When you’re entrusted with sensitive information and documents, it’s certainly necessary to maintain a secure office environment. Tidiness, good information security practices and your best judgment help keep such data protected. Here are a few tips: Keep your workspace looking clean and professional. Don’t leave sensitive documents out on...
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...
Wire fraud continues to plague our industry with a new scam - criminals are calling buyers directly to say that they have new wire instructions in order to steal closing funds. This isn’t something we’re just reading about in the news – we caught it happening to three buyers...
October is Cyber Security Month, and one of the biggest risks 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...
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...
If you've ever gone into Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and had no idea what to post, look no further than Coldwell Banker's Blue Matter blog for inspiration. From home decor tips to articles about moving, smart home technology, going green and pets, the blog posts a steady stream of...
NAR has released its annual Profile of International Transactions in the U.S. Residential Real Estate report, which shares some interesting insights. While the average price of properties purchased by foreign buyers declined, as did the total number of properties purchased by foreign buyers, 33 percent of agents reported an...
Did you know Coldwell Banker offers a selection of beautiful photos available to you royalty-free, which you can use in your marketing? Whether you need an image of a home's exterior for your brochure or an interior photo for your website, there is a wide range of photography available...
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...
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...