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Property Automation

How Going Keyless Lowers Liability and Increases Convenience for Property Managers and Their Tenants

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It’s a standard feature on nearly all automobiles, so how come your rental properties don’t have a keyless entry system? Ditching the key in favor of an electronic keypad entry system from PointCentral offers tremendous advantages to tenants from the standpoint of security and convenience—making your properties more attractive to renters. After reviewing the benefits of going keyless, we think…

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Best Practices for Making the Most Out of Smart Home Technology as a Property Manager

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Many property managers are watching the rise of smart home technology with suspicion. They’re wondering if smart HVAC systems really help preserve the lifespans of equipment, and if smart property automation can really do what it claims, in terms of saving time and boosting efficiency.   The truth is, smart property automation is transforming the way property managers do their…

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Why You Really Need Property Automation for Your Vacation Rentals

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Many renters and homeowners still view property automation as a “luxury.” However, this technology is quickly becoming the norm. Furthermore, if you own vacation rental properties and you want to stay competitive in your industry, smart home automation is a business necessity. Indeed, as a vacation rental owner, smart home automation will boost the safety and security of your properties,…

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How to Design a Smart Apartment That Works

In a competitive marketplace, rentals with smart technology are more attractive because renters want their living spaces to make their lives better. Smart apartments help add new capabilities and benefits to ordinary apartments, so they’re quickly becoming the preference for many renters. Landlords and property managers are finding that, because smart home technology is becoming an integral part of everyone’s…

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Average Cost Saving from Smart Home Technology

Our ancestors never worried about their electric bills donning their 10-gallon hats and tightening their corsets. In fact, it wasn’t until 1925, that even half of Americans had electricity in their homes. Now, electricity is a modern necessity and it’s extremely expensive. High electricity bills cause families a lot of stress—and divorce-inducing drama. Dad yells, “Shut that refrigerator door!” Mom…

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