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  • Safeguard Properties icon Robert Klein passes away

    Property preservation guru gone too soon
    An icon in both the housing industry and in the Jewish community, Safeguard Properties Chairman Robert Klein died May 3, 2018, at age 65. Even though he officially retired, he still remained active in his community and various business interests. He will be missed and the industry is lesser without him.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Safeguard Properties leverages mobile to capture real-time property conditions

    Proactive in developing new technologies for servicers and investors
    Technology plays a strategic role at Safeguard, which inspects and preserves vacant and foreclosed properties throughout the U.S. The company is proactive in developing technologies to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and in creating systems to assure the highest rate of clean audit findings. 
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  • From HW Magazine

    Safeguard employs strategic systems to capture property conditions in real time

    Introduces major advances in its mobile platform
    Recently, Safeguard introduced major advances in its mobile platform. The company’s goal is to create a real-time two-way conversation with its contractors utilizing the latest advances in video, GPS, and smart scripting – which is no longer a back-office function for its contractors. They are now able to capture the property condition in real-time on-site and communicate it back to Safeguard within minutes.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Trailblazers: SecureView

    Clear boarding system preserves individual assets and revitalizes neighborhoods
    Boarded houses advertise a property’s vacancy, increasing vandalism and other crimes. Seeing the neighborhood blight that resulted from these plywood-boarded properties inspired Robert Klein, founder of Safeguard Properties, to develop a new product that solved these problems: SecureView.
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  • Phoenix bans plywood for vacant REOs

    Transparent plastic covers are now required
    Phoenix residents and government officials decided to take a stand against blight in the city, passing a first-of-its-kind city ordinance. Plywood is out. SecureView is in.
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  • Creative destruction

    The average cost for demolishing a dilapidated house ranges between $7,500 and $10,000, but neighbors often pay Douglas Fernbacher and his crews with pizza.The Chicagoan with...
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  • Safeguard CEO Wins Ernst & Young Award

    The founder and CEO of private servicer Safeguard Properties received the 2009 Ernst & Young Northeast Ohio Region Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The recognition is for demonstrating excellence and success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Robert Klein received the award on June 10th at a dedicated evening gala awards ceremony at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, Ohio.
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