Houston is one of the top cities in America for break-ins, but there are some things you can do to keep you and your family safe.



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Today I have a strange guest who requested to be here himself — Rob claims to be the president of the Houston Burglary Association, and he wants to share a few tips about his recent success in our area.

Houston is one of the top cities in America for break-ins and home invasions, which Rob and his fellow robbers are thrilled about. His targets — or clients — make his job easy by leaving doors unlocked while they are away at work. Most robberies or home invasions take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., so make sure that your doors are locked.

People who live in the suburbs often get lulled into a false sense of security and start to leave garage doors open or doors unlocked. Many homeowners do invest in security systems but neglect to set up sensors around the master bathroom window, which is a focal point for Rob and his colleagues.

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The good news is that Sean Collins from ADT Security makes business difficult for Rob the robber. Sean empowers his clients by providing knowledge and tips to help you prevent home break-ins or robberies. Unlike Rob, Sean works hard to keep you and your family safe.

You don’t have to get in touch with Rob — just announce on Facebook that you are on vacation and he will be in touch with you. If you would like to stop Rob and other members of the Burglary Association from targeting your home, call Sean Collins at 713-382-9363 or email him at swcollins@adt.com.


As always, if you have any real estate questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. If anyone sees Rob the robber out and about, give me a call — I think he has my purse!