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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

"getting business" or working listings?

About 40% of my business is listings.

Mar 10, 2019 07:18 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

95% of our business IS listing property... we work as a buyer agent for sellers buying locally....and it's been working for us for decades....  

Mar 10, 2019 07:26 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Spend most of it on planning and coaching.

 

Mar 10, 2019 07:18 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Do you mean spent as in time or as in dollars?

Mar 10, 2019 07:15 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

100% of my prospecting is producing 60% listings and 40% buyers.

Mar 10, 2019 08:56 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate Agent Retired

Main driving force in my biz.

Mar 10, 2019 07:24 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I don't do listings so zero for me.

Mar 10, 2019 07:14 AM
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Doug Dawes
KW Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Most of it & yes

Mar 11, 2019 02:41 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Most of my time - yes it is working for me.

Mar 10, 2019 09:58 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I spend at least half my time procurring listings. It does fill my funnel!

Mar 10, 2019 09:13 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

When active, spent most of my time on getting and servicing listings. That said, when inventory increased so did buyer demand and that moved the needle temporarily.

Mar 10, 2019 08:14 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Peter,

No right or wrong number, it depends on the individual.  Many of our clients prefer to list, and yes it is working for them.  A

Mar 10, 2019 08:01 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

90+%.  Our direct mail call to action is for you to list your house with me.

Mar 10, 2019 07:40 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

When I was active I'd say about 40% Peter Mohylsky, SoWal Is HOME. I worked mostly with Builders/Developers so I always had a constant supply of homes to sell so 60% of my time was promoting those listings.

Mar 10, 2019 07:34 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Do what works best for you.

Mar 10, 2019 10:15 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

I don't allocate nor compute how much time I spend on seeking listings vs. buyers. Both are happening.

Mar 10, 2019 10:12 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

I am more of a receiving listings then getting them person....

Mar 10, 2019 10:10 AM
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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

Pretty difficult to quantify.

Mar 10, 2019 10:02 AM
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Buzz Mackintosh
Mackintosh REALTORS - Frederick, MD
“Experience, reliable, leadership”

Always talk shop & work your sphere...listings are the life blood of the business

Mar 10, 2019 09:24 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Currently, none.

Mar 10, 2019 08:01 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

50%

Yes, it is working for me.

Mar 11, 2019 05:59 PM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

A pretty big % of our business is listings. 

Mar 11, 2019 05:17 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I don't have specific numbers off hand.

Mar 10, 2019 03:06 PM
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Dan Pittsenbarger
Keller Williams Western Realty - Bellingham, WA
Improving Conditions

About 50/50 over a years time. At the moment it's 80/20 - heavy on the buyer side.

Mar 10, 2019 01:01 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

That is the only one easy. However, sometimes it takes a month to sell. Before just 1 weekend. You are done.

Mar 10, 2019 11:11 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

If an agent focuses on buyers, they get buyers.

If an agent focuses on sellers/owners/listings, they get sellers and buyers.

Of course their are exceptions. But a business model based on exceptions does not work well for long.

I zero in on listings and in that process create buyers.

 

Mar 11, 2019 05:32 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Well when I am after listings I am also looking for buyers and visa versa

Mar 14, 2019 06:34 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

70% of my time is farming and working expires.

 

Mar 14, 2019 01:33 PM