Garage Sale Safety

Real Estate Broker/Owner with WHISPERING PINES REALTY 20398180

De-clutter we tell our clients.

have a sale and get rid of stuff you don't want and or need.


But do we talk a bit about safety?

This just happened over the weekend.

A couple having a sale were in the detached garage. Several people in one car stopped.

Couple of them kept the husband and wife busy and one stepped aside and went into the UNLOCKED home.

Medication, money and jewelry were missing.


Having more than one person is smart, but you really need to lock the house doors.

Secures all of your possessions and stops anyone casing the inside or worse!


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Jeffrey Masich- Arizona Associate Broker,MBA &GRI
HomeSmart Real Estate - Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell

Good point William Feela. We talk about "buyer beware" but sellers must be aware also.

May 17, 2018 09:32 AM #1
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Wow, you make an excellent point with that story. The door to our house would be locked anyhow.  It is when we are outside.  A

May 17, 2018 10:50 AM #2
Pat Champion
Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty - Mount Dora, FL
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Great post it is a shame this would happen but it does. Thanks for sharing the safety tips. Have a great afternoon.

May 17, 2018 11:05 AM #3
JL Boney, III
Coldwell Banker - Columbia, SC
Columbia, SC Real Estate

I doesn't take very long for things to go missing does it? Good reminder to be careful.

May 17, 2018 02:34 PM #4
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
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Thanks for sharing this situation. Security always needs to be a priority.

May 17, 2018 03:06 PM #5
James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning William.

A lesson learned the hard way.  Never to happen again

May 18, 2018 02:01 AM #6
Vern Eaton
Askov, MN
Realtor 651-674-7449

You would not want to think this to be an issue.

Stealing is also an issue.

May 18, 2018 02:08 AM #7
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Thanks for the info and warning William.  This is something I have not considered in the past, but will now.

May 21, 2018 04:25 AM #8
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