Drone Technology For Your Business?

At the recent REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, experts shared their knowledge about safely using drone technology in the real estate industry. The forum included Jim Williams of the FAA’s Unmanned Aerial Systems Integration Office, Doug Trudeau, the first REALTOR® to apply for and receive a waiver allowing him to use an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and Lesley Walker, associate counsel for the National Association of REALTORS®. Continue reading

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.