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Rainer
186,892
Raj Taj
RE/MAX - Lake Bluff, IL
Drive By Blessings!

Making the bastards pay.

Jun 02, 2017 02:21 PM
Rainmaker
795,760
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Actually, this is a 3 part question.

1. Getting paid

2. Getting paid enough

3. Answering to yourself. "Why are you doing this?"

Jun 02, 2017 03:04 PM
Ambassador
1,690,321
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Resisting the companies trying to manipulate your figures.

Jun 02, 2017 03:02 PM
Rainmaker
3,055,915
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

John Bear nailed this one!

Jun 03, 2017 06:25 AM
Rainmaker
3,883,778
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

I'm so with John Bear !

Jun 02, 2017 05:34 PM
Rainmaker
2,850,845
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

# # doing them for below minimum wage and entering the real property prostitution ring ... it is legal apparently with lenders and servicers.

Jun 03, 2017 07:33 AM
Rainer
212,751
Dennis Swartz
Full Circle Property Management - Columbus, OH
MBA, GRI...experience counts!

Gettting assigned the BPO!

Jun 03, 2017 06:09 AM
Ambassador
4,302,956
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Brian Burkhalter if you believe it is hard, it will be!

Jun 02, 2017 11:00 PM
Rainmaker
782,721
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Making sure you know the laws in your state and that you are following them.  In Idaho you have to be a broker to do them or have a broker supervising and being part of it.  Not all agents are brokers in Idaho and many were doing BPO's illegally.  -Kasey

Jun 02, 2017 09:31 PM
Ambassador
3,553,432
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

What John Bear said! Not worth the money!

Jun 02, 2017 08:36 PM
Ambassador
2,387,942
Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 John Bear is on it!

Jun 02, 2017 05:01 PM
Rainmaker
1,205,055
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Gathering all the information you need.

Jun 02, 2017 04:24 PM
Rainmaker
779,453
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Properly made adjustments to comps. And where some companies are concerned, yes collections and subsequent beatings when they play games with you.

Jun 02, 2017 03:35 PM
Rainmaker
1,762,590
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

comparable properties are not always available.

Jun 02, 2017 02:32 PM
Rainmaker
1,041,653
Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

doing them for below minimum wage and entering the real property prostitution ring

Jun 15, 2018 06:48 PM
Rainmaker
525,814
Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
Louisville Short Sale Expert

Getting a BPO agent who is competent and does not use the P.O.A. system (P.O.A. = Plucked Out of Air)

Jul 29, 2017 02:55 PM
Rainmaker
4,233,976
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

In all my years, have never done a BPO.

Jun 05, 2017 07:29 AM
Rainmaker
4,798,170
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Picking the comps.

Jun 04, 2017 04:57 AM
Ambassador
4,491,354
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

making a living.

Jun 03, 2017 10:22 PM
Rainmaker
3,101,434
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

The hardest part is being a listing agent where the bank hires an agent with no clue how to do one to place a price on my REO listing. I complete 2-4 bpos a day and pride myself on my work. I get paid well and my advise is know how to do them, know the area, know what to adjust for what and do it right

Jun 03, 2017 05:50 PM
Rainmaker
1,280,837
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

&^*&^* Learning not to put symbols at the start of the question.  This isn't craigslist man!

Jun 03, 2017 04:37 PM
Rainmaker
5,620,533
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Collecting the fee.

Jun 03, 2017 12:17 PM
Rainer
258,899
Mick Michaud
Distinctly Texas Lifestyle Properties, LLC Office:682/498-3107 - Granbury, TX
Your Texas Lifestyle is Here!

Getting the AMC to accept the report.  They always want to push back thinking they know better when in fact the comps are what they are.

Jun 03, 2017 11:52 AM
Rainmaker
958,475
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

The crappy pay, I don't do them ever.

Jun 03, 2017 08:16 AM
Rainmaker
756,601
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Generally one doesn't have access to the interior of the home, so only public information is available. 

Jun 03, 2017 07:34 AM
Ambassador
1,614,650
Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

finding comps

Jun 03, 2017 07:33 AM
Rainmaker
1,572,707
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

The time wasted that you will never get back

Jun 03, 2017 06:02 AM
Rainmaker
3,318,451
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I don't do them except in a relocation assignment and there is NOTHING hard about doing them as long as you know your market. Just like doing a CMA.

Jun 03, 2017 04:19 AM
Rainmaker
3,984,839
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Getting paid

Jun 02, 2017 08:38 PM
Ambassador
3,984,588
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Not getting paid enough. The companies pay peanuts for this professional service which is why I don't do it anymore.

Jun 02, 2017 07:39 PM
Rainmaker
142,596
Diana White-Pettis
Bennett Realty Solutions - Upper Marlboro, MD
GRI, CDPE, CNE, WHC Upper Marlboro Homes for Sale

Getting paid.

Jun 02, 2017 07:26 PM
Rainmaker
1,392,077
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Brian Burkhalter Having accurate adjustments to appropriately value the property.

Jun 02, 2017 07:21 PM
Rainmaker
1,055,290
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Keeping broker from taking your $35 rpt fee after 3 hour of hardwork. He wants a cut of it.

Jun 02, 2017 06:16 PM
Rainmaker
4,432,583
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

It is easy.

Jun 02, 2017 05:03 PM
Rainmaker
1,030,283
Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

Ditto Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041.

Jun 02, 2017 04:53 PM
Rainmaker
4,680,944
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Bryan,

Getting paid is the theme here today.  A

Jun 02, 2017 04:36 PM
Rainmaker
2,917,223
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Brian Burkhalter Locating good comps, and getting paid.

Jun 02, 2017 04:29 PM
Rainmaker
431,677
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

The poor pay.

Jun 02, 2017 03:30 PM
Rainmaker
1,416,531
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

Find true comparables and making compensating adjustments for the non-comparable features.  

Jun 02, 2017 02:56 PM