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How to Show a Vacant Property Safely, Part 2

April 23 2019

We know that vacant homes are convenient to show--but they can also be dangerous if occupied by squatters.

Last week, we learned how to check for squatters around the exterior of the house. Now, it's time to go inside.

What should you do if you know (or are unsure) that squatters ARE present? It's all about psychology!

Watch the video above to learn:

  • What to do when you first open the door
  • Why respect is the name of the game, even if they're there illegally
  • A script for speaking to squatters and defusing a potentially tense situation
  • How and why you should offer squatters ample time to leave before a showing--and even a gift!