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Halloween will undoubtedly look a little different this year. There will be fewer parties, and less people attending those that are held. But one thing is certain: the kids will be out in force on Halloween night, gathering goodies as they trick-or-treat house to house. Keep those princesses and superheroes safe with a few simple rules, updated for 2020.

  1. Keep your group small this year and stay together throughout your route.
  2. Give other groups of trick-or-treaters plenty of space.
  3. Carry hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes.
  4. Glow in the dark! Reflective materials and flashlights let drivers more easily see kids who accidentally wander into the street.  The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that children are four times more likely
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September is Realtor Safety Month, a good opportunity to review how you stay safe as a realtor and to update your routine if needed.

There are too many stories of predators who target real estate professionals, including one from Gwinnett County in the recent past. Read about it HERE.  The encounter left the agent bloodied and battered, now a cautionary tale to inspire more vigilance in other agents. Here are a few practical ways to make your job safer:

  • Always let someone know where you are and who you are meeting. Have someone check in with you at an appointed time and have a plan in place if you don’t respond.
  • Park on the street, not in the driveway, so your vehicle cannot be blocked in.
  • Allow potential buyers to walk in front of you
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This Halloween as our princesses and super heroes go house-to-house gathering tricks and treats, there are a few easy steps we can take that will keep them safe and smiling.  Some are the same ones we hear every fall, but others might surprise you…

1.)  Trick-or-treat in a group and stay with your group.  It helps to know your route ahead of time, too. The more adults accompany children, the better.

2.)  Glow in the dark! Reflective materials and flashlights let drivers more easily see kids who accidentally wander into the street.  The Center for Disease Control reports that children are four times more likely to be hit by a car on Halloween than any other night of the year.

3.)  While it’s important to be seen, glow sticks should be handed

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