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Safety for REALTORS®

September 1, 2014

Like many other jobs that require interaction with the public, selling real estate involves some risk. The National Association of REALTORS® is committed to protecting its members and maintaining their personal safety. By educating REALTORS® about potential threats and providing them with resources to protect themselves, NAR can help REALTORS® stay safe.

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September Is REALTOR® Safety Month

As part of NAR's ongoing efforts to keep its members safe, the Association dedicates September as REALTOR® Safety Month.

The REALTOR® Safety Webinar: Safety Tips to Share With Sellers, will take place on Sept. 9 at 1:00 p.m. CST. This free webinar is presented by Sergeant Preston Taylor and will discuss valuable advice and steps to share with your clients to help protect them against crime including:

  • items that should be put away
  • how thieves access personal info
  • what thieves target at open houses and how to be prepared
  • safety tips to remember before showing a property

REALTOR® Safety Site

NAR’s dedicated Safety pages offer a number of great resources to help members operate their businesses safely including:

  • regularly occurring safety webinars
  • safety-related articles in NAR’s publications, on its websites, and elsewhere
  • presentations for managers available through REALTOR.org
  • banners and widgets to display on websites
  • other checklists and handouts for agents to share with clients and colleagues

Please email safety@realtors.org if you have any further questions or suggestions regarding REALTOR® Safety.