REALTOR® Safety - Classes and Resources

September is REALTOR® Safety Month. Let's be honest, safety is something we need to think about all the time. Check out the stories, classes, webinars and resources we've compiled below. Don't forget to sign the safety pledge!

Make a commitment to educate yourself on safety practices, be aware of your surroundings, and empower yourself with precautions that can keep you safe and out of risky situations. 

This is why safety is so important! Read this special article by Jen Stanbrough, DMAAR President, Honoring Ashley Okland and Advocating for Realtor Safety

IAR is offering several safety classes throughout Iowa and NAR is offering a free webinar September 22. See details below. 

All About Cybersecurity, Online Safety/Security & Technology for Agents & Consumers

CE Class taught by National Instructor Tracey Hawkins

Get an overview of what safety risks are faced by agents, buyers and sellers regarding cybersecurity, preventing cyber crimes, utilizing social media when working in real estate; promoting a property for sale and helping consumers to work with agents, safety online, online resources, and using technology for safety and security. Classes offered by Iowa Association of REALTORS®.

9/01 in Council Bluffs - 9:00 - Noon - 3 hours of CE  - Classroom only- Register Now  

9/13 in West Des Moines - 1:00 - 4:00pm - 3 hours of CE - Hybrid - Register Now - You can take this class via Zoom!

Don't Be A Victim: Personal Safety for REALTORS

This class will illustrate the importance of being aware, proactive and knowing the best reactions in dangerous situations.

As a result of taking this safety class, you will improve your vigilance and map out a game plan, you will not only avoid attacks but also be more confident. And with confidence you're less of a target.

9/20 in Grinnell - 1:00pm - 4:00pm - 3 hours of CE - Classroom only - Register Now

Webinar - REALTOR® Safety Coast to Coast: How Safety Differs Across the Nation

Thursday, September 22 at 1:30 p.m.
Webinar offered by the National Association of REALTORS®.
There is no continuing education credit for this webinar. 
Join the REALTOR® Safety Advisory Committee and NAR NXT Up for an open discussion about REALTOR® Safety across the nation.

Register here

Safety Pledge

IAR encourages all Realtors in Iowa to take part in this important pledge. Do not show any home to a stranger without first meeting them at the office or a public place and asking them to submit identification. Join over 1,000 Realtors that already signed the pledge. 

Sign The Pledge Now!

More Safety Resources


Iowa Association of REALTORS

This article was written as a collaboration of IAR Staff members or invited subject matter experts.

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