How Internet Accessibility Affects Communities and Home Values
In a world gone almost completely digital, we reflect on the inaccessibility of basic internet and how it affects a home’s value.
Of the 25 million homeowners that are 65 years and older today, the Joint Center for Housing Studies estimates that 44% have some need for home accessibility features due to disability or difficulty using components of the home. Here’s how to best go about retrofitting your home.
If you visit Derek & LeAnne Lavender’s Indianapolis home, you might notice that they have an eye for mid-century design, and their beautiful landscaping. But one thing that may not be as obvious, is that the home was designed with accessibility in mind.
We’re big fans of home automation at Yellow Brick Home. Over the last few years, our smart home system has grown to include solutions that allow us to control window shades, exterior locks, HVAC systems, lighting, and even music throughout our home!
When you or someone in your family has a disability, searching for an accessible home can be a major challenge. Most homes on the market aren’t designed or equipped for accessibility, and retrofitting a home with accessible options can be costly.