Holly Weatherwax, A Great Real Estate Experience ( Associate Broker, Momentum Realty)

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Spirit Messingham
Tierra Antigua Realty - Tucson, AZ
Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900

I got rid of the fax I was using, had E-fax as well.  I no longer use telegraph, morse code, or other out dated means of communication :)

Spirit

Jul 17, 2015 05:11 AM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

I haven't had a fax line in many many years.  Should someone have the need, they can fax my Toronto office and my admin staff will scan it to me immediately.   It happens maybe once a year?

Jul 17, 2015 05:10 AM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

I let go of my efax number years ago. Our phone service offers a split line for faxing at no extra cost so I still have my separate fax line for my home office. There are some companies (mostly lenders) and a few clients that still rely on faxing.

Jul 17, 2015 03:44 AM
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Nancy Robinson Ranked #6 in MI
Century 21 Town and Country - Royal Oak, MI
#10 Century21 Realtor in the US, #16 in the World

I have  it at my  office but not my home office got rid of that about 8 years ago.

Jul 20, 2015 10:48 PM
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Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

To read and preserve it, scan and send works best.

Jul 19, 2015 11:58 PM
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Brenda J. Andrew
ULTIMA REAL ESTATE - Corpus Christi, TX
Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX

I have myfax.  It is only $10 per month.  We still have a few people fax instead of email.  If I am traveling then a hotel can always fax easier than sending an email.  This way I can fax it to the person who needs it.  I know there is a service through my phone that does faxes or puts it into a pdf, but I just haven't made the time to find out about it.  

Jul 19, 2015 01:01 AM
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Ron Tissier
Chapman Hall Premier Realtors (404) 580-9069 - Atlanta, GA
Defining Homes. Defining Lifestyles.

Ditched my efax just this week Holly.  Found it to be an un-used and unnecessary expense.  Everything is scanned and emailed these days.

Cheers!

Jul 18, 2015 12:33 AM
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Richard Robibero, ABR, SRS
Panorama R.E. Limited - Toronto, ON
Selling Your Home as if it were My Own!

We still have a fax. Some Realtors still fax us every once in a while.

Jul 18, 2015 12:11 AM
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Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA
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If you must have a efax type fax line look at fax87.com. I used both in the past and the only difference was the price. 99.99% of time, I scan and email. 

Jul 17, 2015 11:30 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

We still have our Metro Fax number, but I am glad you asked, it may be time to ditch. Sometimes you forget you have these things.

Jul 17, 2015 10:18 PM
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Blatt + Cutino
Keller Williams Coastal Estates - Monterey, CA
Broker-Associate 831/206-8070*Call today*

Great question! I still have MyFax and rarely use it and actually forgot about it until I saw your post..

Jul 17, 2015 09:26 PM
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Christine Donovan
Donovan Blatt Realty - Costa Mesa, CA
Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M

I got rid of the fax line but kept the fax. People need it every month or so.

Jul 17, 2015 03:03 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I still have a fax line at my office, but not at home.  Not an efax either.  If they MUST fax, they can fax to my office and I can run pick it up and scan.

Jul 17, 2015 02:47 PM
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Ed Macias
Real Estate Teammates - Miami, FL
Miami FL-REO Property Management Multifamily

Fax is dead

Jul 17, 2015 12:36 PM
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Evelyn M Epperson
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Johns Creek, GA
A Tradition Of [Excellence, Trust & Service]

I do keep a efax # still and I will get a couple of buyers or sellers that need to fax me docs.

Jul 17, 2015 12:16 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Holly Weatherwax - I have a fax# from K7.net - free. The only thing I need is to send a dummy fax every two weeks to keep that number alive. However, not received a fax in years now!

The only time when I have difficulty scanning the document, I eFax it to this number and receive it as a PDF document.

Jul 17, 2015 11:56 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

It is so rare that I run into someone who wants to play fax that I have long ago dumped my fax machines and efax account.

Now if I do run into anyone who is not already able to send docs via email, I take the time to coach them on how to do so.

It is about time to get the rest of us into the current century, and a little coaching is time well spent.

Jul 17, 2015 10:39 AM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

I have Efax from my company for no extra charge and intend to keep it. I use it daily. If I fax a document to myself I get a perfect PDF that is not huge in size and it is very convenient. The same document scanned as a PDF is 10 times the size and takes pretty much the same steps. With this I can easily read contracts on my phone as an example.

Jul 17, 2015 09:20 AM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

I maintain an analog fax line and use it regularly from a receiving and sending viewpoint.  It is necessary to communicate with a variety of organizations that for various regulatory, legal or other reasons cannot send documents via email or other methods.

Jul 17, 2015 06:22 AM
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Hella Mitschke Rothwell
(831) 626-4000 - Honolulu, HI
Hawaii & California Real Estate Broker

I, too, have an efax and keep it up because there are occasions that I need it. And then when I need it--like for government stuff--I really need it. Worth it to me for the $9.99 that I pay per month.

Jul 17, 2015 05:44 AM
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Chris and Dick Dovorany
Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida - Naples, FL
Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty

We have e-fax.  We have found that although some people buying here who live up north can e-mail they have a hard time downloading 13 pages and then scanning them back to us.  They are more comfortable with fax.  We can receive but we can not send.  For sending we just run down the street to the clubhouse and they do it for us, free or the office if we're near.

Jul 17, 2015 05:36 AM
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Mike Sasse
OfferPad Home Loans, LLC - Scottsdale, AZ
Sales Leader

Unfortunately, we are a bit behind the times here in Hawaii. Fax seems to be the preferred method. People just don't like change.

Jul 17, 2015 05:29 AM
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Shanna Hall
Real Estate Solutions - Kirkwood, MO
I love selling houses!!!St. Louis, MO 314-703-1311

Totally got rid of fax machine- and number...   lol  Email all the way!

Jul 17, 2015 05:13 AM
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Stefan Winter
Real Estate in IL & NV | Owner of Real Estate Web Tech | Daily Vlogger - Las Vegas, NV
Owner - Winter Group & Real Estate Web Tech

I keep an e-fax number incase, you never know. Would love to get rid of it, never know when someone REALLY wants to fax a deal though.

Jul 17, 2015 04:53 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Yes, we rely on scan tech.  A

Jul 17, 2015 04:44 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 still have an e-fax # and it occasionally is quite useful.

Jul 17, 2015 04:24 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I keep a fax number that goes through my computer. There are still people who only fax. The service doesn't cost me but some $70/year and it's worth it for the times I need it.

Jul 17, 2015 03:52 AM
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Cindy Davis
SD Home Source Realty - San Diego, CA

I got rid of my fax years ago. Between the ability to scan, and docusign I have no need for it anymore. For the few clients where they don't do technology, I just meet with them.

Jul 17, 2015 03:44 AM