Dale  Erwin (Househunter of Fort Worth)

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The Woodland Team of Texas
The Woodland Companies - Austin, TX
Land Specialists

We ran into one recently, I doubt it will ever sell.

Dec 01, 2018 02:00 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Heard of it, but will not be participating

Jun 09, 2018 10:28 PM
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Dale - This is something that has been around for quite some time now, and I don't really seeing it changing the industry.

Aug 26, 2015 09:12 AM
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

It is used here as well with most of the homes going conventional after sitting on the market with no advertising od any kind.

To each his own.

Aug 26, 2015 06:23 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Call if what ever one wishes,

I simply call it giving the the buyer or seller CHOICES.

If an agent believes the consumer should not have CHOICES, they won't like those to provide this solution.

The CHOICE business model require more agility from the agent involved and is way beyond to scope of understanding for many.

Will it change the industry? Yes. However the change will be cloaked in different words and follow a different economic trend.

Aug 26, 2015 05:27 AM
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Any MLS member here can do an "entry only" listing which specifies all buyers agents should call the owner for any inquiries or offers. This has been available for years and I haven't noticed any impact on our business.

Aug 26, 2015 05:22 AM
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Dale Erwin Limited Service Agency was initiated into law by our Real Estate Board to cover agencies who offer a menu of services to potential clients. It requires a list of services not provided as well as a list of provided services along with all required disclosures. This has been in effect for about eight years. I haven't seen a big impact and it does serve a purpose for clients desiring only specific services.

Aug 26, 2015 05:09 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

This has been going on for a while with limited success, Dale.  It's not a new phenomenon.

Aug 26, 2015 03:39 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

our MLS has had this type of service available to homeowners via an MLS member and it's referred to as an "entry only" listing.... 

Aug 26, 2015 03:22 AM
John Meussner
Mortgages in AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, MD, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NV, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI - Fair Oaks, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Fair Oaks, CA 484-680-4852

I think it has a place in the industry and can be a tremendous benefit to some people, but doesn't mitigate the fact that full service representation is what's required for the best results.

Aug 26, 2015 02:39 AM
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

This type of service has always been available in one manner or another.  The sellers are usually quite disappointed and net less money than they would have using a full service Realtor.  Unfortunately it's too late at that point for the seller and the Realtor that would have represented them.  I just had a client that bought a home with me but used a limited service company.  What a disaster for them.

Aug 26, 2015 02:36 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


If it works for you and you are happy with it.  This is not a new concept, I have seen it before.  A

Aug 26, 2015 02:30 AM
Cindy Davis
SD Home Source Realty - San Diego, CA

I see many companies and individual companies offering that type of model. Being the independent I am, I don't see a problem with it. I don't think the traditional model works for every one. It serves a need.

Aug 26, 2015 01:59 AM