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Rainmaker
3,297,674
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

No, i would rather see a deduction for those who copy and paste the same comment 10 times on 10 different blogs.

Apr 28, 2015 09:57 PM
Rainmaker
3,911,051
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I'm not sure what the point of this is (no pun intended). If dormant members choose not to use their account why should we care? We are not the AR point police.

Apr 28, 2015 08:27 PM
Ambassador
3,986,518
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

No it shouldn't be a penalty. Life gets in the way and so does work. Blogging should be fun and we all know the benefits and it isn't about the points. They shouldn't be called out or feel like they are being punished in my opinion.

Apr 28, 2015 11:09 PM
Rainmaker
4,433,483
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I do not worry about whether people blog or log in or do not. .  If they are busy or have personal problems we should our understanding. It does not affect my SEO or google presence so it does not bother me. 

Apr 28, 2015 10:47 PM
Rainmaker
3,960,967
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

No.  Not a concern or an issue that I see as an important one to address.

Apr 29, 2015 01:17 AM
Rainer
148,884
James Brockway
Brockway Realty, LLC - League City, TX

I don't think there should be a penalty since people tend to get busy in other areas of their life/job at times.

Apr 29, 2015 01:02 AM
Ambassador
1,565,545
John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

There are people who are deceased that are still members.  

Apr 28, 2015 11:11 PM
Rainmaker
38,609
Holleay Parcker - Spinnaker Realty - Serving Clients From Corolla to Hatteras
SPINNAKER REALTY LLC - Kitty Hawk, NC
With 14 Yrs Experience in Outer Banks Real Estate

To do so would only degrade the real value of AR...

The people who see the value of participating, are. Those that aren't appreciating AR, are not participating.

To each his own.

 

 

Apr 28, 2015 11:04 PM
Rainmaker
1,445,227
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Jim Joeriman I don't see how this would benefit the membership. I think most dormant members just fade away after a while.

Apr 28, 2015 10:19 PM
Rainmaker
1,093,177
Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

It's more productive to encourage participation than penalize non-participation. Wait until the next "Bubble" bursts and see who's dormant? 

Apr 28, 2015 11:52 PM
Rainmaker
342,625
Brad Thomsen
Big Bear Realty - Edmonds, WA
Real Estate Services

Fascism stopped being popular years ago.

Probably for good reason. 

Apr 29, 2015 12:23 AM
Rainmaker
411,012
Brenda J. Andrew
ULTIMA REAL ESTATE - Corpus Christi, TX
Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX

Eeek!  I would hate that.  Sometimes I am more active than others.  I would hate to lose points if I wasn't active for a while.  

Apr 29, 2015 12:21 AM
Rainmaker
1,540,559
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Not necessarily.  If the system could generate a gentle "nudge" that the person has not logged in, for say 20  days, then that may help.  There are always extenuating circumstances.  

Apr 28, 2015 11:21 PM
Rainmaker
772,599
Chuck Willman UtahHomes.me
Utah Homes - Alpine, UT
Utah Homes

I don't know that a penalty is in the spirit of the community.

Apr 28, 2015 11:02 PM
Rainmaker
851,329
Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

There are thousands of accounts that appear to be abandoned.  I would say delete if unused for three years if they are not a Rainmaker actively paying.

Apr 28, 2015 10:47 PM
Rainmaker
3,532,361
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

It really doesn't make any difference to me one way or the other.

Apr 28, 2015 10:11 PM
Rainer
60,591
Renee Paray
Coldwell Banker Preferred - Blue Bell, PA
REALTOR

I do not feel the points should be the focus of AR. However, if a person has an account who does not participate for a year, they should be moved to inactive status. 

Apr 28, 2015 09:47 PM
Rainmaker
315,837
Robert Smith
Preview Properties, PC - http://www.RealEstateMich.com - Brighton, MI
SRES, Search for Homes Brighton-Howell-SE Michigan

It makes participation here more about the points in my opinion. Should that be the focus?

Apr 28, 2015 09:16 PM
Ambassador
953,351
John Meussner
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA, - Walnut Creek, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Walnut Creek, CA 484-680-4852

Nope, I think that would be a bad idea.  Participation should be encouraged.  Penalties should be saved for spam, copyright violations, and robo-commenting.

Apr 29, 2015 03:35 AM
Ambassador
2,058,577
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

I think that would be double jeopardy... they are already forfeiting 100 points for not logging in.

Apr 29, 2015 12:33 AM
Rainmaker
5,570,688
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

yes.... but there are members who read and comment but have never posted..... they should not be included....

Apr 28, 2015 11:17 PM
Rainmaker
3,877,139
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Have not given it any thought; but don't think that would be necessary.

Apr 28, 2015 10:00 PM
Ambassador
4,664,714
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

It's not something that concerns me so I don't consider it any kind of issue.  

Apr 29, 2015 03:04 AM
Rainmaker
777,286
Bob Force (REALTOR®)
Century 21 - Redwood Realty - Mount Airy, MD
The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate

I am not in favor of such action.  There are times that I just do not get back to it in a day.

Apr 29, 2015 01:56 AM
Rainmaker
1,136,587
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

That would be like FB or Twtr with people who have an account and tried once.

On Twitter I am never convinced it will work for me to get more real estate business.

Apr 29, 2015 01:27 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,356
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I don't think so.

Oct 30, 2018 05:14 AM
Rainmaker
629,951
Ajay Pandya
e-Merge Real Estate - Columbus, OH
Realtor Ajay Pandya

Lol.

May 05, 2018 10:06 PM
Rainmaker
3,069,684
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Nina nailed this one!

 

Oct 16, 2017 04:45 AM
Rainmaker
304,810
Tammy Adams ~ Realtor / Podcaster
Maricopa Real Estate Co - Maricopa, AZ
A Maricopa Agent who Works, Lives & Loves Maricopa

I will assume you are asking becuase there is some folks ahead of you that are no longer active?   LOL     I have that problem in my area as well.  It can be frustrating but at least they aren't a moving target.   ;-)

May 03, 2015 03:32 PM
Rainmaker
1,707,347
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

That won't happen especially since Market Leader is for sale. 

Apr 29, 2015 07:30 AM
Rainmaker
699,077
Chris and Dick Dovorany
Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida - Naples, FL
Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty

This is a paid site.  If people pay they can do as they please.  I don't think Trulia will be refunding money any time soon.

Apr 29, 2015 05:31 AM
Rainmaker
359,272
Debra B Albert, PA - Keyes Realty
Keyes Realty Treasure Coast, 34986 - Port St Lucie, FL
Ron and Debbie 772.708.3292

No, I do not think the action or penalty is in line with our culture at Active Rain.  

Apr 29, 2015 03:57 AM