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Rainmaker
1,230,687
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Here is tip I learned many years ago:  as soon as the listing has been input into MLS send copy to the seller for their review.   I want them to review not only the MLS details but the photos.  If something does not meet their approval I want to correct quickly.  

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington 

Oct 30, 2016 11:03 AM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

It usually gets picked up very quickly!  

Oct 30, 2016 12:42 PM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

     Once in a while.

    I would not want to tell a client that I was in that big of a hurry, that I didn't even double check the PRICE.

Oct 30, 2016 12:25 PM
Rainmaker
459,383
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

It doesn't happen often, but when I do, I email the listing agent.  They quickly correct the error!  

Oct 30, 2016 10:51 AM
Rainmaker
3,649,285
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I see this kind of mistake occasionally.  

Oct 30, 2016 09:17 PM
Rainmaker
5,823,625
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Not often.

Oct 30, 2016 08:45 PM
Rainmaker
5,359,369
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

I've not seen it....but if I had, I would have said it was a listing agent who was not paying attention and should be dismissed from listing that property...

Oct 30, 2016 08:44 PM
Rainmaker
886,988
Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

Not very often...and the listing agents are quick to correct it when they are notified so a client may never see it.

 

Oct 30, 2016 04:15 PM
Rainmaker
1,337,432
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Not often 

Oct 30, 2016 03:00 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I see them occasionally but usually they get correctly quickly, and I have had a couple of calls. The bigger issue are homes where the sales price is off by several digits, which throws off the statistics!

Oct 30, 2016 01:43 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

It is rare but it does happen. Sometimes it is the other way like $1,350. What a deal.

Oct 30, 2016 11:56 AM
Rainmaker
2,878,306
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Not very often but I do see mistakes. I do not explain it to my clients. It's not for me to explain.  

Oct 30, 2016 11:52 AM
Rainmaker
3,940,480
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

I don't see this very often and so far I haven't made this error.

Oct 30, 2016 11:05 AM
Rainmaker
1,046,548
Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

Not being a machine I will admit to making mistakes. Your numbers were reminiscent of a $1,700,000 property entered as $17,000,000. It slipped past my scrutiny and was immediately corrected via a phone call from the owner. They laughed about my exuberance and wishful thinking.

Oct 30, 2016 10:45 AM
Rainmaker
582,557
Tony Lewis
RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Santa Clarita & OC Laguna Nigel

I make mistakes often.  I haven't done this one yet but it haunts me to think that a major mistake has been made.

Nov 03, 2016 09:53 AM
Rainmaker
3,437,976
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Very seldom but it happens

Nov 01, 2016 01:34 AM
Rainmaker
3,985,569
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I have not in a few years.  I just told my client the truth and there was no issue as it was fixed right away.

Oct 31, 2016 08:25 AM
Rainer
139,001
Chrissi Chapman Topoleski
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Leesburg, VA
HOME~There is no place like it!

Agent is human and enters the information manually. Sometimes they don't catch their mistakes.

Oct 31, 2016 07:07 AM
Rainmaker
423,919
Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

Not very often but have come across one. The sold price was listed with an extra zero and really messed the comps. I called the listing agent and told her of the mistake.  She corrected that a week later.

Oct 31, 2016 05:02 AM
Rainmaker
4,798,687
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

It happens often enough.  I tell them it's a typo.

Oct 31, 2016 04:54 AM
Rainmaker
1,301,232
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Rarely, but it does happen. 

Oct 31, 2016 03:56 AM
Rainer
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Aaron Mtuanwi
LBBM Brokers, Inc - Lawrenceville, GA
INSPIRED TO SERVE Atlanta, GA [Metro Atlanta Area]

I have seen few. Then, Huge Price Reduction. Just call seller and say a big sorry

Oct 31, 2016 02:52 AM
Rainmaker
1,406,927
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington I've seen this a couple of times throughout the years.

Oct 31, 2016 02:28 AM
Rainmaker
546,644
Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

Not very often.

Oct 31, 2016 01:30 AM
Rainmaker
772,372
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Every now and then. When it was blatant, I've called agents to let them know. They really should check right after posting.

Oct 31, 2016 12:25 AM
Rainmaker
1,587,828
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Quite often but usually it shows up in the listing history. Mistakes do happen

Oct 31, 2016 12:22 AM
Rainmaker
3,167,931
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Most often when a listing is first entered but then corrected, little do they know that wrong price stays in the initial listing slot for life. Check, proof read and check again before hitting enter

Oct 31, 2016 12:11 AM
Rainmaker
3,064,654
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Mary Yonkers nailed this one!

Oct 31, 2016 12:10 AM
Rainmaker
3,424,919
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

A few times.  In fact last week I saw one that should have sold for 165,000 reported as 1,650,000

Oct 30, 2016 11:59 PM
Rainmaker
3,595,568
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Not often. Cannot remember the last time I noticed it!

Oct 30, 2016 11:33 PM
Rainmaker
2,551,473
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

saw $1,3500,000 in a contract the other day and called it to the guys attention

Oct 30, 2016 11:13 PM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

The other person has big fingers.

Oct 30, 2016 11:11 PM
Rainmaker
877,369
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Not often but I did catch a photo of waterfront house the other day that was not even close to the actual hosue for sale and reported it!

Oct 30, 2016 10:18 PM
Rainmaker
784,691
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Rare, but it's usually correctly quickly. Most people should know it's a typo.

Oct 30, 2016 10:12 PM
Rainmaker
3,463,618
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Virtually never. 

Oct 30, 2016 09:58 PM
Rainmaker
816,945
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

It does happen.

However, if a buyer client needs to have it explained, that is a red flag they are not thinking with a clear mind.

If this is a homeowner who hired me to help sell their house I thank them for catching the mistake when they REVIEWED the MLS data before I clicked PUBLISH>

Oct 30, 2016 09:50 PM
Rainmaker
4,432,838
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

not often

Oct 30, 2016 09:29 PM
Rainmaker
689,173
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

The most frequent price mistake I've seen is when the original list price is changed instead of current one making the price appear to be going up....  I explain to my clients that they made the right choice in hiring me as our admin staff honestly doesn't make mistakes like that.  ;)

Oct 30, 2016 09:21 PM
Rainmaker
1,911,856
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Proof reading is a lost art ?

Oct 30, 2016 08:12 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington - now that is total carelessness!

And I would take the listing away from that agent for such mistake!

Oct 30, 2016 03:47 PM
Rainmaker
1,506,511
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

More often than I'd like( and more often a house that 350k comes as a 3.5mil). Clients usually understand quite well that it is a mistake. 

Oct 30, 2016 03:39 PM
Rainmaker
1,523,810
Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

I've never seen one that bad!

Oct 30, 2016 11:39 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

It's not daily but ona  regular basis I would say. I don't explain becasue normally it gets corrected quickly.

Oct 30, 2016 11:37 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I saw one on a listing on AR last night, almost sent a note to the blogger but figured that most would figure it out and not make offers based on the wrong price.

Oct 30, 2016 11:32 AM
Rainmaker
1,084,704
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

I turn them to MLS compliance.  4200 acres not sf,  Our areas it is in $K to avoid some missing or extra zeros.  Some agents still post as $650,000K Photos rotated can break ones neck if occurring too frequent.

Their 900 hour training does not cover sloppy work.....

Oct 30, 2016 11:24 AM