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

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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Before I was in real estate, I was in retail. I'm not sure if that has had any influence but I rarely return,  maybe exchange and have regifted as I deem "appropriate" . 

Dec 26, 2018 09:19 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 will return and exchange - sometimes they may not have my size and I'll have to get something else! LOL

Seriously, that hasn't happened in years. No re-gifting here either!

Dec 26, 2018 08:33 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Return and exchange works for me unless it is fruitcake!

Dec 27, 2018 03:58 AM
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

As Michael Jacobs  would say : "well it depends"... seriously re-gifting is good some times... other times it is just a donation to the Rescue Organizations for their Fundraiser Sales...never a return...

Dec 26, 2018 10:53 PM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Depends on what the gift is BUT I rarely regift

Dec 27, 2018 07:51 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

It depends. And sometimes I donate to Goodwill!

Dec 27, 2018 04:20 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

I toss it in the corner. 

Dec 27, 2018 07:38 AM
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Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

It's been years since I've needed to return/exchange something and we don't regift...would return or exchange instead.

Dec 26, 2018 09:05 PM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  Recycle.  

Dec 26, 2018 08:31 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

I usually treasue the lump of coal Santa gave me Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS 

Dec 27, 2018 08:48 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

None of the above. 

Dec 27, 2018 07:42 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Neither; however, sounds like a good Seinfeld episode.

Dec 27, 2018 04:36 AM
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Raj Taj
RE/MAX - Lake Bluff, IL
Drive By Blessings!

"It is better to burn a gift than to have it cause offense." Book of Raj.

Dec 27, 2018 04:00 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
The House Kat

I might donate or return, it really depends on what the item is. But we purposedly kept gifts to a minimum this year, so we're in good shape!

Dec 27, 2018 02:44 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Nothing to return this year.  I'm keeping what Santa gave me.

Dec 27, 2018 02:17 AM
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

I will exchange or return for something that I need or prefer.

Dec 27, 2018 08:07 AM
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Realtyna Inc
Realtyna - Newark, DE
Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services

usually neither.. I either force myself to find a way to use a gift or eventually donate it/give it away... maybe you could consider that a form of regifting :p

Dec 27, 2018 06:10 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Seldom do either.

Dec 26, 2018 08:53 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

I return, and when I buy a gift, I let the individual know that it is OK with me if they return.  I rarely regift and only because I know someone would love it. A

Dec 27, 2018 11:03 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

I regift booze, wine and Starbucks cards.

Dec 27, 2018 09:02 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

cash is king. 

Dec 27, 2018 08:44 AM
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Joyce Marsh
Premier Sotheby's International Realty - Ormond Beach, FL
Premier Sotheby's International Realty

I don't regift so it's either return, exchange, keep or donate.

Dec 27, 2018 08:20 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

The unneeded stuff is usually sitting on the shelf.

Dec 27, 2018 08:20 AM
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Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

Exchange if needful.  If it's something I'll never use and it cannot be exchanged, it will be donated.  

Dec 27, 2018 07:45 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.

Dec 27, 2018 06:59 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

The only person who would know it is re-gifted....won't talk!    is the rule

Dec 27, 2018 06:21 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Most often return and not regift. I most likely would sell on ebay if it did not fit and i could not return

Dec 27, 2018 06:09 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I have never regifted.

Dec 27, 2018 04:39 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

return

Dec 27, 2018 12:08 PM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Haven't had to do either, but would probably exchange; not regift unless someone spoke up for the item. 

Dec 27, 2018 11:24 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Has not been an issue for me in YEARS!!! 

Dec 27, 2018 09:22 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

Depends. :)

Most of the gifts I love. 

Happy New Year!

Dec 27, 2018 08:55 AM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

The last one - new IPhone 10x or whatever still in the box. My lovely V is not happy about it, I don't think I need to change phone every year. So, no return or regift. :)

Dec 27, 2018 07:34 PM
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Ricardo Mello
Manhattan Miami Real Estate - Manhattan, NY
Manhattan & Miami Real Estate Agent

Both LOL

Dec 27, 2018 01:36 PM
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Francine Viola
Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA - Olympia, WA
REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs

I would not return a gift.  I will keep it but it will probably eventually get donated.

Dec 27, 2018 01:11 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

I do regift. Received a bottle of chardonnay and a box of chocolates this year, and regifted both.

Dec 30, 2018 07:54 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I have but not much

Dec 28, 2018 06:39 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Depends.

Dec 28, 2018 05:45 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I never return.... no patience....

and I do not regift.... if I don't like or cannot use the gift, I'll find someone who can use it and likes it, and I'll just give it.... not gifted.... 

Dec 27, 2018 06:35 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

It's been so long since this issue has come up, that I don't know.

Dec 27, 2018 02:40 PM