Jack Lewitz (IL Real Estate Specialists)

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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

All the time!

Mar 13, 2017 02:38 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

YES, i have buyers now, pre qual at 240k and they want to see homes at 300k and make offers...... uggghhh

Mar 13, 2017 04:09 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

LOL oh yadayadayada......every once in awhile I hear the list and wonder exactly what state they're going to be looking in? Not Arizona for sure.....and we're not that expensive!

Mar 13, 2017 03:11 PM
Rainmaker
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Corinne Guest
Corinne Guest, REALTOR® | Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
Barrington Lifestyles

Sometimes, I try to counsel enough at onset so we don't go there, but often their eyes and ears are closed tight.

Mar 13, 2017 02:54 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

No

Mar 13, 2017 02:49 PM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

Sure sometimes people aren't willing to see the real world .. help them if you can.

Feb 17, 2018 08:09 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

Yes, there have been times with both!

Mar 15, 2017 01:06 PM
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Mick Michaud
Distinctly Texas Lifestyle Properties, LLC Office:682/498-3107 - Granbury, TX
Your Texas Lifestyle is Here!

Yep.  Then I introduce them to it's cousin: Never-Never Land.  Ain't going to happen.

Mar 15, 2017 08:11 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

LOL!  Sometimes.

Mar 14, 2017 12:23 PM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Yes.  And those folks are generally  working with someone else.  

Mar 14, 2017 08:34 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

When you are invited into anothers world...you just never know..... 

Mar 14, 2017 07:34 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

making it happen

Mar 14, 2017 07:13 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

So much of our job includes separating fantasy from reality.  

Mar 14, 2017 07:06 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

The only place they believe it is correct to start!

Mar 14, 2017 07:03 AM
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Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
Samsel & Associates - Clark, NJ
The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

Very often.

Mar 14, 2017 06:28 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Is that entrance sign for California?

Mar 14, 2017 06:17 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

I don't, but they do.

Mar 14, 2017 05:47 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Rogers, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Sometimes

Mar 14, 2017 05:44 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

When the 3rd dream house is purchased by someone else, the take the next exit with signage reading "Last Exit for  MAKE A REAL OFFER"

Mar 14, 2017 05:24 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

Sometimes - but never for long...

Mar 14, 2017 05:07 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

Buyers sellers and their agents.

 

Mar 14, 2017 01:04 AM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Jack - Yes, that is a good one. Sometimes it is our job to bring them back to reality.

Mar 14, 2017 12:02 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Oh yes, I have to add this to my listing presentation as an answer to some objections. 

Mar 13, 2017 11:41 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Jack Lewitz - I think it is LEFT.... let me check...

Mar 13, 2017 11:04 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

LOL oh yes. We are transporters.

From fantasy land to reality.

Mar 13, 2017 09:53 PM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I feel like it, but I talk them down to earth or out the door pretty quick. I have no tolerance for work sitting on my web site and on my back burner!

Mar 13, 2017 09:05 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

YES - RIGHT NOW!  Buyers who bought during the recession, now FULLY expect that they can negotiate on a house that is Day 0 on the market that WILL sell by the end of the day over list price!  Calgon, take me AWAY!

Mar 13, 2017 08:54 PM
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Teri Pacitto
Compass - Westlake Village, CA
Real Estate, Your Style...Your Home...My Specialty

Not often but I get it.

Mar 13, 2017 08:46 PM
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Diana White-Pettis
Bennett Realty Solutions - Upper Marlboro, MD
GRI, CDPE, CNE, WHC Upper Marlboro Homes for Sale

Absolutely!

Mar 13, 2017 07:13 PM
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Jeanne Gregory
RE/MAX Southwest - Sugar Land, TX
The most important home I sell is YOURS!

Like the buyer who wanted me to open the door to my $750,000 listing today so she could call her agent who would write the contract and credit 2.5% of the full commission back to her?  Yup, as soon as I see unicorns fart glitter.

Mar 13, 2017 06:43 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Absolutely but thank goodness it's  not the norm Jack Lewitz .

Mar 13, 2017 06:39 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I have been feeling that way lately. Buyers have been very challenging.

Mar 13, 2017 05:48 PM
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Susie Kay
Ultima Real Estate - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

Yep, been there.

Mar 13, 2017 05:20 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

oh, yes.... the team members are listing agents and there are some homeowners who want to sell based on the future and buy based on 2008....

Mar 13, 2017 04:05 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Rarely and that's no joke.

Mar 13, 2017 04:05 PM
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Alexander- Slocum
Premiere Property Group, LLC - Vancouver Washington - Vancouver, WA
Realty Team- Vancouver WA Real Estate

Unfortunately, too many times!  Great sign!

Mar 13, 2017 04:04 PM
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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

Hahahahahah! And 'next right' I will not be!

Mar 13, 2017 03:50 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Show 100 properties all not good enough. Each offer is rejected spend 3 months FT or work a listing done in a week. The choice is yours.

Mar 13, 2017 03:41 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

I think this happens often in the real estate world. 

Mar 13, 2017 03:39 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Nice sign for sure.

 

Mar 13, 2017 03:23 PM
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Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 I don't believe that I do.

Mar 13, 2017 03:12 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

What is the route number so I may leave now!

Mar 13, 2017 03:06 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Sometimes it takes quite bit of discussion and Q and A to help them understand, and face, reality and not take off in the wrong direction

Mar 13, 2017 02:58 PM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Yes.. and it can be a job to have them make a left and not go to the land of make believe!

Mar 13, 2017 02:56 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Jack Lewitz No, but working with some agents takes you to make believe land.

Mar 13, 2017 02:40 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

NO

Mar 13, 2017 02:38 PM