Chris Mamone, Senior Loan Officer (Keller Mortgage)

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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Yes as it gives me a chance to see parts of the home not in the photographs as well as condition.

For the most part it depends on the home.

We do go as group if everyone is available.

Yes; the last one actually had 37 agents through and sold the next day.

Jul 14, 2015 08:33 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Chris Mamone  the broker's tour are still important in our market. Had one today with about 12 agents showing up at my 30-minute broker's open house.

Jul 14, 2015 09:08 AM
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Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

it is very very important to know your inventory in your specific area. If you dont know your product , you cant sell it.

Jul 14, 2015 09:00 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 go on my own as time allows and if I know the agent holding it or have a buyer that may be interested in that area and I want to get a preview.

Jul 14, 2015 08:59 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Chris - whenever possible, I do.  I go solo.   Our area still attracts brokers on the weekly tours(we have several each week).   I treat them as another opportunity for a public open house event and often have more visitors from the public who have seen my marketing.  

Jul 15, 2015 12:43 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

If I have buyers who might have an interest in a specific type of home or area.

Jul 14, 2015 10:31 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I do this. I think it's great, but recently I haven't had time to go. I think it's a great way to view the newer listings and ask the listing agent questions. 

Jul 14, 2015 03:50 PM
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Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

No, those went out almost 10 years ago in our market.

Jul 14, 2015 10:46 AM
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Chris and Dick Dovorany
Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida - Naples, FL
Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty

Not anymore.  They are not well attended unless it's in the evening put on by a builder with mega food and drinks.

Jul 14, 2015 10:08 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I have in the past; however in our market there is such low inventory most agents do not even host broker open

Jul 14, 2015 09:18 PM
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Ed Macias
Real Estate Teammates - Miami, FL
Miami FL-REO Property Management Multifamily

No 

Jul 14, 2015 11:12 AM
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Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
Re/Max Real Estate Center - The Thacker Group - Louisville, KY
Your best friend who just happens to be a Realtor

At my firm we have them weekly after our sales meeting, but I don't always get to go. 

Jul 14, 2015 08:51 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

It has to be 10 to 15 years for me since I did that. 

Jul 15, 2015 09:29 AM
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Brigita McKelvie, Associate Broker
Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd. - Lehigh Valley, PA
The Broker with horse sense and no horsing around

No.  It is not usually done for a rural or horse property or farm.

Jul 15, 2015 04:21 AM