Richie Alan  Naggar, agent & author  (people first...then business Ran Right Realty )

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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

As a matter of fact, Richie, I just saw one when I was checking on my hummingbird feeder. Being the seasoned Girl Scout that I am, I let out a semi-scream and walked away. I don't do critters or crawlers!!! LOL As far as I know, he's still hanging around. 

Sep 21, 2021 09:48 AM
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

I'm with Ryan. 

Let me tell you a story about a tick that I picked off my dog. Pulled it off, hadn't bitten her yet so I flushed it down the toilet. Hours later having to use the loo, guess who was sitting on the toilet seat? Ok, this time I'm making sure it is going down like the tidy bowl man in his boat. Hour later I check again & guess who? Yep he knows how to swim & scuba.

I call husband to get the blow torch from the garage. 

Sep 21, 2021 11:06 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

XL18 Flamethrower For Sale |

Sep 21, 2021 10:44 AM
Doug Dawes
KW Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

I don't like spiders even though they serve a useful purpose. An unexpected web hit is most distasteful. I'm told they don't like peppermint oil

Sep 21, 2021 10:48 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Capture and release ... always! 

I do not kill anything inside my house.  They are all sent back outside. 

Sep 21, 2021 10:26 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

My neighbor found a black window spiker and web on his patio.  My advice. Get rid of it. They are deadly.  I don't want spiders crawling around on our alcoves and patios. No thanks!

Sep 21, 2021 10:12 AM
Eileen Burns
Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach - Fort Lauderdale, FL
FL Probate Agent, Hotel, Land, Multi Family

I destroy the webs especially when they are on my car!  We don't have gardens in midrise condos so when the web gets built often they go shortly thereafter.  

It is also the worst to walk around a property for sale and get tangled in the web....uuuggghhhh

Sep 21, 2021 10:07 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Inside, they die! Outside, they live. 

My advice to all spiders - STAY OUTTA MY HOUSE!

Sep 21, 2021 07:28 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


We like spiders, Ron gives them a ride out the door with toilet paper cardboard that he has for these special time.  I like their webs, they are beautiful.  We do remove them when they are in the way!  A

Sep 21, 2021 11:10 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

A spider inside gets killed.
A brown recluse gets killed faster.
Outside I leave them alone if their webs are not in the passage way.
If you are familiar with orb weavers,  one thread across the walkway is incredibly noticeable in how strong the thread is.
Once a year all webs are cleared so the critters can start with a fresh slate.
Just two days ago, on a run northbound, nature delivered a 5 foot diamond back to see if I was paying attention.
Live and let live.

Sep 21, 2021 10:06 AM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

We have a monthly service to deal with spiders and other pests. I get annoyed when I walk out my front door through a web.

Sep 21, 2021 02:13 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

It depends on the spider and the situation.  I would take on ANY spider if I was protecting my child (when she was a child) or my grandchildren.  However if it's me and my husband I'll run and scream like a little girl. 

Sep 21, 2021 01:43 PM
Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
Lake Sinclair Specialist

I would kill a brown recluse outside or a black widow, but all others outside are great.  Some spiders I catch inside and release, others I smash. And once when I was in the army I was inside and a giant camel spider fell from the rafters of the tent I was in and I ran like hell.

Sep 21, 2021 11:37 AM
Raymond Henson, eXp Realty
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA

I am a catch and release kind of guy too.  I will even stop a pickleball game to move a spider or buy along.  In our last tournament, one of our opponents stopped the game to save a bee.  I liked him right away.

Sep 21, 2021 08:48 PM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

I used to hate spiders... And then I was a mom of two very small boys and I found a friggen nest of spiders on the ceiling between our bedrooms. I couldn't pass my fear of spiders to them, could i? So I pretended it was no big deal - "wow, look at all those spiders!!! We'll have to put them outside where they belong, right?" and I don't remember how I removed them all but I remember standing on a stepstool thinking, geez, now what?

My boys are not afraid of spiders, and I no longer am either, so I guess I did something right.

Sep 21, 2021 07:46 PM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Spiders eat fleas, mosquitoes, mites, ticks, other pests.  Spiders are your friends!

If you have to remove a web, gently relocate the spider first.  Then sweep away the web.

Sep 21, 2021 06:19 PM
Joseph Domino 480-390-6011
HomeSmart - Scottsdale, AZ
Real Estate Made Easy

When I was a child I would get ants and flies and put them in spider webs to watch. I learned a lot about nature that way.

Sep 21, 2021 05:38 PM
Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN


The outdoor wolf spiders who love to dwell in the grass and rocks at the edge of the pond are swiftly dispatched by our pond's bluegill when I mow the edge of the pond.   

I do confess I hasten their end by placing the mower casing on the large rocks so it vibrates to scare the spiders onto the water where the bluegill are waiting to ambush them from below the water.  BAM!!!!!  

Sep 21, 2021 04:22 PM
Peter Mohylsky. Broker -BRIX REALTY
Miramar Beach, Florida - Santa Rosa Beach, FL

live and let live but.  dont step on my blue swade shoes.  ie stay outside where you belong.  

Sep 21, 2021 04:13 PM
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

I have had monthly pest control from the foundation up since this house was built! So RARELY do I encounter any 'critters' in the house or near it. There's just nothing for them to eat! 


Sep 21, 2021 03:59 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

It is interesting to photograph the webs.

Sep 21, 2021 02:20 PM
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

I let them live. I just had a spider on my neck and caught him and dropped out in the flower bed.

Sep 21, 2021 01:20 PM
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

I like spiders because they kill flies. We never kill spiders, although there are some toxic ones out there; not near us. Who doesn't have special feelings for spiders after reading/watching Charlotte's Web? Some like to spin their webs near the top of the garage doors, where our Nest camera is and when they move, web cam registers them as a "person in the driveway"; they look huge on camera, like big monsters!

Sep 21, 2021 12:13 PM
Jason E. Gordon
AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA - San Diego, CA

I tickle them under their chin

Sep 22, 2021 01:57 PM
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I do not like spiders! I get the heeby geebies!  The webs are a nusance, especially in low basements when showing properties.  Outside they don't bother me ... that's where they should be! Will Live if they are outside ... probably the death sentence if they cross my path unexpectedly. 

Sep 22, 2021 11:26 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

It depends, if they want to crawl on me then they likely will die, if they leave me alone then I will likely reciprocate.

Sep 22, 2021 10:58 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I have a pest control every 3 months, so rarely see a live bug, even along the outside of my home.   Would MUCH prefer to see them dead.

Sep 22, 2021 05:39 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Many dowtown hirise buildings near the lake have seasonal problems with spiders in large quantity. Spraying of balconies is required if you want to use them. So the death sentence is the only way to go.

Sep 22, 2021 04:02 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I avoid them at all costs. If inside, they are gonzo. Outside I leave them be.

Sep 23, 2021 08:04 PM
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489

Outside, it is their home. I just stay away from them. Inside, they don't belong. If I can easily get them out I will but that often isn't the situation.

Sep 23, 2021 05:22 PM