Opening your door to strangers when selling your home could result in safety issues. However, there are security measures you can take when selling your home. From securing valuables, such as jewelry and medications to limiting access to strangers. Holding an open house is a surefire way to invite potential criminals into your home and in most cases isn’t necessary to sell a home. And don’t forget about your pets, not everyone is going to love them or watch them like you, so it is always best to remove pets when showing your home.