As a REALTOR®, it’s important you have a personal safety protocol in place that you use every day with every client, like when meeting new clients, showing properties or sharing information online. There are a variety of tools you can add to your personal safety protocol, such as the smartphone apps and safety products listed here.

Note: The safety applications and products listed are for informational purposes only. They are not endorsed by nor have they been vetted by the National Association of REALTORS®, and their inclusion on this website does not constitute a recommendation by NAR and should not be inferred as suggesting a preference over other applications or products currently available in the market. The information provided is a selection of safety resources designed to help you determine what tools may best fit into your personal and professional life.

For Associations and Brokerages

NAR also provides a number of Safety Resources specifically aimed at Associations and Brokerages.

Safety Products

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InstaAlert™ is a discrete, simple to use device to send emergency texts and emails with contact info and GPS location (updated by the minute) to an unlimited number of contacts without ever needing to fumble around with your phone.

From automatic alerts for failing to check-in after an open house, to impact detection for falls, accidents, and assaults, InstaAlert™ is designed with REALTOR® safety in mind. Works with iOS and Android phones.

Price: $70 each + $9.99/mo or less.

For more information, contact:
Jim Schneiker

KATANA Safety™

KATANA Safety™ is the world’s first personal security system that attaches to your smartphone. The layered system bypasses a locked screen by triggering a loud audible alarm or pushing a discreet silent panic button. A 24/7 Response Center is alerted and contacts the appropriate emergency services with your GPS location. They may also activate your Circle of Seven, a network of your colleagues in your KATANA Safety app.

Price: $99. 

KATANA Safety app with $9.99 monthly subscription to the 24/7 call center.

Lockly Vision

Lockly Vision is a revolutionary new smart lock plus video doorbell. Vision combines Lockly’s award-winning smart lock features and technology with the convenience and security of today’s most popular video doorbells. Always know who is at your door with it’s built-in HD camera and two-way audio streaming to your smartphone. Lockly Vision makes monitoring any door more convenient and secure.

For more information, contact:

Jim Conti


ORA is a personal alert device that saves lives. Alerts are instantly sent to your contacts along with your GPS location. ORA is the only device that can make a backup call to 911. No monthly subscriptions.

Price: $170 to $210 USD ($239 to $299 CAD)

Special Discount Code: enter "NAR" for 10% off!

Personal Emergency Transmitter (PET)

PET is a discreet emergency alert button that sends personalized information including your GPS location via text message to up to 30 contacts including 911 (where accepted). Location updates are sent every 30 feet you move. No need to reach for your phone which alerts predators that you're calling for help.

Price: One payment of $89.95 and no monthly subscription fee.


Questions? Contact them at or call 727-222-3289.

Prop Lock

Prop Lock is a simple and effective way to mitigate the risk posed by closed doors. This safety lock keeps doors propped open and prevents someone from maliciously creating a confined space.

Price: Must contact company.

Ripple Safety

Ripple Safety is the most discreet wearable device available and keeps you connected to Ripple’s professional monitoring team 24/7/365. Ripple is similar to the way a home alarm company constantly protects your home, but instead Ripple’s team is protecting you anywhere you are in the United States. Ripple works on both iPhone and Android and their monitoring team services all 50 states.


  • Monthly plan: $14.95 and includes one Ripple device.
  • Annual plan: $99.95 for 12 months of monitoring service and includes one Ripple device.
  • Enter code "NARSAFE" for 10% off.
  • No contract or cancellation fees.


Questions? Email or call (877) 820-2118.


V.ALRT is an ergonomically designed device can be carried discreetly in a pocket or a bag or worn as a bracelet or pendant. When pushed, the V.ALRT button pings your smartphone and sends personalized texts to three emergency contacts. These messages indicate that help is needed and also provide your GPS coordinates.

Price: $59.99.

Safety Applications for Smartphones

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FOREWARN allows agents to work safer and smarter by instantly verifying a prospect’s identity and potential risks prior to a face-to-face engagement.

In seconds, with as little information as a phone number or name, agents can verify a prospect’s identity, criminal records, bankruptcies, liens, judgments, address history, and property records all in one place, leading to safer and more productive interactions. FOREWARN customers can log in and access the service via the FOREWARN mobile app or from a web browser.

Price: $20/month with an annual agreement for individual agents. Discounts are available for brokerages and associations purchasing licenses in volume.

Homesnap Pro

Agents using Homesnap Pro can now set a Safety Timer when they go to a showing with an unfamiliar client.

Prior to a showing, set a timer for how long you expect to be at the location and select your emergency contacts. If the timer expires, a text message will be sent to your emergency contacts that you are in distress. You can also send an instant distress alert to your emergency contacts with just one tap.

Price: Free for REALTORS®


Kleard is an app that provides smart technology for open houses and showings by verifying buyers in real-time. This means better overall safety and more productive open houses.

A 2019 NAR REACH® Company, Kleard is an app that provides smart technology for open houses and showings by verifying buyers in real-time. Some features include: automated safety alerts if you don't end a showing, urgent alerts for both showings and open houses, courtesy start/end notifications for emergency contacts, and validated open house sign in information.

Open houses with Kleard are safer and more productive since information is verified on-the-spot with plenty of productivity tools included to help you get closer to your next transaction.

Price: Kleard Lite is free and Kleard Pro is $19.99/month. Special pricing available for MLS and REALTOR® Associations.

LifeLine Response

LifeLine Response is the first and only patent-protected personal safety mobile app that utilizes natural human reaction to respond to emergency situations.

Through codes and interaction, you can set an alert for emergency contacts that you are in danger. Trigger an extremely loud alarm to deter attackers or use the silent alarm to ask for help. Once an alert is detected, the response verification center will reach out to assess the situation and contact authorities with your GPS location, if necessary.

Price: $9.99 annual subscription.

People Smart

For $19.95 a month, PeopleSmart can perform a background check on prospective clients before you meet them.


Built by a top real estate agent for top real estate agents, PROtect is an app for iOS and Android that helps improve your personal safety when you are working alone hosting a private showing or open house.

PROtect allows you to add your office manager, team members, friends or even family as emergency contacts (or what we call “PROtectors”). The app then monitors your location during your open house or private showing and automatically sends out an SOS to your PROtectors when the you haven’t checked in at the pre-scheduled time or if you indicate you are in an emergency situation. But PROtech also goes a step further than simply blasting out an alert. In the event of an SOS, the app provides tools to your PROtectors so they can co-ordinate their actions, locate you, and help get you out of distress, even if they may not know each other personally.

Price: 100% free trial. Unlimited use subscriptions start at $39.99/year. Volume discounts and monthly pay-as-you-go billing available for brokerage/corporate purchases.

Real Safe Agent

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app, it’s a crime prevention system built specifically for the Real Estate Industry.

Based in behavioral science, Real Safe Agent empowers the entire real estate community to cooperate and collaborate to keep each member safe. This cooperation and collaboration prevents the precursor behaviors of the predator from escalating to a crime and denies the predator and other types of criminals the environment they need to commit a crime.

Questions? Email us at


When using SafeShowings a real estate professional can feel confident they are doing everything they can to deter criminal activity by capturing and validating the identity of those they bring into a home.

SafeShowings is the first app of its kind! It captures an image of the potential buyer’s face. If you are unable to end a showing safely, the SafeShowings app will not only notify your emergency contacts and 911, it securely captures an image of the perpetrator’s face. This approach deters criminal behavior because the person intending to do harm will be trackable or will be deterred all together. Download the SafeShowings app on the iOS and Android app stores.

Price: SafeShowings Enterprise pricing is available for Brokerages, Associations, and MLS’s. Call 800-268-8437 for a quote or email us at

Questions? Contact them at 800-268-8437 or

See Something Send Something

Have you ever seen something suspicious, but weren’t sure how to report it? Now you can. Download See Something Send Something and you can inform authorities if you see a potential threat.

The See Something Send Something system developed by My Mobile Witness connects concerned citizens, first responders and law enforcement directly to key intelligence centers throughout the United States. Submitted tips are routed through a network of State Fusion centers run by State Police and State Offices of Homeland Security & Preparedness. The system routes geo tagged suspicious activity reports using a patent pending methodology for storing law enforcement data and protecting citizens privacy.

Price: Download for free for Apple and Android.

SentriKey® Real Estate App: Agent Safety Feature

Providing ways for agents to stay safe at showings is a priority for SentriLock, NAR’s official lockbox solution and REALTOR Benefits® Program partner. The SentriKey® Real Estate app includes an Agent Safety Feature that provides an automatic way for contacts to be alerted in the case of an unexpected or potentially dangerous situation.

When using the SentriKey® app to open a lockbox, the Agent Safety Feature will launch. After a set time (approximately 90 seconds, or as determined by the agent), the app will prompt for a status update and will alert your designated emergency contacts if you do not or cannot confirm you are safe.

Price: The app is free to download and is available to those using any SentriLock lockbox. SentriLock lockboxes are available through your local REALTOR® association, MLS or broker.

Trust Stamp

Trust Stamp is a 2016 NAR REACH® Company. The Trust Stamp app for REALTORS® is a quick and simple tool to establish the identity and trustworthiness of a stranger before meeting them and/or providing access to your client’s home or property. This app is available only to members of the National Association of REALTORS® and is accessed using your Member ID number.


Wearsafe uses location, audio, group chat, and one-touch 911 making it the smartest way to call for help.

At the first sign of trouble, pressing the Wearsafe Tag keeps you a step ahead of the situation. It uses the power of your phone to alert friends and family of your location, sends them audio from the scene, and starts a live chat room where they can coordinate a response or call 911. All while keeping your phone—your lifeline—out of sight.

Price: Subscriptions start at just just $5 per month. Cancel anytime. Visit