It Was A Vacant Townhouse!

Reblogger Kristin Hamilton
Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty 01492138

Just wanted to share a great post written by Margaret Rome. It is so funny but it should make you all think about who might be in a vacant house when you go inside to show. I teach a Realtor Safely class and no one worries about their safety until they get scared.

Stop by and say hello to Margaret.

 

It Was A Vacant Townhouse!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Original content by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland

 

          It was a vacant townhouse.  Here's the showing instructions:

''Agents make sure all the lights are off, all doors locked and  turn off the alarm. Remember to lock and re-alarm when you leave.''

I arrive at the house before the buyer, knock on the door, open the lockbox, remove the key, unlock the door, turn the alarm off, turn the lights on..well a couple were already on.

Then I checked the house and went into the family room area......and saw her!

 I excused myself, saying..." I did not think anyone was at home."

 She was very quiet so I knocked on the door entrance...still no response. No movement...she was very still!        

                             

 

                                          The Guard...HomeRome 410-530-2400

 

 

 

I walked around to her side and she was holding the sign facing the sliding glass door to the outside.

                                         

 

                                              Holy....!!! ( EXPLETIVE DELETED)

           

 

                          The Guard...HomeRome 410-530-2400

 

This is the most creative security system I've seen in a long time. When I introduced my buyer to the "guard" he got quite a chuckle. Must admit I was a bit startled at first.

What unique security systems have you seen while showing property?

No One Was Supposed to Be Home! After all...it was a vacant townhouse.

 

 

 


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Jon Eliason
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Kristin ~ Too funny!  I guess if someones not careful the ol' lady might fling that ADT sign frisbee style.   :)

October 05, 2012 11:28 AM
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Kristin Hamilton
(909) 557-6966, CDPE, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Linda
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Hi Jon,

Yes she looked mean until she turned around. Those metal signs could hurt too! Everyone needs to be careful especially when they assume the house is empty which is not always the case.

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