Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
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In our MLS, a manufactured home has its own distinct classification so if somebody actually listed a manufactured home as a site-built home they would be in violation in which case I would be calling the MLS to ding them.

Is it in a park with space rent?

Feb 26, 2019 12:29 PM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
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If the need is there, I will make the call. I have had agents thank me for pointing out to them something clearly a mistake on the mls.

We also have a link on our mls to report violations.

Feb 26, 2019 12:21 PM
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Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
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I would, they are supposed to know their listing.

Feb 26, 2019 01:49 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
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Yes, I would call the listing agent to get the accurate information. 

Feb 26, 2019 01:34 PM
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Sharon Altier, SFR
Lawton Realty Group, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL
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Yes, always.  I also call on them if I see an agent missed entering a subdivision and I find it is in an area I am searching.  Makes our lives easier if we can help each other.  

Feb 26, 2019 01:29 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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Absolutely - I don't hesitate if it's unclear. They don't mind as it's often something that helps them clarify information in their MLS listing data.

Feb 26, 2019 05:00 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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If clarification is needed, a call is made.  

Feb 26, 2019 04:23 PM
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Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Coast & Luxury

Yes I will call other agents for clarification and I also welcome their calls about my listings. 

Feb 26, 2019 01:54 PM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

I would report that to our MLS because it had a category problem. Obviously they are 2 different things.

I actually find out on my own as many LA's don't know what they are doing. Sharon mentioned subdivisions but the sub is mentioned on our tax reports right there in the MLS.

Feb 26, 2019 01:48 PM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
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Yes, I'd call if I had questions about a listing!

Feb 26, 2019 01:30 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Absolutely I do... often information is not complete or unclear and I don't want to send it to clients without knowing more. And I call when there's an error... the incorrect zip code; a townhome categorized as a single family residence. I recall a situation where a home was on .14 of an acre and it was listed as 14 acres! And I knew that subdivision didn't have any 14 acre lots.

Feb 26, 2019 01:28 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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if you think it's an oversight, call the agent....but categorizing a property is a major screw up or:

that agent wanted to get calls from buyers because of the price....very deceptive.... report that to mls.... 

Feb 26, 2019 12:46 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Yes.

Feb 26, 2019 12:40 PM
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Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate
Kelly Right Real Estate - Hood River, OR
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Yes, if I have questions, my clients will probably ask me about it.

Feb 26, 2019 12:37 PM
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Doug Dawes
KW Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
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Yes I do if something isn't clear

Feb 27, 2019 12:13 PM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
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Yes, for sure. 

Feb 26, 2019 09:30 PM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
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And they couldn't figure that out from the photos? 

Feb 26, 2019 03:25 PM
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Dan Pittsenbarger
Keller Williams Western Realty - Bellingham, WA
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Yes. If something is unclear or an obvious error I call the listing broker and if they don't answer I call their designated broker to correct the listing. If it is done with the intent to help rather than make them wrong - it goes smoothly and often builds good will between me and the agent.

Feb 26, 2019 03:17 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Oftentimes we do

Feb 26, 2019 02:53 PM
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Abby Stiller
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Yes to make sure they provide the correct information

Feb 26, 2019 02:51 PM
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Bob Crane
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If it is important to me.

Feb 26, 2019 02:44 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

When needed.

Feb 26, 2019 02:33 PM
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Buzz Mackintosh
Mackintosh REALTORS - Frederick, MD
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In most cases I can figure it out, if it is something out of the ordinary I will call the LA.

Feb 26, 2019 02:00 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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YES however i find when the mls is confusing, they are the ones most often not answering their phone either

Feb 27, 2019 05:18 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Yes.  If I or my clients can't figure it out, I'll call.

Feb 26, 2019 09:03 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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Definitely and if there seems to be an error I mention that in a nice way. I know I would want to know.

Feb 26, 2019 09:01 PM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
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Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor® I call the listing agent, if something is not clear on MLS.

Feb 26, 2019 08:08 PM
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Trisa Skoglund
Ponte Vedra - Ponte Vedra, FL
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I would definately call and get clarification. 

Feb 26, 2019 08:00 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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In that situation, I'd more likely report it. 

Feb 26, 2019 07:32 PM
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Greg Large
ERA Real Solutions - Grove City, OH
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blame it on Zillow 

Feb 26, 2019 06:36 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

All the time Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor® and if I don't like the answer I'd call their Broker and let them know.

Feb 26, 2019 06:34 PM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
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Yes I have

Feb 26, 2019 05:49 PM
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

Yes, I would call the listing agent. 

Feb 26, 2019 05:15 PM
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Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
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Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor® It may have been deceitful! It may have been an error. A phone call to the agent is appropriate. I certainly would like to know if there were any inaccuracies on my listings. 

Feb 26, 2019 05:14 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

I called a couple of times to report different things and it wasnt well-received

Feb 26, 2019 03:36 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
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I do all the time....

Feb 27, 2019 07:42 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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For sure.

Feb 27, 2019 06:06 AM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
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That would have to be discosed on any listing agreement here... and yes, I would call the listing agent for any clarification about anything that I am unclear about.

Feb 27, 2019 05:41 AM
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Greg Cremia
Shore Realty of the Outer Banks - Nags Head, NC

Who else would we call?

Feb 27, 2019 05:33 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Yes.

Feb 26, 2019 05:00 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

Call or email, yes.

Feb 27, 2019 07:26 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
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Most of calls are deceptive price.

Feb 27, 2019 07:08 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I do not make a practice of  'jerking the chain' of the listing agent.

IF my buyers are not making an offer, have not seen the house and are simply rubbing a itch, I let it ride.

Be aware, an agent knows their market. A 'HOME' listed at less than $40 a square foot should be sufficient indication to the agent to know this house is registered at the DMV.

Unfortunately, when ALL information is available in the MLS (not public portals) the agents rarely read the information. You can repeat in the public comments, agents comments and give chapter and verse of HOA regarding age, rent and pet restrictions and the chain will still get jerked.

And yes, you are right, when someone feels duped, they look for someone else to blame.

 

Feb 27, 2019 06:01 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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Of course

Mar 04, 2019 06:29 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Happens alot, lots of mistakes in MLS!

Mar 02, 2019 09:57 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Yes, I call for clarifications, sure.

Mar 01, 2019 10:32 AM