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Rainmaker
738,418
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Yes. 3:) Or leasing or landlord's agent.

Dec 14, 2016 07:12 AM
Rainmaker
4,528,525
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

John,

We have always been of the opinion that is better to list in order to last.  It worked for us, and that does not mean that being a buyer's agent can be as successful.  It is what worked for us.  A

Dec 14, 2016 07:00 AM
Ambassador
1,262,298
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

The more listings I carry, the more Buyers that discover me!

Dec 14, 2016 03:46 PM
Rainmaker
1,251,780
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

I have found that the more listings I have had, the more buyers I get. I do both.  It keeps me sharp on both sides.  

Dec 14, 2016 02:31 PM
Rainmaker
2,808,665
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Listing all the way baby .... let those listing bells ring! 

I do work with buyers but I do not seek them out ... they are past clients or referrals. 

Dec 14, 2016 08:37 AM
Rainmaker
3,983,509
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I do both

Dec 14, 2016 07:37 AM
Rainmaker
3,090,946
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

If they are motivated who cares.

Dec 14, 2016 07:35 AM
Ambassador
4,044,417
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Both, about 50/50

Dec 14, 2016 07:31 AM
Rainmaker
3,389,270
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Although I have a preference -- this past year has been a combination of both for me.   

Dec 14, 2016 07:26 AM
Rainmaker
549,710
Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

Both!!  

Dec 14, 2016 07:15 AM
Rainmaker
774,988
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Depends on if one is trying to buy a house or sell a house.

 

If, however, this question is related to a real estate agents business model, it would depend on where the agent is in their career, the resources, skills and experience of the agent, their financial strength and what they have the most of, TIme or Money.

Or you can flip. Heads is buyer agent.

 

Dec 14, 2016 07:14 AM
Rainmaker
1,268,219
Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

The one that gets me to the closing table and pays a commission.

Dec 14, 2016 07:09 AM
Rainmaker
1,343,346
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

When I was an active agent... Both + Property Management.

Dec 14, 2016 07:01 AM
Ambassador
916,312
Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA
FrankRubiRealEstate.com

I am more of a Buyers agent. It is what I prefer. 

Dec 14, 2016 07:01 AM
Rainmaker
4,129,752
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I like to list and sell! 

Dec 15, 2016 03:55 PM
Rainmaker
853,811
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

AC/DC or in your temrs LA/BA I go either way

Dec 15, 2016 05:39 AM
Rainmaker
643,173
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

Yes  :)

Dec 15, 2016 04:44 AM
Ambassador
4,315,046
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I would rather focus on listings.

Dec 14, 2016 08:12 PM
Rainmaker
1,499,152
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Listing agent every time you can, and buyer agent the rest. 

Dec 14, 2016 08:10 PM
Ambassador
3,393,784
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

List but, also handle buyers - especially if they are selling with me.  I typically refer web lead buyers out but, this year has been an anomoly - very few listings in our area so, I've been taking buyers and loving every minute of it!

Dec 14, 2016 06:16 PM
Ambassador
3,680,784
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

You really have to be bi-lingual.  I do both, just not in the same transaction.

Dec 14, 2016 05:30 PM
Rainmaker
1,553,919
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Listings smooth out the peaks and troughs in this business. Buyers are icing on the cake.

Dec 14, 2016 03:54 PM
Ambassador
2,361,115
Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  This coming year, Buyer's Broker.

Dec 14, 2016 02:59 PM
Ambassador
4,300,966
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

John Peak - 50-50!

Dec 14, 2016 02:56 PM
Ambassador
3,113,689
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

 I don't limit myself whatsoever ....

Dec 14, 2016 02:15 PM
Rainmaker
4,432,317
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

both

Dec 14, 2016 01:41 PM
Ambassador
2,190,741
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

Both for me. Although right now I'm trying to pick up more listings because of the low inventory. 

Dec 14, 2016 01:19 PM
Rainmaker
1,381,517
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

John Peak Buyer and seller rep and tenant and landlord rep.

Dec 14, 2016 10:44 AM
Rainmaker
1,255,352
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

All of the above and then some!  Why limit yourself?

Dec 14, 2016 10:39 AM
Rainmaker
3,221,549
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I do both,  

Dec 14, 2016 10:39 AM
Rainmaker
543,700
Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Orlando Home Buyers

Exclusively buyer agent...in buyer agency office.  No double talk, no conflict of interest...never have to wonder what you can say or what you need to do.

Eve

Dec 14, 2016 09:49 AM
Rainer
30,636
Vanessa Aparicio
Realty Empire Inc. - Miami Lakes, FL

Both.

Dec 14, 2016 09:42 AM
Rainmaker
4,797,764
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Yes.

Dec 14, 2016 09:31 AM
Rainmaker
1,157,274
FN LN
Toronto, ON

To be or not to be.

Dec 14, 2016 09:31 AM
Ambassador
1,649,976
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I'm two mints in one plus property management as a bonus.

Dec 14, 2016 09:30 AM
Rainmaker
1,551,435
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Waaaa? Am I?

Should I?

Either or is good.

Dec 14, 2016 08:45 AM
Rainmaker
413,320
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Most new agents start as buyer's agents, but over time become listing agents. Most successful agents do both.

Dec 14, 2016 07:41 AM
Rainmaker
5,457,612
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I have preferred to work with buyers.

Dec 14, 2016 07:38 AM