Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!" (Hamm Homes)

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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

They never did catch on in North America.  I see agents, just this year, thinking they discovered something new and exciting!  Sad really.

Nov 29, 2015 08:20 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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They were never big things to me in real estate and since they were created in Japan in the mid 1990s not particularly new either. What I did see is "gurus" being paid too much money promoting QR codes as the magic marketing bullet.

Nov 29, 2015 01:36 AM
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Nina Hollander
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I didn't use them when they were "big" and I don't use them now.

Nov 29, 2015 08:48 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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No, I did not  use them ever. I just did not like them or found them useful. 

Nov 29, 2015 03:29 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Will Hamm you are right. I think some of the things which we come across ar Shiny Objects.

Though I think retailers have started using it. And if that happens, it will be back.

Nov 29, 2015 03:04 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

No and I don't see much of them around either.

Nov 29, 2015 01:18 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Never used them.  Were way too gimmicky and required specialized software to be used.

Nov 29, 2015 01:03 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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I never did

Nov 29, 2015 09:14 AM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
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I am the only agent I know who ever sold a house using a QR Code connecting to a mobile-friendly virtual tour.  It was my mother's house.  The buyers saw it, called their agent and we were under contract a few days later. 

Do I still use them,  No.

Nov 29, 2015 08:17 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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no

Nov 29, 2015 06:54 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Will Hamm Not anymore. I think they are a passing fad.

Nov 29, 2015 06:45 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
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I used them 3 to 4 years ago and didn't have much success with them. I haven't used them since.

Nov 29, 2015 06:13 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

No, I never did buy into these very much.

Nov 29, 2015 03:27 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
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no, but I will on our subdivision signs at the entrance of each new community....if the brochure box empties, there will still be information available....

Nov 29, 2015 02:26 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I have never used the QR codes but some real estate agents are still using them.

Nov 29, 2015 02:05 AM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
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I'm not sure that they ever were a big thing.  There certainly was talk about them becoming a big thing and that talk has died down.  I still have them on my signs (as I'm still using the same ones from a few yrs ago), but I don't put them on other things as they create clutter.

Nov 29, 2015 12:19 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Will,

One of my friends asked me once, why do agents put these squares of ants on their websites and adds?  That is what they look like.  Sadly, agents who used them did not do their homework.  The apps did not work all the time, and there were different apps for different ones.  You had to stand real still to capture it....A

Nov 29, 2015 12:14 AM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
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Nope-they appear to have just been a phase that peetered out.

Nov 29, 2015 12:05 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

I never got in the habit. It reminded me of the thing you used to put outside the house and they turned to a radio station to get information of the house.

Nov 28, 2015 11:56 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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They never really caught on here in Denver.

Nov 28, 2015 11:43 PM
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Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
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No, not at all and I actually deleted the applications that I had on my phone to create them and read them. I think with the web being so easy to get info on through the device in our pocket, not needed anymore.

Nov 28, 2015 11:40 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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No

Nov 29, 2015 09:57 PM
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Richard Weeks
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Never used them

Nov 29, 2015 09:24 PM
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Jack Gerbehy
Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Not being a user, I feel no need for them..... with that said there might be people who do use them and since they are free why not..... just make sure there pointed to something that matter 

Nov 29, 2015 05:50 PM
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Bob Crane
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They were a great idea, and should still be used on signs or anyplace where you would like people to take down your info via a mobile device.

 

Nov 29, 2015 12:39 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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I don't currently use them.  Technology changes.  

Nov 28, 2015 11:53 PM
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Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
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I never used them. I thought they would be one of those things that didn't last.

Sep 03, 2016 03:37 AM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
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Will - I never used them.

Dec 02, 2015 05:02 AM