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Ambassador
3,681,846
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

We get written agreements signed by our brokers.  Fees are paid at settlement.

Oct 20, 2016 02:31 PM
Ambassador
4,301,228
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Jason Osborn - well, the brokers should have 'standard' referral forms.

Oct 20, 2016 03:56 PM
Rainmaker
529,640
Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

Always in writing. Paid through closing.

Oct 20, 2016 01:25 PM
Rainmaker
1,720,311
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

In writing - always in writing

Oct 20, 2016 12:52 PM
Ambassador
2,364,710
Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Case by case, in writing.

Oct 20, 2016 12:11 PM
Ambassador
1,657,181
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

It is done by written agreement.

Oct 20, 2016 11:47 AM
Ambassador
1,614,090
Harry F. D'Elia
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

All parties sign the referral sheet. Then, it is sent to closing to distribute checks. Done deal

Oct 20, 2016 11:14 AM
Rainmaker
4,165,932
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Complete a written referral agreement, and include a beginning and ending date.

Oct 22, 2016 08:35 AM
Rainmaker
3,983,763
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

That is a case by case

Oct 21, 2016 09:21 AM
Ambassador
4,378,500
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Do not get involved in this, it would be an ethics violation to buy or sell a referral.

Oct 21, 2016 06:31 AM
Rainmaker
4,797,884
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

By contract.

Oct 21, 2016 05:11 AM
Rainmaker
418,623
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

We either receive or produce written agreements. The referral is paid out of escrow.

Oct 21, 2016 04:01 AM
Rainmaker
1,384,827
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Jason Osborn Referral fees are negotiated and paid after the closing.

Oct 21, 2016 03:54 AM
Rainmaker
1,265,872
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

In CA you need an agreement in writing before the referral is given.

Oct 21, 2016 03:40 AM
Rainmaker
2,828,396
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Referral fees are negotiated and formalized in a written agreement signed by the respective brokerages. 

Oct 21, 2016 02:17 AM
Rainmaker
3,054,229
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Patricia Kennedy  nailed this one!

And - great new pic Pat! 

Oct 21, 2016 12:06 AM
Rainmaker
5,513,798
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

You make arrangements as you go.

Oct 20, 2016 11:49 PM
Rainmaker
1,847,734
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

We have designed referral forms that both brokers sign

Oct 20, 2016 11:26 PM
Rainmaker
1,561,051
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

We negotiate a meeting of the minds then draft an agreeable referral agreement on State forms

Oct 20, 2016 11:25 PM
Rainmaker
3,373,361
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Like Richard Weeks, not sure where RESPA addresses this!

Oct 20, 2016 10:56 PM
Rainmaker
402,171
Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308
Stake Your Land Realty, Inc. - Eustis, FL
Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, REALTOR®

Jason,

For an out of the area broker, it is in writing,  (a referral form). Some in my area are of trust. And yes, it is in the final closing documents and mail directly from title company.

Oct 20, 2016 10:32 PM
Rainmaker
3,132,499
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I don't think RESPA addresses the payment of referrals between brokerages.

Oct 20, 2016 10:31 PM
Rainmaker
5,128,704
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

written agreements between the agents....

Oct 20, 2016 10:01 PM
Rainmaker
661,963
Paul Antonelli
Antonelli Realty - Saint Cloud, FL
Broker Owner; Antonelli Realty

standard referral form.

Oct 20, 2016 09:05 PM
Rainmaker
4,432,467
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

The others have answered.

Oct 20, 2016 08:40 PM
Rainmaker
3,220,648
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I call an agent, send a referral form, they sign, they send my brokerage a referral fee. Easy, peasy.

Oct 20, 2016 05:12 PM
Rainmaker
1,157,274
FN LN
Toronto, ON

RESPA does not apply in our great land.

Oct 20, 2016 05:04 PM
Rainmaker
480,523
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

We have a written referral agreement.

Oct 20, 2016 11:50 AM