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Jason Taub - Realtor
Jason Taub - Realtor

How to Protect Your Home During an Open House

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1. Never picture anything of value in listing photos.
2. Remove antiques that might be damaged.
3. To prevent identity theft, hide bills and other documents that might have your contact information, Social Security numbers or bank account numbers.
4. Remove your checkbook and bank deposit slips.
5. Lock up or remove valuable jewelry.
6. Hide extra house keys, car keys and garage door openers.
7. Don’t hide anything in your top dresser drawer, a place thieves are likely to look.
8. Hide smartphones, tablets and laptops.
9. Shut off desktop computers and lock them with a passcode so no one can get into your system.
10. Hide passwords for your TV, computer and wifi.
11. Lock up all prescription medicines.
12. Take videos or photos of all the rooms so you have a record of what was in each before the open house occurred.
13. Make sure your Realtor has everyone sign in before touring the home.
14. If your home has two levels, ask your Realtor to bring an assistant so both floors are covered.
15. Lock all doors and windows so the only access to the house is through the front door.
16. After each open house, ask your Realtor to check all window and door locks to make sure nothing has been left open for a thief’s later stop-by.
17. Hide personal photos that show your family’s faces.
18. If you’ll be away for a while after the open house, ask a neighbor to stop by to check that all the doors are locked.

Sources: TRULIA, INMAN, REALTY TIMES

About Jason Taub - Realtor

Native South Floridian. Resident of downtown Fort Lauderdale for 8 years. Served on the Board of Directors for condo association of 400+ units. Extensive knowledge of the Fort Lauderdale area and Broward County. Buy, Sell, Rent - I've got you covered.

About D'Angelo Realty Group

From the inception of the downtown Fort Lauderdale condo market, consistently year after year, D’Angelo Realty Group has been the local market leader with a proven track record and longevity of listing and selling luxury estates in the greater East Fort Lauderdale area. Closing well over 1,200 condominium transactions and over $2 billion in real estate sales, the expertise within our full scale real estate brokerage will secure the highest market value for sellers and negotiate the most equitable price attainable for our buyers.

Contact Jason today for all of your real estate needs. Available 24/7.

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