Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker! (Fathom Realty Washington LLC)

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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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Referrals are my lifeblood so, yes, I would, Paul. 

While I was on vacation, I received a text from a client of mine who wanted to look at a property for a friend who wanted to, at some point, live in the same community. My assistant took him to see it, they FaceTimed with the friend and I got home to a Closing on the books! 

Apr 04, 2018 05:22 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
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I have several clients who have been with me literally since I opened the doors of my office, have done multiple transactions with, have been a source of incoming and outgoing referrals. If those clients want to see a house for sport, let's go.

Apr 04, 2018 06:27 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I have not been asked to do this. If it works for you, then I'd not fix something that's not broken.

Apr 04, 2018 05:38 AM
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Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
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I have not been asked to do something like that before.

Apr 04, 2018 05:58 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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I have shown a property on a"hunch"  to certain buyers. Not as a rule...occasionally I've been known as a "rule-breaker", Paul.

Apr 04, 2018 02:36 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
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Well, that seems to work for you, almost like a subagent that you pay with time rather than money.

Apr 03, 2018 10:26 PM
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Richard Weeks
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IMHO a buyer needs to be ready, willing, and able.

Apr 04, 2018 04:53 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Interesting. Maybe that person needs to get a real estate license!

Apr 04, 2018 03:04 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

show her homes everyday....

Apr 04, 2018 07:46 AM
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Yes, I had that happen a time or two but only when the "friend" was truly serious about relocating.  It all worked out in the end. 

Apr 04, 2018 07:45 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

If it were playing out the way you describe ... yes. 

I've only done this once in 15 years and the buyers did close. 

Apr 04, 2018 07:38 AM
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Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

Sounds like her hobby is looking at homes and finding buyers for you...sounds like a sweet deal for you!

Apr 04, 2018 06:05 AM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Maybe, I think so, indirectly. We probably all did it at some point.

Apr 04, 2018 05:48 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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I would like to say no but I have done it and it paid off!

Apr 04, 2018 05:37 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Agent Retired

No I don't but that lady seems to be an exception to the rule. She'd be my buddy. (bird doggin')

Apr 04, 2018 05:30 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

I'd recruit her, she sounds perfect for the job!

Apr 04, 2018 04:57 AM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
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As Nina Hollander said "If it works for you, then I'd not fix something that's not broken."

Apr 09, 2018 06:17 PM
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Sam Shueh
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yes and no

Apr 04, 2018 07:20 AM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
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Never thought of it, to be honest. Good idea.

Apr 04, 2018 06:39 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Now there is something I had never thought of Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®,CRS, . If I have it's been unknowingly.

Apr 04, 2018 06:32 AM
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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

If they are matching me to buyers and that their method and it's working, why not. But, typically I only show properties to pre-approved or proven cash buyers.

Apr 04, 2018 06:30 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
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A Lead Gen niche ???

Apr 04, 2018 06:14 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

Sure.

Apr 04, 2018 05:44 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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Sometimes.

Apr 04, 2018 05:33 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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It depends, if they wer ein deed a match maker perhaps. But if they have nothing to do on a rainy Sunday, no

Apr 04, 2018 05:32 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

Apr 04, 2018 05:20 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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You bet I will. Why not?

Apr 04, 2018 04:03 AM
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Buzz Mackintosh
Mackintosh REALTORS - Frederick, MD
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Sounds like a potential future agent. I would talk that person into getting licensed.

Apr 04, 2018 03:14 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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I will still show homes to them.

 

Apr 07, 2018 11:03 AM
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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

It sounds like this "buyer" I would! 

Apr 06, 2018 10:18 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

You are lucky to have someone like that! The busy buddy realtor-wannabe?

Sometimes I show to people I know are not likely to buy just to get better acquainted with the inventory.

Apr 05, 2018 11:43 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

For referrals, yes, I would.

Apr 04, 2018 09:11 PM
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

I'll show property to trusted friends and she sounds like a VERY trusted friend. I'd show her homes everyday!

Apr 04, 2018 08:46 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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I have not had that happen but it seems to be working for you, Paul.

Apr 04, 2018 06:28 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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Yes I have and it paid off

Apr 04, 2018 05:06 PM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

I seems that you have a raving fan and a relationship that I would love to have with a friend or relative.

Apr 04, 2018 04:22 PM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

The decision would depend upon the circumstances.

Apr 04, 2018 11:18 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I wish I had friends like that! 

Apr 04, 2018 09:48 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Opportunity many times doesn't announce itself in ways we expect

Apr 04, 2018 09:33 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Why not Paul?  I think Debe Maxwell, CRS comment makes the point perfectly..  A

Apr 04, 2018 09:08 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

If they were a random person off the street: no.

If they've sent a lot of business may way, I'd rent a limo for the day and we'd be sipping champagne and eating freshly made cookies from the local baker.

Apr 04, 2018 08:56 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

    Yes, I would.  We can do lunch, then look at a few houses.  A pleasant way to nurture a beneficial relationship.

Apr 04, 2018 08:40 AM