Paul S.  Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker! (Fathom Realty Washington LLC)

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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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We seems to have a language barrier here, Paul. What exactly does time off mean?

Sep 23, 2015 10:30 PM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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Paul, I work every day 7 days a week.  Sigh

Sep 23, 2015 09:27 PM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
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I have what I call "office hours" and they are Monday -Friday, if needed I will work on a weekend but not often.

Sep 23, 2015 08:25 PM
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TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
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Good Thursday morning Paul. The days that I am not working in the business, I am working on the business. I do my best to take part of Sunday off.

Sep 23, 2015 05:32 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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I work when I need to. This week I have my boyfriend and dad in town. My hours will be very strange. Basically I will be available when I have time away from my guys. 

Sep 23, 2015 04:55 PM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
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Paul - I work whenever the work is there, Monday through Sunday. If I do not have clients, I will work on my marketing, website, prospecting, etc. There is always something to do. I will take time off to do family things, whether it is on the weekend, or during the week.

Sep 23, 2015 04:28 PM
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Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
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if i play hookey, its a tue or wed or thur..usually in the pm. sat sun is busy usually

Sep 23, 2015 02:54 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington Good Question!  My published office hours are 7am to 3pm Monday through Friday, no weekends or holidays.  However - exceptions can be made by appointment.  Works well - no squawks from clients or other agents.

Sep 23, 2015 10:31 PM
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Jeanne Feenick
NextHome Premier - Basking Ridge, NJ
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Weekends are busy - but when they are not and I have held them in reserve or faced cancellations it is disappointing because those are the times family time is often sacrificed.  

Our business has its own rhythm --- I have learned that to achieve my goals I have to rock to its beat. When it heats up, I'm on call and ready.

Sep 23, 2015 10:14 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

When presented with this question, I verify what day of the week it is, today is Thursday, and respond.

"I work weekends but take Wednesday and Thursday off." If they do not notice, you can be assured your days off do not matter.

Sep 23, 2015 09:50 PM
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FN LN
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It depends on what needs to be done that week.

Sep 23, 2015 09:16 PM
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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
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What?  We get days off?  Not around here. We work 7 days a week and late nights too. 

Sep 24, 2015 12:25 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I work when needed, the day does not matter. I do try to take off a day here or there but more realistically i get an afternoon off. 

Sep 23, 2015 09:54 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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Hi Paul -- I don't have a set schedule but try to take time away from work during my week.  

Sep 24, 2015 08:33 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 work Mon-Fri all day, Saturday is a almost no work day just check emails, put our fires etc and Sunday is a 50/50 work/play. 

Sep 24, 2015 02:28 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
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We feel guilty if we take time off.

Sep 24, 2015 12:51 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I work whenever the client needs me with a few exceptions.

Sep 24, 2015 12:47 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Sundays: I've been closed on Sundays for 10 years. I occasionally take a weekday off in addition, not instead, to mirror my bride's floating days off. I value my health, family, hobbies and my clients experience with me too much to not take a recharge day. 

Would you book eye surgery or brain surgery with a surgeon that is 24/7 like most Realtors claim to be? 

To each there own, but in my opinion working 7 days a week means you cheat your clients out of the recharged you. They get what's left of you (eventually) not the best of you. I can go hard 6 days a week happily, because I have Sundays to look forward to. Plus, the recharged me will out perform the 7th day you every time

Sep 23, 2015 11:19 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

I have a work plan that allows for time off during the week and Sunday mornings; unless an emergency or an impromptu out of towner!

Sep 23, 2015 11:17 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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this is a day off for me.... I'm not in the office....and I'm almost ready to leave to shop and tan,...

Sep 23, 2015 11:07 PM
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Roy Kelley
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Having weekends off is an elusive dream for real estate professionals in our market unless you have team members to handle the weekend work. 

Sep 23, 2015 10:47 PM
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Bob Crane
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I try to work hard everyday except for Sunday

Sep 24, 2015 07:53 AM
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Bill Dandridge
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Every once in a while, I take off time during the week to be with my family. This Friday, for instance, a new exhibit will open at our Museum of LIfe and Science with a Member's Only tour, and I am only working a half-day so that I can go there with my wife, son, and daughter. We have been awaiting this opening for over a year!

Sep 24, 2015 06:06 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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I take time off every day. Always to exercise, walk the dogs, read, and meditate.

Sep 24, 2015 06:05 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
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I am always on. I am off, between being on, meaning, no calls or activity I'm free to go and do what I choose. Remember, the cell phone is the office and my office travels with me

Sep 24, 2015 06:04 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I work when I have clients, and squeeze in some time off to get personal items done, and household chores.

Sep 24, 2015 05:08 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington No weekends for me.

Sep 24, 2015 03:15 AM
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Anita Allen
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate - 850-377-4410 - Pace, FL
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I have office hours during the week and work on weekend as needed.  Just depends on my client's needs.

Sep 24, 2015 03:07 AM
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Praful Thakkar
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Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington usually, I work a lot almost everyday - including weekends. However, no fixed schedule (which is what I should have!)

Sep 24, 2015 12:46 AM
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Sara Wagner
The Woodland Companies - Adams, WI
Stevens Point Rentals

I try to stick to weekdays.

Mar 03, 2019 02:18 AM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

I only know I have a long weekend in October and five days away in November. All the other days are very similar until years end. Happy New Year Paul!

Sep 24, 2015 12:02 PM