Key Findings

  • The typical commercial respondent meets prospective clients whom they’ve never met before either at their office or in a neutral location 59% of the time.

  • 68% have personal safety protocols in place that they follow with every client. This is more likely among females (73%) than among males (59%).

  • 42% of commercial members said that they have participated in a self-defense class.

  • 50% of men and 58% of women carry a self-defense weapon or tool.

  • Among those who participated in a REALTOR® Safety course, 75% said they feel more prepared for unknown situations after taking a REALTOR®  Safety course.

Bar graph: REALTOR experienced a situation that made them fear for their personal safety or safety of their personal information

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