Protect yourself and your clients

Safety Resources 

From keeping yourself safe in everyday real estate situations to protecting your clients and their properties, make safety an everyday practice with education, tools and tips from SPAAR.

SPAAR welcomes safety tips from members. Have a tip that will benefit the Realtor® community? Email your safety tip to Jennifer Kovacich, Communications Director, at SPAAR.

Safety Tips

Check out the safety tips shared below by SPAAR members and learn more about safety tips and resources as provided by NAR.

Be aware of unemployment fraud

The US unemployment rate stood at 6.7% in November 2020. Not surprisingly, many who are out of work are desperate for financial help and, unfortunately, prime targets for criminals peddling fake pandemic relief and unemployment dollars.
Whether out of work or simply a target, it’s important to know that government agencies will not request personal or financial information by email, text or phone. Likewise, legitimate agencies will not request a down payment of any kind before sending financial relief.
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Share your whereabouts

Let someone you trust know where you are and when you’ll be back. Share your schedule and call/text if plans change. Have a code word in case anything goes awry.

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Safety information

NAR’s Realtor® Safety Program offers resources to help agents, brokers and Associations better understand potential risks and why safety matters.

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