Items Tagged with 'smart homes'


  • Coming soon: “Alexa, pay my rent”

    Zego inks deal with S2 Capital to bring smart home hubs to 30,000 apartments
    Over the past year, Amazon has pushed further and further into real estate with its smart home devices. Much of that expansion has been focused on single-family homes, but it was only a matter of time before the smart home came to apartments as well. And soon, all it will take for a person to pay their rent is to utter the phrase “Alexa, pay my rent,” and it will be done.
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  • Amazon pushes further into real estate with Lennar smart home deal

    Launches “Amazon Experience Centers”
    Over the past few months, Amazon has hinted at expansion into real estate in various ways. Well, consider Wednesday’s news another sign of Amazon’s encroachment into housing and real estate. Amazon announced Wednesday that it is partnering with Lennar, the nation’s largest homebuilder, to launch what it calls “Amazon Experience Centers,” which are basically showrooms for all of Amazon’s smart home products.
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  • How smart is too smart for a smart home technology?

    The growth of smart home technology
    The words digital mortgage and e-closing may just be getting to the mortgage finance world, but the home technology world is light years ahead. A new article from NPR by Liz Reid showcased exactly how far smart home technology has come. But, how far is too far when it comes to technology monitoring homeowners?
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  • Carrington joins Gary Sinise to build homes for wounded veterans

    Company’s various divisions will contribute to the cause
    “Each project is a tremendous undertaking involving custom construction and cutting edge technologies tailored to the needs of these wounded service members and with the excellent Carrington team, we'll continue to restore independence and improve the lives of these American heroes and their families," Gary Sinise said.
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