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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Unfortunate regardless of reason.

Nov 01, 2018 05:08 PM
Rainmaker
2,870,264
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

We may not ever really know.  From what I've read it appears the shooter did know the agent.  Why the shooter wanted the agent dead ... is a mystery.

Nov 02, 2018 06:30 AM
Ambassador
3,677,736
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I heard that but, I haven't heard if he knew the shooter or not. So sad, Jeff.

Nov 01, 2018 07:38 PM
Rainmaker
415,979
Susie Kay
Ultima Real Estate - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

That terrible.  Please update us.

Nov 01, 2018 05:44 PM
Rainmaker
1,350,922
Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

Oh, sad. 

 

Nov 02, 2018 05:43 PM
Rainmaker
856,735
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Realtor® Safety can be fragile. With all the violence of late I'd say our nation is suffering a morality crisis

Nov 02, 2018 08:38 AM
Rainer
263,517
J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

First I have heard about it. Getting the other side of the story would be nice.

Nov 01, 2018 06:38 PM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

    I saw the TV news on Philadelphia TV Channel 3 on YouTube.  Very tragic. 

      The lockbox on the hood of the SUV - did the cops place that there, or did the late Realtor, Orlando Martinez, set it on the hood?

 

 

Nov 01, 2018 06:17 PM
Rainmaker
1,598,040
Mike Cooper, GRI
Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro

I saw this today. So sad. I have no idea of the circumstances, but there a lot of questions.

Nov 01, 2018 06:01 PM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
Helping you find your way home.

I saw that...

Nov 01, 2018 05:35 PM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

When you hear the rest of the story, please do update us, Jeff. Sad...

Nov 01, 2018 05:27 PM
Rainmaker
609,328
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

A lot of questions remain unanswered in this tragedy. I hope they get to the bottom of it. 

Nov 02, 2018 08:22 AM
Rainmaker
705,843
Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

I was not aware... that's terrible...

Nov 02, 2018 07:31 AM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

I agree with Michael Jacobs 

Nov 02, 2018 07:11 AM
Rainmaker
3,558,238
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

So many people these days think disagreements are successfully decided by lead! Unfortunate that line of thinking.

Nov 02, 2018 05:36 AM
Rainmaker
3,158,972
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

That is horrible and why we all need to take precautions. 

Nov 02, 2018 05:31 AM
Rainmaker
1,077,111
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

 walked out of a listing contract meeting .....LOOK WHAT HAPPENED ?

 

Nov 01, 2018 08:34 PM
Rainmaker
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Heard that today too.

Nov 01, 2018 06:18 PM
Rainmaker
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Jeff Pearl very sad, we all should be cautious.

Nov 02, 2018 02:33 PM
Rainmaker
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Too many guns.

Nov 02, 2018 12:59 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

that's horrible....

Nov 02, 2018 11:05 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

Sad news.

Nov 02, 2018 10:48 AM
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Ken Jones
Ken Jones Real Estate Advisor - Red Bank, NJ
Helping Agents Build a Secure Financial Future

Jeff Pearl All one has to do to pick a "bad" neighborhood in Philadelphia these days is to throw a dart at the map.

According to the Philadelphia PD, there were 2 murders, 6 rapes, 47 robberies, 63 aggravated assaults, 66 burglaries, and 386 thefts in THIS NEIGHBORHOOD - IN THE LAST 6 MONTHS!

This is NOT a good neighborhood.

Agents who don't exercise extreme cautiion, including carrying a firearm are simply asking to become victims.

Nov 02, 2018 06:51 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

That's terrible.

I did have questions when reading the news report. Supposedly he was meeting buyers. Did they show up? Did they already see the house? I'd start by questioning them.

 

Nov 02, 2018 06:43 AM
Rainmaker
1,907,386
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Hadn't heard about this 

Nov 02, 2018 05:53 AM
Rainmaker
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

The truth  may never be known.

The police will however close the case. 

Nov 02, 2018 05:12 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Sad.

Nov 02, 2018 04:14 AM
Rainmaker
1,372,244
Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
Samsel & Associates - Clark, NJ
The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

Just awful.

Nov 02, 2018 03:45 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Let us know when you find out the rest of the story.

Nov 02, 2018 01:09 AM
Rainer
204,263
Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA

I have seen zero evidence he was showing a house. He was in his car in front of a listing.  Wasn't robbed.  Seems personal like someone wanted him dead.

Nov 01, 2018 10:36 PM
Rainmaker
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I'm not participating in a guessing game. Condolences to the family of that person....

Nov 01, 2018 09:20 PM
Rainmaker
2,546,284
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Murder is a subject unto itself sort of a science. An investigation will lead to trails that when followed lead to suspects, motives & the culprit. 

Nov 01, 2018 07:07 PM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Sad.

Nov 01, 2018 06:24 PM
Rainer
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Bruce Kunz
C21 Solid Gold Realty, Brick, NJ, 732-920-2100 - Howell, NJ
REALTOR®, Brick & Howell NJ Homes for Sale

WOW - certainly sad. While curiosity wants to know more, the why really doesn't seem to matter in the long run...
Bruce

 

Nov 02, 2018 07:23 PM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

What the story. Sad.

Nov 02, 2018 05:15 PM
Rainmaker
562,451
The Villages Realty
The Villages Realty - San Jose, CA
"Our Performance Will Move You!"

One of the usual reaons perhaps?  Love triangle?

Nov 02, 2018 04:01 PM
Rainmaker
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Joyce Marsh
Regal | Christie's International Real Estate - Ormond Beach, FL
Regal Christie's International Real Estate

I heard about this.  It's tragic.  My heart goes out to the families.

Nov 02, 2018 11:13 AM
Rainmaker
3,407,248
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Did not hear that they knew each other!

 

Nov 07, 2018 12:52 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 did hear of this sad event, and we never can be too safe.

Nov 06, 2018 08:00 AM
Rainmaker
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Sad but still a reminder to watch your back

Nov 03, 2018 07:49 PM
Rainmaker
764,290
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Life can change quickly.

Nov 03, 2018 05:02 PM
Rainer
134,511
Anthony Kirlew
Group 46:10 Network @ eXp Realty - Gilbert, AZ
Helping You Make Fiscally Sound Choices

Had not heard; always tragic. Let's always be aware of our surroundings and check in before and after appointments. It sounds like if someone know where he was headed he could have survived as the story says he was "clinging to life" after he "may have been in his car all day".

Here is a Safety Tip - Since my wife and I both travel around town for business, we use the "Find Friends" app, which will show the location of the person you are connected with. If this persons family cound not find him the app would have led them to him.

Nov 03, 2018 08:30 AM
Rainmaker
577,189
Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!

I read that too, how very tragic..

Nov 03, 2018 05:00 AM
Rainmaker
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Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty
Bucci Realty, Inc. - Melbourne, FL
Fifteen Years Experience in Brevard County

Strange that he would be there for so long unnoticed. Still, tragic, life lost too young!

Nov 03, 2018 04:32 AM