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How Smart Property Managers Are Saving Energy This Winter

The beautiful fall leaves have vanished for most of the country, a sure sign that winter is fast approaching. Unfortunately, with it comes an increase in energy usage and higher costs. For property managers responsible for hundreds or even thousands of properties, small savings in energy per property can have a major impact on the bottom line. Here are some…

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Protect your Rental Property with These Innovative Smart Home Solutions

Your investment property should be making you money, not costing you. Break-ins, water damage and high utility bills can quickly erode your profit margins. By investing in smart home devices, you not only protect your investment properties, you also increase your appeal to potential renters.    Reduce Energy Costs Installing a smart thermostat helps to protect your property and reduce…

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The Benefits of a Home Security System from PointCentral

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We can’t feel completely safe in a world where crime and robberies happen every day, but we can dramatically increase safety and peace of mind with an advanced home security system.  PointCentral’s home security systems work in conjunction with your entire home automation plan for reliable security, video surveillance and 24/7 monitoring—both inside and outside of your residence. Since PointCentral’s…

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Why Property Automation Can Actually Keep Residents and Property Owners Safe

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Property automation provides a number of benefits for the property manager. Through smart home technology, you can give access to residents, maintenance personnel and real estate agents any time, without being on the property. You get real-time updates on who enters the property and valuable data to help your business while providing tenants with a smart home amenity. But the…

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Why Millennials are Looking for Properties with Smart Technology

Older generations lambast millennials for being “lazy” and “self-entitled,” but these are hasty generalizations that simply aren’t true. Evidence shows that millennials are conservative with their money, environmentally conscious and–as “digital natives”—they’re technologically savvy. This helps them see the wisdom of smart home technology like no one else. In fact, the needs and perspectives of millennials, combined with the reality…

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