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June 24, 2021

How To Protect Your Rental Property In Champaign

Whether you’re renting out the family lake house or you are a real estate investor with an array of investment properties, you understand that it can be challenging to protect a rental property in Champaign. If it’s not occupied, your place might be appealing for thieves or vandals. Also, if you are currently full, you also must keeping your tenants secure.

Ranging from round-the-clock monitoring to advanced smart devices, here are several proven methods to assist in the protection of your Champaign rental property.

Get Consistent Security With 24/7 Security Monitoring

One of the best deterrents against rental or vacation property damage is security monitoring. Your tenants can sleep easy when they feel secure against intruders, primarily when Champaign is unknown to them. In the event a intruder attempts to enter unlawfully, your advanced alarm system will contact your ADT monitoring center while the high-decibel alarm warns everyone inside. You also can have notifications sent to your mobile device if a connected security camera identifies unusual activity.

 
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Advanced Keypad Locks Make It Easier To Rotate Renters

After a renter vacates your property, you need to ensure they don’t maintain access to your property. 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 with your home security system. By using smart locks, you can allocate each renter a custom code that can deactivate when the lease ends. In the event renters return and attempt to use their outdated code, you will get an alert on your smartphone.

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

When you invest in a rental or airbnb in Champaign, you need to secure the house when it's vacant. The best way to do this is to make it look like there's someone home. By linking your home security system to automation devices like interior and exterior lights, audio systems, and thermostats, your unit will consistently appear to be inhabited. Set your lighting to activate at regular intervals throughout the day and let some music play for a while, and a potential burglar will quickly reconsider their plans. With the right security system, you are able to program devices with a mobile security app.

Securing Your Rental Property In Champaign Begins With A Security System

The benefits of a home security system for rental owners are countless: 24-hour monitoring, convenient automation, and smart locks with key codes are only the beginning. Reach out to Secure24 Alarm Systems and our experts will start customizing an ADT home security plan that fits your needs. Call (217) 765-0086 or fill out the form below to make an appointment.