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June 24, 2021

Ways To Protect Your Rental Property In Austin

Whether you’re renting out a single property or you are a real estate investor with a diverse rental portfolio, you are aware that it can be challenging to protect a rental property in Austin. If it’s not occupied, your place may look enticing for thieves or vandals. In the event you have tenants, you also must keeping people safe.

Including a mixture of solutions like monitored alarms and home automation, here are several proven methods to assist in the protection of your Austin rental property.

Use Round-The-Clock Monitoring To Secure Your Vacation Or Rental Property

A proven method to discourage rental or vacation property damage is the installation of a home security system with monitoring. Your guests will enjoy more peace of mind when they feel secure against invaders, particularly if Austin is unfamiliar territory. If a burglar tries to force his way in, your alarms will alert your 24/7 ADT monitoring team while the high-decibel alarm warns your visitors or tenants. You can even get an alert to your phone when surveillance camera spots a potential burglar.

 
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Advanced Keypad Locks Add Security When You Have New Guests

When a guest vacates your property, you should go through the process so they no longer have access to the property. If they took or copied a key, then they have the ability to re-enter your home. To offset this issue, you might switch out your locks each time a lease ends or utilize smart keypad locks that work with with your home’s security. With smart locks, you can give each renter a unique code that will no longer work once they leave. In the event renters return and use their old code on the keypad, you will receive a notification sent to your phone.

Automation Protects Your Rental Property In Austin -- Even When Your Property is Vacant

When you invest in a rental or vacation home in Austin, you need to protect the unit when it's vacant. a smart method to do this is to give an appearance that that people are present. By linking your home security system to automation devices like interior and exterior lights, audio systems, and thermostats, your home will consistently appear to be inhabited. Set your lighting to turn on at specific hours during the day and night and engage your sound system for a couple hours or more, and a would-be intruder will quickly reconsider their plans. By using the right security system, you can set schedules through a simple smartphone interface.

Protecting Your Rental Property In Austin Begins With A Security System

The advantages of an ADT system for property owners are countless: integrated automation, 24-7 monitoring, and smart keypad door locks are only the beginning. Get in touch with Secure24 Alarm Systems and our knowledgeable team will help you customize an ADT protection plan that fits your needs. Call (512) 641-0712 or fill out the form below to request service.