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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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I suppose some - people decide to relocate here to SoCal to escape the winter

Dec 15, 2016 06:34 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

No, but our market does slow down from now to about late February or March. 

Dec 15, 2016 06:11 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Not much... it doesn't get all that cold here in Charlotte and when it does it's very short-lived.

Dec 16, 2016 03:50 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

No, the cold doesn't affect business. It does, however affect comfort! I have an inspection this afternoon when temps are supposed to be 0-10 with wind chill. BRRRR. I'm wearing foot warmers, boots, wool socks, insulated clothing, etc. I don't care what I look like.

Dec 16, 2016 03:39 AM
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Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
Re/Max Real Estate Center - The Thacker Group - Louisville, KY
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The cold slows things down a bit, but the holidays really makes it a challenge. Everyone assumes that no one else is working, which speaking for myself is not quite true. 

Dec 16, 2016 02:51 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
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Not at this point...

Dec 15, 2016 11:28 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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cold no, snow, sleet... it comes to a halt. 

Dec 15, 2016 09:09 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

More than cold is snow which keeps the roads unsafe and the homes inaccessible.

Dec 15, 2016 08:19 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Ginger,

Not really, cold here is equivalent to someone's cold spring back East.  Of course, we are excluding Florida from this equation.

Dec 15, 2016 07:58 PM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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    Not here. 

    It's going to be a bone-chilling 39 degrees tonight!   But it will be over soon - the high on Saturday will be 77 degrees.

Dec 15, 2016 07:50 PM
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Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
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Thankfully buyers and sellers are not hibernating in PA...

Dec 15, 2016 07:20 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

The cold does not Ginger Harper but blizzards that close the schools and roads does.

Dec 15, 2016 06:47 PM
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Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

Winter is always a slow time and it is difficult to show houses when the wind chill is low.

Dec 15, 2016 06:30 PM
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Ginger Harper
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team - Southport, NC
Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!

WE are just not used to the cold.  WE all hide when it gets below 50 degrees

Dec 15, 2016 06:05 PM
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Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA
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Not really but were in New Orleans

Dec 15, 2016 06:00 PM
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Raj Taj
RE/MAX - Lake Bluff, IL
Drive By Blessings!

No, but it affects my nipples.

Dec 16, 2016 04:27 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

It is cold enough in Maryland this morning that some people will not want to be out and about. Winter weather warnings are posted for the weekend. Agents may wish to complete their holiday shopping rather than having an open house.

Dec 16, 2016 05:01 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
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Yes.  The "more winter our winter",  buyer activity typically slows.  However, people who HAVE TO move are always in the market.

Dec 16, 2016 04:52 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

yes

Dec 16, 2016 04:40 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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The cold, NO. Snow or icy roads, yes. It was -1 on coming in today early at 7am. I am here and have a full day then some today. 

Dec 16, 2016 04:30 AM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
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When it gets cold up North, we get more calls down here in the South!

Dec 16, 2016 04:25 AM
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Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
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It does not because weather does not interview with the video open house on demand and they connect the many miles apart the out of state, country buyer is. Some buyers too busy in summer to focus on the purchase but after New Year's glasses clink and dreams turn into plans, we get the call, email, text or office visits. Like the mailman, weather does not deter the motivation to buy if you deliver the product.

Dec 16, 2016 04:14 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
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A little. Some people just don't want to go out if it gets too cold.

Dec 16, 2016 04:11 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

Not here in Scottsdale AZ!

Dec 16, 2016 04:04 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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The definition of "cold" really depends on location.  Our "cold" in the Los Angeles area is quite different than other parts of the country/world.   

Dec 16, 2016 03:42 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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No but Advent and Christmas seasons do.

Dec 15, 2016 06:51 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
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Not really but, the 'season' does a bit!  Although I typically have an insanely December, it's been a bit slower this year than ever before.  I don't think it's the cold weather though!

Dec 15, 2016 06:22 PM
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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

Friday & Saturday we saw highs of near zero, and not much real estate happening around here.

Dec 18, 2016 11:45 AM
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Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
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Not so much in Southern California as it is usually short lived. Rain does have a bitter impact as no one knows how to drive in the rain.

Dec 17, 2016 05:54 PM
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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

Yes, it picks up when it gets cold up North.

Dec 17, 2016 05:22 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Yes it does but snow is a factor of people canceling to go out and look.

 

Dec 17, 2016 09:17 AM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
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It's harder to get buyers to go out to look at houses.  It's harder to get me out to show houses!

Dec 16, 2016 06:59 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
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Ginger I feel for all you folks that are getting blasted with cold COLD air and a ton of snow.  Hang in there!

Dec 16, 2016 03:31 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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It only delays some of it.

Dec 16, 2016 03:19 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Ginger Harper - it affects the showings.

Dec 16, 2016 02:57 PM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
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Yes, but not as much as the snow does.

Dec 16, 2016 02:54 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

No. And neither does rain. 

Dec 16, 2016 10:44 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Nah, we just put on pants and a jacket out here.

Dec 16, 2016 10:40 AM
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Ginger Harper - the cold affects Sedona and AZ in a positive way.  We are a second home, vacation home market mainly because of the beauty and the weather (scorching summers or snowy winters) in other parts of the country. 

Last year I had homes in contract and this year I have as well.  

Dec 16, 2016 10:17 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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it filters out the 'tire kickers'.....

Dec 16, 2016 07:11 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Unfortunately, I have a very unpleasant reaction to COLD! Fortunately, those coming to Florida tell me I don't know what COLD is and keep my business moving forward.

No, cold (anything below 70 degrees) does not affect sales in Florida.

Dec 16, 2016 06:12 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Drives all the buyers here to Florida!

Dec 16, 2016 06:10 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Sometimes the snowbirds get anxious to buy, but right now it's Trump that is spurring sales like madness!

Dec 16, 2016 05:59 AM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
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What cold? LOL its 85 here 

Dec 16, 2016 05:49 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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Not yet, I just looked at a contract that will close in February.

Dec 16, 2016 05:32 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Does not affect my business model.

Dec 16, 2016 05:07 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

The current Chicago weather probably will!

Dec 16, 2016 05:04 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Some years maybe 2-3 days.

Dec 16, 2016 05:02 AM