Realtors. Be sure to check online reviews of those You Refer

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More often than not, people are turning to the Internet to check for honest reviews. As a matter of fact a whole new industry has sprung up from this. Many of you may be familiar with last year Google tried to purchase for half billion dollars. Read more: Yelp stayed firm and said they were not for sale at any price. Yelp knows what they are on to. Now back to the point I was trying to make in the title.

Realtors. If you are going to refer a home inspector, termite inspector, loan officer or anyone for that matter, be sure to check that individuals online reviews first. Don't jeopardize your credibility.

Here are some suggestions.

  1. Do a Google search using " business name+reviews" then save that search in your bookmarks. This way you can check it weekly or monthly.
  2. Do a Yelp search. Go to and search for the business . Knowing the city that the business operates in is important. Read the reviews and look for filter reviews as well.
  3. Yahoo and Bing also have business reviews left by previous customers. Once you have completed your search for each business of interest. Be sure to bookmark that search in order for you to check up on companies that you're referring on a regular basis


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Comments (7)

K.C. McLaughlin
RE/MAX United - Cary, NC
Realtor, e-PRO, Homes for Sale - Cary, Raleigh NC

You are absolutely right! I always check online reviews before I try someone new if I cannot get a personal referral.

Jan 09, 2011 11:01 AM
Victor Zuniga
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Properties - San Diego, CA

In this day and age it's so easy to look up someone it's a no brainer not to do so. After all if something was to go wrong it's you the client is going to hold a bit responsible.

Jan 09, 2011 11:12 AM
David Salvato
David Home Inspection Service Home Inspector San Bernardino - Los Angeles, CA

KC. Thanks for taking time to comment this evening. I guess the point I'm trying to make is that we should always check reviews whether we are trying somebody new or not. Sometimes we get comfortable using the same individuals over and over again and there is nothing wrong with that. But most Realtors would be shocked to read some of the reviews of individuals that they refer to their clients. Even personal referrals can have some horrible reviews. Anyone that works in the public sector, offering a service is going to have a bad review from time to time. However I find it important that the business respond to those reviews and try to make things right.

Jan 09, 2011 11:13 AM
David Salvato
David Home Inspection Service Home Inspector San Bernardino - Los Angeles, CA

Victor. Well said. You need someone who's good to keep you out of hot water and not put you in it. Reduce your risk check for reviews online.

Jan 09, 2011 11:15 AM
Aida Pinto
Independent Real Estate Broker - Los Angeles, CA
Real Estate Broker (562) 884-6196

Hi David....well said....many times I have referred out a lender and have had to wipe off the egg on my face!!

Jun 05, 2011 10:34 AM
Not a real person
San Diego, CA

Happy Wednesday!

Aug 03, 2011 07:35 AM
Mike Young, covering the USA - Las Vegas, NV
FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809

Thank you for the information David. I'd like to encourage you to write more often, you write well and have something to say that needs to be heard. Wish you continued success.

Oct 13, 2012 10:54 AM