11 May Real Estate Lockbox: Do Home Sellers Really Need One for Safety and Convenience?
A real estate lockbox is a convenient gadget: This small combination box containing the home’s key allows buyer’s agents and their clients to access the home when the seller isn’t there.
“When an agent requests a showing and it is confirmed by the sellers, they are provided with a combination to the lockbox,” explains Megan Rucidlo, an agent with Re/Max Main Line in West Chester, PA. “At the time of the showing, the agent will enter the combination, which will then open the box. The agent can then retrieve the key to begin the showing.”
After the showing is over, the agent returns the key to the box, typically hung on the front door, and locks it back up. This leaves the home secure, but also accessible to other agents with the code.
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