Smart Doorbell On Your Rental Property
Many property owners have asked whether it is appropriate to add features like a smart doorbell on their Moore rental property. Short answer—it depends. There are several different scenarios that can surround this question.
One of the major benefits of upgrading your property’s doorbell is that it helps to attract and retain quality tenants. A smart doorbell can dramatically enhance the security of your home. Many smart doorbells have motion sensors that can detect movement around the home and then send alerts to residents in real-time.
Tenants would also appreciate the convenience and control that smart doorbells bring. The devices sends alerts whenever there’s movement on the property. The tenant can then see and speak to whoever might be outside their door using a smartphone or any other device – even if they are not at home. This feature provides safety and security for you residents living in the home.
Despite those appealing features, not all tenants are attracted to properties that offer smart doorbells. One possible explanation for this is that many renters view the added cost of smart devices in their homes as a burden rather than an upgrade since they can’t take the conveniences with them when they move. It is therefore important to assess your target market to determine who your renters are and whether smart technologies appeal to them.
Another important factor to consider is the cost of installation. Conduct a thorough analysis to determine whether the costs of installing smart doorbells in your rental property will result in higher rental rates. If there is a higher demand for smart technology in your area, it might be sensible to add smart features to your home— tenants may be willing to pay extra for the added convenience and safety.
It is also critical to factor in risks such as damage, theft and the repair costs. There are is also a question about whether smart technologies can increase the value of your rental property. The truth is adding smart technologies to a rental property does result in a value increase. However, you’ll need to install more than just a smart doorbell to see a substantial increase in the property’s value. This is just one way to provide a nice, safe and homey property for a tenant.
In the Oklahoma City area, Real Property Management Enterprises can help you make decisions like whether or not to add a smart doorbell on your rental property. Our staff is ready and willing to assist you in any of your Moore Oklahoma Property Management needs.
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