Real Estate Agent Tips - Showing Homes in the Snow

With a record snow fall still on the ground in much of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, we thought now would be a good time to talk about snow safety for real estate professionals and their customers. When we were kids, we dreamed about snow and getting the day off from school to build the perfect snowman and participate in snowball fights with our friends. Once we left school behind and entered adulthood, however, we quickly realized the awful reality our parents had to face — having to go to work …

Residential real estate sales is almost always considered to be safe and agents are very rarely the victim of any crimes related to their job. That said, there are times when agents are potentially more vulnerable and could fall victim to a criminally-minded individual. Perhaps the most vulnerable activity any real estate agent encounters is when showing a house to a perfect stranger. At the end of the day, it’s up to the real estate professional to make sure she (or he!) does not become another statistic of petty or …