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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

   An inept quasi-Federal Government operation that is $82 billion in the red.  They will never quit raising prices.

Dec 27, 2018 01:06 PM
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Francine Viola
Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA - Olympia, WA
REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs

Ugh but then again 55 cents for someone to hand-deliver my letter across the country - seems like not a lot for all the work that goes into the delivery.

Dec 27, 2018 01:02 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

not for postcards..... I wish they raise the rates by triple what they're going to do.... triple.... quadruple.... 

Dec 27, 2018 12:36 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

A good time to purchase forever stamps.

Dec 27, 2018 01:21 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

i knew this but thank you for the reminder, Will.  

Dec 27, 2018 01:04 PM
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Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

Thanks for the heads up Will. I'll be buying stamps next week.

Dec 27, 2018 04:04 PM
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Libby Cousins
Extraordinary Processing - Spokane, WA
Contract Mortgage Processor, licensed in WA

I never pay attention to that so thank you for the notification. I'll have to grab some stamps in the next few days.

Dec 27, 2018 02:26 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Thanks Will, I will buy additional stamps. A

Dec 27, 2018 01:53 PM
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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

New rates go into effect January 27th, from 50¢ to 55¢.   Buy your Forever stamps before then.  

Dec 27, 2018 12:52 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!

Time to stock up on forever stamps, Will!

Dec 27, 2018 06:33 PM
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Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Coastal Properties

Thanks for the reminder. 

Dec 27, 2018 04:50 PM
Rainmaker
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Thank you for sharing 

Dec 27, 2018 04:49 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

I wouldn't mind paying for what you get in return. In this case no change?

Dec 27, 2018 02:12 PM
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Joseph Domino 480-390-6011
HomeSmart - Scottsdale, AZ
Real Estate Made Easy

But, they are good forever.

Dec 27, 2018 12:50 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Their main specialty, raising prices.

Dec 27, 2018 07:42 PM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Is that easier than raising kids?

Dec 27, 2018 06:50 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Will Hamm not a surprise but wouldn't it be a shocker if they raised their level of service! 

Dec 27, 2018 02:32 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

It is a government thing. Raise prices without raising the level of service!

Dec 28, 2018 03:54 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

We rarely used stamps anymore.

Dec 28, 2018 03:40 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

here it comes again....

Dec 28, 2018 01:55 AM
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Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

Again? I will stock up...thanks for the warning!

Dec 27, 2018 10:57 PM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

THanks for the reminder Will Hamm

Dec 27, 2018 08:04 PM
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3,870,062
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Thanks for the heads up

Dec 27, 2018 07:31 PM
Rainmaker
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Oh boy, will have to buy a couple of rolls of forever stamps

Dec 28, 2018 07:26 AM
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Rose Mary Justice
Synergy Realty Pros - Dandridge, TN
Synergy Realty Pros

Yes they are and I need to get some today.

Dec 28, 2018 05:49 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Unfortunately, that is an annual event, Will! Maybe if they stopped subsidizing Amazon shipping, we wouldn't need an increase.

Dec 28, 2018 04:23 AM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

They have FOREVER stamps thank goodness so you don't have to keep going out and buying tack-on stamps ;-)

Jan 03, 2019 07:22 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
Dec 28, 2018 07:09 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

Thanks, I had better buy a couple of rolls.

Dec 28, 2018 06:42 AM
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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

Already bought several rolls.

Dec 30, 2018 07:39 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Yes, I need to get a roll or two

Dec 29, 2018 08:43 PM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Buy your Forever Stamps now!

Dec 28, 2018 02:28 PM
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806,727
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Yep, still time to buy "forever" stamps now.

Dec 28, 2018 10:42 AM
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Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

Thank you -

Dec 28, 2018 10:26 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I can't recall the last time I bought a stamp for personal use Will.  If it wasn't for EDDM junk mail, the post office would have almost nothing to deliver!

Dec 28, 2018 09:06 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Last month I purchased enough Forever stamps to last for the upcoming year. 

 

Dec 28, 2018 08:11 AM
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Terry Anderson
Baird & Warner Real Estate - Arlington Heights, IL
Realtor Serving Chicago's N & NW Suburbs

Will, thank you for the heads up on postage stamps foing up to .55. 

Dec 28, 2018 08:11 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

No surprise there. The USPS is putting themselves out of business with these rate hikes and the top-heavy retirement pension burden, particularly for management.

Dec 28, 2018 07:41 AM