Take a Number – Showing Etiquette and Safety For Multiple Agent Showings

Image of Amy ShocketWe are delighted to welcome guest blogger, Amy Shocket, ABR, CRS, GRI, PMN. Amy is currently serving as a Trustee on the NNRMLS Board of Trustees and as Vice-Chair of the Risk Reduction Committee. Always striving for excellence, Amy has obtained industry designations that are earned with extensive education and industry performance standards. Continue reading

NNRMLS Advises Members to Use Alternate Browser Until Microsoft Issues Security Update

IEMicrosoft announced that it was made aware of a vulnerability in Internet Explorer that could be exploited to remotely execute code on your computer. Nearly all versions of Internet Explorer are affected. We suggest that you use another browser, such as Chrome, Firefox, or Safari until a security update is available for Internet Explorer.  Continue reading

Hanging Your Lockbox

The new Supra iBox BT lockboxes have shackles that can be completely detached to accommodate unusually-shaped door knobs and other locations as well. The NNRMLS staff would like to remind you to think about safety when choosing a location and hanging your lockbox. Continue reading

NAR: Protect Your Listings From Rental Scams

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The National Association of REALTORS’ Risk Management Committee published a 5-minute video called “Protect Your Listings From Rental Scams, (click here: http://www.realtor.org/videos/how-to-protect-your-property-listings-from-rental-scams, which outlines online strategies to monitor your listings and where they are posted. If you are concerned about your property listings being scraped or highjacked and posted on rental websites this video is worth five minutes of your time.

AgentsArmor™

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Never Show Property Alone Again

As a real estate agent or appraiser you must be extra vigilant in regards to your personal safety.One free tool you can use is AgentsArmor™ which is a personal safety app that was made specifically for the real estate industry. You can set-up contacts who will be alerted in case of emergency or if you do not respond to a check-in, capture a copy of their ID and quickly upload it, feel safe with periodic check-ins and much more!

 

 

 

 

NNRMLS does not provide or support this app, but we discovered this product that may be useful to you and we wanted to pass on the information.