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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 find it is a different business model and frankly I don't judgeI just do my job and sometimes pick up the slack from the other side.

Sep 19, 2018 08:18 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

There are limited agency brokerages out there that cause our buyer's agent to do the job of both selling and listing agent.  However, if the property works for the buyer, it is worth the added work.

Sep 19, 2018 08:08 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I haven't had an experience with this type of brokerage, yet. But I would still do what I need to do to make the transaction happen.

Sep 19, 2018 08:32 PM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Does not exist I guess.

Sep 19, 2018 08:25 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  Much of the time, even so-called "full service agents" don't do the work they should.  Sometimes because they are new and don't have a clue; other times because they just don't fulfill their obligations.  I know that going into the transaction, so I deal with it.

Sep 19, 2018 08:13 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!

I couldn't have said it more eloquently than Lynnea Miller

Sep 20, 2018 03:58 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

I have no idea, and we would not work for such a brokerage.  A

Sep 19, 2018 08:50 PM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
A moving experience!

As with all agencies (discount, or otherwise), it totally depends on the agent.

Sep 19, 2018 08:28 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

There are many different types of business models. Why are you generalizing about the people? Why are you asking this anonymously? 

Sep 20, 2018 02:46 AM
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Romylio "Romeo" Cordoba - NSB Realtor
Adams Cameron and Co. Realtors - New Smyrna Beach, FL
Daytona Beach Real Estate Agent

Seem a few of them but never dealt with them and I would image so.

Sep 19, 2018 09:52 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

We have one of those here, they dont do much and their clients claim to be fsbo's.

Sep 19, 2018 08:11 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

they do squat compared to full service agents.... 

Sep 20, 2018 06:40 AM
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Doug Dawes
KW Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

I don't think that is generally true. Good and bad agents can be found everywhere

Sep 20, 2018 04:36 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

Anonymous

Sep 20, 2018 04:20 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate Agent Retired

Oh like Redfin? I think the quality of their agents is really bad. Had my fathers house sold a few years ago & it was horrible. Different person showed up for each part of the transaction & none really knew what was going on. I felt sorry for the buyer - he was not getting represented but wow, he sure got that rebate.

Sep 20, 2018 04:20 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

You get what you pay for. It's not a question of doing the work they should do... it's a business model that for discounting the fees doesn't provide many services.

Sep 20, 2018 04:11 AM
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Gary Frimann, CRS, GRI, SRES
Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates - Gilroy, CA
REALTOR and Broker

It all depends on the agent involved quite frankly.  

Sep 19, 2018 08:28 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I can't say since I do not work for a company that discounts and offers rebates.

Sep 20, 2018 06:48 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, and typically they are not as knowledgeable as they should be.

Sep 20, 2018 06:38 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

Ahh, discount brokers- the scourge of the real estate business. To be avoided at all costs. 

Sep 20, 2018 05:15 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

That's why they can discount, because they don't offer the same level of service. Clients pay extra for additional services.  Unfortunately, in many cases, this requires the agent on the other side to do more than they should. 

Sep 20, 2018 05:02 AM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

All done and you got great answers.

Sep 20, 2018 12:12 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

1% FOOL Service. I will do it for Flee.

Sep 20, 2018 10:12 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

What "should" the agents be doing?  What are the agents doing?

That is between the agent and those who hired them. It's none of my business. 

Sep 20, 2018 06:45 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Money is a motivator ...Character and fiduciary never compromise

Sep 20, 2018 06:33 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Debbie Reynolds has this issue covered.

Sep 20, 2018 06:12 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

It has nothing to do with the business model it is what the agent brings to the transaction.

Sep 20, 2018 04:39 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No.

Sep 20, 2018 04:18 AM
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Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Coast & Luxury

I just do my best to get the deal done and closed whatever it takes. 

Sep 21, 2018 06:25 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

It does happen  but I have had some great referrals from people who's agents do not pull their weight or don't show up at closing

Sep 20, 2018 04:29 PM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Many great responses!

Sep 20, 2018 03:53 PM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

To each , their own

Sep 20, 2018 12:14 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Yes.

Sep 20, 2018 12:13 PM
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Jon K. Judd
Keller Williams Realty - Central Delaware - Dover, DE
GRI, e-PRO, SFR, Delaware Homes

I do whatever I need to do to make things happen.  I watch out for the best interests of my client... An agent that doesn't do what they need to do... won't be an agent that long...

Sep 20, 2018 11:10 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I find that agencies of all business models have agents that are all across the spectrum.

Sep 20, 2018 09:57 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Very FEW agents do as much work as they should.

Sep 20, 2018 07:06 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

There are many business formats. Do what is best for your personal success.

Sep 20, 2018 05:58 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I find it quite often. I do not think conumser know what they are in for and do not realize the services they wont get by trying to save money. Many often lose more than they save in the end. I try to write about many of these exact situations an share so other sellers can avoid this exact problem

Sep 20, 2018 05:40 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Such information is reserved those those whose credentials suggesting they can manage such information responsibly.

Those have responded with an opinion are behaving irresponsibly.

Sep 20, 2018 05:22 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

I have not had a problem along those lines.

Laziness and incompetency are not restricted to those who charge less for their services.

Sep 22, 2018 09:44 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 find that in ALL brokerages.

Sep 22, 2018 01:20 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Exactly, why would you work 100% of you pay a fraction of your commission? 

Sep 21, 2018 12:00 AM