Here come the Bandit Signs

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Empire Realty

OK, I did it.  I went out today and had 200 bandit signs made in an attempt to get Foreclosure and Pre-Foreclosure folks to come out of their shell and seek some help.  The signs are simple:




Can't Make your Mortgage Payments?

Keep your eyes pealed for them around the Hunter's Ridge area of Fontana, I should have many of them up soon.  I will check back with you with an update on my ROI.  My assumption is that people will not seek help until they are to far beyond the point of no return.  In either case my whole motivation is to assist home owners in identifying their options and maybe pick up a short sale or two.

This will continue to be a growing market niche in the Inland Empire so we better get a move on.

Comments (5)

Todd Clark
eXp Realty LLC - Tigard, OR
Principle Broker Oregon
Do you have your information on those signs any where? It maybe breaking the Realtor Code of Ethics if you don't. I found this out the hard way last year. Just giving you a heads up.
Oct 13, 2007 05:39 PM
Robert Huntsinger
Empire Realty - Upland, CA
Empire Realty Upland, CA - Full Service at a Discount


Good info!  I will make sure that I include that information.  I appreciate the heads up!

Take care!


Oct 14, 2007 03:22 AM

Good luck with the signs mate, Hopefully you are planning on doing them every week. Here's a blog on how to get the most out of your sign campaign. hope it helps


Oct 17, 2007 04:31 AM
Robert Huntsinger
Empire Realty - Upland, CA
Empire Realty Upland, CA - Full Service at a Discount

OK, I have dropped the bandit signs two weeks in a row. 

I have received no less than an extra 150 hits to the website every time I drop the signs.  I am working with one person in helping them navigate these tough times and I have received 3 calls from home owners in the area that hate my form of marketing.  The one I was able to talk directly with did not hate me at the end of the call, understood that what I was doing benefits them along with the Client but still hated my methods of getting to them.

Overall not bad for a two hundred dollar investment.

I will update this as more info becomes available.

Take care!



Oct 28, 2007 03:13 AM
Greg Willson
The Sign Bandits! - Ormond Beach, FL



The Blog is no longer there but they do have a very good service and they do it nationally.

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