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Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I remember seeing a post from Alan May about the 9 things he carries.

To that, I would add:

  • hand sanitizer
  • toilet paper
  • lockboxes (one combo, one Supra)
  • business cards
  • Agency brochures
  • water

I used to carry a mallot, spare signs, etc. in my car but, I have moved those to Ray's van since I bought a little two-seater! 

Feb 04, 2020 08:07 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I have an entire large plastic box filled with goodies.  All kinds of things like tools, toilet paper, paper towels, spray bottle with cleaning solution, booties, flashlight, socks, walking shoes, etc. 

Feb 04, 2020 09:03 AM
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

WD40, scissors, screwdriver, and a few other things. 

Feb 04, 2020 08:35 AM
Peter Mohylsky. Broker -BRIX REALTY
Miramar Beach, Florida - Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Bolt clippers are a favorite of mine.  It gets peoples attention. 

But basically a few tools like a hammer, screwdriver and set of pliers.  Kinda like a thumb in the dike, cause no further harm, just get the job done with a minimum of drama.  

i have changed light bulbs to prove the fixture worked and we did not need the consultation of a licensed electrician.  

Feb 04, 2020 08:24 AM
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I always carry an extra Buyer Packet and Seller Packet.  Also doggie treats and some "promotional items" that I can give away as I am doing my daily tasks.  And of course, a supply of water.

Feb 04, 2020 08:07 AM
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

I have a truck which has no trunk!

I DID have a swing out wheelwell toolbox installed, and it has everything from compass to outlet tester to graphite spray to tools, 5 lb sledge, bailing wire, metal tape, metal zip ties (THE BOMB) jumper cables, nuts bolts screws washers, laser pointer, 100 foot measuring tape and I'm sure I am forgetting something!

Feb 04, 2020 07:57 AM
Doug Dawes
KW Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

I have a box with Windshield Washer, Coolant, Zip Ties, can of oil, empty 5 gal gas can, roadside reflective markers. My basic tools. a chair, walking stick, umbrella, paper towels, clean rags, and my basic tools. Then for Real Estate, binoculars for roof & chimney viewing, Riders, 3lb sledgehammer (for signs) etc. 

Feb 04, 2020 09:43 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Towels, clean up after wet feet.

Broom/dustpan...Palmetto bug laying legs up.
Rubber gloves....those darned dog walkers.

Spray cleaner...little Billie didn't realize the slider was closed.

Knock down wasp/hornet spray.

A variety of tools for signage, measuring, illuminating,fixing, barricading and testing.

Feb 04, 2020 09:33 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

I used to carry a large amount of tools, especially the items needed to install or remove signs Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate .

Now, in the "not really" side of things: Remember those signs like the baby on board but they said ex-wife in trunk. How about a loaded shot gun for when my revolver just won't do?

Feb 04, 2020 08:12 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


I had a pair of shoes for visiting construction sites, yoga mats, paper signs for store fronts, as well as all the forms needed, if someone wanted to make an offer on site.  A

Feb 04, 2020 07:43 AM
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT

Around my car I have a tape measure, an umbrella, a snow scraper, 2 pairs of sunglasses, windex wipes, 2 pens, lots of change, headphones, a portable phone charger, my kit for hanging riders & several recyclable bags.

Feb 04, 2020 11:14 AM
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

Toilet paper, paper towels and trash bags.

Feb 04, 2020 10:42 AM
Byron K . Jones
Coatesville, PA
List Today - Sold Tomorrow!

Gallon bottle of water for loosening up the frozen ground for removal of signs

Feb 04, 2020 10:39 AM
Caroline Gerardo
Sun West Mortgage Corporation - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

Flyers, waters with my logo, flash light, mud boots, weapon though I have permit to carry concealed, tape measure, HP spare calculator, note pad, logo pens. snacks, laptop, bolt cutter,  gas can, microfiber rags, WD-40, screwdriver, hammer, DUCT TAPE, small spray bottle of vinegar and distilled water for cleaning, plush towel thay goes over entry mat that says Welcome,  cards for the Realtor I'm helping with the open house and an extra sign in sheet with their logo - I hold opens with a couple Realtor friends.  I set the signs- she inspects and we make it look perfect before we start showing

Feb 04, 2020 10:05 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

Sledge hammer, tool box with screws, pliers, hammer and blank contracts.

Feb 04, 2020 07:12 PM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

My open house signs.

Feb 04, 2020 04:27 PM
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

First aid kit, water, Tylenol or Aleve, spare cash, tools, Leatherman, flares or cones, etc. In winter, I add matches, gloves, barn grip, blanket, skull cap, waterproof poncho, MRE's or trail mix, etc.

Feb 04, 2020 02:51 PM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Actually it is not limited to realtors wants and needs but all items to have. Tools, first-aid, jumper cables, glow sticks, towels, doo-dads etc. 

Feb 04, 2020 02:12 PM
Joseph Domino 480-390-6011
HomeSmart - Scottsdale, AZ
Real Estate Made Easy

Toilet Paper

Feb 04, 2020 01:46 PM
Adam Feinberg
Elegran - Manhattan, NY
NYC Condo, Co-op, and Townhouse specialist

As a city dweller, I got rid of the car when I moved here. Instead, I carry a backpack everywhere (like the typical resident here). Since we almost entirely sell apartments- we don't need to carry much. I do keep a few things readily accessible though. Typically I have extra buyers packets, business cards, booties (for no shoes in the apartment), tissues. Weather permitting and with clients- I often carry an extra umbrella or bottles of water since we often walk a lot.

Mar 05, 2020 07:54 AM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I used to keep forms in my car, but I found that I never used them, haha.  Currently, I have a sign, a tape measure, but I do not have a flashlight since there is one on my phone.

Feb 06, 2020 10:57 AM
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Santa Clarita & Aliso Viejo

Tools, nuts, bolts, nails, zip ties, stick on numbers, tape, staple gun.

Feb 05, 2020 07:25 PM
Greg Large
ERA Real Solutions - Grove City, OH
A Tradition of Trust

duct tape an WD-40

Feb 05, 2020 11:06 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Include some footware use when walking through wet grass or a wet basement.

Feb 05, 2020 09:57 AM