Protect Your Valuables During Open House

Your property is ready to sell and you decide to host open house because it will give you the opportunity to show your home. Also, we all know nothing can’t be compared to see a property in person while a picture is worth a thousand words.However are you also ready to open your house to the public? Would you worry if total strangers to wander your home? Take these septs to remove any temptation and protect your valuables during open house.

  • Work with a reputable agent and make sure your agent uses an open house log for everyone who comes into the house.
  • Remove valuables from view and store them in a safe, locked place. (Don’t hide them on the very first drawer.)
  • Remove all bills, checked, bank statements,ID cards and prescription medicines.
  • Remove s laptops, smartphones and tablet pc and make sure they are locked with a code
  • After open house, make sure the real estate agent closes and locks all doors and windows.


About the Author

Brandon Lau grew up in Kailua and currently resides in Honolulu with his wife Andee and children Caylah, Elijah, and David. His eighteen years in real estate led him to become a Partner at ChaneyBrooks Choice Advisors. Over the past 10 years he has developed the team and systems that has created a high level of service and value for his clients.

What differentiates Brandon and his team is his consultative approach to real estate. He advises clients with relevant data and expert insight to help them make the best choices in real estate. Good choices in planning for long term dispositions, negotiating for the best price or knowing when not to pursue an investment are ways his consultative services will give you an advantage in the marketplace. His bottom line is providing service with the utmost integrity and expertise.