Step Up Security While You Are Away

Dated: January 11 2021

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Protecting your home while you're away is key to ensuring a peaceful return from your travels. Here are a few ways to keep an eye on your house while you're out of town. 

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1. Purchase a timer or smart plug - It's better not to keep your lights blazing the entire time you are away, but instead use a traditional light timer or a modern smart plug that allows you to control lights with an app. Your electric bill will thank you. 

2. Stop mail and newspaper deliveries - By going online, you can place a hold on your mail and newspapers so passer-by aren't alerted to the pile growing on your porch or driveway. 

3. Alert your neighbor - Give a heads up to a trusted neighbor when you'll be leaving town, and make sure they have your current contact number. An extra set of attentive eyes may be your best defense against crime. 

4. Invest in a home alarm/surveillance system - This investment will likely discourage would be intruders, provide you with updates of your home's well being and give you better pImage titleeace of mind.  

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"There is nothing more important than a good, safe, secure home." - Former First Lady of the United States,  Rosalynn Carter 


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Christine Librach - DRE 01480120

For the past 20 years, I've been helping home owners buy, sell, and manage properties. My experience with negotiation, luxury home marketing, and real estate market trends allows me to provide my clie....

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