Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area (Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage)

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Sharon Altier, SFR
Lawton Realty Group, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL
Your Real Estate Partner

Once the twitching stops, I'm fine.  lol! 

Aug 23, 2015 05:00 AM
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Sara Wagner
The Woodland Companies - Adams, WI
Stevens Point Rentals

Not at all.

Nov 25, 2018 05:30 AM
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

I enjoy using different fonts and do change them up some, depending on the use.  I detest the use of fonts that makes the content hard to read, whether it be fancy font or a bad combination of background and font color.

Aug 23, 2015 04:44 AM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

At first, I was going to say no because I didn't even know what you meant.

So here is my POV.

1.  I dislike small font sizes, regardless of style and will generally skip those.

2.  I think lots of color and changes of color looks unprofessional.  I'm totally fine if most is black and then a font color change to emphasize a line, but other than that I think it's looks unprofessional. And, it's harder to read.

Aug 23, 2015 04:35 AM
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Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Assistant

OMG, I'm very particular about too much color because it makes the post hard to read!

Aug 15, 2016 02:20 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

As long as they are large enough to read and keep with the same size and color without switching back and forth I am fine.

Aug 23, 2015 01:28 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I prefer blackfor the basic type and color is fine to accent something in the post. I don't like fonts that are too fancy. It takes away from the writing for me, and some fonts are difficult to read. 

Aug 23, 2015 05:05 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I do like different fonts for different moods!

Aug 23, 2015 01:45 PM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Only when it is hard to read.

Aug 23, 2015 01:13 PM
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Jenna Dixon
Momentum Real Estate Group LLC - Marietta, GA
55 & Over | New Constructions | Horse Farms

Yes, it does.  I didn't realize it until you asked the question!  Small fonts are a definite turn off, too old for that jazz.  Light colored font is also a pain to read, like pink or yellow.

Aug 23, 2015 10:29 AM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Susan - I enjoy fonts that are easy to read, and as far as color, a little goes a long ways.

Aug 23, 2015 10:24 AM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

Some people who write blogs, are involved in website design, printed material design etc. have a very poor understanding of how use easy to read fonts (including font size, colour, type, serif vs. non-serif) against various backgrounds.  It makes it difficult to read and in many cases, I or other readers will simply move to another website or ad.

I personally only use certain fonts, colours and other characteristics to make sure that the item is readable.

Aug 23, 2015 06:35 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

no, I like to change the type of fonts I use....and the color of certain phrases I may use within a blog post....

Aug 23, 2015 06:22 AM
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Stefan Winter
Real Estate in IL & NV | Owner of Real Estate Web Tech | Daily Vlogger - Las Vegas, NV
Owner - Winter Group & Real Estate Web Tech

I wouldn't call me a font snob, but if someone is using some really crazy colors or fonts that is making it hard to read it gets to me.

Aug 23, 2015 06:21 AM
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

I'm not too much of one, but small fonts are hard to read and too much color change can be confusing.  I do use a color to highlight a line. I like "Georgia" for my blog or something similar. 

Aug 23, 2015 06:18 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

No. I like the basics, black on white. just spend some time on a site like http://www.fontsquirrel.com/home and you'll soon learn there is not enough time to spend on comparing fonts. Pick your 3-4 favorites, and stick with them.

Aug 23, 2015 06:15 AM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

I studied typography and color theory in college and used to be very picky about fonts and colors. Now I've lowered my standards and use the best of what comes with standard software. IMO ActiveRain has very poor choices for us but using them saves times so I do it.

Aug 23, 2015 05:54 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

We choose fonts for our clients brands, and we usually have 3-5 for them to look at.  When doing so, you have to look at the whole alphabet, because some of the letters may be weird.  We have altered fonts so they look better. So yes, we are font snobs, and now we don't change them once the brand is established.  

I hate white fonts on black, as the whole thing becomes hard to read for people and swims together.  Colors again, depends on our client's outccome after we give them a color test...I enjoy all colors used right, they create something wonderful.  A

Aug 23, 2015 05:50 AM
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Tony Lewis
RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Santa Clarita & OC Laguna Nigel

I'm a Times New Roman 12 Bold.  I use this consistently.  It looks appealing in my opinion.  I do use color quite often and this may be a mistake, what do you think of highlighting with color?

Aug 23, 2015 05:48 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

No. However, I wish we had a font selection for our ActiveRain blogs.

Aug 23, 2015 05:02 AM