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June 24, 2021

Ways To Protect Your Rental Property In Boston

Whether your leasing the your parents' old condo or you are a real estate investor with a diverse rental portfolio, you understand it can be difficult to protect a rental property in Boston. If vacant, your unit may look enticing for a burglar or vandal. And if you have tenants, you also must keeping your tenants secure.

Including a mixture of solutions like security monitoring and smart devices, here are a few tips and tricks to help you protect your Boston rental property.

Safeguard Your Rentals With Security Monitoring

One of the best deterrents against criminal activity at your rental is installing a monitored security system. Your tenants can sleep easy if they feel protected against invaders, particularly if Boston is unfamiliar territory. In the event a intruder tries to enter unlawfully, your alarms will contact your 24/7 ADT monitoring team while the high-decibel alarm alerts all people within the home. You can even get an emergency alert to your mobile device if a connected security camera picks up a potential burglar.

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Advanced Keypad Locks Add Security When You Have New Guests

When a guest vacates your property, you need to ensure they don’t get entry to the house. If you use traditional keys and they have a copy, then they could potentially to regain entry. To counteract this concern, you might switch out your locks each time a lease ends or utilize smart keypad locks that work with your home security system. With smart locks, you can provide every tenant a custom code that can deactivate once they leave. If past occupants return and try an old key code, you will get an alert on your smartphone.

Automation Protects Your Rental Property In Boston -- Even When You’re Not Home

When you have a rental or vacation home in Boston, you also have to protect the unit when it’s not occupied. The best way to do this is to give an appearance that there's someone home. By connecting your property’s security system to home automation components like lighting, entertainment systems, and climate control, your place will look occupied at all times. Preset certain light bulbs to turn on at regular intervals throughout the day and let some music play for a while, and a potential burglar will second-guess their intentions. With home automation with your security system, you can set schedules through a simple smartphone interface.

Securing Your Rental Property In Boston Starts With A Custom Home Security Package

The benefits of advanced home security for property owners are many: smart locks, automation, and monitoring are a few highlights of what you can expect. Reach out to Secure24 Alarm Systems and our knowledgeable team will start customizing an ADT package that is perfect for your property. Phone (617) 430-5865 or fill out the form below to get started.