Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker (Fred Griffin Real Estate)

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Rainmaker
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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

Yes, I have received several.  I reported him, deleted them AND notified him by email this is not the way to get business or build a good reputation. 

Jun 02, 2018 12:40 PM
Rainmaker
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I haven't noticed any such comments today.

Jun 02, 2018 11:18 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

It's the Russians !

Jun 02, 2018 03:17 PM
Ambassador
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

WOW - I have not seen anything like that ... yet. 

Jun 02, 2018 01:22 PM
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Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Yep, I got this. Reported and deleted!

Jun 02, 2018 01:17 PM
Rainmaker
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Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

No, that hasn't happened to me.

Jun 02, 2018 01:07 PM
Rainmaker
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Nope it was something else just recently. Lucky you!

Jun 02, 2018 12:40 PM
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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 haven't noticed...YET, Fred!

Jun 02, 2018 12:17 PM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

yes...I reported it.... what an A-hole.... 

Jun 02, 2018 11:46 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

havn't had it, but report the profile to bob@activerain.com

he will nix them if they are spamming

Jun 02, 2018 11:39 AM
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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 received several too. They seemed to be coming in through older posts.

Jun 03, 2018 08:00 PM
Rainmaker
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I am not Fred, sorry to hear that.

Jun 03, 2018 07:13 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Fake lenders can be a great way to lose your identity and your money.

Jun 02, 2018 10:21 PM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I haven't seen this yet in my comments... but to answer your question, Fred, I'd say both bad etiquette and fake!

Jun 02, 2018 03:02 PM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I have not yet received this one.

Jun 02, 2018 12:47 PM
Rainmaker
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Dan Tabit
Keller Williams Bellevue - Sammamish, WA

Not yet, but I'm afraid by answering here I'll be targeted. 

Jun 02, 2018 11:46 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I must be small potatoes so no for me.

Jun 02, 2018 11:39 AM
Rainmaker
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Jeff Perlis Prime Properties
Prime Properties - Lake Arrowhead, CA
Experience Your Own Transformation!

It happens. 

Jun 08, 2018 01:20 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

I have gotten a few spam comments, but soon as I see them on my home page, I go and delete them.

Jun 06, 2018 11:19 AM
Rainmaker
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Do you really believe it is an "American based financing company"? Any loser that would say that is sending from a third world country

Jun 04, 2018 08:13 AM
Rainmaker
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Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

For some reason I have not seen this particular person yet.. and hoping to stay that way! 

Jun 03, 2018 10:32 PM
Rainmaker
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Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Luxury Real Estate

No I haven’t seen those. 

Jun 03, 2018 08:38 PM
Rainmaker
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Not seen this one but commenting on someone else's post noticed spam comments!

Jun 03, 2018 05:42 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

Yes, he commented on my blog.

Jun 03, 2018 05:31 AM
Rainmaker
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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

Not so far

Jun 03, 2018 05:19 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Fred Griffin - so far so good for me.

Thanks for heads up...

Jun 02, 2018 10:19 PM
Rainmaker
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

I haven't had it happen yet.

Jun 02, 2018 09:21 PM
Rainmaker
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Thankfully have not seen this one yet.  Definitely bad ettiquette.

Jun 02, 2018 06:42 PM
Rainmaker
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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

No that one, but others. I hit REPORT then Delete.

Jun 02, 2018 06:41 PM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Fred,

I had one from a loan guy, I have not had a chance to report it.  I will later this evening. A

Jun 02, 2018 05:46 PM
Rainmaker
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Looks fake and lucky enough no, they have not spammed me YET

Jun 02, 2018 05:42 PM
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Tony Lewis
RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Santa Clarita & Aliso Viejo

Activerain has been relatively clean for the many years I've been on it.  I have had only a few that needed to be reported.  None lately.

Jun 02, 2018 05:38 PM
Rainmaker
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Not this particular one yet... but I get emails like that all the time from various sources.

Most of them are in the junk folder.

Jun 02, 2018 03:14 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Yes.

Jun 02, 2018 12:14 PM