Buying a Smart Connected Home? Ensure the Seller Can’t Spy/Unlock

//Buying a Smart Connected Home? Ensure the Seller Can’t Spy/Unlock

Buying a Smart Connected Home? Ensure the Seller Can’t Spy/Unlock

If new buyers do not reset security applications/passwords, the sellers may still have access to front door locks, garage doors, cameras/microphones inside the home/bedrooms, thermostats, other connected devices after closing.

SCR contract requires sellers to provide all "codes" and "documents" which would include the passwords to change the surveillance app access and other connected devices.

LLR seller disclosure question #11 asks about security fixtures and built in systems.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdEhazmXpeE

Here is the smart home checklist that appears in the video.

https://otalliance.org/system/files/files/initiative/documents/ota_smarthome_check_list.pdf

Posted by : Byron King on 7/6/18 (This information is only accurate as of 7/6/18. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 7/6/18 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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