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Jack Gerbehy
Egg Harbor Township, NJ

On the front side for the knowledge and education points it all great, but the cost to maintain just are not worth it...Clients don't even know what the accolades stand for. With regards to CRP, 1 mile or 1000 miles we can do what ever the client needs to help on the local side. Though I think Joy Bender would agree that " International Property Specialist " takes CRP to a completely different level both in the type of client and the special attention needed to complete the deal even after the closing... 

Jan 02, 2016 02:12 AM
Rainmaker
1,162,677
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I'm CRP for Military through Cartus, I worked their Military & civilian Government Relo for 7 years, then created my own program when CB got greedy with commission caps at 70% combined with 50% off the top fees. I'm not CRP designation though, non military...although they seem like they'd be similar training. The military designation means I'm trained on their lingo, lifestyle & unique circumstances.

Jan 02, 2016 02:02 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 work Corporate Relocation only when I am already working with a client that qualifies. I usually am not willing to give up that big a share of my commission.

Jan 02, 2016 12:31 PM
Rainmaker
3,985,765
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I have not...but not opposed to

Jan 02, 2016 07:44 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,256
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

No I don't.  But, I do have arrangements with some local employers for relocation services.

Jan 02, 2016 05:10 AM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Tony,

The majority of our clients do not have any Real Estate designations.  One of them is a CPA which is of much great value than any of the aforementioned.  They still make the big bucks.  It is not the titles or the designations, it is the person...Michael Dell did not even finish college, nor did Steve Jobs!  A

Jan 02, 2016 03:18 AM
Rainmaker
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

At my first brokerage I was certified but promises fell through; at the second I was also certified with the National Office and did sell a few.

The new office requires a certification that I am taking.

I do belong to International Real Estate Specialist and have had one sale from that in three years.

Make yourself a great day.

Jan 01, 2016 11:44 PM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I do on occasion, but these days the split they want is so huge I often turn down the assignments. They are not worth the expense in time. I'm not a CRP, however. Been doing relocation business since 1992.

Jan 01, 2016 11:30 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I am too busy to deal with these parasites.

Mar 10, 2019 11:32 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 have tried being a preferred REALTOR with relocation companies, but they prefer a "department".   I have had my CRS for 15+ years and have assisted many executives over the years. 

Jan 02, 2016 11:23 PM
Rainmaker
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I am not a CRP. 

Jan 02, 2016 09:45 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers always wonders how I can be a part of this - and getting some basic idea about how to go about it.

Jan 02, 2016 03:12 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

In most cases, I've found these leads to be not cost effective.

Jan 02, 2016 09:53 AM
Rainmaker
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Linda Guess
Keller Williams Tri-Lakes Branson, MO - Branson, MO
Branson area real estate sales.

No I don't work with relocation companies and after reading these comments, I will not be going after that business.

Jan 02, 2016 07:21 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I do not work with any kind of relocation company.  My experience is they charge too much and they are not easy to work with.  I work directly with people who are relocating to the area ... no middle man thank you very much.

Jan 02, 2016 04:04 AM
Rainmaker
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Yes, and I do a lot of relo business.

No, I'm not on the directory and don't have the CRP designation.

Jan 02, 2016 03:37 AM
Rainmaker
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

No - No & No.  Many years ago I warded off relo buyers as my company would send them to 4 different areas & they would never buy in my area. It is so rare today that employees are even offered a package.

My one seller was given a great one & she is one of the rarities & I told her so.

Jan 02, 2016 02:38 AM
Rainmaker
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Shanna Hall
Real Estate Solutions - Kirkwood, MO
I love selling houses!!!St. Louis, MO 314-703-1311

I do not- I prefer my own little niche of family, friends and word of mouth. 

Jan 02, 2016 12:58 AM
Rainer
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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

I don't feel the need to get a designation to help clients no matter where they come from.

I am a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, and also LuxuryRealEstate.com - Board of Regents. That connects me with about any city, country, or island in the world. 

Jan 02, 2016 12:46 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I have in the past but no longer.

I don't have a CRP designation -- well, not the one you have mentioned here.

Jan 02, 2016 12:14 AM
Rainmaker
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Jeffrey Jones
AZ Home Seekers - San Tan Valley, AZ
AZ Home Seekers, azhomeseekers.com

Happy new year. yes we accept assignments, no to the listing a designation. with the relo fee being so high its not a huge portion of our business. Although with so many businesses moving out here I could see some benifit to being positioned more strongly. Thanks for the thought.

Jan 01, 2016 11:38 PM
Rainmaker
394,345
Buzz Mackintosh
Mackintosh REALTORS - Frederick, MD
“Experience, reliable, leadership”

 Member of ERC , but not a CRP yet.  Part of Leading RE & a RCC

Jan 01, 2016 11:31 PM