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8 Ways to Stay Safe in Real Estate

Meet clients in your office first, before you venture out to see a home...and be sure to let everyone know where you're going.

Meet clients in your office first, before you venture out to see a home…and be sure to let everyone know where you’re going.

Although your showings, listing appointments and open houses may have gone off without a hitch (or a sketchy person) in the past, it never hurts to prepare in case you have to deal with one in the future. Meeting clients for showings and listing appointments is a big part of the business, and while you may find most of your clients through referrals, it’s still possible to come in contact with unsavory characters. The more you prepare, the more confident you’ll be should you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation. Here are some tips to make safety a priority in all types of meetings with your clients. Continue reading