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Rainmaker
4,492,449
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

No... not unless I know the clients very, very well and have more than a professional relationship with them. Otherwise, they appear unprofessional and juvenile and I'm neither of those.

Feb 03, 2017 03:54 AM
Rainmaker
870,828
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

No, haven't used them yet.

Feb 03, 2017 03:53 AM
Ambassador
4,743,956
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Never. Not appropriate

Feb 02, 2017 10:26 PM
Rainmaker
982,782
Elyse Berman, PA
Best Connections Realty, Inc. - Boca Raton, FL
Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824

It depends on the client.

Feb 03, 2017 03:21 AM
Rainmaker
1,157,535
FN LN
Toronto, ON

No.

Feb 03, 2017 03:13 AM
Rainmaker
575,366
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Depends on the client.  If we were already friends and/or became great friends in the process I might use emojis.  They are fun and a quick way to say something without words.

Feb 02, 2017 11:18 PM
Rainer
320,229
Melissa Jackson REALTOR
Trinity Premier Properties - Azle, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

No, I don't with clients.

Feb 02, 2017 10:55 PM
Ambassador
4,316,215
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

William Piotrowski - very rarely.

Feb 02, 2017 10:35 PM
Ambassador
3,984,938
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Again it depends on my clients

Feb 02, 2017 10:23 PM
Rainmaker
4,352,493
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I don't use them for any text.

Feb 03, 2017 04:23 AM
Rainmaker
462,264
Brenda J. Andrew
ULTIMA REAL ESTATE - Willis, TX
Professional Realtor in Willis, TX

Yes

Feb 03, 2017 03:56 AM
Ambassador
5,754,397
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

No, I dont text my clients.

Feb 03, 2017 03:04 AM
Ambassador
4,553,380
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Rarely except with friends/non-business conversations.

Feb 02, 2017 10:47 PM
Rainmaker
146,758
Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-284-9826
White Sands Realty Group FL | 941-284-9826 | Serving Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties - Sarasota, FL
When you're thinking of moving...ThinkSuncoast.com

Sure I do!!! Of course, I'm someone who finds it hard to only use one exclamation point! It's just part of my personality.  

Feb 03, 2017 06:28 AM
Rainmaker
2,155,088
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

No

Feb 03, 2017 05:46 AM
Rainmaker
4,264,515
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Feb 03, 2017 05:38 AM
Rainmaker
1,708,245
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Nope.

Feb 03, 2017 05:31 AM
Rainmaker
1,358,094
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Not with new clients typically.

Yes, with my longtime clients, most have become friends too. Also, some of my friends become clients.

Feb 03, 2017 05:00 AM
Rainmaker
808,502
Susan Laxson CRS
Premiere Plus Realty - Naples, FL
Realtor in Naples & Marco Island, FL

It depends on my relationship with the client.

Feb 03, 2017 04:58 AM
Rainmaker
2,054,699
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

every now & then

Feb 03, 2017 04:45 AM
Rainmaker
3,622,907
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Sometimes, it all depends on the client

Feb 03, 2017 04:39 AM
Rainmaker
1,448,663
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

If they are I might but mostly no.

Feb 03, 2017 04:22 AM
Ambassador
2,078,028
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Very rarely. And usually only after the deal is done and they are actually friends. And even then I don't do that often.

Feb 03, 2017 04:17 AM
Rainmaker
4,433,809
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No

Feb 03, 2017 04:06 AM
Rainmaker
1,045,215
Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

That would depend entirely on the relationship with the client and the situation but yes sometimes I do

Feb 02, 2018 08:28 PM
Rainmaker
5,325,697
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Sometimes a smiley face.

Feb 06, 2017 02:02 PM
Ambassador
3,987,010
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I have friends that like to use them in our personal communications and will use them with them. I don't do it with clients.

Feb 04, 2017 08:23 PM
Rainmaker
1,430,521
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Heck no!  Emojis have no place in business.

Feb 04, 2017 01:13 PM
Rainmaker
634,382
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Rarely and only if they have used them in previous texts to me.

Feb 04, 2017 11:56 AM
Rainmaker
7,038,388
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

No.

Feb 04, 2017 05:16 AM
Rainmaker
3,986,000
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Almost no texts

Feb 03, 2017 07:46 PM
Rainmaker
2,224,167
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

It depends on the client. 

Feb 03, 2017 06:38 PM
Ambassador
2,608,648
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 I may reply with a smiley face or thumbs up.

Feb 03, 2017 04:35 PM
Rainmaker
5,767,466
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

No, they are informal.

Feb 03, 2017 03:41 PM
Ambassador
3,158,529
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

No.  Rare exception is when the clients are "friends". 

Feb 03, 2017 01:32 PM
Rainmaker
4,335,945
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

No I do not.

 

Feb 03, 2017 01:05 PM
Rainmaker
1,672,315
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

only with my Sandy!

Feb 03, 2017 12:36 PM
Ambassador
3,402,914
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Depends on if I know them well and/or we're already friends.

Feb 03, 2017 11:56 AM
Rainmaker
609,220
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

If it is good news, I think a smiley face is okay with people you know very well.

Feb 03, 2017 11:24 AM
Rainmaker
945,623
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

I do not - I can't stand these fads

Feb 03, 2017 08:57 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,732
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Never.  :-)

Feb 03, 2017 08:23 AM
Rainmaker
1,183,950
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Absolutely not. Keep it brief and be professional.....

Feb 03, 2017 08:14 AM
Rainmaker
808,903
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Depends on the client.  I don't typically use a lot of emojis anyway for any texting besides a smiley face here or there. -Kasey

Feb 03, 2017 07:52 AM
Rainmaker
849,372
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Usually not really appropriate, but depends on individual.

Feb 03, 2017 07:05 AM
Rainmaker
846,375
Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

depends on the clients

Feb 03, 2017 06:39 AM
Rainmaker
4,569,310
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Nope, not a fan!

Feb 03, 2017 06:27 AM
Rainmaker
1,466,027
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

William Piotrowski In my opinion emojis' are like signing something with x's below the signature. Not very professional.

Feb 03, 2017 06:21 AM
Rainmaker
4,388,000
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Depends on the clients..I have many who use them and some who are old friends. Other clients I wouldn't dream of using them.

Feb 03, 2017 06:10 AM
Rainmaker
3,384,790
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

No, I am not a teenager.  I keep it professional

Feb 03, 2017 05:39 AM
Rainer
150,216
Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
Re/Max Real Estate Center - The Thacker Group - Louisville, KY
Your best friend who just happens to be a Realtor

Absolutely.

Feb 03, 2017 05:34 AM
Rainmaker
789,533
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

Quite often... depends upon the relationship. 

Feb 03, 2017 05:13 AM
Rainmaker
3,070,984
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Sometimes - when appropriate

Feb 03, 2017 05:02 AM