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June 24, 2021

How To Protect Your Rental Property In Los Angeles

Whether you rent a single property or you are a real estate investor with a diverse rental portfolio, you understand that it can be challenging to protect a rental property in Los Angeles. If vacant, your place may look enticing for thieves or vandals. In the event you have renters, you also must keeping your tenants secure.

From 24/7 monitoring to smart devices, here are some ways to make sure you’re fully protecting your Los Angeles rental property.

Get Consistent Security With 24-hour Security Monitoring

An effective way to prevent criminal activity at your rental is installing a monitored security system. Your renters can sleep easy when they feel protected against intruders, especially if Los Angeles is unfamiliar territory. If a burglar tries to sneak in, your advanced alarm system will notify your monitoring professionals at ADT while the warning siren alerts everyone inside. You can even get a notification to your smartphone when connected security camera spots a potential burglar.

 
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Advanced Keypad Locks Make It Easier To Rotate Renters

When a renter moves on, sometimes it's a mystery to know if they will be absent forever. If you use traditional keys and they have a copy, then they could possibly re-enter your home. To counteract this concern, you might switch out your locks each time a lease ends or utilize smart keypad locks that integrate with your home’s security. By using keypad locks, you can provide each occupant a custom code that will expire when they vacate the property. In the event renters return and use their old code on the keypad, you will get an alert on your phone.

Automation Protects Your Rental Property In Los Angeles -- Even If You’re Away

If you own a rental or vacation home in Los Angeles, you you still have to ensure it’s protected, including when it's vacant. a smart method to do that is to give an appearance that there’s always activity within the home. By connecting your property’s security system to home automation components like smart bulbs, thermostats, and speakers, your place will consistently appear to be inhabited. Program certain light bulbs to turn 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 second-guess their intentions. When you have home automation with your security system, you can set schedules through a mobile security app.

Protecting Your Rental Property In Los Angeles Is Easier With Customized Home Security

The benefits of a home security system for rental owners are many: integrated automation, 24-7 monitoring, and smart keypad door locks are just the tip of the iceberg. Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems and our experts will help you customize an ADT home security plan that makes sense for your rental. Call (310) 421-1393 or fill out the form below to make an appointment.