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Bump Keys Can Open Your Doors in 3 Seconds or Less. Are You Bump Key Proof?
If you've never heard of 'bump keys' then I suggest you read the blog below. I had read online about them about a year ago and watched videos of how easy it is for theives to gain access to your home. My suggestion? Protect yourself.Michael Collins, SFR - BrokerShort Sales & Foreclosure Resourcehttp://blog.rockrealtywi.com
A few years ago my locksmith retired leaving me wondering who would be the next candidate to work with our company. Then I got to thinking about all the times I needed someone immediately, right now and not a week from Thursday. My locksmith was pretty good about accommodating my REO schedule, but it took a while to get him in the flow with that kind of fast paced schedule.
So, I decided I'd just do it myself. I know, Realtors shouldn't be involved in the "arms reach" portions of REOs, but what I found is that if I do it free, REO companies don't seem to have any issues with it. If I could open my own doors, I could move quicker when time came to take over an REO. So, that's what I did.
First, I learned how to pick locks. It's not terribly hard. I already ... more
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