A lot of time is usually spent preparing a home to be placed on the market. Somethings may seem like common sense, but it can be easy to forget the additional security precautions necessary to keep your home and belongings safe during the process. Sellers should be aware of what will be going on throughout the sale. Read on for tips from Mary Wassef, agent at Circa Real Estate in Houston, TX on how to keep your home safe during your home sale and find the full article here.
1. Hide your valuables in a safe place
Strangers will be walking through your home during showings and/or open houses. For security’s sake, remember to remove keys, credit cards, jewelry, and any other valuables from the home during the listing period or at least during showings. Also consider removing or hiding prescription drugs. Some seemingly honest people wouldn’t think twice about getting their hands on any of these items.