Lock boxes can also enable buyers and their agents to pop in and out quickly of a property, without having to time their visit to an open house or arrange for a private showing. This is an easy way for buyers to get up to speed quickly on the types of properties available.
Advice for Buyers and Sellers
Buyers and their agents should be mindful of the home-viewing process and always be respectful of the seller and the listing agent's time.
Sellers who are serious about getting their home sold should be ready for anything. Always keep your home tidy and as close to staged condition as possible. Private showings may be inconvenient - but they may also lead to a sale.
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Brendon DeSimone is a Realtor® and real estate expert based in San Francisco and New York. He is a contributor to Zillow Blog, has collaborated on multiple real estate books and is often quoted by major media outlets. Follow Brendon on Twitter.
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