Oshawa Couple Charged with Thefts from Open Houses

According to the Canadian Press, a Toronto-area couple is facing several charges after allegedly pilfering through people’s belongings and stealing jewelry, cash and other items they wanted during Viewing
of open houses. Police say they arrested the couple on Sept. 19 after they were allegedly spotted stealing property during an open house in Oakville, Ont.

The suspects were tailed by police after officers in Oshawa and Whitby began probing thefts from homes during showing of for sale properties.

Police have recovered jewelry, money and property totalling about $100,000, and they are asking anyone affected by the alleged thefts to contact authorities.
Peter Mason King, 52, and Nora Ann Thomson, 51, both of Oshawa, face nine counts of theft under $5,000 and three counts of theft over $5,000, among other charges. Police say both King and Thomson are known to travel throughout southern Ontario and the United States.

While media stories like this might make homeowners wary of holding their own open house in order to sell a home, they need not to be worried,.your open house is in good hands with your REALTORS®

An experienced REALTORS® won’t let people traipse through your home unsupervised. In most cases, REALTORS® will bring assistants or other associate REALTORS® along because they can’t be in two places at the same time.most REALTORS® will also require all guests to sign in before they want to enter your home for less-than-honest reasons.

Sellers of Home should Remember to Lock up any jewelry, prescription medication or other valuables beforehand, and let your REALTORS® handle the rest. Open houses are unparalleled when it comes to getting your home exposed.to the right buyers to maximize your return

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