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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Uh no... people don't eat in my car. And I've never had a client ask to do so. If we need to stop for food we sit down like civilized people and eat at a table.

Feb 01, 2017 03:51 AM
Rainmaker
2,854,838
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Taco Bell = no. Whataburger = hell yes.

Feb 01, 2017 05:00 AM
Rainmaker
1,496,005
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

No, it's not a moving restaurant. A few snacks maybe like pretzels.

Feb 01, 2017 05:16 AM
Rainer
149,556
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 don't eat in my car, so no I would not allow them to either.

Feb 01, 2017 02:21 AM
Rainmaker
143,956
Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-882-0322
PalmerHouse Properties Florida - 941-882-0322 | Serving Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties - Sarasota, FL
When you're thinking of moving...ThinkSuncoast.com

Yes, I'm okay with eating in the car and if they want Taco Bell, I'm happy to buy them lunch there and eat it on the way to our next showing!  :)

I worked with buyers in the million dollar price range who were only in town for the weekend to buy. They didn't want to stop somewhere to eat and suggested Arby's. So, that's what they did and they put an offer in on a house that same day. We closed shortly after their visit!   :)

Feb 01, 2017 08:45 AM
Rainmaker
2,754,357
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

No. I agree with Nina Hollander - if we are hungry we stop and have a decent meal and eat like civilized adults.

Feb 01, 2017 08:34 AM
Rainmaker
2,414,060
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Circumstances would dictate the answer....

Feb 01, 2017 07:39 AM
Rainmaker
5,220,512
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I have never faced that situation.

Feb 01, 2017 03:51 AM
Ambassador
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

As long as they share.

Feb 01, 2017 02:13 AM
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1,247,018
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

Why would anyone eat anything in a car?  Yuck!  And no, I do not allow clients in my car, ever.  We all need a break from each other in between houses! 

PS  When did naps and snacks become something for adults?  I can't ever remember saying the words before, let alone have them!

Feb 01, 2017 09:42 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

No. And like Nina Hollander I have never been asked. Occasionally there is a need to stop and grab something and it's a good time to sit down and talk some more!

Feb 01, 2017 07:29 AM
Rainmaker
903,941
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

NO

No food and if you spill anything but water, we divert to the car wash immediately and you pay.

Feb 01, 2017 07:22 AM
Rainmaker
3,213,838
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I drive a Hybrid...I try to maximize my gas usage.   I say no to Taco Bell in or out of the car.   

Feb 01, 2017 07:14 AM
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Noel Mayer
FAIRMOUNT REALTORS - Montclair, NJ
YOU'RE RIGHT AT HOME WITH NOEL

I don't eat in my car so I would expect the same.

The exception would be in an emergent situation.

Feb 01, 2017 05:57 AM
Rainmaker
1,026,812
Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.

No, unless it is some dire emergency, I really don't want them eating in my car.  I schedule breaks, though, so hopefully they won't faint from hunger until we stop.

Feb 01, 2017 05:54 AM
Rainmaker
995,193
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I won't let anyone eat in my car including myself 

Feb 01, 2017 05:25 AM
Rainmaker
576,108
Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!

Yes, I think I would let them... I may suggest that we stop and eat inside and take a break, and perhaps talk about a few homes we saw...but if not then I would let them..

Feb 01, 2017 05:08 AM
Rainmaker
737,321
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I do know that the smell of McD's fries can remain in a car for DAYS.

I am unfamiliar with Taco Bell.

My preference would be NO.

However, if the customer arrived with a duplicate for me, I understand they are not being a complete a$$.

It is most likely I will exercise hospitality at a open air place where they can munch and I can talk about what they need to know.

Feb 01, 2017 04:50 AM
Rainmaker
1,813,105
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

no

Feb 01, 2017 04:46 AM
Rainmaker
603,505
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

No customers in my car unless they're related.

Feb 01, 2017 04:36 AM
Rainmaker
3,048,869
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

No

Feb 01, 2017 04:21 AM
Rainmaker
4,431,606
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No

Feb 01, 2017 03:50 AM
Rainmaker
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Dennis Swartz
Full Circle Property Management - Columbus, OH
MBA, GRI...experience counts!

Why not?

Feb 01, 2017 03:25 AM
Rainmaker
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Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
The House Kat

No.

Feb 01, 2017 03:14 AM
Rainmaker
1,037,009
Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

I don't let anyone eat in my car, I don't eat in my car or drink. That's why they make restaurants. ;-) 

Feb 01, 2018 06:34 PM
Rainmaker
976,183
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

They will eat your taco too.

Feb 01, 2017 07:50 AM
Rainmaker
4,831,715
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

NO ONE....let me say it again, NO ONE eats in my vehicle....

Feb 01, 2017 07:13 AM
Rainmaker
4,796,409
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

No, only McDonald's.

Feb 01, 2017 07:03 AM
Rainmaker
687,422
Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
WestUSA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

LOL, I vote for Nina's answer.... hell no! I have respect for my car. I don't even eat anything in my own car!!!

Feb 01, 2017 06:52 AM
Rainmaker
1,232,640
Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

No to any fast food restaurants whether in the car or sitting down!

Feb 01, 2017 06:50 AM
Rainmaker
1,364,217
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

John Peak I wouldn't let anyone eat anything in my car.

Feb 01, 2017 06:26 AM
Rainmaker
111,244
Jeanne Feenick
NextHome Premier - Basking Ridge, NJ
Basking Ridge, Warren, Bridgewater Market Expert

Never been asked - but yes, I would.  Generally, I drive in tandem with clients - just feel safer allowing them to drive themselves....I'm a great realtor, not as great a driver ;-).

Feb 01, 2017 06:23 AM
Rainmaker
719,441
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

No eating in my car.

Feb 01, 2017 06:19 AM
Rainmaker
1,157,254
FN LN
Toronto, ON

No.

Feb 01, 2017 06:16 AM
Rainmaker
783,546
Susan Laxson CRS
HomeSmart Professionals - La Quinta, CA
Local Knowledge & Global Network

Only if they don't use sauce... seriously, no one has ever asked me to stop at a fast food restaurant while showing property.

Feb 01, 2017 06:15 AM
Rainmaker
817,916
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

No one eats anything in my car - Hmm now you have me craving a taco!

Feb 01, 2017 06:00 AM
Rainmaker
529,865
Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

No.  If it was that urgent that they needed a burrito, we would stop and go inside!

Feb 01, 2017 05:34 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

A thousands times no.

Feb 01, 2017 05:31 AM
Rainmaker
3,132,203
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Never allow food in my car! Maybe a coffeee or soft drink!

Feb 01, 2017 05:28 AM
Rainmaker
2,925,711
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

NO, i would not let a customer eat in my car, i do stop for coffee though

Feb 01, 2017 05:19 AM
Rainmaker
724,984
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

It should be ok.

Feb 01, 2017 04:29 AM
Rainmaker
1,643,153
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,

 LOL - Yes I would let a client eat Taco Bell in my car. Not sure I would let a customer or small children eat Taco Bell in my car - but a Burger King - definitely! 

Feb 01, 2017 03:52 AM
Rainmaker
1,931,486
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Only certain fast food allowed? Food is food and on a long swing around showing farms, sure, hit a drive through and munch a bunch like the kids do. Just clean up and no rotten food smells and if they spill something, keep it clean for the next real estate taxi fare. No one goes hungry... same with bathroom breaks.. make sure they get those too! No coffin nail cancer sticks or left handed cigarettes though. Pink lungs all around.

Feb 01, 2017 03:36 AM
Rainer
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John Duke
Staging By John - Burlington, NC
We stage your home to show it at its best!

This doesn't happen in my line of work and I wouldn't eat taco bell in their house either ;-)

Feb 13, 2018 05:03 PM
Rainmaker
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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

Sometimes there is no way around it, no problem.

Feb 04, 2017 01:21 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

John Peak - No way!

Feb 03, 2017 11:02 PM
Rainmaker
1,204,273
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

No, never let anyone eat anything in my car, ESPECIALLY taco hell.

Feb 02, 2017 09:47 AM
Rainmaker
1,512,398
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Are they buying? But, No not in my car; never!

Feb 02, 2017 08:32 AM
Rainmaker
1,471,715
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

No. Only regular water bottles, no food or snacks. 

Feb 01, 2017 10:58 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'd say yes if they asked.  No one ever has.  

Feb 01, 2017 09:45 PM
Rainmaker
555,550
Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

LOL! Not unless they buy enough for me!

Feb 01, 2017 07:31 PM
Rainmaker
3,975,208
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

no

Feb 01, 2017 06:46 PM
Ambassador
2,341,239
Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  I get nauseated driving past a Taco Bell.

Feb 01, 2017 06:33 PM
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Harry F. D'Elia
Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

That is a no

Feb 01, 2017 06:19 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Not unless it was good weather and we could have the windows down afterwards.

Feb 01, 2017 05:28 PM
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3,024,987
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

 I don't eat in my car so heaven for bid that they eat in my car 🚗...

Feb 01, 2017 04:50 PM
Ambassador
2,188,589
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I haven't mastered the fine art of driving and dining, and I don't expect my passengers to eat any better while being in a car. My answer is NO. 

Feb 01, 2017 04:12 PM
Rainmaker
3,038,007
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

No, clients can drink water  in my car.  

Feb 01, 2017 03:39 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Why?  If  I was with a client and we were going to stop for lunch I'd take them somebody nice - not fast food place.

Feb 01, 2017 11:57 AM
Rainmaker
758,051
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Yes I have no problem with eating and drinking in my car. It will clean.

Feb 01, 2017 11:35 AM
Rainmaker
976,717
Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

Taco Bell would not register with most of my customers or any fast food for that matter.

Feb 01, 2017 11:02 AM