REALTOR® Safety Webinar Summit

Register now for this free half-day educational session presented by NAR via webinar on September 9th. Brokers: sign up and invite your agents to attend the webinar in your conference room or training room together.  This information should spark … [Read more...]

Agent safety – Tools and Resources

As a REALTOR®, it’s important you have a personal safety protocol in place that you use every day with every client, like when meeting new clients, showing properties or sharing information online. There are a variety of tools you can adopt in your … [Read more...]

Should REALTORS® be concerned about Safety? (Infographic)

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NAR Releases 2015 REALTOR® Safety Report

NAR’s research department conducted a survey of members to find out how safe or unsafe they feel, what the root causes are of any unsafe feelings, what steps or procedures they follow to ensure safety, and what methods of self-defense they use. We … [Read more...]

Long-Term Thinking & Don’t get Parked In | REALTOR® Safety

Tip #21 - Long-Term Thinking If you think it may be some time before a property sells (and you may, therefore, be showing it often), get acquainted with a few of the immediate neighbors. You will feel better knowing they know your vehicle, and … [Read more...]

Thwart Thieves & Be in Charge | REALTOR® Safety

Tip #19 - Thwart Thieves Remind your clients that strangers will be walking through their home during showings or open houses. Tell them to hide any valuables in a safe place. For security’s sake, remember to remove keys, credit cards, jewelry, … [Read more...]

Have your Excuse Ready & Nothing Personal | REALTOR® Safety

Tip #17 - Have your Excuse Ready Part of being prepared to deal with a threatening situation is having “an out.” Prepare a scenario in advance so that you can leave – or you can encourage someone who makes you uncomfortable to leave. Examples: … [Read more...]

Your E-Mail is Public & Agree on an Office Distress Code | REALTOR® Safety

Tip #15 - Your E-Mail is Public Don’t send any vital or private information via e-mail. Keep in mind that unlike Web sites, e-mail is never secure. Tip #16 - Agree on an Office Distress Code Create a voice distress code, a secret word or phrase … [Read more...]

Your Trash is Another Man’s Treasure and Hide Personal Information | REALTOR® Safety

Tip #13 - Your Trash is Another Man’s Treasure Just bought a new entertainment system? A bunch of empty boxes out by the curb triggers an alarm to would-be thieves. Instead of putting boxes out in plain sight, cut them down, and stuff them in … [Read more...]

Have a Lifeline and Choose Flight Over Fight | REALTOR® Safety

Tip #11 - Have a Lifeline If you find yourself to be the last one in an open house and your car is not in the immediate vicinity of the venue, then make a phone call as you walk. Assailants will be less willing to attack if you are in … [Read more...]

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