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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
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I haven't had time for this type of thing in months.

Aug 01, 2015 10:51 PM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

No... and when they keep popping up, they really annoy me.

Aug 01, 2015 10:35 PM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Captain Wayne - I typically don't want to be bothered with live chat. If I am on a website and I can't find what I am looking for, I will just go to the next website.

Aug 01, 2015 04:15 PM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

It depends on whether I have to register with name, email, etc.  I ignore those.

Aug 01, 2015 01:45 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

No. I genrally close that box.  Now I do sometimes do live chat with someone I already do business with.  Tech support at my MLS offers that.

Aug 01, 2015 01:27 PM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Almost never.  But, there have been a few times where I really had a need and called and they had long wait time and I tried chat in parallel.

Aug 01, 2015 01:09 PM
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Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

almost never. i think once. dont want the invasion and sales tactics.

Aug 01, 2015 01:09 PM
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Sara Wagner
Woodland Management Service - Adams, WI
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Seldom.

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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
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No, those things are intrusive.

Feb 07, 2018 10:00 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Not likely.   

Aug 03, 2015 01:21 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Captain,

I find it annoying. and it is so much easier to pick up the phone, instead of typing back and forth, etc...A

Aug 02, 2015 03:46 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School - depends how much time I have. I prefer to pick up the phone and talk.

Aug 02, 2015 03:14 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School Never have!

Aug 02, 2015 12:07 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Yes I do. Products I buy for my real estate business (WiseAgent) have proven this feature to be incredibly valuable.

I find for my real estate business, the icon gets clicked but my availability to chat rarely fits both schedules. So it defaults to a text message which can work.

Be aware, if you have a 3rd part staff your chat function with the message 'Cpt'n Wayne will call you back' it will prove counterproductive.

Aug 01, 2015 10:14 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Yes, I used that feature a few times, but those are for big companies who can effort the luxury of having a many reps online.

Aug 01, 2015 07:51 PM
Rainmaker
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

I have been to a few real estate websites with live chat and I have not been impressed with them.  The live chats have been done by other companies rather than directly with the agents.

I find that many of the live chats done by non-real estate companies has not been done very well.  However, I have come across a small number that have been done very well and actually answer your questions.

Aug 01, 2015 05:17 PM