Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties Real Estate. Tips for home buyers, home sellers by Gita Bantwal,Realtor at Re/Max Centre Realtors.: November 2011

Safety tips for Home sellers who have young kids.

Safety Tips for home sellers who have young kids.

When you list your home for sale the agent will take photos of all the rooms.

Take down all photos of your young children especially infants and toddlers. You do not want their pictures showing up on the internet . You might want to request the agent not to take photo of the baby's nursery. There are plenty of other rooms that they can photograph.

Sometimes strangers may knock on your door when they see the 'For Sale'  sign and ask to see the house.

Instruct them to call their agent or your agent to make an appointment to see your home.

If they say they are an agent , ask them to show their business card and do not let them in if they have not scheduled an appointment . If it is convenient for you to show when they do not have an appointment ,  ask them to call your agent  first and then let them in so the agent knows about it.

If your home is located in a secluded area,  be careful with open houses. It is better to have agents show the home to their clients. Strangers come to open houses .

Parents of young kids usually have  activity schedules on the refrigerator. Please remove these as well. You should not let strangers see your schedules of when you will not be in the house. A home can be burglarized in  just a couple of hours .

If you are thinking of selling your home this spring and would like my report on ,' How to sell your home for top Dollar in quickest amount of time'  call Gita Bantwal at Re/Max Centre 215-343-8200x124 or direct 215-275-8491


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Gita Bantwal is a Realtor with RE/MAX Centre Realtors in Bucks County, a Northern suburb of Philadelphia. You can view 1000s of listings on her web site


She can be reached at 215-343-8200x124 or direct 215-275-8491 or via email


 Gita specializes in Active adult communities and is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist. She holds the ABR designation (Accredited Buyers Representative) and specializes in selling to first time buyers as well as move up buyers.Gita also hold the CRS designation , Certified Residential Specialist and the CDPE designation as well. Information about real estate market is deemed to be correct but is subject to errors and omissions and should be verified independently.. Opinion expressed by me or others  in my post and comments is not to be construed to be  legal advice.I am licensed in Pa. Check real estate laws in your state as they may be different than in Pa.



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