Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents (Godzyk Real Estate Services)

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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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Is this about your posts or you wanting your posts featured Scott Godzyk?

In any event, people have a choice to read or not read ...comment or not comment. If something turns us off ... we can click off.  We do have freedom of speech and the freedom to express whatever we choose, however we choose.  Bring on the Crap!!!

 

Apr 25, 2017 07:19 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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With 7 billion people in the world, do not be surprised if there is disagreement over anything but instead learn to cruise through it all

Apr 25, 2017 06:51 AM
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Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Orlando Home Buyers

A blog is just like reading the newspapers...I skip over the articles that are not of interest.

Good for you to tell it like it is!

Eve

Apr 25, 2017 09:08 AM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

I'm curious as to who wrote the email: a member or the public?  If it was a member, ignore it as I doubt we're your target audience.  Also, why worry about features: no one would recognize a gold star other than members!!  Write what will attract your investors and don't waste your time on what others think Scott Godzyk 

Apr 25, 2017 08:17 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I just left a comment and you are to be commended for taking that listing.... "someone needs to do it" and you need to market it as it is.... that's your job... your commenter needs to understand that... not every sight is one of a luxury home....

Apr 25, 2017 07:36 AM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
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It was clear in the title.  Nobody has to click on it if they aren't ready to read about what is in the title.  That is pretty gross though, ;-) Kasey

Apr 25, 2017 06:59 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
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Boy some people need to have a hobby. It's your blog. Write what you want.

Apr 25, 2017 06:56 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Seriously? I could care less...

Apr 25, 2017 10:09 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

Respectfully (but since you asked) I glanced the titlet this morning and elected not to open it. 

I figured it was going to be gross or a waste of time, so I read others that were enriching. What were you hoping to gain with that title and subject matter? Seemed like poor judgment. But, we all fall prey to poor judgment...so no judgment here...just my comments.

Apr 25, 2017 08:56 PM
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Jim Cheney
Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA - Santa Rosa, CA
Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055

I try to keep my posts "G" rated and if there is controversy involved, try to be neutral.  

Apr 25, 2017 10:40 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

I don't write about reo animal residues.

I did receive overwhelming response on California single stall sign law for trans. genders.

 

Apr 25, 2017 10:08 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
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Scott Godzyk - No matter what you write, you're going to offend someone! I wouldn't worry about it - and I love your 'scratch & sniff' comment!  LOL

Apr 25, 2017 08:09 AM
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Bob Crane
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Would not bother me, just glad that I am not there to help with the cleanup.

Apr 25, 2017 07:20 AM
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Carol Williams
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Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

It is disgusting but you're getting noticed.  If you're not spreading violence and profanity, I say tell it like it is.  Doesn't hurt people to know your job isn't just having fun looking at pretty houses. 

Apr 25, 2017 06:58 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Maybe I would have said what's yellow, what's brown.  I saw the post & it's a part of life. Maybe the toilet seat down though?

As I said there, there should be health codes upheld & the LA should have taken care of it.

Apr 25, 2017 06:53 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

There are choices about what to read or not. Just like watching the news on TV

Apr 25, 2017 06:51 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

Debe Maxwell, CRS nailed this one!

Apr 26, 2017 06:16 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

just keep blogging for busine$$ is my motto

Apr 26, 2017 05:52 AM
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Michael Jacobs
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There's no shortage of crap available.  Jump in.   

Apr 26, 2017 04:31 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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Well, you never can please everyone. There are always people who will dislike whatever you do. Thank them and move on. 

Apr 25, 2017 11:59 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Scott Godzyk I respect their opinion - and just move on....

Apr 25, 2017 11:15 PM
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Melissa Jackson
Century 21 Alliance Properties - Azle, TX
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The reader could have clicked off your article.  Just like every other online source someone is going to complain.  

Apr 25, 2017 09:02 PM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

     Whoever was offended has obviously never been inside a really bad REO.  

Apr 25, 2017 06:33 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
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Most of us are driven by the title and if it sounds gross or unfitting for mealtime we just shouldn't click or read on.

Apr 25, 2017 06:08 PM
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Esther Preston
Heartland Realty - Redmond, OR

OH NO! LOL

Apr 25, 2017 05:56 PM
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Kathryn Acciari
Century 21 Real Estate - Shrewsbury, MA
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These are the things we come across every day in our oh so glamorous profession. Write about what is pertinent to you.

Apr 25, 2017 04:03 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Well, some people just ca't see past the written word

Apr 25, 2017 02:34 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
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Was that email from a potential customer or an AR agent?

IMO makes a difference in my answer

Apr 25, 2017 02:16 PM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

I think it's good for all to know what they might possibly expect when walking into an REO listing, but the post  could be phrased in a way that would not spoil our meals.

Apr 25, 2017 02:00 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Just read the blog - and good for you! You found a great property for your client.

Apr 25, 2017 12:56 PM
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Scott ignore it and do what you feel is appropiate for your audience.

Apr 25, 2017 10:31 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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If someone put a gun to their head and made them read it I would have some compassion.

Apr 25, 2017 10:03 AM
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Mick Michaud
Distinctly Texas Lifestyle Properties, LLC Office:682/498-3107 - Granbury, TX
Your Texas Lifestyle is Here!

You'll find an audience for anything you write.  And many more will be turned off by it.  Pick a topic: Religion, politics, art, sexuality, sports, bodily functions. 

Write what you need to and let the audience sort it out.  There is such a thing as bathroom humor. 

Apr 25, 2017 09:31 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Some just do not like to hear: "just the facts; Maam"!

Apr 25, 2017 09:12 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

It is a fact of life.  I don't think it's too gross.

Apr 25, 2017 08:55 AM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
There's no place like home.

they can feel free to push the "next" button.

Apr 25, 2017 08:38 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

The facts are the facts. The choice to read is thier choice!

Apr 25, 2017 07:39 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

No. It's all part of the business. It's not as gross as the baker that sells bread shaped like dead body parts. https://youtu.be/GKSO7m3-MH8

Apr 25, 2017 07:38 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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I had over 50,000 views of of a video about Flip or Flop and many were extremely insulting. All in a days work.

Apr 25, 2017 07:35 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Really?!  I briefly perused your Blog, and it was not (in my opinion) 'too gross' for any time of the day.  I never imagined that you could or would write a Blog that was even close to that description, so of course I had to go over and see.  I agree it's tough to get folks to take the time and make the effort to read Blogs on some days, but from your style that I have seen in Q & A's and Replies and Comments Scott Godzyk, that would not be you.

Apr 25, 2017 07:25 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

I wouldn't worry about it

Apr 25, 2017 07:22 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Gross is reality in some of the foreclosures.

Apr 25, 2017 07:20 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Scott,

We are not obligated to read anyone's post.  Our choice our consequence. A

Apr 25, 2017 06:49 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Probably not... it's all in the eye of the beholder.

Apr 29, 2017 05:23 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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I have seen quite a few posts on pee and poop lately.   Must be a trend.

Apr 27, 2017 08:21 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

You can't please everyone all the time.  I wouldn't worry about it, just keep doing what you do.

Apr 26, 2017 01:55 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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You really,  I find that interesting.

 

Apr 26, 2017 09:23 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Poop on those opinions, keep writing what you feel.

Apr 26, 2017 06:37 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
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Seriously? How could you possibly know what time of day they would read it or what mood they would be in?

Apr 26, 2017 05:41 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Actually this is a question YOU must answer.

If you are OK with following the lowest of society into the common language that is VULGAR (definition #1)  then go with it.

However, some say real estate agents are professionals and have some club rules that can be ignored if one has the backbone.

For me, vulgar language (Definition #1) is not that which I want to be associated.

Now, the suggestion of vulgar, without the performance, can be a marketing tactic that will attract exactly that population.

Apr 25, 2017 07:50 AM