Tony Lewis, Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo (Summit Real Estate Group)

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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Why on earth would I dread Christmas - It's my birthday!  I love the Christmas season and everything that surrounds it!  As for Memorial Day weekend I'm so looking forward to our Taco Party with a lot of friends that we are hosting  pool side...along with either bocce ball or corn hole games! Bring on the friends and fun!

May 15, 2022 12:11 PM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

I do not dread Christmas shopping since I only have one person for whom to wife. She is happy to take care of any other needed gift shopping for others.

May 15, 2022 12:07 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I do not. Christmas is not something to dread, IMO. 

May 15, 2022 12:40 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

Christmas is my husband's favorite holiday and I enjoy watching him get excited about what the holiday brings! We have no plans for the Memorial Day weekend.

May 15, 2022 12:21 PM
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

I jot down ideas all year round of what I hear people mentioning likes and dislikes.  There is nothing I like more than finding the perfect gift for family.  I have never given nor received money or gift cards as they scream I don't care to learn what you like.  (unless that is specifically asked for, it is not a gift in my opinion.)   To see the look of surprise and joy when they open a gift they were not expecting is priceless.  To have them remember and say "how did you know I was looking for or thinking of that in July?"   The magic of Christmas is alive and well all year long. 

May 15, 2022 11:42 AM
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Hello Tony Lewis it is good to prepare early for Christmas shopping.

May 15, 2022 12:03 PM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Oh my gosh, no. I don't dread anything. Especially Christmas. Last year we walked up our hill to cut down a tree, had great fun decorating it, and had some family members visit right around the holiday. We didn't worry about gifts. We made cookies. Fun, fun, fun.

May 16, 2022 04:50 AM
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489

I do not dread Christmas. These days it usually means I get to see one or both of my kids, cook something I don't always cook, decorate, and appreciate the season. Gifts are only a part of it. In my family we ask each other what they want. I buy a few gifts outside of my family but not a lot. 

May 16, 2022 04:41 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

It is sad that you dread the holidays. 

May 16, 2022 04:22 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Not really.  We just ask each other what we want.  That's difficult at times though since if we want something we just go and get it.

May 15, 2022 06:12 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Whats to dread about it?

Clearly if you think that Christmas is about getting and giving gifts then you may have missed the point.

Perhaps a refocus will allow you to stop dreading this and focus on other things for the next 224 days.

May 16, 2022 06:26 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Holidays are permission, type celebration events and to the many, some preparation is required. It does require a focus/plan. As to Xmas itself & the reason for it, giving thanks to the Creator continuously only requires heart

May 16, 2022 06:16 AM
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Why dread it? If you don't celebrate it as a religious holiday, it's still great for all the spirit and getting together with family and friends.

May 16, 2022 05:51 AM
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

I love Christmas but I'm ready for some summer fun first.  

May 16, 2022 05:04 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Not sure why I'd dread Christmas... I love the Christmas season and look forward to it each year (just not in October).

May 16, 2022 04:53 AM
Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
Lake Sinclair Specialist

my wife is Christmas shopping already.  We don't dread Christmas, we celebrate the birth of Christ.

May 16, 2022 08:12 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Don't see any excitement for Memorial Day building here in Chicago. Hope people will remember the 4th of July. So, Christmas is not on the radar yet!

May 16, 2022 05:14 AM