The Dangers of… the Open House??

Lena Katamanin of Highland Park, Illinois sued her real estate agent after an open house resulted in theft of her personal property.  According to the report, $162,000 worth of jewelry was stolen during an open house held in April, 2012 at Ms. Katamanin’s Highland Park Home.  She has sued her agent, and the agency of Rubloff Prudential.

BrokerLiability.com reminds clients that risk is present even in something as common as an open house.  It is important to carry the proper real estate firm insurance that protects against lawsuits ranging from incorrect paperwork to failure to protect the client’s home during entry. Contact a broker today to get started with a risk assessment of your firm.