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Rainmaker
3,961,918
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

 As in any advertising,  you can begin with nearly any offer that is/appears to be too good to be true. 

Jul 02, 2018 12:30 PM
Rainer
187,002
Raj Taj
RE/MAX - Lake Bluff, IL
Drive By Blessings!

Your teacher must be Debbie Downer?

Jul 02, 2018 01:14 PM
Ambassador
3,002,604
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Flat out. Straight out. LIES. 

Misleading. Deception.  False promises. Bait & Switch. 

The list goes on and on. 

 

Jul 02, 2018 12:31 PM
Ambassador
5,219,867
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I never allow myself to focus on the negative, seek truth not falsehoods.  May want to seek a better teacher too.

Jul 02, 2018 03:28 PM
Rainmaker
1,727,345
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Advertising a home 4,000 SqFt when in fact the home is only 3,500 SqFt.

Jul 02, 2018 04:57 PM
Rainer
308,652
J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

Saying a basement room is a bedroom when the seller has a bed in it & it doesn't have an egress window, for starters. 

Jul 02, 2018 01:18 PM
Rainmaker
5,373,546
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

You have excellent answer.  And why not focus on examples of good advertising?  Why look for negatives?  A

Jul 02, 2018 12:34 PM
Rainmaker
869,324
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Mailing out advertisements with information about houses that have been sold and implying that they were all your listings when they are not. Same think with websites and any other kind or print ads.

Jul 02, 2018 04:43 PM
Rainmaker
1,178,525
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

Daniel Lloyd, Real Estate training (Issue Records)

Jul 02, 2018 07:42 PM
Rainmaker
1,707,347
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Fake names with blue pictures for a start.

Jul 02, 2018 03:46 PM
Rainmaker
3,335,341
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Daniel Lloyd many great response for false advertising.

Jul 02, 2018 03:45 PM
Rainmaker
3,913,235
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Anytime someone misrepresents a true fact.

Jul 02, 2018 01:56 PM
Rainmaker
1,674,558
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

False is one thing... and I see some "deceptive" advertising through photoshopped pictures. 

Jul 02, 2018 01:48 PM
Rainmaker
666,153
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

Anything less than the truth. 

Jul 03, 2018 02:53 PM
Ambassador
4,093,753
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Anything untruthful - in any way, shape or form...and that would include agents being deceptive as to who they are, how much they sell, etc.

Jul 02, 2018 07:43 PM
Rainmaker
512,774
Dan Tabit
Keller Williams Bellevue - Sammamish, WA

Misrepresentation of significant details of a property, buyer, seller or loan conditions.  For example, a home with a septic system approved for 3 bedrooms being advertised as a 4 or 5 bedroom home based on the rooms not the tank capacity. 

Jul 02, 2018 02:58 PM
Rainmaker
5,570,688
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

using lies within your marketing..... 

Jul 02, 2018 02:46 PM
Rainmaker
4,026,119
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Not telling  the truth or assuming something as a fact that is untrue 

Jul 02, 2018 02:44 PM
Rainmaker
3,878,309
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

A fine line between puffing and false advertising.

Jul 02, 2018 02:24 PM
Ambassador
4,495,863
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

There's out and out false advertising - lies - and there is deception, with attempts to deliberately mislead someone.

Jul 02, 2018 02:00 PM
Rainmaker
6,376,414
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Be alert for statements that appear to be too good to be true.

Jul 02, 2018 01:21 PM
Rainmaker
3,843,091
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

a bedroom without a closet

 

Jul 02, 2018 01:13 PM
Rainmaker
1,136,887
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

You need to go to 10 open houses observe and look at the flyer. Not going to do it for others. Take notes listen....

Jul 02, 2018 12:59 PM
Rainmaker
1,362,548
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

One I dealt with was a house that was advertised as having air conditioning but didn't.

Jul 02, 2018 10:29 PM
Ambassador
2,546,685
Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  Misrepresentation 

Jul 02, 2018 09:20 PM
Rainmaker
3,985,813
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Price, age of improvements.. I could write a book

Jul 02, 2018 06:31 PM
Rainmaker
4,433,483
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

If it is not true 

Jul 02, 2018 03:28 PM
Rainmaker
1,596,476
Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

You got great answers. 

Jul 06, 2019 12:58 PM
Rainmaker
700,805
Sharon & Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN - Lafayette, IN
West Lafayette homes for sale

Placing the picture of a team member with some contact info when he did not have an active real estate license.

Jul 08, 2018 10:33 AM
Rainmaker
4,741,619
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

When you over exaggerate a home.

Jul 06, 2018 06:44 PM
Rainer
91,832
Jon K. Judd
Keller Williams Realty - Central Delaware - Dover, DE
GRI, e-PRO, SFR, Delaware Homes

10,000sf water front home ...... (sitting in the middle of the dessert - with no water and only 1200 sf)

Jul 03, 2018 10:19 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,356
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

If it's not true or is misleading it's false.

Jul 03, 2018 06:07 AM
Rainmaker
3,069,684
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Michael Jacobs nailed this one!

Jul 03, 2018 05:18 AM
Rainmaker
1,624,572
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

It is never false if it is published

Jul 03, 2018 04:45 AM
Ambassador
4,312,167
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Daniel Lloyd - tell the truth! Simple!

Jul 02, 2018 09:42 PM
Rainmaker
526,755
Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
Louisville Short Sale Expert

Google "Jonathan Gruber"

Jul 02, 2018 07:52 PM