4 tips for locking up after an open house

A responsible agent will secure a home following an open house — executing a plan of action and putting the final touch on a job well-done

The basics of securing a home after an open house might seem obvious enough: After you’re sure the last buyer has walked out the front door, lock it! But so often we become complacent, and we can’t afford to. Here are a few helpful steps you can take to ensure a property is fully secure before leaving.