In the continued effort to keep you informed and prepared when it comes to wire fraud, we’ve compiled some useful practices you should employ to prevent this threat from affecting your business: Always verify wire instructions by phone before transferring money Use previously known contact information when possible Be...
Your clients depend on you to handle personally identifiable information (PII) securely and confidentially. By safeguarding SSNs and financial account details, you help reduce the risk of identity theft. To protect personally identifiable information: Keep transaction files in a secure place. Password protect any device containing PII – Use...

Do you Yammer?

Are you on Yammer? If not, you're missing a fantastic opportunity to easily collaborate, share ideas and communicate with real estate professionals across the Coldwell Banker NRT network. In fact, Ryan Gorman, CEO of NRT, has asked for agent input on Yammer about what "living and exceptional life" means...
Do you have a business plan in place? If you don't, visit your local intranet and download the 2019 agent business plan - a helpful guide you can use to create a strategic plan that you can use to move your business to the next level and increase your...

Who wants discounts?

Did you know you can get discounted prices on wireless plans, office supplies, marketing materials, overnight express services and much more. The Coldwell Banker Business Advantage program gives you VIP access to a variety of products and services designed to assist you in taking your real estate business to...
Password protection is one of the most essential aspects of cybersecurity. By adhering to the following guidelines, you’ll protect your clients’ sensitive information while safeguarding your own. For a strong password: Use a minimum of 8 characters. Use a combination of uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers and symbols. Avoid using...

Keep your computer bug-free

Nowadays, few objects contain more personal and professional information than our smartphones. It’s simple to protect these devices from threats and criminals with a few proactive steps. Here are a few best practices: Enable password protection and use the strongest password possible. Activate the lockout screen and set a...
The answer is YES! We are all at risk, because cyber crime is a huge issue today, not just in real estate, but in life. But there are simple steps you can take to minimize the risk to your clients, yourself and the company. Please watch this important six-minute...
Nowadays, few objects contain more personal and professional information than our smartphones. It’s simple to protect these devices from threats and criminals with a few proactive steps. Here are a few best practices: Enable password protection and use the strongest password possible. Activate the lockout screen and set a...
Realtors often use a comparative market analysis to help sellers determine a list price or buyers the right amount to offer. In a recent interview* with Inman, affiliated agent Danielle Moy (Orland Park office) describes how she uses a CMA to compare rental and for-sale listings to help renters...