You’re buying a house with home security alarms
A new house may come with an installed security system. All the alarms and cameras work, are placed in the best places, and are ready to go. In this instance, just turn on the phone to call and start a new monitoring contract. A Vivint professional will still come out to ensure there are no integration problems, and they may offer ideas on an upgrade or two. It's a preliminary visit, and you can get your alarm monitoring set up without having a bill for any new components -- unless you add on.
The previous homeowners can give an existing Vivint contract to your family for a one-time transfer fee to make the transfer a snap. If the previous owners are moving to an apartment complex or retirement community, turning over the home security service may be a part of the sale.
You need to move and take your existing components with you
You might need to take your existing smart devices with you to a new place when you move. That’s fairly simple to do, as many alarms and smart devices are portable. You can uninstall each component yourself or contact a professional expert to dismantle your devices. Then our installers will hang the same features -- and any smart services you want to add -- in the new home. The home security contract will remain the same.