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Rainmaker
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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 / Property Manager

I understand you are required to ask a question here as an assignment for your licensing classes.  But... with all due respect, if this is the best question you can ask, I recommend a different line of work.  

Aug 26, 2017 11:43 AM
Rainmaker
4,056,567
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Is this a serious question? Mispresentation: the action or offense of giving a false or misleading account of the nature of something. 

Does this sound like it's doing something good? What is good about lying?

Aug 26, 2017 11:40 AM
Rainmaker
4,159,339
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Carol Williams is offering you some sage advice!

Aug 26, 2017 12:24 PM
Rainmaker
5,527,412
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

I am surprised you would ask this question.  Nina Hollander said it well.

Aug 26, 2017 11:42 AM
Rainmaker
5,571,343
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

lying is never good.... ask pinocchio!!!!   

Aug 26, 2017 12:18 PM
Rainmaker
1,214,087
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

this is misrepresentation 

Aug 26, 2017 11:38 PM
Ambassador
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

If you don't understand this basic principle then I don't think this is the career for you. 

Aug 26, 2017 06:19 PM
Rainmaker
2,074,010
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Nothing good about lawsuit and billable hours and loss of license. You have to have a conscience. Can you say is it fair to all concerned? Tell the truth, make it a habit to set you free.

Aug 26, 2017 11:57 AM
Rainmaker
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Aug 27, 2017 09:25 AM
Rainmaker
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

I see you already received answers, although I'm thinking you might not come back to read the responses. Just to echo what others have said, our job is to help people buy or sell houses, using high levels of ethics, morality and honesty to do so. Misrepresentation is the opposite of that.

Aug 27, 2017 03:30 AM
Rainer
187,002
Raj Taj
RE/MAX - Lake Bluff, IL
Drive By Blessings!

Oh my, there must be a real estate school for those with special needs...

Aug 26, 2017 10:44 PM
Rainmaker
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Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

What Carol Williams said.

Aug 26, 2017 06:32 PM
Rainmaker
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Yes

Jun 19, 2019 09:01 AM
Rainmaker
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

No idea. 

Jun 19, 2019 08:21 AM
Rainmaker
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Greg Large
ERA Real Solutions - Grove City, OH
A Tradition of Trust

Seriously? refer to Carol Williams response.

Sep 25, 2017 10:36 AM
Rainmaker
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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

This question should answer itself!

Aug 28, 2017 06:40 PM
Rainmaker
3,997,425
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Good luck on passing your real estate exam.

Aug 28, 2017 09:21 AM
Rainmaker
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Good luck.

Aug 27, 2017 03:36 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Asking an Anonymous question - it is bad to misrepresent who we are. 

Aug 27, 2017 07:34 AM
Rainmaker
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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

Because it likely ends up like this:

Aug 27, 2017 06:45 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,481
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Because it's dishonest.

Aug 27, 2017 06:27 AM
Rainmaker
1,456,827
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Misrepresentation is a good way to lose your real estate license.

Aug 27, 2017 06:24 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

When the facts are skewed, it is a misrepresentation. Indeed it is bad - if caught.

Aug 26, 2017 10:45 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Something we hear out of washington everyday.

Aug 26, 2017 09:22 PM
Rainmaker
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Pete Xavier
Investments to Luxury - Pacific Palisades, CA
Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide

Are you in first grade?

Aug 26, 2017 05:39 PM
Rainmaker
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Like being a chicken hiding behind the anonymous feature and pretending to be a student!

Aug 26, 2017 04:53 PM
Rainmaker
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Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Orlando Home Buyers

A lie is never good...

Eve

Aug 26, 2017 04:16 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

It's called lying and that is a very bad thing to do in any business.

Aug 26, 2017 04:05 PM
Ambassador
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  IDK

Aug 26, 2017 03:41 PM
Ambassador
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

The word says it all, don't you think? It's an ethical violation and could be a legal one as well. If you have to ask...

Aug 26, 2017 03:33 PM
Rainmaker
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Many good answers.

Aug 26, 2017 03:13 PM
Rainmaker
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Really? 

Aug 26, 2017 03:10 PM
Rainmaker
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

We misrepresent every chance we get and haven't been caught yet!

Aug 26, 2017 02:35 PM
Rainmaker
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

Reread your question until you find the answer? It's there! If you cannot see it then this is not the business for you to pursue.

Aug 26, 2017 02:07 PM
Rainmaker
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Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
Louisville Short Sale Expert

LOL

Aug 26, 2017 02:04 PM
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

It crosses into the world of anything goes when in fact that is not true

Aug 26, 2017 01:16 PM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

If you need to ask this question, you should reconsider your career options.

Aug 26, 2017 01:15 PM
Rainmaker
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Because it is.

Aug 26, 2017 01:07 PM
Ambassador
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Basically a lie, a falsehood - what's EVER good about that?

Aug 26, 2017 01:02 PM