Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon (Bend Premier Real Estate)

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Debbie Gartner
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I generally do blogging and catch up on other marketing (and/or paper work).  Today we had snow (looks like a lot) so that's what I did.

Jan 07, 2017 04:24 PM
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Praful Thakkar
Keller Williams Realty - Andover, MA
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Lynnea Miller - we just have our first major storm today..... less than what we see...

Jan 07, 2017 03:42 PM
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Jeff Dowler
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
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I make alternative plans with clients/prospects. It just is not a big deal here, unless we are having truly torrential rain. Be safe!

Jan 07, 2017 10:33 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

It certainly looks like you are getting a lot of snow. We had about six inches in our last storm. There's more coming, too. 

It's Colorado and we just deal with it. I've never really had any issues, and I've even shown properties where you have to snowmobile in to see them. 

Jan 07, 2017 08:44 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Punt and go on with life.  Roll with the punches.

Jan 07, 2017 06:03 PM
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Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC - Austin, TX
Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale

Reschedule and stay on top of things..safety first for both you and your clients.

Jan 07, 2017 05:38 PM
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Hella Mitschke Rothwell
(808) 226-1095 or (831) 626-4000 - Honolulu, HI
Hawaii & California Real Estate Broker

Do what I did and come to Hawaii? Of course, it helps to have a brokers license here too as well as in California.

But seriously for you, as long as your Internet works, stay put and work on your marketing. If you are snowed in, so is everyone else around you.

Jan 07, 2017 05:32 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
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It is a good time to work on your database and to make phone calls.

Jan 07, 2017 05:32 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

Not much you can do other than to learn to live with it.

Jan 07, 2017 05:15 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing

Do your best of course you would do that, Lynnea, and above all stay safe!

Jan 07, 2017 04:52 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 MONTH REALTY - Kenosha, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I work out of my home and so I just get up and treat each day the same.  I take advantage of the fact that everyone is snowed in right along with me and I try to stay abreast of my business.

Jan 07, 2017 04:42 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Answer: Give it the respect it is asking for. Then, work around and with it

Jan 07, 2017 03:22 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Lynnea Miller When we have snow predicted everyone is too busy buying toilet paper and milk. Congratulations on the multiple offers.

Jan 07, 2017 03:03 PM
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Ken Jones
Toms River, NJ
SRES, SFR, SCGREA

Lynnea Miller One of the things I love most about snow, is that most real estate agents tend to hibernate, which leaves the field pretty much open for the overly aggressive agent (like me).

When I show up at someone's door immediately after a major snow fall, people start to believe that I'm the guy they want representing them.

So, to answer your question, I'll be out and about calling on FSBO's and Expired's as soon as it's physically possible to do so.

Jan 07, 2017 03:00 PM
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Allie Angeloni
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Oro Valley, AZ

Well, 'Congrats!' on receiving multiple Offers - Yea, you, Lynnea Miller!!  For me, the weather doesn't mean work 'stops', it just means that I 'adjust' my schedule.  No Home Previewing, but other types of Marketing, or catching up on writing short personal notes to past clients!

Jan 07, 2017 02:46 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Not much to do, hope that it clears up.

Jan 07, 2017 02:45 PM
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Les & Sarah Oswald
Eastvale Team Realty & Property Mgmt - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

Stay safe. Warm a cup of hot cocoa and utilize the phone. Your clients will understand.

Jan 07, 2017 02:26 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Today's weather was HORRIBLE!!!  75 degrees and sunny.

Jan 08, 2017 07:04 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc. - Washington, DC
For Your Home in the Capital

I showed some houses this afternoon, and it was nippy, but nothing like what other parts of the country are getting.

Jan 08, 2017 03:58 PM
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Fred Griffin
Frederick Griffin, Exclusive Buyer's Broker - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

   It's a bone chilling 27 degrees here in Florida tonight.  No snow, but I will stay in tomorrow and catch up on office work, social media, etc.

Jan 08, 2017 03:20 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

use that snowed-in time wisely.... I use it to market after I've finished my required marketing..... I just keep going....

Jan 08, 2017 01:09 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I work on systems, online marketing and reaching out to clients and potential clients. The time is well spent.

Jan 08, 2017 12:58 PM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker

The show must go on. We do not have severe weather in my area ... it has never stopped me from doing what business needs to be done.  The key is "safety first".  

Jan 08, 2017 09:18 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Denver, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

That ok, work inside calling clients.   Spring is around the corner

 

Jan 08, 2017 09:13 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

We had cold weather last week and snow so I stayed indoors and purged clothes, emails, excess paper, and I worked on three new reale state classes I will be teaching this year. I also communicated with investors via email.

Jan 08, 2017 09:09 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

We don't deal with snow in Florida but big blows are not uncommon.

When weather prohibits Plan A, I move to Plan B. That works until the power goes out, or the internet goes down, then it is on to Plan C. Plan C means time to check on the neighbors and those vulnerable.

Jan 08, 2017 08:35 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

Work around it, that is all you can do!

Jan 08, 2017 07:03 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I always have things I can do from home.

Jan 08, 2017 06:51 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386
Allison James Estates & Homes & Realty One - Carlsbad, CA
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Do you drive a snow cat? If not, try to become more effective over the phone from you warm and inviting home!

Jan 08, 2017 06:05 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Keller Williams Success Realty - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

We don't have your kinds of weather, but we do have strong weather at times - if need be, we cancel/re-schedule as needed - you can't stop the weather LOL

Jan 08, 2017 05:54 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Nothnagle - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

There are so many other activities to do; calling sphee, prospects etc.

Jan 08, 2017 05:37 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

I either have to work through it or around it. Business does not stop. If i cant be on the road, i can be on the phone, email or doing computer work. 

Jan 08, 2017 05:10 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Stay in the home office!

Jan 08, 2017 03:40 AM
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Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor

Wow! Weather doesn't often disrupt my business and when it does, I stay home and catch up on lots of stuff--filing, calls, paperwork, etc. These days, technology lets us get much done without having to leave our homes.

Jan 08, 2017 02:36 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty & Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I grew up in Mill City, halfway between Bend and Salem. I suspect they are seeing record snowfall, as well.

Jan 07, 2017 08:44 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

It is rainy in here. I'm perfectly fine with the rain or any weather, but unfortunately nasty virus just kicked me out of business. 

Jan 07, 2017 07:10 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Congratulations on your very hot new listing, Lynnea -- unless it is truly unsafe, life and business goes on as usual.  Slow down.  Be careful.  

Jan 07, 2017 06:38 PM
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Marc Swartz, CPA, CA, Real Estate Broker
Royal LePage Vision Realty, Brokerage, Direct: (416) 737-9800, Office: (416) 321-2228 - Toronto, ON
Toronto, Durham & York Regions, Ontario, Canada

Use technology for communication.  Depending on the size of the snow dump, wait a few hours or perhaps the next day to show properties so plows and homeowners can clear the side streets, sidewalks and walkways.  However, we get very few dumps each year.

Jan 07, 2017 04:54 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I am very adaptable.

Jan 07, 2017 04:26 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

We so rarely experience it that the whole city tends to shut down - I typically use it as a paperwork catch-up day!

Jan 07, 2017 03:17 PM
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Tony Lewis
RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident - Valencia, CA
RE/MAX Valencia, Stevenson Ranch, Santa Clarita

Fist thing to do is check in with the client and see how the weather has impacting their schedule.  They may say they will be late or ask to reschedule.  It is always best if they are the ones to cancel.  Us as a Realtor only due so if roads are closed or we are too sick to make it.

Jan 07, 2017 03:05 PM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

I enjoy it -  modern technology looks after everything else.  We experience it every year

Jan 07, 2017 02:37 PM
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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

Hope you are safe, and we have gotten A LOT of snow lately.  One of our ski areas shut down for the day, as employees could not get there.    Some have had 3-4 feet of new snow!

Jan 10, 2017 12:08 PM