Here is a collection of articles posted on Inman regarding real estate agent safety (posted in reverse chronological order, with most recent articles at the top):


Sept. 22, 2016: 52 everyday safety tips for real estate agents

Sept. 22, 2016: 15 cautionary tips for holding a safe open house

Sept. 19, 2016: Special Report: How safe do real estate agents feel on the job?

Sept. 12, 2016: 5 simple tips for home showing safety

June 17, 2016: The overlooked weak link in real estate agent safety

April 14, 2016: What agents should know about closing scams

Feb. 9, 2016: 3 reasons agent safety advice falls on deaf ears

Jan. 22, 2016: 12 safety ideas for your next open house

Jan. 22, 2016: How to keep your clients safe in a data-driven business

Jan. 13, 2016: Guard Llama’s personal security fob allays Realtor safety concerns


Dec. 24, 2015: A charming innovation for women’s safety in the field

Dec. 12, 2015: 18 safety tips agents should use daily

Sept. 23, 2015: Interviews with predators, victims will discern patterns in crimes against real estate agents

Sept. 15, 2015: Real estate agents get another safety app, React Mobile

Sept. 8, 2015: Companion mobile app gives real estate agent safety a human touch

Aug. 31, 2015: Arizona Association of Realtors unveils real estate agent safety system

Aug. 4, 2015: Why you should qualify and verify every potential buyer

July 31, 2015: How your marketing materials pose a threat

July 30, 2015: Real estate databases promise agent safety

June 12, 2015: Personal safety apps and services should be on every agents’ smartphone home screen

June 9, 2015: Staying safe from predators: Part 2

June 8, 2015: Staying safe from predators: Part 1

May 14, 2015: NAR unveils free safety course for Realtors

March 11, 2015: Safety app helps agents figure out if prospects are sketchy

March 4, 2015: 13 tips on how to be a street-smart and safe real estate agent

March 3, 2015: You tell us: Does carrying a gun make your job safer?

March 2, 2015: Less than half of agents say their broker has safety procedures

March 2, 2015: Safety app turns smartphone into security camera

Feb. 24, 2015: Foot fetishist sending real estate agents creepy text messages

Feb. 19, 2015: Agents’ guide to staying safe on the job

Feb. 12, 2015: Agent who survived brutal attack will tell her story Friday

Feb. 3, 2015: Female Realtors in yet another state barraged with suspicious calls

Jan. 29, 2015: Agent safety apps leverage real estate community

Jan. 12, 2015: Real estate agent outwitted her kidnapper


Dec. 15, 2014: Tackling safety with an app agents already use

Dec. 3, 2014: When it comes to agent safety, education will just have to do

Nov. 18, 2014: Agent’s kidnapping and murder hasn’t sparked uniform industry safety standards

Oct. 31, 2014: Agents, brokers commit not to show homes to strangers

Oct. 21, 2014: Colorado MLS offers members discount on mobile safety app

Oct. 20, 2014: Bad things can happen to good people even if they are armed

Oct. 17, 2014: Don’t write agent safety off as a lost cause

Oct. 3, 2014: Take an oath to be accountable for your own well-being

Oct. 2, 2104: Arkansas Realtors developing safety measures in wake of agent’s murder

Oct. 1, 2014: Real estate agents using apps, wearable tech to stay safe

Sept. 30, 2014: Missing Arkansas Realtor found dead

Sept. 29, 2014: MLS, Realtor associations have critical role to play in safeguarding members

Sept. 28, 2014: Search continues for missing Arkansas Realtor

Sept. 3, 2014: App offers identity verification to make ‘showings on demand’ safer

Aug. 22, 2014: Agents can no longer meet with complete strangers in empty houses

June 24, 2014: Tips to keep you safe during an open house (ReferralExchange post)

June 6, 2014: 15 smartphone tips to protect digital life from hackers


Feb. 27, 2013: Real estate safety expert Andrew Wooton dies


June 19, 2012: Vacant homes pose risks for agents

June 4, 2012: First rule of Realtor safety: Know thy client

April 16, 2012: Real estate agent safety an ongoing concern


Sept. 26, 2011: 6 mobile safety apps for real estate

Sept. 26, 2011: Mobile safety app co. announces partnerships

Sept. 6, 2011: Moby offers free agent safety toolkit

July 11, 2011: Lessons learned from real estate dangers

June 30, 2011: Violence not the only real estate peril

June 23, 2011: 10 steps to a safe open house


July 19, 2010: Expert puts agent safety first