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Rainmaker
5,096,866
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Yes, but they must be official members of our association and mls. The top inspectors in our area all do have supra keys at this point in time (just like the appraisers). 

Nov 27, 2015 10:14 PM
Rainmaker
1,723,426
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Yes, but few seem to have one. They must belong to the MLS association.

Nov 27, 2015 10:10 PM
Rainmaker
3,986,196
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

If they are registered with the local Assoc. then yes

Nov 27, 2015 12:16 PM
Rainmaker
2,443,200
Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

Only if they are members of the Board of REALTORS(r).

Nov 27, 2015 11:20 AM
Rainmaker
1,659,236
John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Yes and I love them having access. 

Nov 27, 2015 11:04 PM
Rainmaker
1,683,862
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

If the inspectors become a member of the local MLS, then they have access to the same boxes we have.

Nov 27, 2015 01:40 PM
Rainmaker
2,352,654
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

No unless they are willing to pay dies to the local association 

Nov 27, 2015 10:57 AM
Rainmaker
3,626,524
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR

Some do most don't.  

Nov 27, 2015 09:07 PM
Rainmaker
2,759,787
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good Saturday morning Debbie. Yes!

Nov 27, 2015 06:12 PM
Rainmaker
1,237,820
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Nop, unless they belong to a MLS association.

Nov 27, 2015 11:51 AM
Ambassador
2,158,368
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Yes, they have to register and  pay for them and maybe even need to be affiliate members. 

Nov 27, 2015 09:30 AM
Ambassador
3,727,581
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH@Properties - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

They can if they pay dues to our local association.

Nov 27, 2015 09:07 AM
Rainmaker
2,224,473
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

Well in my small area, we know the home inspectors. Although I'm there to let the inspector in. We don't generally stick around for the home inspections due to the liability that an agent can take on. 

Nov 27, 2015 08:02 AM
Rainmaker
1,577,443
Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner
Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - Mission Viejo, CA
Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395

If they join the MLS they can. 

Nov 27, 2015 06:16 AM
Rainmaker
7,799,084
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I do not know the answer for our area. I would have to check on the requirements.

Nov 27, 2015 05:39 AM
Rainmaker
1,712,551
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Debbie, the answer is no. Like other agents we have been asking for a switch to SentriLock which allows for a limited entry with a one time keypad entry code. Right now we have Supra.

Nov 27, 2015 02:54 AM
Rainmaker
4,800,082
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Yes.  And many do.

Nov 27, 2015 02:51 AM
Rainmaker
1,466,207
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Debbie Reynolds We can issue a home inspector a one day code to gain access.

Nov 27, 2015 02:30 AM
Ambassador
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Yes, and most do.

Feb 19, 2019 10:33 PM
Rainmaker
617,935
David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Relocation, Luxury & Lifestyle residential

Debbie,
In my Houston market they are because we have state licenses for inspectors. They have to be fingerprinted and have back ground checks just like agents.

 

Since Colorado does not license inspectors and there are no background checks or fingerprints, they can’t have keys unless they hold an RE license.

Dec 01, 2015 07:06 AM
Rainmaker
461,582
Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308
Stake Your Land Realty, Inc. - Eustis, FL
Broker/Owner, SFR®, e-PRO®, GRI, AHWD, REALTOR®

Good morning Debbie,

Yes, which makes it very nice. (MLS members)

Nov 29, 2015 09:38 PM
Rainmaker
665,139
AJ Heidmann ~ CRS
McEnearney Associates, Inc. - Alexandria, VA
YOUR Alexandria & Arlington, VA Real Estate Expert

Here in Northern Virginia, they can join as an Associate member and use their Sentrilock card, though it seems most don't.

Nov 29, 2015 05:41 AM
Rainer
150,416
Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
Re/Max Real Estate Center - The Thacker Group - Louisville, KY
Your best friend who just happens to be a Realtor

Yes, they all have them here. I haven't had to attend a walk-through for some time now. 

Nov 28, 2015 04:38 AM
Rainmaker
4,272,524
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

We have several who have key cards but we are still required to be at home inspections...

Nov 28, 2015 03:54 AM
Rainmaker
4,858,349
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Yes.  They must be auxiliary mls members.

Nov 28, 2015 01:44 AM
Rainmaker
4,557,997
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

"Allowed"?   Good question -- they would have to be a member of the local association and pay for access.  

Nov 28, 2015 12:10 AM
Rainmaker
653,540
Jeffrey Jones
AZ Home Seekers - San Tan Valley, AZ
AZ Home Seekers, azhomeseekers.com

Yes, if they register with the board of realtors. Ours need a CBS code from the listing agent for access, so they can't just use them on all lockboxes, they need permission and a code

Nov 27, 2015 10:55 PM
Rainmaker
5,197,704
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Not to the best of my knowledge!

Nov 27, 2015 08:24 PM
Rainmaker
2,538,633
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Debbie. I have never seen a home inspector be allow to us a lockbox. They must me accompanied.

Nov 27, 2015 06:20 PM
Rainmaker
4,319,419
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Debbie Reynolds not in our area.

I wonder why should they have the access to homes?

It's agent's responsibility to give them access.

Nov 27, 2015 03:04 PM
Rainmaker
1,499,368
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Yes, they can register as an affiliate and get them.  Most don't.  It's not worth the steep fees our board charges, especially when most realtors meet them at the property anyways.

Nov 27, 2015 10:07 AM
Rainmaker
637,434
Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

I give contractors codes or  1 day codes for Sentrilocks in both California and Hawaii. Will have to double check on your question, though. Don't think so and that would be disturbing. For one, home inspectors are not state licensed in California.

Nov 27, 2015 07:48 AM
Rainmaker
5,852,044
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

We have only a few electronic lockboxes, but our inspectors do get the entry information.

Nov 27, 2015 07:47 AM
Rainmaker
921,504
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

If they pay the fee, the get the key.

Nov 27, 2015 07:06 AM
Rainmaker
1,525,616
Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

If they join the MLS as an affiliate member they can.

Nov 27, 2015 06:54 AM
Rainmaker
1,157,785
FN LN
Toronto, ON

Electronic lock boxes are not used in my area.

Nov 27, 2015 06:45 AM
Rainmaker
3,415,644
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

No and i hope they never do. I attend every inspection and would not want them alone in my listings. No offense to the inspectors, but i want to see what they see and hear what they say

Nov 27, 2015 05:05 AM
Rainmaker
5,583,178
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

no, and I hope that doesn't happen in the future....

Nov 27, 2015 04:11 AM
Rainmaker
891,971
Tamra Lee Ulmer
Arizona Resource Realty - Payson, AZ
NRBA ~FORCE~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!

No,  no..no. Big no-no. Definitely not.

Nov 27, 2015 03:57 AM
Rainmaker
564,720
Women of Westchester Working Together
Women of Westchester Working Together - West Harrison, NY
Women helping Women get ahead

No, definitely not.

Nov 27, 2015 03:05 AM
Ambassador
1,447,619
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

We lowly Realtors don't even have that yet in my area!!!

Nov 27, 2015 02:59 AM
Rainmaker
1,513,143
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY

As long as they are a member of the board and have to follow the rules as such.

Nov 27, 2015 02:49 AM
Rainer
140,560
Richard L. McKinney P.A.
Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise - Port St Lucie, FL
For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!

I believe they can if they are an affiliate to the board. 

Nov 27, 2015 02:19 AM
Rainmaker
175,614
Spirit Messingham
Tierra Antigua Realty - Tucson, AZ
Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900

Good question.  I dont know if they are "allowed" or not, just that i dont know any that do.  For our local MLS, need to be a licensed agent to have key safe which might explain why I have not seen a home inspector yet with one.  Wish they did, could make my life a lot easier!  I do know of one termite inspector that has her key, great not having to schedule that inspection on top of all the others.

Nov 27, 2015 02:02 AM