The process of buying a first home is daunting. Besides having to carefully review the finances of your purchase, there are hundreds of details about the neighborhood you will be moving into and the actual home itself that overwhelm many consumers, and rightly so. Your home will be a major part of your family’s life for many years. To protect your family, one of the details that you should consider is the installation of a home security systems.
Although burglary prevention is one the primary value propositions of a home security system, some of the recent changes in product offerings have been the availability of automated fire response, carbon monoxide detection, and for you techies – laser trip wires for connecting to web-available security cameras.
Home security-systems have come down substantially in price. Services typically range from $10/month with a $100 one-time installation feel. Although to many-first time home buyers a home-security systems may sound like a luxury investment, this investment can pay off if you are ever in a bind and have to rent your home out quickly (in cases where you may have to suddenly move as an example). In such a case, a security-system may be the differentiating factor that helps you outmarket your competition and rent your home more quickly.