Self Defense for Realtors

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Advice

Working in real estate can be dangerous. There has been increasing number of attacks on real estate agents in America. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the industry has seen an average of 77 work-related deaths per year from 2011 to 2014. You can arm yourself with a healthy dose of skepticism and mistrust. As an agent you might be an easy target and here’s why: You are expected to meet anyone at any time potentially alone. Real estate is the only business that publicly announces, “Hey come on in! I am going to be alone in an empty house all day!” Real estate agents have a certain reputation including an image of wealth. Now is a great …