Bob Crane,  Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP)

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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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I know all that I need to know about KW.  If I were to refer a client to YOU Bob it would be because of YOU not the brokerage you are affiliated with. 

Nov 03, 2017 05:27 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
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I'm so with Kathleen Daniels on this - you would get my referrals no matter who you hung your license with, Bob.

I honestly think the pyramid scheme is a huge turn-off to most agents. It reminds us of the 'warm body' challenge and in my heart & mind, that's not what our profession is about. 

Nov 03, 2017 07:36 PM
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Nov 03, 2017 04:24 PM
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Had an agent pair door knock me two days ago.  Told them I was an agent and they went into a schpiel on KW trying to recruit me.  Had to tell them "Sorry, not interested.  I get 100% of my commission and I do what I want because I run the company."

Nov 04, 2017 08:52 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Are you enrolled in BOLD Bob Crane ?

Nov 04, 2017 05:04 AM
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Keller Williamsis a fine company for those that can't join CA's

Big Block Realty.

Thomas J. Nelson Realtor

 

Good Times! 

Nov 03, 2017 07:09 PM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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  What Kathleen Daniels said!

Nov 03, 2017 06:13 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Nov 03, 2017 05:32 PM
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Roy Kelley
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Good luck with your selection.

Nov 03, 2017 04:24 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Sorry... not me. I tried KW for a while... not quite my cup of tea to recruit this way and even when they convinced me to join them I warned them upfront I would never, ever recruit ot make phone calls.  At the end of the day, I can recruit or I can sell real estate. If I wanted to recruit I'd get a job as one. Also what Kathleen Daniels said!

Nov 04, 2017 04:51 AM
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Kathleen Luiten
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I am a fan of you but frankly NOt a fan of KW. They keep courting me and my answer is "NO. Please stop asking!".

Nov 04, 2017 01:14 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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I am so glad you are happy. I spent tonight with many agents from my local Association that are totally content with their KW choice. I respect your decision and know you are not one to make a quick and uneducated knee-jerk jump without careful thought.

Nov 03, 2017 10:29 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Hello Friends,

Thanks for all the comments, always enjoy the controversy that this company encounters.

I did a lot of research before joining, and determined that I could not create a better company if I lived to be 200, so here I am.

And it is better than I expected.

I would suggest that you may want to sit down with a leader in your local KW market center, go through the math, and learn about what makes them special.  And you may start to see why the big corporate franchises are so afraid of this one.

Nov 03, 2017 09:28 PM
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Brian L. Sirota, Esq.
Bristar Realty (Realtor/Attorney) - Orange, CA
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Big ditto on Kathleen Daniels comment!  ...though I'm curious what Debe Maxwell, CRS means by pyramid scheme in connection with KW.

Nov 03, 2017 08:42 PM
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Bob,

Good luck to you on this challenge.  We do not know anyone like that.  A

Nov 03, 2017 06:01 PM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
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Best of luck with new company 

Nov 03, 2017 05:53 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
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I am also standing in agreement with Kathleen Daniels -- you will always be my choice if I need an agent in your neck of the woods -- no matter who you hang your license with!  Just sayin'

Nov 03, 2017 07:53 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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Bob, sorry for being lame, but for me it is also about people and not about the name of your broker. Good luck with your challenge. It is very thoughtful of you to help other agents.

Nov 04, 2017 10:35 PM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

I have a lot of great agent friends at KW and used to take a lot of classes with them. They definitely have great training and a culture that a lot of people love to be a part of, though it's not for everybody. Best wishes Bob! -Kasey

Nov 04, 2017 01:51 PM
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Sean Casey
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Good Luck with your challenge!  I'm sure if anyone is interested in changing, they will contact you for your insights.

Nov 04, 2017 12:41 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
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Good luck with your challenge Bob. I know if I had a referral I'd send it to you no matter what company you were with. I think the challenge rather than recruiting agents should be to help a 100 people in buying or selling real estate..... That is what our business is all about!

Nov 04, 2017 10:51 AM
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Lyn Sims
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Bob, put down that tainted KW Kool-aid you are sipping & step away from the phone ......

Nov 04, 2017 09:28 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Having been with KW in years past, can't help you

Nov 04, 2017 07:18 AM
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Wayne Martin
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How are you going to help those 100 people?

Nov 04, 2017 06:27 AM
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Gabe Sanders
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Good luck with your challenge, Bob.

Nov 04, 2017 05:30 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Not a single person.

Help 100 people. Sounds a lot like MLM.

Nov 04, 2017 04:55 AM
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Richard Weeks
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Try going to a local real estate student.

Nov 04, 2017 04:49 AM
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Steven Nickens
Wailea Realty - Wailea, HI
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They do have some impressive qualities, but not my cup of tea.

Nov 04, 2017 03:28 AM
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Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
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150,000 agents made the right decision

Nov 04, 2017 01:57 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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Whatever works is good.

Nov 03, 2017 07:06 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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I am a bit late for this, Bob...

Aug 19, 2018 11:34 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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I echo many of the comments below.

Nov 07, 2017 08:41 AM
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Gita Bantwal
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Good luck.

Nov 04, 2017 05:41 PM