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June 24, 2021

Tips To Protect Your Rental Property In Houston

Whether you rent your parents' old condo or you are a real estate investor with a diverse portfolio, you understand it can be difficult to protect a rental property in Houston. When empty, your residence may look enticing for burglars or intruders. And if you have renters, you also must keeping your tenants secure.

Ranging from 24-hour monitoring to advanced sensors and alarms, here are several proven methods to help you protect your Houston rental property.

Defend Your Investment With A Monitored Security System

One of the best deterrents against theft or vandalism at your rental property is the installation of a home security system with monitoring. Your tenants will rest easier when they have protection against prowlers, especially if Houston is unknown to them. In the event a burglar tries to enter unlawfully, your security system will notify your 24/7 ADT monitoring team while the warning siren alerts everyone inside. You even have the ability to receive phone texts if a connected security camera picks up unusual activity.

 
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Smart Locks Add Security When You Have New Guests

After a guest moves out, you have to make sure they don’t maintain access to their old house. If they took or copied a key, then they have the ability to come back later. To counteract this concern, you might switch out your locks each time a lease ends or install smart locks that work with with your home’s security. With smart locks, you can give each occupant their own code number that will expire once they leave. If past occupants return and try an old key code, you will receive a notification sent to your phone.

Automated Devices Protect Your Rental Property In Houston -- Even When Your Property is Vacant

When you invest in a rental or vacation home in Houston, you also have to secure the house when it's vacant. The best way to achieve this is to give an impression that that people are present. By integrating your advanced home security with automated features like interior and exterior lights, audio systems, and thermostats, your unit will consistently appear to be inhabited. Set your lighting to turn on at regular intervals throughout the day and let some music play for a while, and a would-be intruder will think twice before trying to enter. By using the proper home security, you have the ability to schedule components through a mobile security app.

Protecting Your Rental Property In Houston Begins With Customized Home Security

The benefits advanced home security for real estate investors are numerous: integrated automation, 24-7 monitoring, and smart keypad door locks are just the tip of the iceberg. Reach out to Secure24 Alarm Systems and our knowledgeable team will help you customize an ADT home security plan that is perfect for your property. Call (713) 335-3438 or fill out the form below to make an appointment.