Close the Doors, Turn Off the Lights, . . . .
By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
Close the Doors, Turn Off the Lights, . . . . More and more I am hearing in the showing instructions for seeing a house lines such as when you leave: make sure that all of the lights are turned off; make sure that all of the windows are closed; make sure that all of the doors are closed and locked; make sure that the heat, or air conditioning, is put back to where it was set; make sure that you flush the toilet if you use it; and so on and so on. Okay, I made up the one about the toilet, but it might as well be in there, because frequently someone has left a mess in the toilet. But, should these things even need to be mentioned? Well, unfortunately, yes, they should be mentioned because agents all too frequently disregard the common courtesies of showing a house. Just today, I got a c...