If you’re still using combo lockboxes or requiring showing agents to come by your office to pick up keys, it’s time to bring your key storage game to the 21st century. There are better ways and better options to keep your seller’s keys protected and your listings accessible. And if you’re usually the one trying to keep up with combo codes for multiple listings or driving around town to pick up keys for showings, it’s time to start talking to your fellow Realtors about using smartphone and Bluetooth technology instead.
Smarter Lockboxes for Listing AgentsLockboxes are out there that don’t need a combination and use today’s technology through your phone. They exist, and they’re something you need to consider for your office. Why?
- They can be unlocked via smartphone, usually through an app.
- You can give one-day-only codes to buyers agents, keeping your seller’s property even more secure.
- You’ll receive notifications when the lockbox is accessed.
- You can view logs of who is opening your lockboxes and when they’re being accessed.