Corinne Guest, Barrington Lifestyles (Corinne Guest, REALTOR® | Barrington Realty Company)

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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

My website is for me and my company only.  Besides, I wouldn't want to be tied to an under performing lender due to a contract for advertising.

Feb 14, 2018 09:33 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I equate that to placing a lender on my direct mail marketing postcards... I wouldn't want to distract from the main purpose of the marketing .... to promote the team and their inventory ....

Feb 14, 2018 08:45 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Seems like a situation that could get us in trouble with the feds.

 

Feb 14, 2018 11:24 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I do not have a page for loan officers... I like to match up my loan people with the right clients. And I don't want to be beholden to any firm just because they pay for your site.

Feb 14, 2018 08:55 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

    I don't want anyone else on my site, not even trusted lenders.  Too many issues could arise.

Feb 14, 2018 10:48 AM
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Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

I've thought about it, but most of my clients have their own lenders. I also really don't want to have to "push" my lender, feeling an obligation, because he/she advertises with me.

Feb 14, 2018 09:52 AM
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Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

I'm not sure I want having lenders on my website.  So far no lenders ever ask whether I want to be on tehir website, either.

Feb 14, 2018 01:16 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

I do not.  We have a variety of loan types for a variety of property ownership that is sort of a one lender per kind of thing.  So no, all my eggs are not aligned in the same basket on the loan officer front.

Feb 14, 2018 08:21 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I do not have a lender on my site and prefer to send referrals and recommendations after I have determined the needs of the prospect.

Feb 14, 2018 05:55 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

When I started in the business I did market my lending partner on my website. This was before WordPress.  There was no contribution from the lender.  

I no longer do that. If people need a lender they can contact me and I will direct accordingly.  

Feb 14, 2018 03:26 PM
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Tammie White, Broker
Franklin Homes Realty LLC - Franklin, TN
Franklin TN Homes for Sale

While I have a lender I regularly refer buyers to, I don't put his info on my site. He works with several agents. God forbid I should put his info on my site and he refer them to someone else.

Feb 14, 2018 03:26 PM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate Agent Retired

I have not done that. The only thing that I've done is partner for marketing pieces or mention them in a post.

Feb 14, 2018 01:47 PM
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John Wiley
Fort Myers, FL
Lee County, FL, ECO Broker, GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA

I am very selective with my recommendations, and that includes matching the consumer with the lender who I know handles the products that specific consumer will need.

So, no I have never put a lender on my website.

Feb 14, 2018 01:20 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

No. I have never asked for lender contributions for my website.

Feb 14, 2018 11:05 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Have never had a lender/loan officer page.

Feb 14, 2018 09:00 AM
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Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Heck no, way to alienate the other local lenders even if one does get more deals from their local reputation. Deal with local banks works best in community relations and to support the local economy. Blog posts that list them all, lending tool on mortgage rates that showcases all of them! Don't have ads on the youtube channel or any other platform. Pick up the tab for your website but promote them all as options. We have a lot of gypsy lenders, title companies though making regular visits with smiles and tasty food.

Feb 15, 2018 04:02 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I don't partner on my site with any one lender. I have several that I recommend and unless they are all going to contribute, which might not be a bad idea, I don't want to offend the others if one does.

Feb 14, 2018 10:12 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Not much of traffic on my site.

Feb 14, 2018 09:14 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I will be changing my site soon

Feb 14, 2018 06:59 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Corinne,

We would not recommend a lender page for any of our client's websites.  A

Feb 14, 2018 01:53 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No.

Feb 14, 2018 09:00 AM