James Hoff, Real Agents Work (Century 21 Award)

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

I love red and consider it a power color... so you know what my vote would be.

Nov 29, 2017 09:33 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I like red on a black background better than yellow.

Nov 29, 2017 10:04 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

I'm likin' the red.

Nov 29, 2017 09:13 AM
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Erika Rae Albert, Austin Real Estate Expert
E*Rae Real Estate Group- Brokered by eXp Realty LLC - Austin, TX
Exceeding Expectations in Every Transaction

In logos red usually symbolizes excitement and power.  Yellow is assocaited with optimism and being agreeable.  

Ultimately, it's choosing the color scheme that best represents your brand and its values.

Nov 29, 2017 09:28 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Red, hands down!

Nov 29, 2017 05:50 PM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

Red

Nov 29, 2017 04:52 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

I need to see more than two letters James Hoff , either one could be good or monotonous depending upon how they are used.

Nov 29, 2017 01:20 PM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

On a white background, I like the bright yellow on black for a logo, and the red for the background with white as 'Open', on an arrow (directional part of the sign).  Hope that's not too confusing James Hoff!  

Nov 29, 2017 10:49 AM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I like the Golden/Yellow ... we use it in our Logo and believe it makes it stand out more!

Nov 29, 2017 09:13 AM
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Sean Casey
Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate - Newark, DE
Greenville, Hockessin, Newark & Bear Homes

I'd have to see the logo, but based on this I would pick red.

Nov 30, 2017 02:47 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

The yellow stands out in the black background better, but prefer the red everywhere else.

 

Nov 29, 2017 09:22 PM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

What is this for?  What are you trying to communicate?  Who is your target?

 

One of the most important and overlooked elements in a logo is "flexibility."  I learned this my 1st year in marketing working with a designer.

 

So, you need to think about where and how you will use this...including your website.

 

Is your website going to be black?  BTW, if it is, that's really hard to read.  And, if it's white or some other color, how will this logo look.

 

So hard for me to answer.

 

BTW, this logo is very plain and ordinary.  Looks like it doesn't stand for much and it doesn't communicate anything.

 

I know that's not the question you asked, but take this into consideration.

Nov 29, 2017 02:15 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

James,

I would not know which to pick, even though we do branding and marketing all over the globe.  I don't have enough information to give you an intelligent answer.  Color has everything to do with branding as well as combination, however, it depends on a myriad of factors.  

Nov 29, 2017 02:13 PM
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Steve Penner
Royal LePage / Moneyledgers Software - Winnipeg, MB
REALTOR / Owner of Moneyledgers

I would choose white / yellow ... red seems a bit heavy with the black background

Nov 29, 2017 11:34 AM
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JoAnn Moore
The Mortgage Market of Delaware - Georgetown, DE
Home Loans in Delaware

The red looks the best.

 

Nov 29, 2017 10:55 AM
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Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

I prefer the yellow  - 

Nov 29, 2017 10:18 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

they're both contrasting colors.... I like both but maybe the red better....

Nov 29, 2017 10:09 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Red and white combo are commonly used on many retail signs.

Nov 29, 2017 09:43 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I am all for RED!

Dec 01, 2017 10:54 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Red and white - studies show red is more noticeable.

Nov 30, 2017 07:35 AM
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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 already answered in your other question but even here I like the red better. -Kasey

Nov 30, 2017 06:50 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I think I prefer the white and red combination more.

Nov 30, 2017 05:59 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'm not a fan of a black background.  So my choice would be dependent on what background you choose.

Nov 30, 2017 05:12 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Red

Nov 30, 2017 03:27 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

In general I'm not a big fan of red and yellow. I'm a black/white or silver/black combo girl. 

Nov 29, 2017 08:37 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I feel color helps to get seen.  to many signs are bland

Nov 29, 2017 05:22 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I prefer the red, but what other colors will you be using (e.g., background)?

Nov 29, 2017 04:24 PM
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Fahlman Property Group
Realty ONE Group Preview - Marysville, WA
Real Estate Team Serving Snohomish County

Contact the Lones Group

Nov 29, 2017 03:28 PM
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Bob Betel
Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc. - Sweetwater, TN
President, Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc

I would really like to see the whole logo, but based on what I see, no question, Red wins out. Please tell me that is not your logo!

Nov 29, 2017 03:06 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Hard to say without seeing the entire thing - but if those are my choices, the red for sure!

Nov 29, 2017 02:18 PM
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Libby Cousins
Extraordinary Processing - Spokane, WA
Contract Mortgage Processor, licensed in WA

I prefer the yellow on the black background. 

Nov 29, 2017 01:53 PM
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Caroline Gerardo
CMG Financial - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

Red is better. I have a site with a black background, it's difficult to read more than a few minutes with a black slate.  Is the black only for logo and not other uses?

Nov 29, 2017 11:56 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Go woth the red, more visible!

Nov 29, 2017 11:09 AM
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Jim Cheney
Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA - Santa Rosa, CA
Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055

Red

Nov 29, 2017 11:08 AM
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

I like them both. I think both do a good job popping off the black background. I’ve always like the red/yellow combo like Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 stated. 

Nov 29, 2017 10:17 AM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Nice

Sep 30, 2018 10:44 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Still like the red.

Dec 03, 2017 03:14 PM
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James Hoff
Century 21 Award - Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Real Agents Work

HEY ALL ... thank you for your feedback ... I added another question with the (almost) finished logos ... let me know what you think.

 

Nov 29, 2017 06:36 PM
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Greg Large
ERA Real Solutions - Grove City, OH
A Tradition of Trust

I prefer the bolder red.

Nov 29, 2017 06:23 PM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

White Yellow or White Red both work.  

I have both.  

Nov 29, 2017 06:17 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Red.

Nov 29, 2017 05:46 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

red and black on a white background are my company colors and have served we well.

Nov 29, 2017 02:06 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

James Hoff Red and white looks good on a black background.

Nov 29, 2017 01:45 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I have to say for me anyway I wouldn't use white.

Nov 29, 2017 01:19 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I prefer red.

Nov 29, 2017 11:32 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Traditionally, yellow is caution and red is danger. Add this to your analysis

Nov 29, 2017 10:31 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I go with yellow X and red Z

Both of these colors are not durable in exterior environments.

Nov 29, 2017 09:55 AM