Caroline Gerardo, C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982 (Sun West Mortgage Corporation)

Spam prevention
Rainmaker
1,351,808
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Thankfully, I have yet to start getting these.  However, I do get considerable quantities of emails from both local and national brokerages (and individual agents) even after multiple unsubscribes.  Some have been so egregious, I reported them to the organization responsible for enforcing the CAN-SPAM laws, before they stopped accepting reports from the public.

Feb 25, 2021 02:19 PM
Rainmaker
221,867
Shayne Stone
Champion Real Estate Group - Missouri City, TX
"Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"

I have found unsubscribing to be useless. Instead I just setup a filter for that email address to auto send to SPAM / Junk Folder.

Main reason is I found unsubscribing also informs the other party that they have found an active and useable email address... LOL

 

Feb 25, 2021 05:15 PM
Ambassador
2,534,351
Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 Not that particular email, but I find that "unsubscribing" is generally useless.  Once a marketer has your email, they will never let up.

 Try blocking it.  

FWIW, I use throw-away emails for companies like "Zillow".  When those email accounts get overloaded with spam and other junk, I create a new email account and move on.  I keep my "real email addresses" for clients, family, banking, etc.

Feb 25, 2021 04:50 PM
Rainmaker
3,895,478
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Not this example but I have found unsubscribing in general creates an avalanche of new spam/unsolicited email notifications.  Subscribe carefully.  

Feb 25, 2021 04:35 PM
Rainmaker
3,940,736
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Not yet. I have found that unsunscribing from these types of emails proliferates the type of junk I get, so I delete them unopened and they seem to disappear after some time.

Feb 26, 2021 04:03 AM
Rainer
317,672
Melissa Jackson
Century 21 Alliance Properties - Azle, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

No, I think when I unsubscribe they resell my info!

Feb 25, 2021 08:02 PM
Rainmaker
1,685,236
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

I haven't seen them but my phone sometimes blows up with calls or texts.

Feb 25, 2021 04:30 PM
Ambassador
5,130,930
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Every mail server has a junk mail box and it generally only takes one click to teach it to send all future mailings to that folder.

Feb 25, 2021 11:51 PM
Ambassador
4,443,648
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Haven't gotten those but sure do get plenty of others, and spam texts, and unknown callers, and...

Feb 25, 2021 10:33 PM
Ambassador
2,490,079
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

No but will report as spam if I do and they seem to be pandering to those who are terrified of the Wuhan flu. 

Feb 25, 2021 06:05 PM
Rainmaker
5,273,338
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Caroline,

No, and we have not subscribed. A

Feb 26, 2021 07:17 AM
Rainmaker
800,857
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

No, have not seen one.

Feb 26, 2021 06:01 AM
Rainmaker
89,673
Cathy Starkweather
La Rosa Realty, LLC. - Celebration, FL

I've not received that particular one but receive other unsolicited emails, calls and texts often.

Feb 26, 2021 04:53 AM
Rainmaker
1,128,939
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

no.

Feb 25, 2021 02:23 PM
Ambassador
2,983,469
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I use the block feature. The amount of spam emails, phone calls, and text messages from spammers and Robo dialers is outrageous! 

I may have received that email and it went right to spam. I have a great spam filter. 

Feb 26, 2021 07:47 AM
Rainmaker
956,481
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

No

Feb 26, 2021 07:57 AM
Ambassador
3,197,052
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Oh great.......stupid marketing. I don't ever respond.  Toss in the trash file and never see them again.

Feb 26, 2021 03:37 PM
Rainmaker
855,497
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Zillow is not spamming me at this time. Not that I want more spam. I already get plenty...as we all do.

Feb 26, 2021 01:35 PM