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Things To Look For in a Secure Chicago Home for First-Time Buyers

  • March 18, 2016

Buying a home in Chicago for the first time is exciting, whether you’re a long-time resident or new to the area. But as you create your “must have” list, it’s important to make sure that home security in Chicago is one of your priorities. Here are 3 items to keep in mind that could help you find a safe and comfortable home. Lighting around the house and street: Ample lighting on the property, whether it’s motion lights, garage lights, or landscape lights, can…

3 Home Security and Safety Tips for Chicago Students

  • March 11, 2016

In recent Chicago news, two Northwestern University students were victims of a home invasion and robbery on February 2, 2016. The robber got into the 2nd floor apartment in Evanston and forced the students to give up their laptops and wallets. While an unfortunate event, the students were safe from injury. But this case is an important reminder for students to think carefully about their  Chicago home or apartment security, whether living on or off campus. To prevent this from happening to you…

Home Security & Safety Tips

How Secure is Your Illinois Smart Home?

  • March 4, 2016

Using smart technology in a home can offer security and convenience, but only when the right steps are taken to make sure security cannot become compromised. What are the first places to look for in understanding the security of your smart home? We urge you to check: 1. Your WiFi security: It’s important to make sure your WiFi network is secure and password protected. There have been cases of hackers getting into networks, which have allowed them to unlock smart locks or…