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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...
Show clients the added value you bring when you make their move easier with Updater! Register for an upcoming webinar to learn how. What is Updater? It’s a web-based app that offers a moving concierge service that walks customers through everything they need to accomplish that comes with a move....
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...
Zillow has improved the way affiliated agents receive leads on their listings for all real estate companies. This gives you the perfect opportunity to reach out to the buyer! Quick Tips: Create a rule in your email  app to push a notification  when you receive an email  from no-reply@mail.zillow.com. As...
Don’t forget to winterize your vacant listings! Winter Reminder: Have your clients sign off on the Winterization Letter for vacant properties. Example - A manager received a call last year from a seller who wanted them to pay for her frozen over damaged house. This letter was in the file signed...
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...