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April
20

Apps for Staying Connected

For now, social distancing is the new normal for many places in the United States. But, even though it's important to stay apart physically, social connections have never been more vital. Luckily, there's plenty of technology that can help in a situation like this!

Our real estate agents often use videoconferencing apps to help them stay in touch with clients. Some apps are so reliable, they can even be used for virtual tours of Southport homes for sale

If you're looking for ways to stay connected, we recommend these helpful apps:

  1. FaceTime
    FaceTime is a slick Apple app that helps up to 32 users to stay connected with video or audio calls. You can set it up in seconds on any modern iPhone or iPad. Popular at holiday time, it's great for keeping the whole family together.
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November
27

Holiday Home Security
The holidays are here and while you can't stop Jack Frost from nipping at your toes, you can stop thieves from putting a chill on your holiday spirit. As you prepare to celebrate the holidays with your friends and family, some simple additions to your shopping list will go a long way towards securing your home.

Our REALTORS® recommend the following smart security measures for your North Carolina home. Each of these home security features are efficient and effective at outsmarting the burglars who may be lurking on the other side of the door.     

  1. Smart Locks
    Smart locks make it easy for you to lock/unlock the door even when you can't reach for your key. Simply enter the code and the door opens then press a button to lock it behind you. The locks can also be set to open/lock automatically based on the proximity of your phone to the door. 

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December
29

Home Automation Makes Your Life Easier

Technology has made huge headway over the past few decades, and what once seemed like science fiction is now a reality. People are able to take phones with them everywhere they go, and you can control your North Carolina home systems from around the globe. Buying a house is a big endeavor—there are several things to consider before making a purchase. One aspect many potential homeowners are looking for these days are smart home capabilities.

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