Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties)

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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,

I send a personalized card - and try to hand address them - this year is a picture of the family at my daughter's graduation from college with the grandson there too and my son and daughter in law. 

Dec 01, 2016 08:42 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

That's the good thing about our business.  There are many ways of conducting it.  For me, the method of communication at any time of the  year will vary by client.  

Dec 02, 2016 05:27 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Yes, I do believe it's important. For some I send a holiday themed calendar, others get a calendar and a card, others get calendar, card and a call. I don't text or email blast my clients for the holidays.

Dec 02, 2016 04:57 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

We don't

Dec 02, 2016 04:51 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

I like the old fashioned cards

Dec 02, 2016 04:38 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Debbie Reynolds - It is a good idea to convert this opportunity into a 'touch' with your clients - be it text, email or even personal drop by or pop-by!

Dec 01, 2016 09:37 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I send holiday cards to all clients, past clients, and my sphere. I keep it generic and include a personal note. This year I ordered cards I made on Shutterfly rther than purchasing cards. I do some emails and calling, too

Dec 01, 2016 08:11 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
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I wish that I had time to do this right, but often times it is just a Social media note.

Dec 02, 2017 10:07 PM
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Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert
Richmond, TX

I do all of them depending on the client! 

Dec 04, 2016 02:14 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I try to wish most of my database Happy Holidays and do it different ways depending on the client.

Dec 03, 2016 02:08 PM
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John Meussner
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA, - Walnut Creek, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Walnut Creek, CA 484-680-4852

I do think it's important, and I mix it up with mailed cards, emails, and phone calls.  I've got clientele around the country so unless Santa lets me hop on the sleigh, it'd be tough to do too many drop bys

Dec 02, 2016 02:31 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

E-blast to my database and personal notes to special clients, plus gifts to a few.

Dec 02, 2016 11:59 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

Unless it's someone I'm currently working with, I don't.  They get bombarded by holiday greetings from everyone else, so I will touch base at a more memorable time.

Dec 02, 2016 10:49 AM
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Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
Re/Max Real Estate Center - The Thacker Group - Louisville, KY
Your best friend who just happens to be a Realtor

I mail a pretty card, that I personalize and sign.

Dec 02, 2016 10:17 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I have a hard enough time remembering to wish my family and close friends a happy holidays, let alone my past clients!  But I think I'll put it in the newsletter, that should do it!

Dec 02, 2016 09:58 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

I think it is important, but I am not always good about it.

Dec 02, 2016 09:35 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

I've done all of the above Debbie.  This year I plan to skip the card and send a personal letter in mid January.  

Dec 02, 2016 08:56 AM
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Sharon Altier, SFR
Lawton Realty Group, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL

I don't observe the holiday, and in respect to others who do not, I simply send an end of year thank you card.  I reflect on the past business, what I look forward to in the coming year and thank them for being a part of it....wishing them the best.  Oh, and this is ONLY by USPS.  I do not use email for personal greetings.

Dec 02, 2016 08:48 AM
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Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

I typically mail cards and/or pass out gift bags.

Dec 02, 2016 08:42 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Debbie,

It depends on your marketplace.  A

Dec 02, 2016 08:38 AM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

I'm doing "Happy Holidays" because so many of my clients have religious and spiritual traditions that celebrate other holidays.  Almost all celebrate something involving food and gift giving around the end of December.  And while I doubt they'd be offended by "Merry Christmas", they might appreciate a "Holiday" wish!

And mine will be in the form of a party invitation that I will both snail and email.

Dec 02, 2016 08:31 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I sent cards for many years but stopped that practice for other than personal friends.

Dec 02, 2016 07:16 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
The House Kat

I hand deliver homemade cookies to anyone who sold/bought/rented with me during the year, but I don't send everyone a holiday message.

Dec 02, 2016 07:14 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

We send cards but need to be very careful regarding the denomination of the recipients

Dec 02, 2016 06:49 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

On my list for this year to improve but it would always be Holiday not xmas

Dec 02, 2016 06:43 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Having to think this through works against the core principals of Christmas. However, I always wish people well in all they do regardless of holiday

Dec 02, 2016 06:35 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

All of the above. Each client is different.

Dec 02, 2016 06:17 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Gave up on Christmas cards years ago. Use to use Happy Thanksgiving cards  as an alternative!

Dec 02, 2016 05:50 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

It is a great way to stay in touch.  I go with the Christmas card.

Dec 02, 2016 05:45 AM
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Susan Laxson CRS
HomeSmart Professionals - La Quinta, CA
Local Knowledge & Global Network

Holiday cards, gifts to certain clients and drop bys or luncheons. I try to make it more personal depending on the client.

Dec 02, 2016 05:40 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

No. I never do that.

Dec 02, 2016 05:23 AM
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Ginny Gorman
RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond

Debbie, I do creative cards that are specially done for my clients and send them out next week.

Dec 02, 2016 05:19 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Most will receive a card with their denomination; very few get a Happy Holiday.

All will get the monthly news letter and quite a few get a pop by.

Dec 02, 2016 05:10 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

we do a full page newspaper ad for the new year.... it's mailed to every business and residence in the town....

Dec 02, 2016 05:09 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I just mail out calendars.

Dec 02, 2016 04:40 AM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

It seems like people are moving away from all that. If I happen to talk to them I do but the days of mailing cards is way past.

Dec 02, 2016 03:39 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

I have a client appreciation party and those who don't attend, get a pop by with the hostess gift we give out at the party.  They all also get a hand-written holiday card in the mail and we also send out an email Happy Holiday wish as many of our sellers have moved from the area and we still keep in touch with them that way.

Dec 01, 2016 09:43 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

yes. This year I would not.  Two listed homes with other agent this year. 

Dec 01, 2016 09:08 PM