Market Update: Keeping Your Smart Home A Safe One Too!

Isn’t it ironic that the steps we take to make our homes safer, more efficient and more convenient can cause us to be more vulnerable along the way? There is no better example than smart home technology… Nest, Ring, Abode, Ecobee4, Wink Hub 2, Arlo Pro and of course who could forget Alexa which integrates with dozens of other smart home products and counting.

But the harder we work to keep our lives simple and more secure… the harder hackers work to breach the barriers that we have built. Please review the tips below from the California Association of Realtors® and read the related article in full from the Chicago Tribune.

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For a recent review of home security systems and how the DIY-types compare to professional installation, this just-published article from CNET may be a great starting point.

Cheers to a safer and smarter home!

Bobbi

Bobbi Decker, SRES®, CIPS®
Broker Associate, Today Sotheby’s International Realty
Bobbi Decker & Associates
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