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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

Being someone who records just about everything which allows me to fast forward thru the commercials, I don't think it is something I'll ever participate in.  (The Super Bowl Ads are the exception but out of my budget )

Sep 27, 2015 05:27 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Radio...yes TV even though I have been on TV

Sep 27, 2015 06:15 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393


Sep 27, 2015 05:58 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Yes. The program provided multiple 15 second spots on local network TV but was part of a real estate agent round table that allowed consumers to call in.

This just happened to be at the same time as the crash. 99% of the calls were "How can I save my son's house from foreclosure?"

There was incredible response from the public.

The program was discontinued when the station came to realize how 'high maintanence' real estate agents are.

I would do it again under the same format.

Sep 27, 2015 04:46 AM
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

The only TV ad I've had was provided by my current company for about 6 months when I joined the company.  It was on the local real estate network and a steady feed of a flyer.  It didn't bring any business directly but name recognition is always beneficial.  I wouldn't have paid for it though.

Sep 27, 2015 04:17 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

No, never have.  I don't believe I will ever in the future either.

Sep 27, 2015 04:13 AM
Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

yes. but it has been a long time. i used cable and broadcast. went to mostly cable and used targeted shows and demos

Sep 27, 2015 03:55 AM
The Woodland Team of Texas
The Woodland Companies - Austin, TX
Land Specialists

No, I have not.

Mar 08, 2019 11:06 AM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty


Aug 06, 2016 10:16 PM
Andy Madrid
Hawaii Coast Realty, LLC - Kailua-Kona, HI
Expertise, Professionalism, and Service

Yes I did one about a year ago.  I was asked to be on it with a lender as part of a Q&A segment on real estate and mortgages.  It was on cable TV, not a national network.  It didn't cost me anything, I had a good time doing it, had live call ins and I posted the segment on my website.

Sep 28, 2015 03:00 AM
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

No, too expensive.

Sep 27, 2015 10:22 PM
Toronto, ON

I have never done TV advertising.

Sep 27, 2015 05:52 PM
Anita Allen
Levin Rinke Realty - 850-377-4410 - Pace, FL
Your Realtor for NW Florida, Pace/Milton/Pensacola

No I have not.

Sep 27, 2015 04:56 PM
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I don't even watch TV.

Well I did see part of the Bronco game tonight. I usually invite myself over to a friend's house for certain football games. They expect it and I bring food and beer. 

Sep 27, 2015 04:06 PM
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Many years ago, there was a cable channel where you could inexpensively advertise Sunday Open Houses.  I think we had to hand deliver our photos.  That's my only foray into TV ads.

Sep 27, 2015 03:20 PM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

No I have not.  Have thought about radio once or twice and the amount of time needed to make people aware just seemed too much to justify.  Can not imagine TV.  Mark

Sep 27, 2015 01:18 PM
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Yes, we have done some TV ads, but wasn't up to what we thought it would be.

Sep 27, 2015 01:02 PM
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

For this business, no (although we did some radio spots that didn't do anything).  Years ago, when I worked for P&G, yes, many times - for big businesses.

Sep 27, 2015 11:24 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Many years ago I wasted some money on this, a few calls and zero clients

Sep 27, 2015 10:55 AM
Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

YES! Back in the day my ads ran 24/7 on the cable acess channel and it was awesome. I do not think it would have any impact today or very little. When I was on it was pre social media days.

Sep 27, 2015 07:43 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

My broker did a public access TV interview once.  That is the extent.  Society is moving away from TV (cord cutting) and skipping ads.  Every show I watch (except for football) is on Netflix, Amazon Prime or bought through iTunes.  I haven't seen a commercial since the Superbowl.  When I do watch something recorded from the cable with my parents at their house, we fast forward through any commercial NOT staring Peyton Manning (except Papa John's commercials, their pizza makes me sick just looking at it).

Sep 27, 2015 06:31 AM