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My husband does.
Carly, yes - we all.
The best I like to the buyers is - Home Warranty for the first year.
I always give closing gifts to my customers/clients at closing, even if it is just a gift card.
Yes, I give hot dog parties to all my buyers.
There are two schools of thought. Some agents we know get gifts for their work, and some give gifts. It all depends on how you see yourself and the market sees you. A
I always offer something by way of a gift. We are not doctors and dentists. Our business is more people oriented. With doctors and dentists, you go whether you like them or not. With Realtors, not so much!
I have started giving CutCo cutlerly which is branded with my name, brokerage and contact info. It says "thanks for spreading the word."
Yes, I am a lavish gift giver. At least the result of the gift is lavish.
Noting the passion the buyer exhibits regarding their new home or area provides my shopping list. If they show passion regarding the vibe and culture of St Pete, I will enter into their celebration by taking them for a visit to the Salvador Dali museum.
If they are passionate about engagement in relevant activity, I will enter into their celebration by arranging lunch with the mayor.
If activity, such as running is yearning in their heart, I will enter into their celebration by appointing a time when together we can run through the sea fog.
The lavish gift I give is CELEBRATION!
Others can do the bottle of wine, bucket of cleaning supplies and the doormat.
When they come to Florida, it is a new way of living and I help them walk in it.
I usually do. If I have had to cut my commission to make the deal close, I tell them that that is their gift.
Usually though, I customize the gift to the client and their likes. I've given everything from Home Depot gift cards to massage gift certificates to even a gift certificate for a tattoo parlor or hatched chicks.
No, the doctor or dentist don't give their patients gifts, but they don't rely on referrals like we do. We want our clients to remember us fondly, and talk about us to their friends, family, and neighbors.
I do not give gifts. I do a lot of foreclosure work and our state law states if you do for one you have to do for all so we do not do them.
Successful closing is a great gift.
I do on occasion.
I am not a fan of closing gifts.