In the past couple of decades, we’ve gone from relying on corded phones for the bulk of our communication to tiny computers in our pockets that are capable of dozens of simultaneous communication functions. If smartphones were one of the major tech developments of the 2000s, the next big step in the 2020s is the development of smart homes. Smart home automation is a win for all parties involved. Companies all over the world are developing new technology that makes our homes truly convenient, peaceful, and worry-free environment. The smart home is making a major impact on the real estate industry.