Marcus Hiles On How Technology Has Changed Real Estate

Technology is making the transition between cities and outlying areas smoother, encouraging additional development, notes Marcus Hiles. App friendly transportation like Uber and self-driving vehicles are making commuting easier and more enjoyable. A recent Bloomberg article that asserts “suburbs will soar on wings of tech” describes the rising use of drones as something not to be ignored. The more spacious and rural a community, the easier it is to use unmanned flying machines for deliveries and other services. As well, remote work, virtual reality and smart-device technology is changing daily activities, making distance a less important criteria. Consider also, the advent of connected household appliances, fixtures and “smart homes”, these helpful inventions are making for a comfortable living experience and are easily integrated into new construction. Furthermore, the ability to build sustainable, and energy efficient residential developments has created a shift in the look and function of these smaller centers.

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