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

I've never understood that. Real estate is local and hyperlocal. 

May 17, 2024 11:46 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® CRS,ABR,PSA,RCS-D, ePRO
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
Serving Coastal San Diego, Veteran's & Seniors

I do not give state advice outside of California. I give general real estate advice and opinions good for all 50, Canada, Costa Rica and the Dark Side of The Moon. 🤫😉

May 17, 2024 01:37 PM
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
The best agent in Southern Utah!

Ego over common sense is my answer, Michael!

May 17, 2024 04:17 PM
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Shayne Stone
HomeSmart - Fulshear, TX
"Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor" RETIRED

I know, I don't... Heck, I don't even go outside my market in Texas - because Texas is HUGH area!!! LOL

 

May 17, 2024 04:11 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

If you are talking about here on/in AR it's for the points Michael Elliott . ?? Advice on traffic accidents??? no clue.

May 17, 2024 12:35 PM
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Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
NC Real Estate Transition & Relocation 919-602-848

I'm not sure. Do you have an example?

May 17, 2024 11:19 AM
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Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate
ZOOM Realty Group - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

My guess would be that they think they are positioning themselves as an expert and for attention. I have often wondered why when someone posts a blog or Q about real estate that people who are not in real estate feel compelled to respond. Best to stay in your own lane.

 

May 17, 2024 09:10 PM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Some RE issues are generic and I might offer an opinion if a generic question was posed. I stay in my "lane" and don't give opinions regarding California markets in which I do not work...not to mention other markets in other states. 

May 17, 2024 05:58 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

While licensed, we also do layman things too...

May 17, 2024 01:48 PM
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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

Real estate differs so much from state to state, I wouldn't even try.

May 18, 2024 07:02 AM
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Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
Lake Sinclair Specialist

when asked a question I generally qualify my answer to "in Georgia".  That being said I have been a traffic accident investigator in several states.

May 17, 2024 02:31 PM
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Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

They have a megaphone. They learn it from the media where in 12 seconds the real estate market EVERYWHERE is covered in one size fits all pearly white smile sound bite. 

When I have nothing to say, my lips are sealed

Say something once, why say it again?

May 18, 2024 02:53 AM
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

The only benefit would to get their name out in another market maybe in hopes that those that see it might have family or friends in his/her market otherwise I don't think there would be any benefit for them. Some people are know it alls and have to comment on anything and everything.

May 17, 2024 06:39 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I don't give advice outside of my market, Michael. I don't remember coming across agents who did so. Doing so opens up way too much liability. If I'm asked a generic real estate question, I'm happy to provide an opinion, but even then I qualify my answer by saying it could be different in their market.

May 18, 2024 07:42 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

 

I have no idea why people do what they do, or don't do Michael Elliott 

May 18, 2024 07:16 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Not a clue.  I don't even offer advice on counties one or two away from me!

May 18, 2024 07:55 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I have  never had a problem with advice from others who are trying to help. All of us know that we must comply with state and local laws and regulations.

May 18, 2024 04:16 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

We can talk about general trends across the nation, but what is happening in a specific market?  I would always go to the professionals who work in that area.

May 18, 2024 03:10 PM
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Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Good question Michael Elliott That is why
I refer  my business out and do not become licensed in a state where I do not know the local area - I feel it is best to refer it to an agent who knows the area- I stay where I know my business, Local  as Candice A. Donofrio says 

May 18, 2024 10:34 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Good question, maybe they are fishing for referral opportunities.

May 18, 2024 12:54 AM
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Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

I have answered general real estate questions in many other states and alway explained that they need to consult a local proffessional for specific information and advice.  Opinion stated as so is not unethical.

May 21, 2024 09:18 AM
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Jeff Pearl
Samson Properties / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

I'd guess that they are hoping to attract business from people that might move into their market. But just a guess.

May 19, 2024 12:46 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Depends on the question.  There is a national portion to real estate tests you know.

May 18, 2024 11:39 AM