Your new house has a pre-installed security system
Many times after you purchase a home, you’ll see that the old owners didn’t take a security system. All the components work, are hung in the correct spaces, and are ready to go. In this instance, all you might have to do is to call and start a new monitoring contract. A Vivint professional will still come out to ensure there are no compatibility problems, and they could offer ideas on an upgrade or two. It's a quick trip, and you can have your alarm monitoring set up without worrying about any new devices -- unless you make additions.
The old homeowners can transfer an existing Vivint contract to your family for a one-time set-up cost to make the process easier. If the previous owners are downsizing to a condo or retirement community, transferring the security contract might be a condition of the sale.
You want to move and bring your home security devices with you
You may want to bring your favorite smart devices with you to a new house when you move. That’s pretty easy to do, as many alarms and smart devices are portable. You can uninstall each component yourself or use a professional expert to come and take down the system. Then a pro will set up the same features -- and any new items you want -- in your new house. And your home security contract will stay the same.