According to FBI figures, approximately 1.4 million burglaries take place in the United States each year. However, while many assume burglary to be merely a crime of opportunity—and one committed by masked strangers under the cover of darkness—that’s rarely the truth.
In many cases, it’s what burglars have already gleaned about you and your property that influences their decision to strike.
So, what might make a burglar set their sights on your house? With the help of leading security experts, we’ve rounded up the secrets burglars already know about your home that might make you a target in the future.