James Hoff, Real Agents Work (Century 21 Award)

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Rainmaker
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

D. I love to coach those new agents who sign on to work with me

Oct 22, 2016 12:27 AM
Rainmaker
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

D. Had one (actually three different ones sequentially) and wasn't satisfied with the interaction. 

Oct 21, 2016 02:14 PM
Ambassador
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

How about D - I used one, it was terrific for my business and the only reason it ended was she moved on to something else

Oct 21, 2016 04:21 PM
Rainmaker
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

James Hoff - my answer is A.

And for those who answer B, believe me, it's an investment.

For those who answer C, hats off to you.

Oct 21, 2016 03:28 PM
Rainmaker
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I compare real estate coaching programs to weight loss programs. Some people need that support and guidance to accomplish things and others don't. I'm not a fan of coaching. 

Oct 21, 2016 02:03 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH@Properties - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

The best coach I ever had was a good friend who is an amazing businessman with no real estate experience - other than having bought and sold houses. But I've never really cozied up to a professional real estate coach. 

You could check out Tim and Julie Harris' site and their real estate version of Think and Grow Rich.

Oct 21, 2016 11:58 AM
Rainmaker
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
CEO of Vision Drive Realty - Coastal San Diego

A.!!! Buffini & Company since 1999. It's WAAAAY more than coaching!

Oct 21, 2016 10:56 AM
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Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster Real Estate - Gainesville, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

My answer would be C.  Have never felt anyone from the outside could motivate me to do what I need to do.  Have to have the internal drive.

Oct 21, 2016 10:18 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

D. I had one and don't want another

Oct 21, 2016 09:54 AM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

 My coach was my first broker, now retired & good friend.  Later I spent many years coaching agents in my company.

Oct 21, 2016 09:20 AM
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Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

James I did have coaches for years when I first entered the business - probably for about 10 years or so.  Then I moved into finding coaches for specific areas - ie internet marketing back in 08 as I had no clue what to do back then. I've also been a coach for years.

Oct 21, 2016 09:13 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

D.  Have had one in the past, and do mentor others when needed.

Oct 23, 2016 04:21 AM
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Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Assistant

How about D?

I've had a few but none of them worked out. I wasn't getting what I needed. At this  point I can't afford it if I could find the right one.

Oct 23, 2016 02:58 AM
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Anita Clark
Coldwell Banker Access Realty ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA

C. I am self motivated and know what I need to do to keep my biz running at the tempo I like.

Oct 23, 2016 02:30 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

D:  I could probably use a coach, but don't feel like going through the hassle of hiring one.

Oct 23, 2016 12:49 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

For me C.  Reasoning: Grew up in the Mike Ferry organization (litterally) and my father was one of their coaches for a while.  Now if I need a coach I just go to dear old dad.

Oct 22, 2016 07:04 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

D.  My broker/owner IS a true blue real estate coach and will meet with me whenever I'd like. 

Oct 22, 2016 04:59 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

C

Oct 22, 2016 03:06 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

A and well worth it

 

Oct 22, 2016 02:36 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

C

Oct 22, 2016 02:05 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Real Estate Coaches ....NOT FOR ME.

I do have a non real estate related coach ... a business coach.  

Oct 22, 2016 01:40 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

my pick is C... I also do mentoring....

Oct 22, 2016 01:37 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

C

Oct 22, 2016 01:26 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 / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

D:  I AM a real estate coach  

Oct 22, 2016 12:21 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I have not used a coach but have shared techniques with several of them.

Oct 22, 2016 12:17 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Had one early on - not now

Oct 22, 2016 12:12 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

All need to coached, guided, counseled and nurtured when starting out

Oct 22, 2016 12:10 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

James Hoff D. In-house mentoring programs are more productive and cost effective for the agent.

Oct 21, 2016 11:40 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Coaching works for some and too expensive for others!

Oct 21, 2016 11:37 PM
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Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I have a coach; Sandy

Oct 21, 2016 11:21 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

D. I am the coach around here, though somedays I am sure I could benefit from a coach too.

Oct 21, 2016 11:11 PM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
WEDO Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

How about who wants to be a coach or mentor?

Oct 21, 2016 11:05 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

I will coach new agents on those want to listen.  

Oct 21, 2016 10:38 PM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

C.

Oct 21, 2016 10:18 PM
Rainer
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Dennis Swartz
Full Circle Property Management - Columbus, OH
MBA, GRI...experience counts!

I had one but they knew less than me and were old school and did not work for me. Coaches are good-we all have them, some of them internal, but pick one that helps in a specific area you want help in-leads, internet, web, etc. because a generalist takes too long to make a dent.

Oct 21, 2016 10:01 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

How about D. I had one and found it not very useful?

Oct 21, 2016 07:06 PM
Rainmaker
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

A.

Oct 21, 2016 02:31 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I think, having someone who mentors and pushes you is beneficial for anyone. I'm with B. 

Oct 21, 2016 11:51 AM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

C - I am my own coach!

Oct 21, 2016 09:57 AM
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Liz and Bill Spear
Transaction Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com - Mason, OH
Transaction Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs

C.  I know what I SHOULD do, whether or not I actually do it is my fault and won't be changed by someone else telling me I should do it.

Oct 21, 2016 09:51 AM
Rainer
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Teri Pacitto
Compass - Westlake Village, CA
Real Estate, Your Style...Your Home...My Specialty

A.  Business/RE Coach  -  FYI.  We have agents from OC that are in our group.  Might want to check it out if you are thinking about it.  

Oct 21, 2016 09:11 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

C.  I have enough life experience and get enough great idea right here

Oct 21, 2016 09:02 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I am number 3. I have established mentor relationsings over the last 27 years of real estate.

Oct 21, 2016 08:47 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

B

Oct 21, 2016 08:34 AM