Smart Home Thermostats Helps Cities Build Smart Grids

The growing power of smart home devices and services will increasingly extend their influence outside of the home and into wider smart city programs, finds new research from market-foresight advisory firm ABI research.

Over the next five years, smart home and smart city providers will increasingly leverage the overlap…

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Vacation Home Markets Have Yet to Regain Pre-Recession Values, Zillow Finds

In places where vacation homes are most common, the housing crisis still shows a noticeable effect on the market, online real estate firm Zillow reports.

Scattered across the country, vacation home markets experienced a steeper run up in home values during the housing bubble, but also a sharper fall.

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Home Flipping Rate Matches Six-Year High

House flipping has matched a six year high, with 48,457 U.S. single family homes and condos being flipped in the first quarter of 2018, according to property database curator ATTOM Data Solutions.

ATTOM Data Solutions publishes a Home Flipping Report. The latest release shows that house flipping actually…

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