Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon (Bend Premier Real Estate)

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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

666 on a "Dead End" street might scare some away, but I've never had a buyer use that excuse.

Apr 04, 2017 02:20 PM
Rainmaker
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Jill Murty, Realtor - Orange County, CA
Sunset Properties, Powered by Movoto - Laguna Niguel, CA

I had a couple looking for a property without any 4's in the address.  I carefully filtered out properties containing any 4's in the address.

When the clients would ask me why I'd failed to send them certain properties, I'd point out that they each had a 4 in the address.

They fell for a house with the street number 2944.  The wife worriedly said the number translated to "If you don't eat, you'll starve to death."  The husband said "If we don't eat, we will starve to death. But we'll eat." 

And they bought the house. 

Apr 04, 2017 01:11 PM
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Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

No, but I had one who wanted to know if she could change the address.  She was Chinese and some of the numbers in her address were considered bad luck.

Apr 04, 2017 03:33 PM
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Sharon Altier, SFR
Lawton Realty Group, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL
Your Real Estate Partner

Yes.  Also if front door does not face  certain direction....

Apr 04, 2017 03:05 PM
Rainmaker
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

No, but I have had wacky people want the home 'cleansed' of spirits!

Apr 04, 2017 01:56 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Much to my surprise, I had several refuse property on Feng Sui principals

Apr 04, 2017 01:13 PM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Yes it has to face a certain way, cannot have a certain color door & a whole list of other things. I just can't believe that entire countries do not have homes that was west as an example. Doesn't make sense.

It's not only houses, it's car colors also.

Apr 04, 2017 12:59 PM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

No but I know I wouldn't want to live on Snakehill Rd (yes, it's real).  :)

Apr 04, 2017 12:58 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Yes it had a 4 on it and would not look at any others with a 4 in it!

Apr 04, 2017 12:44 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Not out here, but in LA I knew people who got address changes so that the address numerologically worked better for them. I have used numerology to select addresses for years--for me and for others.

Apr 04, 2017 12:33 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Location, isnt that what real estate is all about.

 

Apr 05, 2017 12:56 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Lynnea,

We had request from a tenant when we had the listing leasing of an office building.  He wanted to be on the eight floor, and the suite # to be 888.  The owners agreed.  In the US the #13 does not exist on the elevator roll.  All cultures have their pecadilloes.  A

Apr 04, 2017 01:49 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

I have not had the misfortune of this happening

Apr 05, 2017 12:22 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

No.

Apr 05, 2017 09:00 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Not that I can remember!

Apr 05, 2017 06:51 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Is some numbers are taboo or bad feng shui; "Poverty" Street also raises eyebrows or if property abuts cemetery.

Apr 05, 2017 06:28 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

That has never been a deal breaker for me.

Apr 05, 2017 06:15 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

Yes.

Apr 05, 2017 06:10 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

yes twice on me

Apr 05, 2017 06:01 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Yes, I have... some cultures do look at number combinations, street name, direction a home is facing, etc.

Apr 05, 2017 05:53 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

You bet.

sixes are the winner.

However some nationally recognized street names are also a 'no go.'

Apr 05, 2017 05:42 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

No, I've never had this happen to my knowledge.

Apr 05, 2017 05:20 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

No...as if that were a show stopper they would never tour it in the first place...

Apr 05, 2017 05:09 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I not that I know about.

Apr 05, 2017 04:56 AM
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Damon Botticelli
Silver State Realty & Investments - Las Vegas, NV
Realtor - Las Vegas Real Estate

Apr 04, 2017 11:56 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Just once and it was an ordinary name that brought back bad memories...

Apr 04, 2017 10:46 PM
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Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-882-0322
PalmerHouse Properties Florida - 941-882-0322 | Serving Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties - Sarasota, FL
When you're thinking of moving...ThinkSuncoast.com

No, but I did see a new listing pop up in our market on Uranus and thought that might make people chuckle when you told them you live on Uranus!  

Apr 04, 2017 08:22 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!

Yes, like others have said, the number '4' has kept several of my clients from buying. I actually encouraged one of my builders years ago, to have the street number changed with the city so the home would appeal to ALL potential buyers!

Apr 04, 2017 08:15 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

I've had a buyer not willing to purchase a home because the street name was the same as her ex! Would not buy the home..found another one that was much better..some times need to pay attention to good or bad Karma.

Apr 04, 2017 07:16 PM
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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 have not had any buyer not buy because of the address but have had many buyers comment how they liked the address.

Apr 04, 2017 07:07 PM
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Teri Pacitto
Compass - Westlake Village, CA
Real Estate, Your Style...Your Home...My Specialty

Yes many times. Also, many other factors, such as direction of the stairs to the front door, the way the house is situated on a lot or direction it faces, if it's on a T location, beams, fireplace and many more things one should be aware of. Chinese have a propensity for numbers 6, 8 and 9 and double digits often are more desirable.  All considered lucky numbers in Chinese culture.  

Apr 04, 2017 06:59 PM
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Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

No

Apr 04, 2017 06:25 PM
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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

Yes, my Asian clients although what is good luck for Chinese, is not for Japanese, due to the double meaning of the way to state the certain numbers  for example in Japanese means death. 

I have had so many Asian clients, I learned Feng Shui and I speak scoshi Nihongo ga.

Apr 04, 2017 06:14 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

          Buyer from China asked to back out of the contract.   His father told him the house was facing the wrong direction, it would bring bad luck.  The builder obliged; we sold him another house facing the correct direction!

Apr 04, 2017 05:56 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Yes and house number

Apr 04, 2017 05:51 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

No

Apr 04, 2017 05:46 PM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

No ma'am not yet

Apr 04, 2017 04:59 PM
Rainmaker
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

It is a common issue here.  No different than not wanting to live on certain floors of a low, medium or high rise.

Apr 04, 2017 04:44 PM
Rainmaker
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Yes

Apr 04, 2017 04:31 PM
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Noel Mayer
Upper Montclair Weichert Realtors - Montclair, NJ
YOU WILL BE RIGHT AT HOME WITH NOEL

Not ye

Apr 04, 2017 03:48 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I have not, but I have heard of others having to deal with that.... 

Apr 04, 2017 02:44 PM
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Melissa Jackson
Century 21 Alliance Properties - Azle, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

Has never been a issue for me. Maybe they secretly don't choose a property because of numbers and I would not know.

Apr 04, 2017 02:09 PM
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Alexander- Slocum
Premiere Property Group, LLC - Vancouver Washington - Vancouver, WA
Realty Team- Vancouver WA Real Estate

We haven't had a buyer expressly say they wouldn't buy because of the house number. Could be that some were silent about it.

Apr 04, 2017 02:02 PM
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

I can't think of think of...

Apr 04, 2017 01:54 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I did have a buyer not want to view a 13 and then had a perfect home, but it was on a street that had some crime long ago. Although the street goes for miles and one end is night an dday to tee other end, they would not look. 

Apr 04, 2017 01:45 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Can't remember the name but once it happened.

Apr 04, 2017 01:35 PM
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Pete Xavier
Investments to Luxury - Pacific Palisades, CA
Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide

I would purchase a property partially based on the address number(s). Was just looking at one with a single address number of 7... that alone is very desirable, at least for me.

Apr 04, 2017 01:22 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I had a client hack in Boston that refused to look at homes on roads where there was a Dead End sign

Apr 04, 2017 01:17 PM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

Yes, the number 8's not so great for some. 

Apr 04, 2017 12:55 PM
Rainmaker
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Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

Almost!  Buyer was very concerned about the bellicose nature of the street name(Man O War).

I explained that the streets in the subdivision were named with an Equine theme and that the street was named after one of the two greatest race horses in the 20th Century.  The explanation satisfied the buyer and they bought the house.

Apr 04, 2017 12:45 PM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

I have had them avoid numbers also avoid signing contracts on particular dates... so yes

Mar 19, 2018 05:00 PM
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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

Had a listing several years ago - 20666 and had some comments, and did take longer to sell, but sold eventually.

Apr 06, 2017 09:35 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I have had client add up the numbers before and determine if that was the house or not>

 

Apr 06, 2017 08:17 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Lynnea Miller - not happened - yet!

Apr 05, 2017 10:33 PM
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Tony Lewis
RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Santa Clarita & Aliso Viejo

Yeah, numerology has come up in the past.  Also direction of the home, where the bathroom sat and if it had a traffic street head toward it..

Apr 05, 2017 10:20 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Yes every oncee in a while we have buyers into this stuff. I just show then homes with the numbers that do work for them.

Apr 05, 2017 04:24 PM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Lynnea - I have not experienced it personally, but I do know some cultures, as well as individuals, have certain beliefs about things that would prevent them from buying certain homes based on their address, the way it was facing, etc.

Apr 05, 2017 03:11 PM