Bob Crane,  Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)

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Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

Absolutely - we are being herded like cattle by politicians who are only looking out for themselves and pushing us all off a cliff.  It's (past) time to cut back government, entitlements and more.

Aug 06, 2015 10:31 PM
John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Yes..... I have my thoughts which I will keep to myself at this time.  

Aug 06, 2015 10:15 PM
Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Yes; the ones that do not have the money seems to keep the squeaky wheel turning!

Repeal all the laws back to 1800 and start over!

Aug 06, 2015 09:58 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Good morning Bob.  You darn right people have became so reliant on big brother they can't think or act without being told by big brother.  

Aug 06, 2015 09:14 PM
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

Good Friday morning Bob. Yes, government regulations getting out of hand is definitely an understatement. Regrettably, people do not take the time to think for themselves so big brother has to think for them.

Aug 06, 2015 07:07 PM
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Bob. Out of hand would be an understatement. Unfortunately the current Administration is largely responsible for much of this problem,

Aug 06, 2015 06:47 PM
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Bob Crane - I remember the quote from Gandhi:

"Be the change you wish to see in the world".

Can we do it? Collectively as ActiveRain community, we can! We have leaders who can do this - so let's begin!

Aug 07, 2015 02:23 AM
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Absolutely! We need a sweeping change in our government. Perhaps a Congress that reviews all laws and eliminates the ones no longer relevant, and a Justice Department that enforces the laws on the books, like immigration. The President? Forget him and the Office.

Aug 06, 2015 11:25 PM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Government overreach.

You bet. However the liberals may take a different point of view.

How do you solve? Well, the solution may require a willingness to be labeled 'radical' or tagged as 'radicalized' by those who prefer the status quo.

What say you? Are you ready to be identified as a public voice willing to draw a real line in the sand?




Aug 06, 2015 09:55 PM
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

Yes, way way WAY out of hand. Worst part is, it's getting worse. Big fan of a flat tax, it as fair as it gets. Cut out all the programs that get abused and agencies that do nothing but make life difficult. 

Aug 07, 2015 04:27 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

This is a trick question, right Bob Crane ?

Aug 06, 2015 11:40 PM
Sara Wagner
Woodland Management Service - Adams, WI
The Forestland Experts!

Yes, but some of the solutions have not been good ones.

Oct 24, 2018 07:22 AM
Randy Mitchelson,APR #goipm & Homeland Heroes Home Loans - Bonita Springs, FL
First Impressions are made at First Click

Yes out of control. But some smart things here and there. They literally blew up the entire mortgage industry several years ago and been on rampage since. Vote Vote Vote and continue writing to elected officials to educate them about the effects of what's happening.

Aug 07, 2015 10:55 PM
Brenda J. Andrew
Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX

It is definitely out of hand.  The government is in too much control at this point.  I love all of the comments here.  I like what Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI said about reviewing all the laws and elimating the ones no longer relevant.   Also what Randy Mitchelson said about writing to elected officials, we have to keep calling them too.  Otherwise they do whatever they want, or whatever the big companies are paying them to do.  Government regulation has definitely interferred with the Real Estate business and is continueing to do so.  Great question and answers from all!

Aug 07, 2015 11:35 PM