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Kathy Streib,  Home Stager/Redesign

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Christina Botteri
REeBroker - Roseville, CA

From time-to-time, yes

Mar 29, 2015 06:15 AM
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

sometimes, yes.  Often this can be a bit less time consuming.  I've been trying to help a few people, especially some of the newer members.

Mar 28, 2015 08:08 AM
Cindy Davis
SD Home Source Realty - San Diego, CA

Of course - questions take far less time and allow me to still relate to others.

Mar 28, 2015 08:07 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I actually split 50/50 Kathy. So I guess the answer is yes I am spending more time on Q&A then before...

Mar 28, 2015 07:44 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hi Kathy -- "more" as in an increase in the time spent here versus previously, then yes.   "More" in the context fo actual time spent versus reading and commenting on posts, then no.     

As others have commented -- Q/A can be quicker.  Cindy Davis had a great answer -- it's an easy and quick way to relate to other members.

Mar 28, 2015 09:26 AM
Margaret Goss
@Properties - Winnetka, IL
Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate

Funny you ask that - just today I decided to spend more time in the Q&A area!  Only because at times I don't have the time to read and consider an entire post.

Mar 28, 2015 08:34 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate


Jul 21, 2018 06:15 AM
Steve Vondran "Attorney Steve®
The Law Offices of Steven C. Vondran, P.C. - San Francisco, CA
Business, Real Estate, and Intellectual Property

Q & A is very helpful.  It's like the peanut butter to go along with the jelly!  Need both for a tasty snack!! Gotta throw videos in there as well (the bread) for the complete meal!

Mar 30, 2015 11:35 AM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
Retired New Hampshire Home Stager

I've only just discovered the Q & A page.  I find it a fun place to hang now and then, but never instead of my regular post reading and commenting!

Mar 30, 2015 02:53 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Sometimes, and then I find that often the questions are just too big to answer.  I do my best to point in the direction, and lately there have been some very funny questions that have generated laughs, and laughter is important...A

Mar 29, 2015 07:04 AM
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance


Mar 29, 2015 02:20 AM
Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366
Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366 - Placerville, CA
General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage

I tend to drift over hear on occasion, but certainly not more the reading the posts on AR Kathy.

Mar 29, 2015 12:59 AM
John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

I hit the Q&A section first then on to the blogs.  

Mar 28, 2015 11:36 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Not really... the good thing about the questions, Kathy, is that they are typically short and sweet and don't require a ton of time to get through and many answers don't need a lot of words, either.

Mar 28, 2015 10:49 PM
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

yes, seems it has gotten that way. I skip through a lot more blogs now before i find a topic I'm interested in commenting on.

Mar 28, 2015 10:00 PM
Sham Reddy CRS
Howard Hanna RE Services, Dayton, OH - Dayton, OH

Yes, sometimes.  I am also surprised how people blog about very narrow topics like their neighborhood real estate.  Come on people no one cares about your neighborhood.  Talk about something we all can use

Mar 28, 2015 09:12 PM
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Burlington, MA
Metro Boston Homes For Sale

Kathy Streib I'd say, I spend additional time because of Q&A section.

Earlier, it used to be only blog posts and comments on 10-20 posts. Now, Q&A section has added at least 30 minutes to my ActiveRain time!

Mar 28, 2015 03:42 PM
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I believe, rewarding points for A&Q activities is a good motivation to check this section. You can learn something new and earn extra points.

Mar 28, 2015 02:57 PM
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Kathy - I am spending some additional time here in the Q&A section, but it has not deterred me from reading and commenting on posts. I am thinking about all the time I am spending here on AR, and may need to curtail it a little.

Mar 28, 2015 02:31 PM
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

No,  I still spend most of my time in Posts.  There is not that many that participate in the Q & A section.

Mar 28, 2015 02:29 PM
Lana Robbins Realtor ® Licensed Real Estate Broker
Aloha Kai Real Estate - Clearwater, FL
Licensed in Florida, Washington, and Hawai'i

Hi Kathy. I check out the Q & A first then check out the blogs I follow. I like the Q & A. I enjoy reading some of the responses.

Mar 28, 2015 02:23 PM
Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

No, the Q & A section goes so very fast. But then I am not a flowery fluffy answer type.  I usually say what I have to say and I am done.

Mar 28, 2015 01:28 PM
Sharon Alters
Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty - 904-673-2308 - Fleming Island, FL
Realtor - Homes for Sale Fleming Island FL

No, but I can see this would help the ADHD crowd :) 

Mar 28, 2015 01:09 PM
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I'm spending more time reading posts. Although I do answer at least a few questions a day. 

Mar 28, 2015 12:50 PM
Marie Story
Coldwell Banker - Pinecrest (Miami) - Pinecrest, FL
Broker Associate, Pinecrest (Miami) Specialist

Kathy, now that you mention it - yes I am.  I guess because they are more direct and to the point; pretty much like I am

Mar 28, 2015 12:20 PM
Eric Valente
Calabasas, CA

Yes, I am. I am very limited in time i can spend here. I find A&Q very interesting. 

Mar 28, 2015 11:54 AM
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Kathy, not really. I am spending more time reading posts.

Mar 28, 2015 11:47 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

I'm spending less time overall.  When I do log-in I think my time is about equal ... but I had not really thought about it until you asked the question.

Mar 28, 2015 10:26 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

 no... but Q&A section is more fun .... and much less time consuming.... 

Mar 28, 2015 10:14 AM
John Pusa
Glendale, CA

Kathy, I enjoy read and answer in the Q&A section.

Mar 28, 2015 10:14 AM
Robert Bob Gilbert
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties - Katy, TX
Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert

Good question but right now the answerr is no. I try to write 20 comments a day and i read the posts before commenting. i just started on the Q & A

Mar 28, 2015 09:34 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Thanks Jesse Castro . Some of the Q&A are helpful.

Mar 28, 2015 07:45 AM