Technology is upgrading itself at an extremely rapid pace and new developments are being made available to the public almost every day. This technology integrates itself into our lives seamlessly and in a couple of years becomes indispensable. The enforced lockdowns because of the pandemic and the need for social distancing also gave rise to a number of innovative new technologies designed to make human life simpler. That is the key intention behind the development of newer technologies, to make human life as we know it simpler. And the next obvious step for technology is to make home life for humans simpler in the form of smart homes. Smart homes are controlled by technology and several functions such as lighting and electronic devices such as appliances and entertainment systems can be controlled via computers or smartphones. These homes provide you with the convenience of controlling all the devices in your home from one controller. The property development companies of today have recognised the appeal of smart homes and are taking steps to incorporate the infrastructure such as fibre to home that is required for smart homes into their developments. Smarter homes are the future as the interconnectivity that is part of a smart home can be of utmost importance when it comes to the safety and security of your home. This remote monitoring can be used to review security footage and keep tabs on your home even when you are away. In addition, smart homes are also energy efficient as this can be used to control the heat, cooling, and lighting options in the house and also adjusting these to save energy costs. Another advantage of smart homes is that you can keep track of the wellness of your loved ones from even your workspace. Smart homes are the future as they enable us to be in touch with our homes and monitor the safety and security of our residences and loved ones even from far away.