This is for authorized keyholders only and each time the lockbox is opened, it's recorded both in the lockbox and the data system. Other agents use lockboxes manufactured by Sentrilock, owned by the National Association of Realtors and manufactured in the U.S. For REALTORS® who are able to conduct home showings, there are some steps you can take to help provide a safer environment for yourself, your clients and homeowners. on ActiveRain. SentriLock cares about your safety—from your personal security, to preventing the spread of COVID-19. Join us on May 21st for an exciting discussion between two of the industry's leading lockbox providers. Lockbox Discussion: Supra vs. SentriLock. I'll be hanging on to my Display Key for now. Including home buying and selling, commercial, international, NAR member information, and technology. Some agents believe the Sentrilock is a superior lockbox because it contains features like a one-day code the listing agent can program; keeping anyone accessing the lockbox or home without their approval or an appointment. I walked out thinking "that is so Supra of you!" I help brokers build businesses they love. © 2020, Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS®, All rights reserved. Know This Before You Sign a Buyer-Broker Agreement, Follow These Great Marketing Techniques to Help You Sell Your House, What Sellers Don't Know About an Open Listing and Probably Should, How to Negotiate Your Real Estate Agent's Fees, What You Need to Know About Real Estate Agents. Promoting the election of pro-REALTOR® candidates across the United States. It shouldn't need cell service to work ... that's not a good set up.Hi Katerina - It was a nightmare. I have the key fob for my Blackberry like Charita. This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about these providers and their products and to help us with our evaluation as we get close to negotiations of a new lockbox contract. JUST GO BUY A LOCK BOX AT THE HARDWARE STORE. Get the latest top line research, news, and popular reports. They are not the most efficient business on the planet. Kathleen - Well we just had a Supra lockbox exchange in one of the other areas I work. There is some concern for damages to property from lockboxes, but they are designed to be as minimally damaging as possible. Supra and SentriLock will face off as representatives from both companies present their latest product innovations, upcoming initiatives, and address your questions and concerns. Advancing best practices, bringing insight to trends, and providing timely decision-making tools. Added the primary real estate organization name to the eKEY home screen, and additional fixes and enhancements. Christine - What a nightmare! I don't know this to be a fact but I suspect lockbox companies have an agreement with each MLS that pays them some sort of subsidy. The Pros and Cons of Selling a Home With or Without a Lockbox, Here Is a Look at Finding the Best Day to List a House for Sale, How to Get Ready for an Agent to List Your Home for Sale, Average Days on Market: Buyers Care How Long a Home Has Been for Sale. Lockboxes can be very costly to buy, but generally, you are provided with one by the agent you have chosen. While lockboxes offer convenience, they are integral to the sale of a home. We have Supra boxes in our MLS area. Ha, Tni, well in Sacramento they give you the Supra iBox with the shackle closed and the drawer in place. Hope you had a Merry Christmas and that Santa and his elves were really good to you! Who: SentriLock is the official lockbox solution for NAR. Learn the best practices for using a SentriLock lockbox during COVID-19. Having had experience with both, I will take Sentrilock ANY day over Supra. Download PDF. Sorry for your very frustrating day!! Meet the continuing education (CE) requirement in state(s) where you hold a license. Join us on May 21st for an exciting discussion between two of the industry's leading lockbox providers. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Disclaimer: ActiveRain, Inc. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. In 2003, NAR’s investment and ownership of SentriLock was in response to a member-driven mandate for competitive choice in the electronic lockbox market. I expect that my silver medal will be delivered shortly. Acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate specialties, awarded by NAR and its affiliates. Supra. 1:34. Provide secure, temporary and trackable access to contractors, home inspectors or out-of-area agents with the SentriConnect® Mobile App. KUDOS to Sentrilock. Some agents use a blue Supra box, called an iBox, which is manufactured by General Electric. And apparently because I'm not a member of that Board they couldn't truly assign the box to me in the Supra system. SentriLock & Supra Availability Chart. I only use it a few times a year but I have to have it for when I need it. But Supra has earned my respect in the sense that I will not go out to deal with those boxes without making that 30 minute customer service phone call from the comfort of my office. We’re excited for SentriConnect and we can’t wait to use it! Latest Articles. After waiting an excruciating 15 minutes on hold with customer service (thinking about my flight leaving without me) I learned that these new bottom heavy boxes sometimes need to be turned upside down for the shackle to be released. Research on a wide range of topics of interest to real estate practitioners. Who: SentriLock is the official lockbox solution for NAR. Agents can open the security lock, access the keys and guide prospective buyers on a tour of the property. I don't  know what I could have done If I were in your shoes. As a member-centric organization, NAR’s goal is to ensure REALTORS® have a competitive market advantage in every area of their business and the information and tools they need to best serve their clients. We are so excited for SentriLock and all the innovative things you’ve brought to us and our team. Supra provides a cutting edge electronic lockbox system to the real estate industry. America's largest trade association, representing 1.4 million members, including NAR's institutes, societies, and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. A powerful alliance working to protect and promote homeownership and property investment. Who: SentriLock is the official lockbox solution for NAR. Copyright© 2011 Tni LeBlanc *Sentrilock vs Supra: LockBox Hell & the Time Wasting Olympics, Santa Maria, Orcutt, Nipomo & Lompoc Real Estate, How Not to Buy A Home - Develop An Irrational Aversion to List Price, How Not to Buy & Sell Homes - The Bridge Burning Technique, Today I Was Told by BOA My Home is Going into Foreclosure. Sentrilock vs Supra:  LockBox Hell & the Time Wasting Olympics. Large local realtor associations and/or multiple listing services might charge varying fees. You can purchase lockboxes through your local Association or MLS, who can then authorize you to use the SentriKey® Real Estate app, which allows you to manage your lockbox inventory, generate secure One Day Codes for access to your lockboxes, view access logs, and control your personal settings related to lockbox features and more. #01871795 - Santa Maria, CA, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent. Stay informed on the most important real estate business news and business specialty updates. Integrity. How it works: When using the app to open a lockbox, the Agent Safety feature will launch. Keep up the good work. Search Knowledgebase. GoMLS puts the Multiple Listing Service in the palm of every member's hand. SENTRI LOCK IS SUCH BULLSHIT! The southern area of Colorado uses Supra boxes, the Northern area using something other than Supra or Sentrilock and Denver uses combo boxes.