digital world.


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