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Could Prempoint app eliminate the need for lockboxes?

Unlock homes remotely with your smartphone's wireless Bluetooth signal
  • Prempoint, a new mobile app for iOS and Android, provides agents with keyless property access management through a smart lock integration.
  • Prempoint connects to Schlage's Control Smart Locks via a smartphone's wireless Bluetooth signal, which means a property has to have one of these locks for Prempoint to offer keyless access.
  • In addition, Prempoint's private social network offers a platform where a property's stakeholders can communicate securely.

A lamp lit in the living room creates the illusion that someone's home. But a lockbox hanging on the doorknob arguably tells passersby that nobody's home. A new app officially made its launch to the real estate market today that, by integrating with a smart locks, eliminates the need for that entry method (and visual cue). Prempoint, available on all iOS and Android devices (optimized for smartphones), and its merge with Schlage Control Smart Locks will be debuted at the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Conference and Expo this week. The combination offers an alternative method of property access control that doesn't require a physical key or code. How the app works As a cloud-based property management system, Prempoint is designed to securely control access to listings. Within the app, users create "Points," or virtual access spots linked to a physical location. Every Point has an administrator (a Realtor/property manager) who controls which users can gain p...