A Signature Line Can Save Time.

Real Estate Broker/Owner with HomeRome Realty

A Signature Lines Can  Save Time

There are times we we need to say the same thing or give the same information over and over. Adding signatures to your emails, as you need them, saves time and gives good accurate information


M Rome Signature

We are not talking about this kind of signature but  email signatures that save you time once they are set up.






Here are a few  examples:

...when I want to send directions for searching all listed properties in our MLS system. I just click "All Listings" in my signature option and this is what prints:

"You can find every active listing in the Multiple Listing System (MLS) by going to www.HomeRome.com and clicking on ALL ACTIVE LISTINGS.  Go to Homes Prospector. Be sure to sign up with your email and password. You can then search criteria such as type of home/condo/ townhouse and price range.  You can narrow the search down to number of bedrooms, price range,zip code etc. You will be sent daily updates of properties that meet your needs, including photos, address, price etc. This is a free service to help make finding your special home easier."


 If I want a simple signature I click "HomeRome" and this prints:

"Thank you,


HomeRome Realty



866-806-2353 fax


... and if I want to give the full  Alphabet Soup  plus a link to ActiveRain and my book, here is yet another.

ABR, ACRE, BROKER , CAP, CRS, ePro, GRI, LTG, PMN, RECS, RN, RRC, SRES, CyberPro, Starmaker, iSucceed ,Baltimore's ONLY CyberStarTM

Fax: 866-806-2353
mrome@HomeRome.com http://www.HomeRome.com  Sign Up for Active Rain            Author:Real Estate the Rome Way"


How many different signature lines are you using. You could make one for each of your listings and when an inquiry comes in you just hit that listing. Don't have to send them to the MLS, or your web page or your blog. Instant information and quick. You can do personal things like a standard Happy Birthday Message.

How many different signature lines are you using? Would you care to share some right here? 


 A Signature Line Can  Save Time.


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Pat Haddad
Keller Williams Indianapolis Metro NE - Carmel, IN
Carmel IN Real Estate Expert

Margaret---It was a while before I learned how to best use and have different signatures.  Your post will save many newer agents lots of time.  I have suggested.

Oct 01, 2010 12:33 PM #14
Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty - Baltimore, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Pat, Would you share some of your ideas for your signatures?

Oct 01, 2010 12:37 PM #15
Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Margaret, what a great post!    It is a good idea to have a few different signatures for the different emails we send out all day!   

Oct 01, 2010 01:16 PM #16
Lizette Fitzpatrick
Lizette Realty - Lexington KY - Richmond KY - Lexington, KY
Lizette Realty,Lexington KY MLS - Kentucky Homes -

Margaret,  great information you posted.  We sure do need to sign a lot in a days time.  Thanks for the info.

Oct 01, 2010 02:23 PM #17
Kathy Clulow
RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc. Brokerage - Uxbridge, ON
Trusted For Experience - Respected For Results

Margaret - another form of 'signature' might be a 'signature page' or staionary template something fancier than simple text ..... a mini web page in email format, with links to certain web pages


Oct 01, 2010 03:21 PM #18
Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty - Baltimore, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Joan, You do understand.

Lizette, We do a lot of emails during the day..this just makes it a bit more efficient.

Kathy, Your's looks great.

Oct 01, 2010 05:50 PM #19
Karen Bernetti
Staging4Smooth Transitions Connecticut Home Staging - Southington, CT

They do save a lot of time when used correctly.  I find myself constantly changing mine!

Oct 01, 2010 08:26 PM #20
Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty - Baltimore, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Karen,I don't change them, I keep adding new ones to choose from.


Oct 01, 2010 08:32 PM #21
Jeff Belonger
Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc - Cherry Hill, NJ
The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans

Margaret.... very creative.  I don't need different signature lines as a loan officer, even though I am a manager. I use to have both, but I just use the one now.  But you bring up a very interesting point for those that have different functions or what to share different things with their clients.  Nice job here... and yes, I like Kathy's, comment # 18.

jeff belonger

Oct 01, 2010 11:43 PM #22
Jeff Dowler CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360

Margaret - having multiple signature lines is so important, and useful. I have kept mine to 5, in part becuase that's what my email provider allows. But I have others in a word doc that I can cut and paste in seconds. I'm always surprised at the number of folks who do not take advantage of their emails to publicize their blogs, websites, and more.


Oct 01, 2010 11:53 PM #23
Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty - Baltimore, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Jeff B.You can use different signature lines to describe each of your loan programs, or to have  a list of what is needed to make a loan application. This saves you from having to type it out each time.

Jeff D. You can have unlimited signatures ready to go instead of the cut and paste. But you know how to use this to save time.



Oct 01, 2010 11:58 PM #24
Peter Pfann @ Fair Realty Victoria, Selling Pfanntastic Victoria Homes Since 1986
Fair Realty, Victoria BC www.talktopeter.com - Victoria, BC
Talk To Peter 250-213-9490 www.talktopeter.com

Hi Margaret,

cool reminder, we use a few in our emails, but we know we can do more an better.


Oct 02, 2010 12:19 AM #25
Martin C. Kent
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. - Ellicott City, MD
REALTOR Howard County, MD homes

The computer network at the office was just updated to Windows 7 and unfortunately that wiped out my saved signature.  So, I was just thinking about this today as I saved it to another machine.  I was not thinking about quite where I could take it though.  Thank you for the insight into another way to use the tools.   

Oct 02, 2010 12:58 AM #26
Christine Donovan
Donovan Blatt Realty - Costa Mesa, CA
Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M

I only have two email signatures, but I'm thinking I could use a few more after seeng these examples.

Oct 02, 2010 03:00 AM #27
steve mick
freemovingestimates - New York, NY



Good morning margaret you are give us so usefull information regarding email signature here i am take care of free moving estiamtes and use much time emailing for client and thought in future use your guidelines for work.

thanks for such a informative post.

Oct 02, 2010 04:40 AM #28
Derek Wood
Marblehead, MA

Good tool to use. Thank you for sharing!

Oct 02, 2010 09:08 AM #29
Christine OShea
NATIONS Princeton Nassau, Inc. - Naples, FL

Hi Margaret, Yes, I use automated signatures too.  It is a time saver as well.

Oct 02, 2010 10:53 AM #30
Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty - Baltimore, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Peter and Linda, Good to see you.

Martin, Glad it helped.

Christine, Give it  a try.

Steve, You are welcome.

Derekm, :)

Christine, Would you like to share a few with us?

Oct 02, 2010 08:09 PM #31
Latonia Parks
Top Bragg Realty, Fayetteville NC, Home of the 82d ABN DIV - Fayetteville, NC
Military Relocation Expert

I have signatures on all of my emails as well as an abbreviated version on my phone email.  Don't want someone to forget me.  Lol

Oct 09, 2010 09:22 PM #32
Nancy Pav
Long & Foster - Ashburn, VA
Nancy Pav, Your "GottaHave" Realtor

I have one basic email signature and am not looking to add one to my activerain blog.  Thanks for the post and the responses.  I'm going to check out Wisestamp.

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