Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA (Barcode Properties)

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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

I do not use it but, you have to love the clever marketing - 'free site but, only $100/agent per month!' LOL 

Nov 08, 2017 09:06 PM
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

In all fairness never heard of it and if it is a Freeby all I can think of is "what you pay is what you get":)Endre

Nov 08, 2017 10:49 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

It is so cute how they do it: it is free, but if you want to use it well, pay 100/month for an agent.

Nov 08, 2017 08:53 PM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

I have heard of Placester ... not used it.  Nor will I. I am a advocate of WordPress and owning and controlling my website ... my business.

Nov 09, 2017 06:40 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty & Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

No, and i don't know anyone that has used that service.

Nov 09, 2017 05:35 AM
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Richard L. McKinney P.A.
Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise - Port St Lucie, FL
For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!

Inna Ivchenko I used a Placester site for one of my sites (I have three) for about a year from 2015 to 2016.

Here's the deal. It is a nice out of the box web site for the money. I find it clean, easy to use and looks great.

However, if you do not spend money on SEO or Pay per click, you are not going to make any money off of it. 

 

Nov 09, 2017 05:30 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

RE/MAX provides a free placester website for members and our team members each have one.... I market on each of them.... it does get Google Juice but not as easily as ActiveRAin!!!!! I use it every day for each of them...

Nov 09, 2017 04:28 AM
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Peter Mohylsky
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE - Destin, FL
Your Bucket List Broker in Destin, Fl..

I tried them but dropped them, it is not turnkey.

Nov 09, 2017 01:47 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

We have  Placester website through KW.

Nov 08, 2017 09:31 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Have not

Nov 08, 2017 08:49 PM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

I'm good.

Nov 09, 2017 04:59 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Bob Crane nailed this one!

Nov 09, 2017 03:56 AM
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Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I don't... see what Melissa Jackson said, Inna. Seems as if free in this case is really not free.

Nov 09, 2017 03:53 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Ina,

I know nothing about Placester.  I just know what we do.  A

Nov 08, 2017 10:52 PM
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Sean Casey
Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate - Newark, DE
Greenville, Hockessin, Newark & Bear Homes

I prefer WordPress.  I haven't used Placester but I have seen it.

Nov 09, 2017 05:06 PM
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Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  If they are tied in with NAR, no thanks.

Nov 09, 2017 04:33 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I admit I was bored and took a look.  If you wanted IDX or anything beyond a VERY basic site, it cost money.  CRM is extra. 

 

No thanks.  Very happy with my site that isn't using a cookie-cutter template that looks like every other placeter website.

Nov 09, 2017 09:09 AM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
AZuRE Team - Realty ONE Group - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Feel free to give me a call Inna Ivchenko ....

Nov 09, 2017 06:17 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

Simple answer, NO!

Nov 09, 2017 05:43 AM
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Steven Nickens
Elite Pacific Properties Maui - Wailea, HI
R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii

I build my own sites.

Nov 09, 2017 02:03 AM
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Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

I don't.

Nov 08, 2017 10:04 PM
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Melissa Jackson
Riverside Homebuilders - Sales Consultant - Springtown, TX
Your New Home Sales Consultant in Parker County

I set one up & then found out if you don't purchase some services it's useless. Maybe not useless, will get you a website presence. 

Nov 08, 2017 09:10 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

If it's promoted by it has to be bad LOL - no I don't use it

Nov 09, 2017 12:53 PM
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Fahlman Property Group
Realty ONE Group Preview - Marysville, WA
Real Estate Team Serving Snohomish County

no

Nov 09, 2017 11:51 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

If we would stop trying to find a magic bullet and us the MLS and keep it for us Realtors like it was 10 years ago it is the only site we would need to work and it would save time and money...and the public would know that they need to come to us.

Nov 09, 2017 10:50 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

No. I looked at it, but think there are much better options available these days.

Nov 09, 2017 08:31 AM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 MONTH REALTY - Kenosha, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I have not and do not plan to use it.  I already have a number of websites ... don't need anymore.

Nov 09, 2017 07:59 AM
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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

I have not.

Nov 09, 2017 06:51 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

It's not my thing.

Nov 09, 2017 04:58 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No.

Nov 09, 2017 03:21 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I do not use it. I saw their booth at NAR and people were lined up.

Nov 09, 2017 06:55 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

I have not, nor do I.  

Nov 13, 2017 07:58 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Does it work for you?

 

Nov 12, 2017 09:52 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
Realty One Group - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I did try it years ago and dropped it since it was not capable of the customization we required.

Nov 11, 2017 04:59 AM