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Rainmaker
3,139,213
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Yes, I did, and I also recommended to Carol Williams that she include it in her second chance Saturday post.

Sep 20, 2017 04:14 AM
Rainmaker
2,949,128
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

I did, I recommended it to Carol Williams because it was not featured.

Sep 20, 2017 03:50 AM
Rainmaker
212,546
Dennis Swartz
Full Circle Property Management - Columbus, OH
MBA, GRI...experience counts!

yes-but I think its tooo late as the gates are open. Now we have to infiltrate and control.

Sep 20, 2017 02:51 AM
Rainmaker
3,209,790
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

I missed this one will have to check it out tomorrow, Endre

Sep 19, 2017 11:55 PM
Ambassador
3,360,113
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, it's a featured post and deserves to keep sitting at the top on the feature board!!

Sep 20, 2017 05:23 AM
Rainmaker
1,084,074
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I will read now.

Sep 20, 2017 05:47 AM
Rainmaker
3,060,041
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Thanks for the reminder.

Sep 20, 2017 04:47 AM
Rainmaker
3,365,699
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I didn't see it - thank you for the heads up, Praful.  

Sep 20, 2017 04:47 AM
Rainmaker
1,219,772
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Thanks for notice, Praful Thakkar 

Sep 20, 2017 02:03 AM
Rainmaker
4,110,991
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Did not see it, guess I should get over to read it.

Sep 23, 2017 07:45 AM
Rainmaker
1,550,080
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I will now; thanks!

Sep 21, 2017 06:55 AM
Rainmaker
1,523,655
Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

I missed it, thanks for calling it to my attention.

Sep 20, 2017 07:44 PM
Rainmaker
3,983,425
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

A very good blog...I just do not understand why agents still pay this outfit!!!!

Sep 20, 2017 06:52 PM
Rainmaker
4,496,661
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Praful,

I read the post.  There is another side, and that is all the people (stockholders) invested in this company.  By virtue of all the real estate communities not paying attention to what was happening, this company took advantage of the underserved market.  The community left the door gaping, wide open...People did not answer their phones, and they still don't when a call on a listing comes in...

I think we can outmaneuver Zillow and let them go by the wayside.  None of our clients seem to even notice Zillow.  They are too busy knowing their marketplace and the people in it.  A

Sep 20, 2017 03:45 PM
Rainmaker
1,248,547
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Yes, I'm on Greg's newsletter.

Sep 20, 2017 12:26 PM
Ambassador
2,358,751
Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 Too little, too late.

Sep 20, 2017 11:27 AM
Ambassador
3,983,324
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Zillow does not threaten me and I use it to explain how much my clients need me for the true local picture.

Sep 20, 2017 08:59 AM
Rainmaker
2,801,411
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Not yet. I'm justing logging on to AR with my morning coffee.

Sep 20, 2017 08:00 AM
Ambassador
4,017,134
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Yes I did. It WAS excellent. Troubles now and ahead!

Sep 20, 2017 07:17 AM
Ambassador
4,273,749
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I had not noticed that yet Praful, thanks for pointing it out.

Sep 20, 2017 07:15 AM
Rainmaker
2,465,858
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Energy spent on self always give good return...richfuscious

Sep 20, 2017 07:12 AM
Rainmaker
4,797,528
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Thanks, I haven't read it but will do so now.

Sep 20, 2017 06:46 AM
Rainmaker
1,379,517
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Praful Thakkar Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro wrote an excellent post.

Sep 20, 2017 06:39 AM
Rainmaker
774,282
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Did not see it. Heading to read it now. Thanks! -Kasey

Sep 20, 2017 06:36 AM
Rainmaker
1,329,649
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

Yes, I read it and it's been recommended for Second Chance Saturday.  I suspect it will get Featured before then, though!  

Sep 20, 2017 06:27 AM
Rainmaker
705,051
Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Thank you for bringing this up Praful, I'll be reviewing..... and and watching the videos. And comment on his post.

Sep 20, 2017 06:25 AM
Rainmaker
1,544,895
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

I think we really need a revolt against NAR.

Sep 20, 2017 05:53 AM
Rainmaker
5,428,807
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I have not read it.

Sep 20, 2017 05:49 AM
Rainmaker
3,308,198
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Missed this one and follow Thomas! Thanks!

Sep 20, 2017 05:36 AM
Rainmaker
566,013
Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

My solution is for NAR to encourage all members to stop syndication. Listing data should appear in two places: realtor.com and our personal web sites. Zillow and the like would dry up without the data and we would control it once again.

Sep 20, 2017 05:31 AM
Rainmaker
3,053,541
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Michael J. Perry nailed this one!

Sep 20, 2017 05:07 AM
Rainmaker
846,015
Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

I will now!

Sep 20, 2017 05:05 AM
Rainmaker
1,839,385
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Not yet

Sep 20, 2017 04:54 AM
Ambassador
1,645,360
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I will but I don't think that is something I am for.

Sep 20, 2017 04:42 AM
Rainmaker
4,432,267
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

no

Sep 20, 2017 04:23 AM