Tragedy can turn into opportunity to influence safer work practices in the real estate industry. In four high-profile cases involving agent homicides, REALTORS® used the moment to effect positive change.
One REALTOR® association has launched an effort to encourage its members to use the wearable tool to improve personal safety. But it’s questionable how these devices—originally intended for the law enforcement community—could be applied across the real estate industry.
Conducting showings in a group or colisting homes doesn’t alone necessarily make you less of a target for criminals. Safety procedures are just as important for teams as individual agents. Here’s how to make personal security part of your team’s culture.
Would you be able to handle a gun, or are you more comfortable with something nonlethal like pepper spray? Follow these guidelines to decide what kind of weapon you could use most effectively in a dangerous situation.