Lockbox placement is a hotly debated topic, which we explored in Where Not to Place a Lockbox earlier this year. To further the conversation we’ve created a pictorial of additional places you shouldn’t place a lockbox. These photos are inspired by actual events.

Cacti have a menacing look, are hazardous to Subscribers but easy work for a criminal as they are not a permanently attached fixture to the property.

Cacti have a menacing look, are hazardous to Subscribers but easy work for a criminal.

 

Skinny tree branches.

Skinny tree branches.

 

Avoid objects not permanently attached to the structure.

Avoid objects not permanently attached to the structure.

 

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Water spigots, the valve handle can be removed with a screwdriver allowing someone to slide the lockbox right off.

 

Trust?

Trust?

Written by James Marcus from ARMLS
James leads the content team as Brand Manager. He’s seen tremendous change at the MLS in his seven-year tenure. He’s a lumberjack having studied advertising at Northern Arizona University.