From one Home Watch business to another Home Watch business, the level of service and ethics can swing from one extreme to the other.  We are Accredited by the National Home Watch Association through a rigorous process including background checks, meeting insurance and bonding requirements and proper business licensing. We take our business very seriously for your peace of mind.

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Why did i choose to be a member of the NHWA?

The National Home Watch Association sets high ethical standards for the home watch industry. They have established best practices and require continuing education to keep its members on the leading edge of the industry. They background checks, proof of insurance and bonding, all for the protection and peace of mind for the homeowner.

What difference does Accreditation make?

Home Watch by 3 Palms is invested in its business.  We do this to provide you the most professional and knowlegeable levels of service for your home. We are part of an organization of professionals who take Home Watch and the care of your home very seriously.

Why You Should Choose Accredited

Benefits of Hiring an Accredited Home Watch Service

  • An Accredited Home Watch service’s regular visits to your property may prevent or lessen property damage.
  • An Accredited Home Watch service will create a presence in your home which may deter squatters and other intruders.
  • Accredited Home Watch inspectors will look for leaks, insect infestations, mold and other potential threats.
  • An Accredited Home Watch service will deliver consistent an accurate information to you during your absence.
  • An Accredited Home Watch service can make arrangements for work to be done in your absence, leaving you to do what you wish once you return.
  • An Accredited Home Watch service can act as your liaison between contractors, associations, Realtors and virtually anyone that you authorize them to.
  • An Accredited Home Watch service will implement your storm plan.
  • An Accredited Home Watch service will answer alarm calls.
  • Homes controlled by an HOA/POA have bylaws that dictate how their exterior and ground are to be maintained. An Accredited Home Watch service will make itself aware of these rules and make sure that your home is kept within guidelines. They will address any problems with landscapers and lawn services.
  • For condo owners, while an HOA/POA is responsible for common grounds and common areas, you are responsible for everything from the “studs in”. Problems in an upstairs unit can create major damage to the unit below. Common pipes in common walls are also notorious for causing problems to multiple units. An Accredited Home Watch service can discover issues prior to your return.
  • An Accredited Home Watch service will give you peace of mind, knowing that your home is being looked after by professionals who have your best interests in mind.

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Mission Statement

It is the mission and goal of the National Home Watch Association to establish and maintain the highest set of standards and ethics for all Home Watch companies in the United States of America and Canada;

To establish and maintain trust and confidence between homeowners and Home Watch professionals;

To protect the public from uninsured, unbonded and unethical individuals who represent themselves as Home Watch professionals;

To promote public awareness of the Home Watch Industry;


To ensure that only companies who represent the highest levels of professionalism are accredited as members of the National Home Watch Association.


Setting the Gold Standard for the Home Watch Industry Since 2009