September is Agent Safety Month, though it really should be on every real estate agent’s mind every day.
Do you know what you need to do to be safe in the field?
It is heart wrenching to see the tenants in demolished apartment buildings begging for assistance, living days into weeks without power or shelter. They are asking non-profits, private citizens, and the government to help them with the bare necessities of life. Many don’t speak English or have money to go to a safer place.
However, it didn’t need to be this way for these tenants.
One thing this past week has taught me is you need to be prepared – for anything.
The storm lasted at least 45 minutes and kept raging and charging – twisting and twisting. We could hear the trees snap as the wind tore into them.
And then it was gone – an eerie silence.