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Best Security Systems for Your Rental Property

Best Security Systems for Your Rental Property

Whether you use a security system in your own home or not, having one for your rental property is always a good idea. It’s worth the price of admission just to have 24/7 peace of mind, and you can share this peace of mind with your tenants, who will also benefit from around-the-clock security. The good news is that you don’t have to be super familiar with security systems to find the perfect model for your rental space. There are plenty of options available on the market, and there’s sure to be at least one that matches your needs.

Talley Properties is here to make your search even easier. We’ve found some of the best systems and compiled them in a list below. Whether you’re looking for easy installation or affordable prices, you can find it all here. Let’s take a look!


When it comes to the easiest DIY setup process, it’s hard to beat Cove. Setup averages around 27 minutes without professional assistance, and you can easily get a generous array of sensors and cameras for around $200. The touchscreen panel features a 4G cellular chip that enables two-way communication even in the even of a wireless internet malfunction. Not satisfied with your purchase? No problem, with Cove’s 60-day risk-free guarantee.


Whether you want to pick from a selection of premade bundles or you hope to tailor the system to your precise needs, SimpliSafe has exactly what you need. The most basic systems start as low as $250, but you can also buy more comprehensive systems that monitor for water damage and fires. Of course, the company also offers a 60-day return guarantee.


One of the most cost-effective options on this list, systems from Abode start as low as $140. The biggest selling point of Abode home security systems is its ability to integrate with established smart home automation platforms. If your rental property already makes use of Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, Google Nest, or any of the hundreds of other options, then this may be the perfect system for you.


For a name you can trust, ADT will always have your back. Known as America’s #1 smart home security provider, you can rest easy knowing that your property is monitored by ADT. The a-la-carte product selection allows for maximum flexibility, and the company offers a staggering 6-month return guarantee. Buyers can choose from professional installation or self-installation, so you’re covered no matter your experience level.

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