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Yes and yes there is an opt out at the bottom if not there should be.
Miami Beach, FL
John McCormack, CRS
I do, and unsubscribe or send an email back asking to be removed. If they continue, I will call and ask to be removed. If I have a buyer, the home will show up in my specific searches.
Cape Coral, FL
Miami Beach, FL
The do it all the time and there is nothing about it that I like. I know how to use mls to search for things I have an interest in.
Tammy - OMG, definitely! I probably get at least 50 emails a day from other listing agents and their new listings. I haven't done anything about it, other than delete them, but I probably should just unsubscribe.
Yes, and that's even after the MLS sent out a "cease and desist" email to everyone that THAT was not what the MLS membership roster was for. I keep unsubscribing and unsubscribing.
Not all of them, just four or five of them, fortunately! I unsubscribe to them. When I need info on houses I will do a search on the MLS.
Yes they do. It has become a huge problem and I hear agents complain that they wish it would stop.
yup - and because I don't like it, I've stopped using this marketing practice.
A few do, but it is against mls rules to do so.
Stevens Point, WI
In my previous market, all the time. There was no unsubscribe button. It drove me insane.
Agents in our area spam email their new listings all the time. It is inexpensive and quite simple to do, but does little to actually sell their listing.
Formerly but for some reason 99% of that has stopped. I think so many agents did the opt-out that the spam company that is used was forced to delete a number of them.
Yes, I am a great believe still in permission based marketing, so I unsubscribe to any agent sending me listings, brokers opens, or open houses.
I send it to my junk / spam folder.
I receive emails but I don't necessarily consider it SPAM. I can opt out if I choose.
John McCormack, CRS
A few do yes, it is a pain and I try to unsubcribe to them, but they just keep popping up!!!
Yes, and it's annoying and a totally useless activity. I unsubscribe to many of them when i have time.
All the time!
Tammy Lankford I don't get residential info at all. However, I do welcome commercial listings, etc. because these aren't often listed in the MLS.
Yes as well as Broker opens and opens on the weekend!
Yes, and I also get such spam from the US and even other continents. In almost all cases, I have no idea who the agent is.
In such cases, I unsubscribe if it looks safe to automatically unsubscribe. I do not send emails to the agents. If it is not easy to unsubscribe, I mark the email as spam to my email provider.
I tend to be aggressive at keeping my inbox clean of spam.
Good morning Tammy. Being an investor, I get this kind of information all the time, but don't mind at all, always looking for that pearl.
Good Thursday morning Tammy. I do hear from a lot of agents about spam and email marketing of price reductions.
No spam but I do get a daily update from one of the companies regarding properties in specific categories that I'm looking to invest in
Yes, I get them all the time. I glance at them to see if I can match them up with a buyer .
Yes, and I usually either delete, unsubscribe or set up spam filter rules so I don't have to see another one from them. I'm convinced most agents do this because they've told the seller it's one of the ways they market their property, not because it makes any actual difference in whether it sells or not. If it's on the MLS, I can find it just fine, thank you very much. Now, if they want to advertise a broker's open this way, that's fine but 99% of the ones I receive are listings.
pretty much, although the MLS and local associations frown upon it
yes everyday which I do not mind unless the same listing gets sent more than once.
The first thing to do is to respond with an unsubscribe request.
Just send those unwanted emails to your spam folder if they do not unsubscribe you as you have requested.