Safety Tip: Have a fully charged cell phone readily available


September is broker safety month. Be sure that you have a fully charged cell phone and have it readily available – not in your purse or pocket.  Program “911” and other emergency numbers into speed dial. Consider using a safety mobile app on your smart phone; several are available – some created especially for real estate brokers – and can do everything from instantly alerting others to accessing your GPS coordinates to requesting help.

For these and other important broker safety tips, view the Commission’s Safety video ( ); North Carolina Real Estate Agency Safety Guide brochure (; and