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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Oh, without blinking an eye, Brian - absolutely! We should jump on any chance we get to help raise the industry standards.

Nov 03, 2017 09:27 PM
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Steve Higgins
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Yes I would and have.

Nov 03, 2017 08:42 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
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Sure, if the circumstances warranted it. I have.

Nov 03, 2017 08:35 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
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YES I would and have.  It does a Heart Good!

Nov 03, 2017 08:22 PM
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Bob Crane
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Absolutely, and have done it many times.

Nov 03, 2017 09:36 PM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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      My answer, which leans toward "Yes", has to be tempered with "Who is that agent?"  As a Broker, I cannot interfere with another broker's agent.

Nov 03, 2017 08:57 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves

Horace Mann

 

 

Nov 04, 2017 04:53 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I have done in the past, but now work in a brokerage where the agents, for the most part, are experienced and we rarely see a newbie.

Nov 04, 2017 04:44 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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I would if I felt the agent was serious and had potential. I frequently offer to help other agents even those in other companies.

Nov 03, 2017 10:20 PM
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Anna Hatridge
R Gilliam Real Estate LLC - Farmington, MO
Missouri Realtor with R Gilliam Real Estate LLC

YES AND I OFTEN DO

Nov 04, 2017 02:11 AM
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Kathleen Luiten
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Yes and I have done so.

Nov 04, 2017 01:02 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I do mentor and coach agents in need.

Nov 04, 2017 08:27 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

It is my belief that the teacher appears when the student is ready.

What that means is the student agent will reach out for the help they need.

And the first thing we will do is determine whether vision or fear runs their life. I don't waste time on 'Much Afraid."

Nov 04, 2017 04:49 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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Do it all the time.  Paying it forward

Nov 04, 2017 03:39 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Absolutely. I have and I do.

Nov 04, 2017 03:31 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

I personally would not, only because I do not have enough experience, and in some areas, need assistance myself - if I did, it would be a wonderful thing to do, and a good mentor is certainly worth their weight in gold!  So nice to read that you had an excellent mentor in Law Brian L. Sirota, Esq.

Nov 04, 2017 09:16 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Yes. I have assisted many agents.

Nov 04, 2017 08:24 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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I will let my friend Sweet Brown answer for me.

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Nov 04, 2017 04:52 AM
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Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
Louisville Short Sale Expert

I do every day.

As a team owner, I am dedicated to the success of the agents on my team. I train, role play, coach, mentor, shadow them and let them shadow me. I require them to attend the core courses of the company, such as IGNITE and BOLD. The company has time-tested success models and we follow them. 

Nov 04, 2017 01:32 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

I have and ma right now..it keeps us on our toes and giving back feels fabulous! I had several mentors and appreciated them all..what goes around comes around..firm believer in good karma!

Nov 04, 2017 10:42 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

No, it's not my job in life. I always help & assist others but are sick & tired of hearing how I should or should not mentor someone to make the business better.

Nov 04, 2017 09:31 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

If they were working under me, then yes that would be part of what they were to expect as a new agent.

Nov 04, 2017 08:58 AM
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Chuck Mixon
The Keyes Company - Cutler Bay, FL
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For sure.  In our office all new agent get partnered up with someone  to walk them through their first few deals.

Nov 04, 2017 08:12 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Our brokerage is not a training office, but we do take one one or two new agents each year. I typically spend a lot of time working with them to get them up to speed on good real estate practices. And the other agents in the brokerage offer them opportunities through open house hosting.

Nov 04, 2017 07:22 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
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We have and we still do

Nov 04, 2017 07:21 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Brian,

We dd, and we were very proud, when they flew on their own.  A

Nov 04, 2017 07:02 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Brian L. Sirota, Esq. Yes, I totally agree. Mentoring is and should be the first step for a new agent. Why reinvent the wheel when a new agent can take advantage of the experience and lessons learned of a seasoned agent. Yes, I have mentored new agents when I worked in a big box company. I also mentored my new agents when I had my own company.

Nov 04, 2017 06:50 AM
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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

Of course.  Anything that raises industry standards is good for everyone.

It is my opinion that it should be mandatory for EVERY new agent to have a mentor/trainer.  Some need a longer training period than others.  Of course, many experienced agents acknowledge the value of on-going training to keep them moving forward and upward.  

 

Nov 04, 2017 06:38 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Absolutely! I have mentored many over the years!

Nov 04, 2017 06:21 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

I will take Q & A anytime....Consultation and will explore too

Nov 04, 2017 05:51 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 have in the past.

Nov 04, 2017 05:32 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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I teach for the commission.

Nov 04, 2017 05:28 AM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

I would without question, especially if they asked me.

Nov 04, 2017 05:07 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

I have and I would...  My Team members!

Nov 04, 2017 05:00 AM
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Dennis Swartz
Full Circle Property Management - Columbus, OH
MBA, GRI...experience counts!

We should and I do, but be careful not to create sharks that eat your own lunch.

Nov 04, 2017 02:55 AM
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Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
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Oh, absolutely and I have.  

Nov 06, 2017 07:50 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
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I am not the Broker but we earn 5% on all of the Agent's future sales when we bring someone new into the company. I've brought several people in &  spent countless hours answering questions, training & giving them hands-on experience. At some point they all move on to another company or job. One stepped on my toes by trying to take clients. It wouldn't stop me from taking on more new agents but I would definitely prefer experienced agents.  

Nov 05, 2017 03:38 PM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

It depends. Usually no. I don't have the patience to be available and on call to teach others. I've noticed that some newer agents already think they know it all. Those would be a definate No from me.

Nov 05, 2017 08:20 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Depends on the attitude of the agent.

Nov 04, 2017 09:06 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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Of couse, I have mentored many agents. 

Nov 04, 2017 01:58 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I would and did when I was affiliated with a Big Box Brokerage.  As an independent broker flying solo, I do not want to take on the responsibility (E&O and management) of another agent.  There is only one person I know that I would have associate with me ... she is also a broker and an attorney. The only reason we would affiliate would not be for training and mentoring, it would be for partnership in the business. 

Nov 04, 2017 09:42 AM
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Nathan Gesner
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Only if I had the time and they were worth the time and energy required.

Nov 04, 2017 08:08 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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I agree with you and always happy to help to a new agent in my office. 

Nov 04, 2017 10:26 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Yes, I do. I am a certified member of Buffini and Company's Peak Producers.

Aug 19, 2018 11:51 PM
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Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Coast & Luxury

Definitely I would and have. 

Jan 23, 2018 07:22 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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I have a coach and I help mentor new agents.

 

Nov 09, 2017 04:51 PM
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Melissa Jackson
Century 21 Alliance Properties - Azle, TX
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Definitely. I'm thankful for the help I received.

Nov 08, 2017 09:44 PM
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John Meussner
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA, - Walnut Creek, CA
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Depends - in my current role, part of my job in addition to production is helping others.  

 

If I were in solely a production role, it would be irresponsible to take the hours necessary to properly help someone away from my role.

Nov 07, 2017 01:43 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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I have many times in the past.

Nov 07, 2017 08:36 AM
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Gita Bantwal
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Yes.

Nov 04, 2017 05:38 PM