Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor  e-Pro, CRS, RCS-D, Vets, & Host of Postcards From Success Podcast (Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)

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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

KK.
The sad thing is, I could read that.

Feb 02, 2018 11:56 PM
Rainmaker
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

WTF, really?

Feb 03, 2018 05:58 AM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

YES, YES, YES! Oh, what did you say?

Feb 03, 2018 04:28 AM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

You lost me half way through, I got tired translating in my head...

Feb 03, 2018 04:04 AM
Rainmaker
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

I spend so much effort with the various practitioners to spell out the names of the documents as well as what they are asking about from buyers and sellers... but you were missing one:   WTF are they trying to say:))Endre

Feb 02, 2018 10:38 PM
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Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 K

Feb 02, 2018 10:08 PM
Rainmaker
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Julie A. Black
KAUAI DREAMS REALTY Kauai Real Property Specialist - Kapaa, HI
CLHMS, CRS, GRI, Realtor, Broker

Well YOLO.  But I did have to ask an attorney recently what PS meant. It's Process Server.

Feb 02, 2018 09:29 PM
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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

LOL - I totally agree and there are VERY few acronyms I use but, LOL is my fav and I do believe that's universal! 

What I don't get are all of the emojis - I absolutely CANNOT read those!

Feb 02, 2018 09:06 PM
Rainer
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Dennis Swartz
Full Circle Property Management - Columbus, OH
MBA, GRI...experience counts!

LOL BTW

Acronyms are FUBAR but I am FIGMO anyway.  Some will get it....

Feb 03, 2018 05:08 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

The acronyms and abbreviations can drive you nuts. Sometimes they ARE overused, and there are plenty I don't know. ROFLMAO

Feb 02, 2018 09:18 PM
Rainmaker
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I agree Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro it can be very confusing. 

Feb 03, 2018 10:30 AM
Rainmaker
705,151
Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Darn right I am. When I see this, I just pass over, and I don't bother to decrypt. What ever happened to the art of fine writing?

Feb 03, 2018 06:14 AM
Rainmaker
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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

Peter Mohylsky nailed this one!

Feb 03, 2018 05:28 AM
Rainmaker
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

I wish I knew what to say other than YES.

PC is purchase contract or politically correct?

Feb 03, 2018 05:02 AM
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Peter Mohylsky
PrimeSouth Properties - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Let me help you find your path to the beach.

Yes, don't assume anything when you have a message to share.

Feb 03, 2018 04:22 AM
Rainmaker
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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

Hahaha, when I worked in the corporate world we had an entire book of company acronymns and what they meant. There is so much less confusion when we just use the words. 

Feb 03, 2018 03:29 AM
Rainmaker
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

ST GTNOL DMC (WOS -Wife over shoulder ) (TTYL - Talk to you later)

Feb 03, 2018 02:36 AM
Rainmaker
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Joyce Marsh
Regal | Christie's International Real Estate - Ormond Beach, FL
Regal Christie's International Real Estate

Idk! That’s a fav of mine lol

Feb 02, 2018 09:36 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

WIT Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro ?

(I mean What is this?)

Feb 02, 2018 09:20 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

Yes is there a code sheet for these as well as a code sheet for the emojis?

 

Feb 03, 2018 10:03 PM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Thomas,

That is not communication, it is obfuscation via abbreviation.  A

Feb 03, 2018 07:46 AM
Rainmaker
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

lol It's all in the weeds.  Weed

Feb 03, 2018 07:46 AM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

you lost me on the last line....

Feb 03, 2018 07:30 AM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Most of the time, I do not even try to translate this stuff.

Feb 03, 2018 07:25 AM
Rainmaker
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

WTH

Feb 03, 2018 07:05 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro I think I'm getting a headache.

Feb 03, 2018 06:34 AM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
Helping you find your way home.

ROTFLMFAO

Feb 03, 2018 06:30 AM
Rainmaker
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

I have a migraine from this!! Need aspirin!

Feb 03, 2018 06:04 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I am bewitched, bothered, and bewildered.

Feb 03, 2018 05:05 AM
Rainmaker
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

My high school softball players tell me never to use K to respond to a text and use KK if I must. TTYL

Feb 03, 2018 04:50 AM
Rainmaker
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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

SASA   (Sure as Sh*t Am)

Feb 04, 2018 05:45 AM
Rainmaker
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

If you can't spell it out go away!

Feb 03, 2018 05:10 PM
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Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

It does get kind of ridiculous!

Feb 03, 2018 01:26 PM
Rainmaker
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Vision Quest Realty - Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

W H A T ?????????????

Feb 03, 2018 09:41 AM
Rainmaker
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

We cannot fix stupid. 

Feb 03, 2018 08:19 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I would not try to read it.

Feb 03, 2018 07:59 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Overuse yes, an occasional one is fine. 

Feb 03, 2018 07:14 AM
Rainmaker
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Andy Brown-Climer School of Real Estate
The Climer School of Real Estate - Orlando, FL
The Best Real Estate School in Florida

LMAO

Feb 03, 2018 06:54 AM
Rainmaker
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Some yes, some no.  If you don't know MLS, FYI or LOL I think you're in T.R.O.U.B.L.E.

Feb 04, 2018 08:41 AM
Rainer
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Anthony Kirlew
Group 46:10 Network @ eXp Realty - Gilbert, AZ
Helping You Make Fiscally Sound Choices

IDK what you are talking about... LOL

TTYL

Feb 06, 2018 08:22 PM
Rainmaker
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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

I understood some of it, but you are right, they should spell it out if the reader is expected to understand. 

Feb 06, 2018 01:16 PM