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Highlights

  • 33% of REALTORS® experienced a situation that made them fear for their personal safety or safety of their personal information.
  • The typical REALTOR® reported feeling unsafe less than once a year (54%) in terms of personal safety, but unsafe in terms of personal information every few months or more often (61%).
  • 5% of REALTORS® said they had been a victim of a crime while working as a real estate professional.
  • 44% of members choose to carry self-defense weapons.
  • 35% of men and 49% of women carry a self-defense weapon or tool.
  • 53% of members use a smartphone safety app to track whereabouts and alert colleagues in case of an emergency.

Reports from Past Years

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Safety

Helping NAR members understand the risks they face through knowledge, awareness, and empowerment.

Copyright

Real estate professionals must be cognizant of copyright issues when it comes to listing content, most notably in connection with listing photographs.

Commitment to Excellence

Developing and enhancing 11 competencies that indicate a REALTOR®'s commitment to ethics, advocacy, technology, data privacy, and customer service.