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Key Findings

  • The typical respondent meets prospective clients whom they’ve never met before either at their office or in a neutral location 65% of the time.

  • 71% of residential members said that they have personal safety protocols in place that they follow with every client. This is more likely among females (73 percent) than among males (59 percent).

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

  • 47% of men and 58 percent of women carry a self-defense weapon or tool.

  • Among those who participated in a REALTOR® safety course, 66% said they feel more prepared for unknown situations after taking a REALTOR® Safety course.

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