Will smart home monitoring jeopardize showing privacy?

  • When it comes to marketing to property owners, is privacy no longer respected?
  • Our mobile device habits could easily push us toward the edge of business ethics as a buyer walks around our home.

It’s been industry practice, although one not always adhered to, for buyer agents to provide feedback on a listing after touring it with an interested buyer. Smart home monitoring devices may creep into ethics violations if used to secretly glean knowledge. If we’re always compromising privacy for information, where does that leave us?