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June 24, 2021

How To Protect Your Rental Property In Yakima

Whether you rent your parents' old condo or you are a real estate investor with an array of investment properties, you understand of how difficult it can be to protect a rental property in Yakima. When empty, your unit might be appealing for thieves or vandals. And if you have renters, you also must keeping your tenants secure.

Including a mixture of solutions like 24-hour monitoring and automated home controls, here are a few tips and tricks to assist in the protection of your Yakima rental property.

Defend Your Rentals With A Monitored Security System

A proven method to discourage rental or vacation property damage is security monitoring. Your renters can sleep easy when they feel protected against intruders, primarily when Yakima is unknown to them. If a thief tries to force his way in, your security system will alert your 24/7 ADT monitoring team while the warning siren warns all people within the home. You also can have updates sent to your phone when surveillance camera spots a lurker.

 
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Smart Locks Simplify Security With New Renters

After a renter moves out, sometimes it's a guess to know if they will be gone forever. If you use traditional keys and they have a copy, then they have the ability to to regain entry. To combat this problem, you could install new locks every time a tenant leaves or install smart locks that integrate with your home’s security. By using smart locks, you can give each occupant a unique code that can deactivate when the lease ends. In the event renters return and try an old key code, you will receive a notification sent to your phone.

Smart Home Automation Protects Your Rental Property In Yakima -- Even When Your Property is Vacant

When you have a rental or airbnb in Yakima, you also have to protect the unit when it’s not occupied. a smart method to do this is to give an impression that there's someone home. By integrating your advanced home security with automated features like smart bulbs, thermostats, and speakers, your home will consistently appear to be inhabited. Set your lighting to activate at different times of the night and engage your sound system for a couple hours or more, and a curious prowler will second-guess their intentions. By using the proper home security, you can set schedules through a mobile security app.

Protecting Your Rental Property In Yakima Starts With A Security System

The benefits advanced home security for rental owners are many: integrated automation, 24-7 monitoring, and smart keypad door locks are only the beginning. Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems and our security specialists will start customizing an ADT home security plan that is perfect for your property. Dial (509) 240-9777 or complete the form on this page to make an appointment.