As a REALTOR®, you know that a significant amount of your work can be done after dark. With most households holding down two full- time jobs, we are often asked to meet with customers and clients in the evening.
Since the presence of darkness offers many more opportunities for crime, it is very important that your level of awareness be elevated when you're out at night. Keep in mind, although the emphasis may be placed on, "when you're working," the truth of the matter is, we need to exercise better awareness all of the time; when we're going to dinner, the movies, grocery shopping, or visiting friends, not just at work.
The following tips will give you some suggestions for increasing your personal safety. Remember, the point is not to scare, but to be more prepared and aware. By doing so, you're chances of ever even becoming a victim are reduced. And, wouldn't it be wonderful if you never had to actually use any of this information!