This is yet another reason why FSBO’s are getting harder to pull off, and why agents tell homeowners to clear everything out of the house prior to showings: jewelry, knicknacks, and even your medicine! Just take a zip-lock to the medicine cabinet, throw everything in there, and take it with you wherever you are hiding out the open house.
It’s also another reason why some agents representing the very high end market are pre-screening lookers and buyers — asking not just for a Texas drivers licenses, but their financial statements!
Have you ever had personal items stolen from an open house?
— Daily Local Real Estate Dish By Dallas Real Estate Insider — Candy Evans at CandysDirt.com