MarketWatch reporter Daniel Goldstein says that these days, the first thing buyers do when they enter a home is check for things like good cell reception and a strong wireless connection. Digital features are becoming increasingly important in homes, and wireless upgrades may be the thing that gets homes off the market faster than others this spring selling season.
Inexpensive upgrades, such as more powerful WiFi routers, cell signal boosters, and USB cable ports throughout the home will entice buyers, but other smart features such as smart doorbells for increased security or smart lighting systems that reduce electric bills are making their way onto buyers' "must-have" lists. Smart locks can be opened just by tapping a cellphone app, and voice controlled smart thermostats like Honeywell's Lyric are a hit with buyers.
Continue reading to see examples of inexpensive tech upgrades that will help sell a home.