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.

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.

People Smart

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

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 843-991-9875 for a quote or email us at

Questions? Contact them at 843-991-9875 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.