Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

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Roy Kelley
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I our area, the relationship needs to be established at the first scheduled appointment. Prospects do not become clients until they sign an agreement.

Aug 27, 2015 12:04 AM
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The Woodland Team of Texas
The Woodland Companies - Austin, TX
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When the buyer agency is signed.

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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
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When they sign the Buyers agency, or if we screw up and start treating them like one and develop an "implied agency".

Jun 10, 2018 08:07 AM
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Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

Everyone is my client but they may not feel that I'm their Realtor.

Aug 28, 2015 12:03 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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They are a customer until agency is established either in writing, verbal, or by our actions.  

Aug 27, 2015 10:39 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor® unless you have signed contract, the consumer is still a customer (or that's what I believe.) 

Aug 27, 2015 07:09 AM
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Ed Macias
Real Estate Teammates - Miami, FL
Miami FL-REO Property Management Multifamily

Tranactional Broker in FL

Aug 27, 2015 06:23 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Hella,

I know California laws, and it does seem that each state has its rules.  A

Aug 27, 2015 05:13 AM
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Robert Smith
Preview Properties, PC - http://www.RealEstateMich.com - Brighton, MI
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Like Roy Kelley , for buyers it's when they sign a Buyer Agency Agreement.  

Aug 27, 2015 12:13 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY

Here it is as soon as they sign an agency agreement.

Aug 27, 2015 12:11 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor® Here disclosure is required to establish agency at the first meeting when substantive information is discussed. The person(s) become a client when the mandatory BBA is signed.

Aug 27, 2015 05:08 AM