I've bought a [empty] house, and
2 incompetent agents have somehow lost the keys!
Anyway, when I call the Locksmith, for the front door,
will he be asking for any proof of ownership?
And if so, what.
Maybe he'll just be content to get his $75,
or whatever, and be on his way.
[hopefully the mailbox key is somewhere in the house,
as well as the garage door opener]
Up to date realty agents install a lock box on the house to hold the
house keys, so they don't have to bring all house keys with them when
they are showing houses, just the one lock box key which opens all the
On Friday, January 10, 2014 11:31:22 AM UTC-5, email@example.com wrote:
Why don't you just call some locksmiths and ask them?
If you're for real and have at least the usual documentation
that you'd have from a real estate closing, I would think
you wouldn't have a problem. And if the locksmith wanted
something more, you should be able to get it from whomever
handled the closing. If you're a troll, well then it could
What kind of closing is it where you don't
get keys, garage door openers, mailbox lock, etc due to
incompetent real estate agents? Assuming they are incompetent,
I would hold back $1000 from the seller until they either
produce the keys or I know what my costs are.
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