Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D, & Host of Postcards From Success Podcast (Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)

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Liz and Bill Spear
RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com - Mason, OH
RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)

Another good free site is pixabay.com, and no attribution required.

Apr 07, 2016 12:09 AM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,

Thanks to Debbie Gartner 

Apr 07, 2016 07:03 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I think most of us do, when possible. That Debbie Gartner is a sweetheart!

Apr 07, 2016 02:33 AM
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Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Free is a 4-letter word.   Be careful before you download anything. 

 

Apr 07, 2016 01:01 AM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I always try to look out for other members. If I notice a typo, I will send a private message and point it out. I'm not the typo police. I have my fair share...trust me on this. My mind often travels faster than my fingers. 

Apr 07, 2016 11:17 AM
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Michael Setunsky
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor Although the photos are free, make sure they are also free for commercial use.

Apr 07, 2016 01:46 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor - I love this site and have used in past in my posts with apporpriate credit.

Now I have just purchased lots of them...

Apr 11, 2016 02:59 PM
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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 subscribe to a site to use their photos, so not to get in trouble.   Nice to hear Women of Manchester were looking out for you!  

Apr 08, 2016 11:20 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

 http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/

Thanks for the tip! I use only my own pictures now, but it is great to know. 

Apr 07, 2016 05:09 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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I just take my own photos and use some clip art I've owned since my days of a graphic artist.

Apr 07, 2016 03:33 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

I use just my own photos.  

Apr 07, 2016 02:31 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Yes of course it somethng doesn't look right I would let a fellow Rainer know.

Apr 07, 2016 02:10 PM
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Melissa Jackson
Citiwide Alliance Realty - Weatherford, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

I will check out pixabay, thank you.

Apr 07, 2016 01:11 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
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It pays to be careful, lots of getty sharks out there looking to catch you.

Apr 07, 2016 12:42 PM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Thanks Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor So important to not cross the barrier of illegal use of phtos whether in print or onl. We apprecated your post.

Apr 07, 2016 11:48 AM
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TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

I am taking a sabbatical. I refuse to answer on the grounds it may tend to elimate me.

Apr 07, 2016 11:05 AM
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Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi
NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656 - New Lenox, IL
708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience

I decided a long time ago to pay for the pics I use within my posts, social media, etc. Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor ... if not using my own photos.  Yes, it's a cost ... but I can sleep at night not worrying about issues arising.

Gene

Apr 07, 2016 05:57 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

I've learned the best way for me is to take my own or use royalty free software I purchased and have a license for.

Apr 07, 2016 05:51 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

If I use someone else's photo I ask permission

Apr 07, 2016 05:11 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Good going WoMWT!  I do a Google image search with the filter set to free to use/modify.

Apr 07, 2016 04:29 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Good to know, thanks.

Apr 07, 2016 04:20 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

that's good information....

Apr 07, 2016 01:45 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Like Liz and Bill Spear mentioned ... I use Pixabay a lot. 

Apr 07, 2016 01:20 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Thomas,

We take our own or buy them.  The cost is minimal, for peace of mind.  A

Apr 07, 2016 01:13 AM
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Susan Laxson CRS
HomeSmart Professionals - La Quinta, CA
Local Knowledge & Global Network

I shoot my own photos. Aerial photos, my company pays for and allows us to use them on our sites.

Apr 07, 2016 12:55 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

We use Shutterstock - not free - thanks for the tip!

Apr 07, 2016 12:53 AM
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Women of Westchester Working Together
Women of Westchester Working Together - West Harrison, NY
Women helping Women get ahead

Thx so much for shoutout and email.  Just trying to look out for you.  I was getting my hair done, so didn't get to read the attribution.  I figured better safe than sorry.

and, yes, there are some sites like that which I use as well - some paid, some royalty free.

Apr 07, 2016 12:40 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

Thanks for the info, Thomas.  I buy images if I don't have any matching the theme of the post.  I'll check out the free options.  

Apr 07, 2016 12:21 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Yep, there are many sites that let you do this.

Apr 07, 2016 12:14 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thanks for sharing this advice. 

Apr 07, 2016 12:03 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Free is good

Apr 07, 2016 12:00 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Who doesn't like free? Free photos, help and samples? Long live free!

Apr 06, 2016 11:59 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Shoot my own photos. Older published images are protected for 95 years.

Copy right law on photographs

Apr 07, 2016 12:16 AM