As the spring selling season kicks into high gear, so will your marketing efforts. This is a perfect time to refresh on the company’s Do Not Contact Policy. Failure to comply with federal and state laws when contacting consumers (e.g., calls, emails, texts and faxes) can lead to significant...
OneDrive, one of the powerful applications available in Office 365, enables you to securely access your documents from the cloud at any time. It also offers greater security for sharing sensitive documents through email when using your company-provided email address. Here are some tips for emailing documents securely: After...
As a real estate agent, it’s important to make personal security a top priority. Much of what you do every day involves meeting new people in unfamiliar surroundings. Practicing simple precautions will help ensure that you stay safe. Click on the play button above to watch a great video from...
One of the biggest risks to cybersecurity is “Phishing” -- email scams that trick you into revealing private information, such as bank account details and social security numbers. Perpetrators of these scams contact people illegally, pretending to be individuals or organizations you trust. Be on the lookout for: Suspicious links...
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...