Personal safety is something all real estate agents must keep top of mind. September is Realtor® Safety Month, and it’s a good time to review your procedures and make sure that you aren’t taking unnecessary chances when showing a house, working late, or even marketing yourself online. When it comes to protecting yourself and your team, there’s a lot to keep in mind. We’ve gathered some of our favorite safety tips below. Feel free to share your tips or stories in the comments.
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Don’t share personal information in ads or on social media
Remove your personal information from anything available to the public. Use a Google Voice number instead of your personal cell phone number. Use general email addresses like “email@example.com” or even generate a specific email address for a home (i.e., 1234MainStreet@gmail.com) that you could use for marketing materials and give to clients.