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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

I try to make a comment that is specific to the post, pulling out something of significance that caught my attention.  

Sep 13, 2015 12:16 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


No, I don't, and I do what Carol Williams does.  I recently saw a market report, and someone had congratulated the writer on his new listing...too funny!  A

Sep 13, 2015 12:55 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

I do try to comment on those blogs to reciprocate their commenting on mine and as a show of support.  And i try to make some kind of statement that shows I actually looked at the report. 

Sep 13, 2015 01:59 AM
Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

i dont do that, but at times i will look something over, and i visited because i like the posting person, or i like the title, am possible dissapointed by that content, and will lokk for something to agree with or comment on. so i do. i try to visit and comment regardless. i usually dont visit and say nothing. sometimes i will just "like" it. Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner  had a good experience with commenting blindly recently

Sep 13, 2015 01:11 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Not very often, it is hard to comment on a market report.

Sep 13, 2015 01:14 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I never blindly comment, but I also do not go back to last month's market report and compare.  I generally comment on their analysis of the report and not the actual numbers.

Sep 13, 2015 07:18 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

When some one leaves a comment on my blog, I will attempt to leave a comment on their blog.  Sometimes, in some markets, there just isn't that much of a change.

Sep 13, 2015 05:05 AM
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Sally and David, I will confess that sometimes I do, especially when the comment comes from a new-to-me blogger.  And I try to post something meaningful, even if it's a reminder that it might be a good time to write another post!

Sep 13, 2015 04:35 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Great question! 

Sep 13, 2015 04:24 AM
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

No. Like most who posted answers here I read before commenting.

Sep 13, 2015 04:18 AM
Wayne Zuhl
Remax First Realty II - Cranford, NJ
The Last Name You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

No. We comment when we have something to add to a conversation.

Sep 13, 2015 04:08 AM
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

The "blind" comments are sometimes obvious in that it's clear that it's based purely on the title, so what's the point? I think this may be the value of the "like" button - it serves as an acknowledgment without the inane, meaningless comment.

Sep 13, 2015 03:55 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I do not try to read every market report when I leave comments. If that were a requirement, I would not be leaving those reciprocal comments.

Sep 13, 2015 02:59 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Reciprocation is nice but time is not always available.  There are more than a few AR members who commit drive by comments on a daily basis - I try to make any comments I leave relevant to the post.  

Sep 13, 2015 02:07 AM
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Only those who are dutifully being polite and use can language. Ditto, ditto

Yea, I heard from you before, now and in the future ....



Sep 13, 2015 01:02 AM