The #1 Safety Tip to ALWAYS Use When Entering an REO

I am ALWAYS concerned about entering an REO property, even in nice neighborhoods. The fact is that so many foreclosures are popping up that squatters and lowlifes are figuring out how to capitalize on the vacant nature of REOs (one of MY properties was actually featured on the 5:00 news the other day. THIS vagrant LOSER had re-keyed the property and was renting it out to unsuspecting tenants who we had to throw out on the street (NOT a good situation). Would you feel better if you knew how to make a potentially dangerous squatter or disgruntled former owner or tenant leave the home before you entered or would you like to end up with an image of a scowling face looking back at you in your camera while you're down in the unlit basement? [...]