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Yes, a lot of business, for my businesses and other organizations I lead, gets done on my dining room table.
John McCormack, CRS
Nina Hollander, Broker
OMG, NO.... that's a policy I never want to exist.....
Sure. We home office and invite our clients in.
John McCormack, CRS
Every so often, one does come in to sign paperwork or deliver paperwork or checks.
John McCormack, CRS
No - my standard poodle barks too much and has been known to bite people when they leave!
Yes, if I know them well. I offer a free notary service for my past clients, so sometimes past clients stop by.
Good morning Evelyn. Not our primary residence, but a number of times in our beach house.
no way. Now I have had them in my home, but not to conduct business. I will ALWAYS have an office.
Never. I always keep home separate from business. Would rather set up meeting at local coffees shop, or at a property.
We do most things at the office.
Good morning Evelyn Johnston,
Half of my costumers are mail away, out of state or out of the country. All those communications are done over the phone , email and electronic signing. To answer your question, the answer is no:)
No, I meet my buyers at the office. My home is my home and not an office.
I would prefer to keep business and personal separate. I have had clients that I know very well to my home, but not often.
Seriously? When would a situation like that ever come up? That makes no sense to me.
Only if they are good friends; otherwise prefer to meet on neutral ground.
Never. My brokerage has a great office setting with conference rooms. It is nice to be in a professional enviroment and an easy to find location. I have also met at coffee shops or restaurants when clients are a distance away. I have become good friends with many clients and will invite them into my home in a social setting.
Evelyn Johnston it depends on relationship. Few of them do have that privilege for sure.
I don't like to, but I have. I live in a very long narrow coastal market. I live at one end, and my office is at the other end. Therefore, sometimes it is necessary.
As most realtors work from home, we all have a designated office space within the home. However, I do not conduct face to face business at home due to privacy issues. In addition, clients expect a credible and legitmate agent to meet them at the office not the residence.
No. Never. My home is my safe haven ... my sanctuary. Yes, I work from my home but that does not change the fact that it is not a place for doing business with clients.
My home is my brokerage location but we have not done that as of yet.
No. That's why I have an office.
Evelyn Johnston It's not legal in my County to have people come to your home if you have a home business. Signage is also not allowed.
Yes, that is where my office is.
Yes...taht is where I did most of my business
I have a home office and sometimes meet clients in my home but prefer to meet outside my office .
We head to the office.
Only if it the best soluton.
In Florida agents home address (not the brokers) is published. Where we live is not a secret.
However, I try to meet in venues that establish the right authority. If my home had a business entrance and the space created the needed authority, I would not hesitate to meet there.
Rarely, unless i know them personally. In real estate work doesnt stop as it is. If you have the come to your home, there would be not getting away from work.
Evelyn - I don't want to work with anyone at my home. I will do like Sharon Altier, SFR, and either meet at a coffee shop, or my broker actually has an office I can use.
I have had past clients who have become very good friends, and have invited them to my home.
No, just the office and occasionaly the bathroom.
i have a home office with a outside office. i try not too. Usually at the office or coffee shop