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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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Oh, I was so worried yesterday when Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES asked if anyone had heard from him. I was anxiously awaiting to hear that all was okay. 

What sad news, Fred. We will sorely miss his positivity and support here in the Rain. I feel for his family losing him this time of the year - it's never a good time but, it's a tough time during the holidays.

May Lou rest in peace - as I'm confident he will. 

Dec 23, 2017 07:56 PM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Oh my goodness, Fred. I had not heard this. I noticed he wasn't showing up in the Rain and I saw some people asking about Fred. Thank you for letting us know. This is so sad and Lout will be missed.

Dec 24, 2017 06:05 AM
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Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

Thanks for calling our attention to this sad event, Fred.

Lou is the epitome of class, always being positive and uplifting, and a true gentleman!

He will be missed!!!

Dec 23, 2017 07:51 PM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

I'm in shock !!!

Dec 23, 2017 07:08 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
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Oh man! Awful news. Lou had been around forever and so inspirational. What very sad news. And what a magnificent final post.

Dec 23, 2017 07:02 PM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
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I'm very sorry to see this.  I always enjoyed Lou's posts.  He definitely left a positive mark on our world. 

Dec 24, 2017 05:58 AM
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Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

I just found out this sad news

Dec 23, 2017 08:07 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
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I am so sorry to hear this news. Lou was one of the greats here and will be missed.

Dec 23, 2017 07:36 PM
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Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
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I have just been reading the various posts of this sad news Fred Griffin and I too am in shock over the loss of our friend.

Dec 23, 2017 07:21 PM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

Oh no! I just met him at a luncheon a couple months ago. Very sad news indeed.

Dec 24, 2017 03:07 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Thank you for the sad news Fred Griffin - read Lou's last Blog, and left a comment there, as well as on Wanda's Blog.  Lou's words will live on, as he touched many in AR . . .

Dec 23, 2017 09:28 PM
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Teri Pacitto
Compass - Westlake Village, CA
Real Estate, Your Style...Your Home...My Specialty

Heart broken to hear this news. Rest In Peace Lou

Dec 23, 2017 09:21 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I am still in shock.  I just read Wanda's post. 

Dec 23, 2017 06:29 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Oh NO! I loved Lou's posts, didn't even know he was ill. Thanks for the heads up Fred Griffin .

Dec 23, 2017 06:28 PM
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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

I wrote a tribute to him yesterday, yes.

Lou Ludwig: A Tribute (R.I.P. to Our AR Friend)

Dec 24, 2017 08:18 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Yes, I did. Vey sad and sudden.

Dec 24, 2017 08:15 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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Yes I have been thinking about him alot and also commented on Wanda's post. So sorry to hear - he was such an inspiration to us all...daily!!

Dec 24, 2017 08:15 AM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
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I had no idea, and am very saddened by the news. Lou was a very kind man, and always so positive. I really loved his motivational posts. Prayers go out to his family and friends. May he rest in peace.

Dec 24, 2017 08:10 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
The House Kat

This is the first I heard of Lou's passing. How sad.Thank you for sharing the blogs.

Dec 24, 2017 07:18 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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That's terrible. I always looked forward to what he had to say, it was always inspirational I thought he was just taking a break and will be missed. My sympathies to his family.

Dec 24, 2017 07:12 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

The way I see it (Lou's favorite words) ......he was a decent man

Dec 24, 2017 07:12 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Fred Griffin This is truely sad. Lou always posted inspirational quotes with an uplifting message. He will be missed.

Dec 24, 2017 06:22 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Thanks for telling us here Fred. I loved his posts. He will be missed.

Dec 24, 2017 06:08 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

That is such sad news. He will be missed

Dec 24, 2017 05:35 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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A shock for sure! Will miss him.

Dec 24, 2017 04:28 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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Yes sir, I learned about his passing yesterday.  

Dec 24, 2017 04:22 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

Very sorry to hear the news Fred Griffin - thanks for letting us know.

Dec 24, 2017 03:35 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

This is sad news.

Dec 24, 2017 03:30 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Fred Griffin - so sorry to hear this! 

Dec 23, 2017 10:31 PM
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Bob Crane
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So sorry to hear this, thanks for sharing this Fred.

Dec 23, 2017 09:37 PM
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Peter Mohylsky. Beach Expert
PrimeSouth Properties - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
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I am so sorry to hear this , the active Rain family will miss him.

Dec 23, 2017 08:34 PM
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Hella Mitschke Rothwell
(831) 626-4000 - Honolulu, HI
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That was such an incredible last post that Lou Ludwig wrote, such an inspiration to all of us. So sad for his family. He will be greatly missed here.

Dec 24, 2017 12:06 PM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Thanks Fred. I did. I was so shocked.... Just a few days ago, some had noticed his absence and wondering if we should get in touch..

Dec 24, 2017 08:00 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 was pretty shocked to read this news this morning.

Dec 24, 2017 06:32 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
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Although I had never met Lou I considered him a friend who always made just the right comment and his blog post were second to none. He will be missed!

Dec 24, 2017 06:26 PM
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Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

Oh, I'm so sorry to hear that.  I didn't know that he had passed.  He was a good man and would be missed in AR!

Dec 24, 2017 04:08 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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Yes I did.  Lou was just to young.  I will miss reading his posts!

Dec 24, 2017 02:40 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Fred Griffin thank you for sharing this sad news. May god bless Lou and keep him in his glory. 

Dec 24, 2017 08:33 AM
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Elyse Berman, PA
Best Connections Realty, Inc. - Boca Raton, FL
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Fred Griffin I just wrote a post, as well.  I knew Lou.  You can read it here.

Dec 25, 2017 03:51 AM
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Joyce Marsh
Premier Sotheby's International Realty - Ormond Beach, FL
Premier Sotheby's International Realty

So sorry to hear about Lou’s passing. The perfect gentleman who dedicated himself to sharing positive inspiring messages. He will be greatly missed. Rest In Peace Lou..

Dec 25, 2017 01:10 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Yes

Dec 24, 2017 02:23 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

yes, I have  visited all of the sites....and I followed Lou everyday.... I'm so sad to hear this news....

Dec 24, 2017 12:27 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
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I continue to be saddened by this great loss.

Dec 25, 2017 01:29 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

So very sad.  He was a good man and I enjoyed his interactions in this section.

Dec 25, 2017 09:37 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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Yes

Dec 24, 2017 05:18 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I still miss him so much.

 

Dec 29, 2017 12:24 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

This news was so sad, and especially this time of year.  He was such a solid blogger and will be missed.

Dec 27, 2017 07:23 AM