Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (eXp Realty of California, Inc.)

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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

Where are my listings going? If they are going somewhere fun, sure I will go with them! 

Feb 14, 2016 04:26 AM
Rainmaker
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

None, the only thing scarier than one REALTOR® is two of them.

Feb 14, 2016 11:55 AM
Rainmaker
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Depends. 

If I must, I would honor my promise. But if it is vacant, I'd leave supra for everyone's convenience. 

Feb 14, 2016 03:56 PM
Rainmaker
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Only rarely...when my client feels the need.

Feb 14, 2016 06:26 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Probably a depends issue.

 

Though as a buyer I would really like it if sellers were available to answer questions at the showings.

Feb 14, 2016 05:48 AM
Rainmaker
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Almost never. We are not a big Association and I know the vast majority of the agents and trust them. If I don't know them well I do know their brokers and will approach them if a problem arises.

Feb 14, 2016 05:38 AM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

the agents for whom I market will use lockboxes for everything...they will accompany if the seller asks that it be accompanied.... they will OFFER to accompany their new construction, and that offer is usually welcomed!!

Feb 14, 2016 05:24 AM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

No only on a second showing or if they request it. Do you accompany all of yours Jeff?

Feb 14, 2016 04:58 AM
Rainmaker
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

By accompany do you mean attend every showing by other agents?  Not the norm in my market.

Love Michael Thacker | Realtor | Real Estate Professional Louisville, KY Homes for Sale & Marketing comment.  Party time, yes!

Feb 14, 2016 04:44 AM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Jeff,

We always did, it is the nature of commercial real estate.  We kept the keys.  In luxury real estate, it is the same here in Santa Barbara, and other areas where estates are for sale.  A

Feb 14, 2016 04:29 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

It really depends on the seller. I have a great deal who request and or demand accompanied showings. Most of my bank owned listings though are unaccompanied unless the property has a feature or issue that requires me there

Feb 14, 2016 09:25 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

If seller requests.

Feb 14, 2016 08:42 PM
Rainmaker
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

A few times on high end listings when my seller requested I be there.

Feb 14, 2016 08:36 PM
Rainmaker
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Prefer none but there are a few exceptions!

Feb 14, 2016 07:51 PM
Rainmaker
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Jeff Dowler CRS I am not in favor of accompanied showing. That may restrict some showings for my listings and that's not in the best interest of my clients.

Feb 14, 2016 03:17 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH@Properties - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Only the upper brackets ones that have some combination of Picasso on the walls, Realtor eating dogs for pets and tricky alarm systems.  And I get out of the way and let the buyer broker do his or her job.

Feb 14, 2016 02:17 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

No, it's not expected or customary in my market.

Feb 14, 2016 11:55 AM
Rainmaker
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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

None

Feb 14, 2016 11:51 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Only on high end listings.  That is expected there.

Feb 14, 2016 11:32 AM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

In my market it's not common practice for the listing agent to accompany showings. 

Feb 14, 2016 10:34 AM
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Linda Guess
Keller Williams Tri-Lakes Branson, MO - Branson, MO
Branson area real estate sales.

No, I don't accompany other agents when they show my listings.  I would if a seller requested.

Feb 14, 2016 08:40 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Close to never. I think I only had one seller in 10 years ask me to do "Listing Agent Must Accompany" because it was a CIA person and security was a concern.

Feb 14, 2016 07:47 AM
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Joan Dickie
Keller Williams Premier Realty - La Crosse, WI
Keller Williams Premier Realty

I've never done that.  It isn't the custom here.

Feb 14, 2016 07:13 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Jeff, I am not sure I understand the question.  I do however find humor in Michael Thacker | Realtor | Real Estate Professional Louisville, KY Homes for Sale & Marketing comment.

If you are referring to showings on my listings ... the answer is rarely. 

Feb 14, 2016 05:36 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I don't accompany unless it is a open house

Feb 14, 2016 05:12 AM
Rainmaker
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY

Only when the seler requests it!

Feb 14, 2016 04:55 AM
Rainmaker
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

All of my luxury listings, and usually someone on the team attends showings for any of our listings.

Feb 14, 2016 04:44 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Some.

Feb 14, 2016 04:39 AM
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Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

I accompany when the sellers ask, as it can get to be a scheduling nightmare.

Feb 14, 2016 04:31 AM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Jeff - I never accompany showings unless that is something my seller wants.

Feb 16, 2016 11:56 AM
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David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Relocation, Luxury & Lifestyle residential

Jeff,
Only in special circumstances, luxury properties, some divorce situations, etc.

Feb 16, 2016 11:23 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 accompany no showings on my listings at least right now.  I did have a listing a couple years ago (a higher end home) where the seller asked that I be in the home.

Feb 16, 2016 09:11 AM
Rainer
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LUXURYSOCALREALTY COMPASS La Jolla
Compass - La Jolla, CA
San Diego Partner - The Private Client Network

Depends on if seller requests or if it's a $1.5M +

Feb 15, 2016 04:56 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

It always depends.

I accompany some.   A complicated security system.  Lots of doors.  Pets.   This is discussed and agreed upon at the listing appointment.   

Feb 15, 2016 01:27 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Always present at a showing with exceptions

Feb 14, 2016 10:43 PM
Rainmaker
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Jeff Dowler CRS Here in my area working commercial real estate, it is a common practice.

Feb 14, 2016 10:42 PM
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

None so far

Feb 14, 2016 09:59 PM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Haven't done this since I left NYC in 1998 when we accompanied all showings. Just not done here in Charlotte except in very, very high end listings and then only when the seller requests it.

Feb 14, 2016 09:35 PM
Rainmaker
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TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good morning Jeff Dowler CRS Why would a listing agent want to be present for showings other than an open house?

Feb 14, 2016 05:21 PM
Rainmaker
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Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Jeff. I do not accompany the showings on the homes that we flip, someone that works for me handles that.

Feb 14, 2016 04:45 PM
Rainmaker
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

all of them

Feb 14, 2016 12:43 PM
Rainmaker
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

No.

Feb 14, 2016 11:57 AM
Rainer
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Melissa Jackson REALTOR
Trinity Premier Properties - Azle, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

No, the other agent is there. 

Feb 14, 2016 11:11 AM
Rainer
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Richard L. McKinney P.A.
Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise - Port St Lucie, FL
For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!

none

Feb 14, 2016 10:07 AM
Rainmaker
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I am present for every showing of a home for which the owner hired ME to help sell their home.

 

Feb 14, 2016 08:40 AM