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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Generally best to not offer anything other that great service, anything looking like a bribe may drive the honest ones away.

Sep 01, 2015 02:04 PM
The Woodland Team of Texas
The Woodland Companies - Austin, TX
Land Specialists

Kindness and great service.

Dec 21, 2018 12:06 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Referrals when they do the right job for my clients! And a personal, hand-written thank you note when they've helped me get a deal together.

Sep 01, 2015 10:11 PM
Jeanne Feenick
NextHome Premier - Basking Ridge, NJ
The Agent you choose REALLY does make a difference

No good deed should go unanswered --- if someone does good work, I remember them with referrals just as I hope for from those I service.

Sep 02, 2015 10:08 PM
Chris Mamone
Keller Mortgage - Tacoma, WA
Senior Loan Officer

I offer my affiliates partners a home warranty and moving package for their clients who close transactions with me. Worth about $1,000 to the buyer. Its something other people aren't doing right now.

Sep 02, 2015 03:01 PM
Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Orlando Home Buyers

You mean what are the affiliates offering you?

Personally, I hate to hear that anyone has an "affiliate'.  Whan a listing office has an affiliate that means that there is some kind of "benefit" (either legal or otherwise)  to the agent, so that they are willing to jam the affiliate down the buyers throat.  I have had listing agents try to kill a deal over the buyers refusal to use their "preferred partner".

With the new loan disclosure coming, there will be more scrutiny put on "controlled business arrangements"...I can't wait.

Don't ask other agents about RESPA, go to the RESPA website and learn about it.  I bet that you will be surprised at what you learn.


Sep 02, 2015 03:09 AM
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Erica Simpson I wouldn't offer them anything; however, with good service i would send them referrals.

Sep 01, 2015 11:56 PM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ



Leverage-able assets.

Be aware, an affiliate is not a collaborative partner like a lender or inspector.


Sep 01, 2015 10:01 PM
Robert Smith
Preview Properties, PC - - Brighton, MI
SRES, Search for Homes Brighton-Howell-SE Michigan

In my eyes, the best thing you can do for a quality service provider is to refer business to them.

Sep 01, 2015 08:55 PM
Curtis Evans
Cabin Realty LLC/ USA, Licensed in Louisiana - Golden Meadow, LA

Bob Crane got this one !!

Sep 01, 2015 08:52 PM