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Top benefits of having a home security system

by Jeremy Todd Hardacre 10/23/2023

Home security systems are incredible ways to deter break-ins. While this is the most obvious benefit of having one of these systems, there are plenty of others. The following are some of the advantages you can enjoy when you choose to get a security system for your home.

Lower home insurance rates

Since a home security system can lower your risk of burglaries, your home insurance rates may be lower. Home insurance companies often provide these discounts to homeowners who invest in a security system to protect their home.

You can check with your insurance company to see if additional discounts are offered for other services provided by some security systems, such as alerting fire departments if a fire is detected, since this can help lower the risk of property damage. These lower rates on homeowners insurance can help offset the cost of having a security system installed.

Added safety features

Home security systems are mainly used to detect intruders breaking into homes. However, some systems notify you if any of the carbon monoxide detectors or smoke alarms go off in your home when you're not there. You might also be able to have your security service providers alert the local gas company or fire department for you, which can help prevent damage to your home.

Convenient remote access

Some home security systems make it possible for you to manage them remotely through smart technology. With this type of system, you can access your home to control your security system and other smart systems, such as your thermostat or lighting. You'll also be able to access and monitor your security cameras, so you can keep an eye on what's going on in your home or outside it, which can come in handy if you have pets or older kids who are home alone.

Lower crime rates

Getting a home security system could help lower the crime rate in your area. Intruders often target homes without any security set up. When you make it clear you have a home security system, intruders may be deterred from breaking into your home. They might be discouraged from coming to your neighborhood at all if your neighbors also have these systems.

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Jeremy Todd Hardacre

As an agent who's an expert in this local area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you:

Find Your Next Home
You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home

Sell a Home
When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close.

Consult on Home Selling Tactics
Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. I can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast..