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June 24, 2021

Ways To Protect Your Rental Property In Gulfport

Whether you’re renting out your parents' old condo or you are a real estate investor with an array of investment properties, you are aware that it can be challenging to protect a rental property in Gulfport. If vacant, your place may look enticing for burglars or intruders. Also, if you are currently leasing, you have to be conscious of safeguarding human beings.

Ranging from round-the-clock monitoring to advanced smart devices, here are a few tips and tricks to help you protect your Gulfport rental property.

Use 24/7 Monitoring To Protect Your Vacation Or Rental Property

An effective way to prevent criminal activity at your rental is the installation of a home security system with monitoring. Your renters will rest easier if they feel protected against intruders, particularly if Gulfport is somewhere they’ve never visited before. If a burglar tries to break in, your advanced alarm system will contact your ADT monitoring center while the high-decibel alarm warns everyone inside. You also can have alerts sent to your mobile device in the event a surveillance camera identifies unusual activity.

 
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Smart Locks Add Security When You Have New Guests

When a renter moves on, sometimes it's tough to know if they will be gone forever. If they took or copied a key, then they have the ability to to regain entry. To combat this problem, you can change the locks after each renter or have smart locks installed that work with with your home security system. With smart locks, you can provide each renter their own code number that can deactivate once they leave. If past occupants return and attempt to use their outdated code, you will receive a notification sent to your phone.

Automated Devices Protect Your Rental Property In Gulfport -- Even When You’re Not Home

When you invest in a rental or vacation home in Gulfport, you you still have to secure the house when it's vacant. The best way to achieve this is to give an impression that there’s always activity within the home. By integrating your advanced home security with automated features like lighting, entertainment systems, and climate control, your unit will consistently appear to be inhabited. Set the lights to come on at specific hours during the day and night and engage your sound system for a couple hours or more, and a potential burglar will think twice before trying to enter. By using the right security system, you have the ability to schedule components through a simple smartphone interface.

Protecting Your Rental Property In Gulfport Begins With A Security System

The benefits of an ADT system for property owners are countless: 24-hour monitoring, convenient automation, and smart locks with key codes are just the tip of the iceberg. Get in touch with Secure24 Alarm Systems and our security specialists will help you customize an ADT home security plan that fits your needs. Phone (228) 220-2891 or complete the form on this page to get started.