Karen Deis, When In-house training is not enough!  (ApartmentToolKit.com)

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Rainmaker
1,557,924
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

NAR has never done any good before BUT .... will someone eventually get them for selling real estate without a license?  PLEASE ....

Jun 02, 2017 11:28 AM
Rainer
86,464
Mike Kelly,CRS,CIPS
The MJKelly Team - Santa Rosa, CA
"One of Sonoma County's Natural Resources"

No but you could see this coming from a mile away. We agents supported them by buying into LEADS and thus giving them the economic legs to keep on. Then upstream came along and we could withhold our listings. This was simply inevnitable. They have no model except for a somewhat questionale price evaluation model. Consumers, however, love them. Next step is "restraint of trade" suit from Zillow against NAR.

Jun 02, 2017 09:22 AM
Rainmaker
451,211
Greg Cremia
Shore Realty of the Outer Banks - Nags Head, NC

If you look at the details it is something that is not going to work. How many sellers are willing to discount their proprrty to attract a site unseen investor? Then the investor has to come up with a 9% fee to z. This just proves how little z knows about selling real estate.

Jun 02, 2017 09:41 AM
Rainmaker
1,659,207
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

I have not. I was not aware of it before so thank you for providing the link Karen Deis 

Jun 02, 2017 09:08 AM
Rainer
352,676
Teri Pacitto
Compass - Westlake Village, CA
Real Estate, Your Style...Your Home...My Specialty

I saw that coming and more to come...

Jun 02, 2017 11:20 AM
Rainmaker
941,240
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor e-Pro, CRS, RCS-D, Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

First I'm hearing of it. You should hyper-link that link for better participation. I'll go watch the video.

Jun 02, 2017 11:16 AM
Rainmaker
1,113,264
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I have not.

Jun 02, 2017 12:03 PM
Rainmaker
780,883
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Way too late. (our own franchises are the ones responsible)

The paste can not be put back in the tube.

Agents, be prepared, changes are coming and you won't like them you are not paying attention.

Investors subscribing to  services like Offer-Pad IS making a difference here.

Jun 02, 2017 10:01 AM
Rainer
258,789
Mick Michaud
Distinctly Texas Lifestyle Properties, LLC Office:682/498-3107 - Granbury, TX
Your Texas Lifestyle is Here!

Love these guys.  Wasn't aware of the petition.  And NAR is useless, even though I'm a member, just to get access to Supra boxes. 

 

Jun 03, 2017 12:09 PM
Rainmaker
3,213,068
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I'll check it out. But I never have any hope that NAR will really do what's right by those of us who pay them our dues.

Jun 03, 2017 04:27 AM
Ambassador
4,301,228
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Karen Deis - nice initiative.

Jun 02, 2017 10:52 PM
Rainmaker
1,846,699
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

I don't feed Big Z any $$$$$$

Jun 02, 2017 06:55 PM
Rainmaker
540,838
Sean Casey
Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate - Newark, DE
Greenville, Hockessin, Newark & Bear Homes

This is the first that I have heard of it.

Jun 02, 2017 05:30 PM
Ambassador
2,363,990
Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

     Unless Zillow is found guilty of operating as a Real Estate Broker without a license (a felony in Florida), neither NAR nor anyone else is going to stop them.

Jun 02, 2017 12:16 PM
Rainmaker
1,368,537
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

Unless you can do something to change it (which you probably can't) learn to adapt to survive.  The real estate industry is constantly changing and evolving.   

Jun 02, 2017 11:04 AM
Ambassador
1,656,141
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

That would be a waste of time and is not the responsibility of NAR.

Jun 02, 2017 09:24 AM
Rainmaker
1,040,855
Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

We all need to work against third party real estate sites not just Z and we need to FORCE NRA to do what they are supposed to be doing. Protecting our industry and consumers not just lining their pockets with our dues and then selling us out.

Jun 15, 2018 06:43 PM
Rainmaker
696,201
Brandon Jordan
ERA American Real Estate - Crestview, FL

Thank you for posting, yes I have signed.

Jul 16, 2017 02:20 PM
Ambassador
1,926,397
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

Yes I have signed this petitition . I also ask agents who pay Zillow for leads why ?? They look at me and say for LEADS . When I answer why not blog or spend the money on a website instead they look at me like I have 3 heads and blow me off . The Zillow problem also begins with agents that pay for these ads and encourage their buyers and sellers to say how wonderful they are right there at the settlement tables .They say don't forget to give me a great review on Zillow let's do it now . 

Stand UP an FIGHT

Jul 02, 2017 10:29 AM
Rainmaker
61,566
Scott Thompson
Columbia Mortgage Plus - Blue Springs, MO
Commerical Finance - Blue Springs, MO

io_investorhelp@zillow.com

Interesting, and you have to be 'approved' to buy through it.

I cannot imagine sending them a check from escrow, that just sounds funny.

How about Bugs Bunny too, let's send him a check.

Jul 02, 2017 07:27 AM
Rainmaker
4,160,435
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Had not heard about this petition, and am involved in our governmental committee.

Jun 05, 2017 07:35 AM
Rainmaker
3,051,394
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

It gets worse and worse. Perhaps stop paying NAR dues?

Jun 03, 2017 05:58 PM
Rainmaker
1,263,392
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I doubt NAR can or will do anything and I have little love or respect for random petitions (change.org for example doesn't actually do anything).  They seem hell bent on selling us out.  Only a member of them because the local association forces it on us.  Not even sure the FTC would allow NAR to fight Zillow... all those pesky anti-trust laws.  Will check it out though.

Jun 03, 2017 04:29 PM
Rainmaker
5,506,388
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Nope. Don't count on any meaningful action from NAR.

Jun 03, 2017 11:54 AM
Rainmaker
5,120,183
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

no, I haven't....

Jun 03, 2017 10:16 AM
Rainmaker
2,826,521
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

No. NAR is too busy making ridiculously insulting TV ads to promote Realtors! 

Jun 03, 2017 07:44 AM
Ambassador
1,614,090
Harry F. D'Elia
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

good luck

Jun 03, 2017 07:37 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

No

Jun 03, 2017 06:29 AM
Rainmaker
3,427,337
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

This is news to me but it doesn't surprise me.  I can't recall the last time I signed a petition.   

Jun 03, 2017 06:17 AM
Rainmaker
1,559,430
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Thanks for the alert and I will sign it post haste!

Jun 03, 2017 05:59 AM
Rainmaker
4,797,822
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

NAR tried to stop Zillow in the past and it lead to a big settlement win for Zillow on antitrust issues.

Jun 03, 2017 05:42 AM
Ambassador
4,370,864
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Thanks for sharing this Karen.

 

Jun 02, 2017 10:11 PM
Rainmaker
777,542
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

I didn't know about this.  I'll check it out.  I don't mean to be a debbie downer, but I don't know that it will do any good. -Kasey

Jun 02, 2017 09:44 PM
Rainmaker
3,983,713
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Where do I sign!!!!!!

Jun 02, 2017 08:44 PM
Ambassador
3,983,717
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I have not signed the petition. Zillow is not going away.

Jun 02, 2017 07:45 PM
Rainmaker
3,858,412
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Thank you for providing the link...been to busy and haven't seen it.

Jun 02, 2017 06:49 PM
Rainmaker
1,035,303
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

 In CA if the broker is not a member, realtors do not have to join nar or be a paid nark member.....

Jun 02, 2017 06:20 PM
Rainmaker
4,432,467
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No.

Jun 02, 2017 05:08 PM
Rainmaker
758,857
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

No. NAR is going to do or not do what they want and they don't care whether agents like it or not. I'm not interested in signing useless petitions.

Jun 02, 2017 02:48 PM
Rainmaker
1,719,229
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

thanks for sharing

Jun 02, 2017 02:36 PM
Rainmaker
4,573,854
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Karen,

I think Greg Cremia mad an excellent point.  A

Jun 02, 2017 02:29 PM
Rainmaker
2,485,290
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

NAR should have been all over this without my support way prior to it all

Jun 02, 2017 12:53 PM
Rainmaker
3,242,525
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Interesting video and thank you for getting it here in the rain.  We all need to pay attention to what is going on.

 

Jun 02, 2017 11:25 AM
Rainmaker
3,127,865
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Do you think that will do any good?

Jun 02, 2017 10:17 AM