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Rob and Beth Andress

Rob and Beth Andress
Rob and Beth Andress are violence prevention and de-escalation specialists for SAFE International. Rob is also a real estate broker with more than 37 years of experience. For the past two years, they have been sharing their knowledge on the reality of violence with real estate professionals across Canada and the U.S. They have one goal, to make sure you get home SAFE! Phone 613-340-8002 or email [email protected]

Realtor safety: When a predator makes contact

Let us introduce you to the “process predator”. This type of predator has the ability to ignore the humanity of those they have harmed. They believe physical violence is their first and only resource.

Social violence and real estate professionals

We enter people’s lives, we deal with their emotions, we deal with their money and we often find ourselves part of their relationships, even if it’s only for a short while. Yet we don’t understand how to de-escalate a social violent encounter.

Realtor safety: When a stranger calls

Our interactions with real estate professionals have taught us something about predatorial behaviour and targeting within our industry. The next time a stranger calls, take a few extra minutes and really talk to them – and actually listen to what they have to say. 

Realtor safety: Prospect or predator?

The space management concept is important to our safety as real estate professionals. It needs to be part of our standard education and training.