Limit the amount of personal information you share. Consider advertising without using your photograph, home phone number and/or home address in the newspaper or on business cards. Don’t use your full name with middle name or initial. Use your office address – or list no address at all. Giving out too much of the wrong information can make you a target.
September is National REALTOR® Safety Month, and although you should always be alert and aware, we’ve compiled some extra safety tips to take into consideration. Because of the nature of the job, you often find yourself in new and possibly unfamiliar surroundings, while most likely alone. Taking these precautions can help keep you safe in several situations that you may find yourself in.