Annette  Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041, Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ  (ReMax Realtec Group)

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Ken Jones, ASA, CRES
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 Seems that you're asking if people going into that house are so stupid that they have to actually be TOLD that there are survalence systems monitoring their every move.

If, after being greeted by a monitoring system they have to be told they're being surveilled, perhaps they're not mentally competent to enter into a contract.

Then, again. What do I know?

Feb 08, 2018 07:45 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
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I had one Seller who had atleast a half dozen CC Monitoring units right out in the open when you entered. When it's "in your face", like in your case & in that case, I'd take it it's assumed there are cameras. 

Feb 08, 2018 07:52 AM
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Barbara Todaro
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who the hell needs to live like that????

Feb 08, 2018 07:03 AM
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Corinne Guest, Managing Broker
Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
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I tell all buyers to keep mouths shut while inside a house. We talk after we leave. You just never know. At least it's open and honest from the get go and yes I would assume you are being watched and listened to even in the bathrooms!

Feb 08, 2018 06:39 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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In my world that is presumed to be a given. Everywhere I go I think, act, and believe I am on camera and audio as well. 

Feb 08, 2018 06:39 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
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Surveillance. I would think that they would know at that point. I guess it's a duh. We can't assume that people know stuff that we didn't tell them. Even if they saw it with her own eyes or heard it with her own ears.

Feb 08, 2018 06:31 AM
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Peter den Boer
Atlanta Communities - Woodstock, GA
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These days I just assume I am being recorded.

Feb 08, 2018 06:28 AM
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Alan May
Coldwell Banker Residential - Evanston, IL
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Yes, the seller should be notifying visitors that they're under surveillance.

Feb 08, 2018 06:22 AM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 it should be disclosed.

Feb 08, 2018 11:50 AM
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Roy Kelley
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You should always assume that you are on camera when in homes of others.

Feb 08, 2018 10:03 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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At that point it should be pretty obvious!

Feb 08, 2018 09:16 AM
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Nina Hollander
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Depends on the state laws. And why would a buyer be taking a dog into another person's house?

Feb 08, 2018 08:29 AM
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Bob Crane
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Obviously this house is wired.  They may also want to mention in the intro that the buyer can ask them any questions as they walk through.

Feb 08, 2018 08:20 AM
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Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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  I won't show it.  

Feb 08, 2018 07:22 AM
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Jeff Pearl
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How do you know it's actually the owner that is talking? The signs are disclosure.

Feb 08, 2018 07:03 AM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
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I don't know why anyone would assume privacy in or on someone else's property in the first place. Just because security and surveillance systems were not available before like they are now, does not mean that there was a right to privacy in these situations.  

Feb 08, 2018 06:34 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
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wow

Feb 08, 2018 06:32 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Oh, I'm SO with Ken Jones, ASA, SCGREA on this! 

The thing is, if you're representing buyers, you and your buyers should ALWAYS assume there is surveillance...no ifs, ands or buts!

Feb 08, 2018 09:42 PM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
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I think they should already know that  or assume that, especially after the encounter with the homeowner... 

Feb 08, 2018 11:33 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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Doesn't the very first sentence announce  surveillance? No need for additional warnings or disclosures.

Feb 08, 2018 10:38 AM
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Wayne Martin
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Usually, unless it is very special, I sugest NEXT!

Feb 08, 2018 10:00 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
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There has never been an assumption of privacy in someone else's house. Just ask the agent and his girlfriend who made national news in the last couple of years because the were making whoopie is a listed property.

Feb 08, 2018 09:54 AM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
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I would think that the monitor and subsequent greeting would be sufficient constructive notice.

Feb 08, 2018 08:46 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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To disclose always works best for all. There is no downside to disclosure

Feb 08, 2018 08:40 AM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
AZuRE Team - Realty ONE Group - Scottsdale, AZ
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Likely not. Agents and buyers are on private property. Just assume that 'all' showings have surveillance and security devices. That's the way I operate today. You are being watched, monitored and recorded. Act accordingly, just the way it is now.

Feb 08, 2018 08:29 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Annette,

Do you mean Surveillance?   I would take this home of my list if I were the buyer.  This is creepy.  If I were the agent, I would refuse this listing from Big Brother. It is disclosed in CA.  A

Feb 08, 2018 07:08 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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I'm not ready for this.

Feb 08, 2018 06:49 AM
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Praful Thakkar
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 - good idea to disclose, I believe.

Feb 08, 2018 09:41 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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Don't you think it's safe to assume that in this particular case?

Feb 08, 2018 08:17 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
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Seems pretty obvious to me!

Feb 08, 2018 04:22 PM
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Gita Bantwal
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I always advise buyers not to discuss anything in the house.

Feb 08, 2018 03:51 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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If that is not enough to say there are eyes everywhere I don't kow what would be.

 

The agent for the buyer sould b e slapped for llowing the  buyers to bring a pet.  the sellers could be  highly allergiic!!!!!!!!

Feb 08, 2018 02:51 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 I'm sure every step will be recorded.

Feb 08, 2018 06:13 AM
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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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We are seeing this more and more, and bet there will be a court case from listening to buyers' conversations and used for motivation soon.

Feb 11, 2018 11:57 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
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I would think not.

Feb 09, 2018 05:45 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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In NH you so have to notify a dor post if you record sound, but do not for camera only. Anyone can pose to be a buyer, i prefer to talk to an dmeet in person, i put the selling back in selling agent

Feb 09, 2018 05:21 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
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I love Ken Jones, ASA, SCGREA answer myself

All we need is another disclosure form... yeah right!

Feb 09, 2018 04:17 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
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Ken Jones, ASA, SCGREA nailed this one!

Feb 09, 2018 03:56 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
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No, the seller does not need to disclose - at that point, it's obvious there will be no privacy!

Feb 09, 2018 02:59 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
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The handwriting is on the wall and the voice and notice given by the seller on the outside should be indication enough.

Feb 08, 2018 10:53 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
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I assume all homes have it now.  I do.  I chat with my dogs from work.  And I can talk with the mail man when he leaves a package.  I can turn the heat up before I get home.

Feb 08, 2018 10:06 PM
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Caroline Gerardo
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The signs posted notify buyer they are on camera. In California, they can't record what is being said, without permission.

Feb 08, 2018 02:13 PM