Dr. Karen  Lewis, Broker 954-2489149, No Compromise When it Comes to Our Clients! (K1 Realty Group)

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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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No, of course not!  "OH NO!  Today would be a great day to go - we can check out the drainage on the lot and take a peek into the crawl space!"

Most of the time they'll change their minds!

Jun 05, 2017 03:24 PM
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Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
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If it was a listing appointment...I would be concerned. Make sure you actually see that house in the rain.

I showed  a farm today in the rain and walked the NCR trail to the river cottage. 

Jun 05, 2017 08:40 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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My mother in law wouldn't go anywhere if it was raining. I thought it was that she was afraid she might fall but that wasn't it. She had a blue rinse on her hair and she didn't want it to run down her face.

Jun 05, 2017 08:46 PM
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Debbie Gartner
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Crazy.  I could understand a hurricane, but regular rain, no.  Carol may be onto something.

Jun 05, 2017 07:10 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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Snoozing invites losing....

Jun 05, 2017 02:49 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
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No I don't let rain, sleet or gloom of night influence my appointments.

I let the tone of my cats croaking determine my appointment fidelity.

Jun 05, 2017 02:41 PM
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Bob Crane
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I leave it up to the client, I have a jacket and hat that protect me from both snow and rain.

Jun 06, 2017 04:35 AM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
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I can't remember a time I cancelled an appoint.  Clients have cancelled, but not because of rain. -Kasey

Jun 05, 2017 09:54 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
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If we canceled due to weather, we would never get anything done!!

Jun 05, 2017 09:04 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
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I've had some SOCAL folks try to.

I'm from The Bay Area, if we didn't work in the rain, we'd be off for 6 months.

 

Jun 05, 2017 05:49 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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I would love some rain in here. But it is so rare, that no one ever cancels for this very reason. 

Jun 05, 2017 05:30 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
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Wait what? I agree with Debe Maxwell, CRS  . . . during/after a rain's a great time to check out a property!
Traffic, yes. We have several seasonal events that will make navigating the main streets tough. Snow, what is that? 125 degree heat? AM appointments. Not because we can't handle it. Because YOU can't.

Jun 05, 2017 04:44 PM
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Joseph Domino 480-390-6011
HomeSmart - Scottsdale, AZ
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It rains so infrequently here we go out and dance in the rain.

Jun 05, 2017 04:29 PM
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Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
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Nope  I show homes rain or shine!

Jun 05, 2017 04:16 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
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I love the comment from Debe Maxwell, CRS ..so true and one I've used about the drainage!!

Jun 05, 2017 04:12 PM
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Lyn Sims
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what a light weight. Rain is annoying that's for sure & my hair sure looks better without it.

Jun 05, 2017 03:35 PM
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John Meussner
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Traffic, yes.  Rain, no.  Heck, even snow, no (I enjoy driving in the craziness!)

Where I am around LA, a 45 minutes drive can easily turn into 2+ hours with an accident or 2 on the freeways, so traffic can definitely cause cancellations.

Jun 05, 2017 03:19 PM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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  Hey, we are in Florida.  It can be sunny in the morning, rain at lunch time, then it's sunny again, then it's sunny and raining at the same time.   Unless a hurricane is in the forecast, we are going to look at houses.

Jun 06, 2017 05:33 AM
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Brenda Mayette
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I always greet rainy day buyers with some extra sunshine:  "You picked the PERFECT day to look at homes!  There's no hiding a drainage problem or leak with this weather!".  That seems to lift them a bit and off we go.   :) 

Jun 06, 2017 04:57 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
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I have had buyers check to see if we were going to cancel for rain and I always say the same thing, "A rainy day is a PERFECT day to look at homes because then we'll know if there are any water problems."

I haven't had a buyer cancel yet.

Jun 06, 2017 03:52 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
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I don't cancel for rain... I'm not so sweet that I would melt. But if a client cancels.... I accommodate. I only cancel photoshoots for listings if it's raining.

Jun 06, 2017 03:41 AM
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Carol Williams
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Just an excuse, I'd say.  That indicates a lack of motivation.  Might want to reevaluate the amount of time you spend with that client.

Jun 05, 2017 04:29 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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There are times whn I have done that or when it was done be someone else.

Jun 05, 2017 02:40 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
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depends on what the appointment is.  I have had sellers cancel a listing appointment because they didn't want me trying to see their property in the rain or tracking dirty feet inside if it's rained for days.  But generally not buyers.  In the rain is a great time to see properties.

Jun 06, 2017 10:02 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Because it is raining, wonder how serious they are about doing something.

 

Jun 06, 2017 04:06 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Depends on the level of rain.  If swiftwater crews are being plaed on standby, generally I'll cancel.

Jun 06, 2017 10:53 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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No. Never. Rain was so rare here for so many years ... it just was not an issue. However, end of last year and beginning of this year we had so much rain we had flooding. It did not stop me or my clients. 

Jun 06, 2017 07:56 AM
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Melissa Jackson
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No. Once I traveled 45 minuets in a heavy rain to a listing appointment.  Was wet by time I got in the house. We laughed, talked and I left with a signed listing agreement.  

Jun 06, 2017 07:21 AM
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Scott Godzyk
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I never cancel, but yes, i have clients who cancel because of rain, most often a cancellation is snow not rain.

Jun 06, 2017 06:17 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
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HA! We sold a house to some folks that literally had to crawl over a snow drift and then trudge through waist-deep snow to get to the house!

Jun 06, 2017 06:11 AM
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Richard Weeks
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Just for ice.

Jun 06, 2017 06:11 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Debe Maxwell, CRS nailed this one!

Jun 06, 2017 06:06 AM
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Jeff Pearl
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Maybe she just had her hair permed?

Jun 06, 2017 03:58 AM
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Praful Thakkar
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Karen Jones Lewis, MBA, Realtor - if it is serious, I do cancel the appointment.)

Jun 05, 2017 11:18 PM
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William Feela
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12+ inches of snow our of town and 15+ in town.  Never for rain!

Jun 05, 2017 10:16 PM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
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Do I cancel because of rain or traffic No... do things become delayed because of it sometimes.. but I hate that

Dec 23, 2017 04:53 PM
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Joan Cox
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In Denver right now, when it rains, it could hail, and could be really bad.  Traffic could be an issue too, we had a tanker blow in the middle of the busiest part of south Denver.    Plain rain, no.

Jun 08, 2017 10:50 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
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I'm in Florida - if I did I would never do any business LOL

Jun 07, 2017 06:24 AM
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Alexander- Slocum
Premiere Property Group, LLC - Vancouver Washington - Vancouver, WA
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If it is expected to freeze upon hitting the ground, we cancel.  If it includes a tornado warning, we'll cancel.  Also, if there is enough rain to cause the spawning salmon to be swimming across the road, we'll probably delay and take some photos first!  Otherwise, let's show some homes!   

Jun 06, 2017 02:18 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
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Only when it snows in San Diego and Sarasota.

Jun 06, 2017 01:48 PM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Interesting, since you were coming to her Karen Jones Lewis, MBA, Realtor.  Maybe she didn't want wet feet in her house, though it's not like you couldn't have removed your shoes, or, maybe she was concerned about you driving in the rain (especially if it was pouring out).  Here in age-restricted communities, those could be viable reasons why there was a cancellation.  Hopefully, this was just a 'postponement' and not a true 'cancellation (meaning she is going with another realtor).  I do not cancel because of weather, even with temps in the triple digits.

Jun 06, 2017 11:39 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Your prospect may not be serious. 

Jun 06, 2017 10:54 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Karen Jones Lewis, MBA, Realtor Tomorrow they will cancel because the sun is shinning and it it too hot. Sounds like an excuse to me.

Jun 06, 2017 06:28 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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No, we "soldier on".

Jun 06, 2017 06:27 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

If the rain is bad enough, I like it when the customer cancels.

Jun 06, 2017 05:17 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Karen,

I would not be worried about that.  A

Jun 05, 2017 04:32 PM