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Rainmaker
5,096,166
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I've worked from my own home office since 1999. If I come into my brokerage office more than once or twice a month (unless it's for a meeting) they start wondering what's wrong with me.

Jan 04, 2016 09:07 PM
Rainmaker
1,529,338
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
CEO of Vision Drive Realty - Coastal San Diego

I have a home office I use 15% of the 6 day work-week...mostly pre-dawn or a few after sunset hours.

A professional-personal office I use 85% of the 6 day work-week. I enjoy the professional atmosphere and zero distractions here. Yet, I'm not isolated.

I go into my Broker of Record maybe 1-2 hours per month, if that,  for meetings with him or to use the conference room/meet a client that lives closer to that office...which so far, is rare.

 

Jan 04, 2016 08:58 PM
Rainmaker
1,722,626
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Yes, we do, and there is a main office where the broker 'sits'.

Jan 04, 2016 08:58 PM
Rainmaker
1,619,091
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I work mostly from my home fully equipped office, I go to office for meetings.

Jan 05, 2016 04:21 AM
Rainmaker
846,475
Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

I can do everything from my well equiped home office. The reality is though I am mostly in the street.

In the beginning years of the career I used only the company office and loved it but I don't need that anymore.

Jan 05, 2016 03:20 AM
Ambassador
1,446,169
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

My brokerage is 3 h 47 min (194.5 mi) away from me and I have never set foot in it.  I work from my home or my clients' homes -  I'm like the wind; I'm everywhere!

Jan 05, 2016 01:32 AM
Rainmaker
4,973,088
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

No. I have a full time assistant and a private office within our company's office. I work only at home early in the morning blogging and during the evenings if I'm negotiating an offer or repairs. I enjoy the professional aspect of the office and often have clients meet me in one of our conference rooms. Very few distractions but helps me keep a pulse on activity and just works for me. I feel what ever atmosphere works for you get yourself in it and work it!

Jan 04, 2016 09:40 PM
Rainmaker
921,504
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Mostly from home.

Intention is to swing by the office to check the mail slot to pick up all the solicitations from inspectors, home repair offers, home warranty providers, and the occasional 'solve it all' lender. Let me be honest, sometimes there is a letter from the heart sent by a client.

Like a 230 yard drive down the middle of the fairway, it keeps you coming back.

Jan 04, 2016 09:32 PM
Rainmaker
1,712,551
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

For me my home is the brokerage so no drive time.

Jan 04, 2016 08:57 PM
Rainmaker
4,434,127
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I go to the office to meet clients.

Jan 04, 2016 08:52 PM
Rainmaker
3,626,524
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR

The agency I work for is a virtual agency.  Due to State law we have to have a brick and mortar place, so I go into the office every day...

Jan 04, 2016 08:42 PM
Rainer
150,416
Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
Re/Max Real Estate Center - The Thacker Group - Louisville, KY
Your best friend who just happens to be a Realtor

I visit my brokers office maybe once every two weeks or so, unless I have closings in which case, I run in then out. I do better working from my glamorous home office! 

Jan 05, 2016 05:38 AM
Rainmaker
1,046,334
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

That's why since 2007, I have ONLY had a home office.

When I had bricks, mortar, and agents, NO ONE wanted or needed to come into the office - everyone was either working from THEIR office at home, or out in the field, including me. I called that office 'my Porsche' because the unused overhead was about equally practical as a midlife crisis vanity ride. Ha!

Jan 05, 2016 04:39 AM
Rainmaker
823,379
Susan Laxson CRS
Palm Properties - La Quinta, CA
Realtor in San Diego, CA & Naples, FL

My home office rivals any brokerage company's office, but I do use their office for meeting customers/clients and for meetings.

Jan 05, 2016 04:15 AM
Rainmaker
5,583,167
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I have both available to me and I'll work from home if the weather is very bad ..... snow storms are from home!!

Jan 05, 2016 12:18 AM
Ambassador
3,162,492
Liz and Bill Spear
Transaction Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com - Mason, OH
Transaction Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs

We have everything we need at home but a conference room for clients and closings.  We go into the office for mail about once a week, but other than that are rarely there.

Jan 05, 2016 12:06 AM
Rainer
223,831
LUXURYSOCALREALTY COMPASS La Jolla
Compass - La Jolla, CA
San Diego Partner - The Private Client Network

I have a home office and never go to the office.  It's a personal decision to eliminate distractions. 

Jan 04, 2016 11:13 PM
Rainmaker
1,513,143
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY

I go to the office on the days the better half is home so that would be Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday if no appointments.

Jan 04, 2016 09:34 PM
Rainmaker
4,850,663
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I have an office at the brokerage.  I go in every day.

Jan 04, 2016 09:29 PM
Rainmaker
5,190,916
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Still old fashion and prefer the commaradarie of an office. But, must admit to working from home and the car more often.

Jan 04, 2016 09:27 PM
Rainmaker
3,340,393
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce

Yes...we built our house with an office in it ....we now have our license parked with a market center 2 hours away...how often ...almost never.

Jan 04, 2016 09:13 PM
Rainmaker
4,272,424
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I try to go once a week

Jan 05, 2016 04:28 AM
Rainmaker
4,800,082
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I go to my office every day.  Though, I can work from my home if I want.

Jan 05, 2016 03:07 AM
Rainer
57,189
Jack Gerbehy
Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Yes but more important is the mobile office complete with power inverter, WiFi, printer, scanner(s) and back up phone.

Jan 05, 2016 01:36 AM
Rainmaker
1,157,785
FN LN
Toronto, ON

I don't work from a virtual office.

Jan 05, 2016 12:26 AM
Rainmaker
432,957
Shanna Hall
Real Estate Solutions - Kirkwood, MO
I love selling houses!!!St. Louis, MO 314-703-1311

The only time I go to my office is to pick up a closing check.  Typically they just mail it. 

Jan 04, 2016 11:54 PM
Rainmaker
617,935
David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Relocation, Luxury & Lifestyle residential

Tony and Suzanne,

 

I work only from my home office since I am the broker / owner. Works perfectly.

Jan 04, 2016 11:43 PM
Rainmaker
7,788,039
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

We have a fully equipped home office. However, I have always preferred to work at the office during normal work hours.

Jan 04, 2016 11:25 PM
Rainmaker
140,768
Joan Dickie
Keller Williams Premier Realty - La Crosse, WI
Keller Williams Premier Realty

I work from home.  My market center is 70 miles away and we don't have a local office yet.  I doubt I would work much there even when we have the office.

Jan 04, 2016 11:12 PM
Rainmaker
2,168,165
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

My visits to my Brokers office are for about 2+- hours on the average, I would say 3-4 times a week . 20 years ago M-F & Sat.  !!!! 

Jan 04, 2016 09:43 PM
Rainmaker
3,415,644
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I work from both, but i can admit nothing like getting an early start at home like 7am today and have all my emails read and returned, all phone messages checked, wrote a blog, set up some appointments and finished a bpo all before 809am. 

Jan 04, 2016 09:10 PM
Ambassador
6,352,545
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Most of the time I do work from my office, unless i am out on a project, then I office from my van office, my camper office, or a restaurant.

Modern technology gives us a lot of options as long as I can get a cell signal.

 

Jan 05, 2016 03:20 PM
Rainmaker
897,818
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

When I was with larger brokerages, I often found office time distracting; only went in for meetings or major printing.

Jan 05, 2016 12:45 PM
Rainmaker
3,988,007
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I work from home almost every day but do go into my brokerage at least 4 times a week.

Jan 05, 2016 11:00 AM
Rainmaker
5,848,364
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I have a very nice office in my home loft.    I get LOTS done with no interruptions.    I go in about once a week to the office to check the mail, or when my office calls to say I got a delivery.

Jan 05, 2016 09:51 AM
Rainer
5,352
Diane Beck
Windermere Real Estate - Missoula, MT
Serving Missoula and Surrounding Areas 24+ Years

Sometimes I am most productive at home. No distractions and deep thinking. However, I try to be at my office most of the week. A professional office setting sets a tone for yourself and it will radiate into your business. 

Jan 05, 2016 07:00 AM
Rainmaker
1,498,148
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

My home office is my brokerage office.  I don't believe in throwing out money on a storefront if I don't have to.

Jan 05, 2016 06:52 AM
Rainmaker
979,396
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Tony and Suzanne - I pretty much work 100% from my home office. My brokerage does have office space if needed, and I am welcome to use it any time I like. However, I don't go into the office hardly at all.

Jan 06, 2016 01:14 AM