If you’re selling your property, chances are your estate agent has advised you the best way to ensure a successful sale is by hosting a show day.
While a show day may attract serious buyers into your home, it also can make it a target for criminals. Knowing how to take precautions and protect your home and valuables from robbery and petty theft is one way to ensure a happy result for both agent and homeowner.
Criminals are using show days as a means to gain entry into homes to steal valuables or inspect the property to plan a future break-in.
Unfortunately, this is not a new trend and many estate agents will arrive to host show days with their own security guard in tow, to ensure both their own safety and protect the house against theft.
These tips can ensure that your belongings are protected: