Tammy Lankford,, Broker  GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville (Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)

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Corinne Guest
Corinne Guest, REALTOR® | Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
Barrington Lifestyles

Showing is what's used her. Tours are typically broker tours.

Nov 26, 2017 12:40 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

We call it showing a home. Touring is used mainly when you bring the pack of agents through when listing here in Manchester NH

Nov 26, 2017 12:32 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Tammy Lankford, We call it touring or viewing properties.

Nov 26, 2017 11:26 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
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When I've got CRE clients scouting sites then they get a tour package and we tour or scout the sites. The scouting more likely happens if I'm doing it solo.
Residential property, we're out showing. I'm not sure it makes a difference.

Nov 26, 2017 11:24 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Typically I show property not tour it.   Semantics are fun.  

Nov 26, 2017 02:11 PM
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Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  Showing.

   Unless a bunch of Realtors get together to preview new listings, then it is called a Caravan or a Tour.

Nov 26, 2017 02:00 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Old school for me, "Showing Properties"!

Nov 26, 2017 01:43 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I call it showing property as well.

Nov 26, 2017 12:55 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Showings.

Nov 26, 2017 12:55 PM
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Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

Tammy in the Lafayette, Indiana real estate market most agents do refer to viewing homes with a client as a "showing".

I have to be careful as I have gotten in the bad habit of calling the viewing and visitation of the departed  in funeral homes as "showings" instead of visitations or viewings the day before the funeral.    ^_~

Nov 26, 2017 12:52 PM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Showing homes or showing property is what I say. I'm in Boise, Idaho. Tour is used for a broker tour (a meeting where agents/brokers travel together to look at a number of company listings at once) or people "tour" the Parade of Homes (a specific event featuring a number of builders and their best homes built in different subdivisions to show off during the event). But generally, every day showings are showings. -Kasey

Nov 26, 2017 12:48 PM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

It's all basically the same. Tour, show, view, look at, check out, etc

Nov 26, 2017 02:56 PM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Showing is the term here in IL. In fact, our version of 'tour' means no buyer is coming with.

Nov 26, 2017 01:27 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

In Minot ND it's about 50/50 Tammy Lankford, between Tour and Show.

Nov 26, 2017 01:17 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

I've not heard of any terminology other than "showing" property.... tour is a breeze through as in a Broker tour....

Nov 26, 2017 01:15 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
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I tour homes; tour of homes. I'm never "showing" I'm selling

Nov 26, 2017 01:10 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Showing buyers or showing homes in Oklahoma City. Rarely do I hear someone use property.

Nov 26, 2017 01:01 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Showing property when just looking at houses. With relocations they are buyer tours since are scopping out a much broader picture. Agents usually call to "show" a home

Nov 26, 2017 12:48 PM
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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 use buyer tours when they are relocating to the area - we are touring the city AND properties. 

I show properties when that's all I'm doing - showing and not touring the city...and you know where I live! 

Nov 26, 2017 12:41 PM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I show property, I show houses, I tour homes... I use them all. Normally, when I think of "touring" I think of broker tours (which we don't really have here anymore). However, when I put a package together for buyers of homes we are seeing, I do label it as a home viewing tour.

Nov 26, 2017 12:06 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Whether it is rent or for sale it starts out: "Hello I am calling about the property you have advertised" some draw it out with pauses, addresses and the like but I may gently interrupt or patiently wait & help them through it. 

Nov 26, 2017 11:56 AM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Kenosha, Wisconsin -- we SHOW properties!  If I use the word "tour" it's because I am personally looking at the property without my buyer.  That's a tour.  At least here ...

Nov 26, 2017 11:27 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

showing is what we hear here.

Nov 26, 2017 01:38 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
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Realtor tours-twice a week. Association dependent. CA Silicon Valley.

Some will even go to a breakfast social meeting announcing the tours, you mingle with other agents wheel and deal..... You can go to a lunch meeting having pizza in another municipality.  Recently, I got an eInvitation to have burritos and tacos, I happened to be in that neighborhood at lunch, it was a Latino realtors association at Cesar Chavez Plaza. ¿Tiene una casa para vender?  What?  burrito y tacos sabe bien!

Nov 26, 2017 11:25 AM
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Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

I usually refer to it as a 'showing appointment' 

Nov 26, 2017 05:15 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

We call it showing homes too, when I hear tour - it is for broker tours.

Nov 29, 2017 08:02 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Showing is what most  use in our market.

Nov 27, 2017 11:35 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Showing: Showing the property to buyers.

Tour: Broker tour, no buyers.

 

Some agents may want to sound fancier by using tour with clients.  Personally, I'll ask them if they're just taking a tour (looking only) or if their clients are ready to sell before granting permission.

Nov 27, 2017 09:28 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Showing 

Nov 27, 2017 08:50 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

'Showing is the overwhelmingly used term.' Driven, perhaps by the dominance of vendors using the same term such as Showtime.

However, some are updating their terminology using 'owner suite' and 'tour' when appropriate. However white sand beaches and gleaming white kitchen cabinets is forbidden my the local association. So we are tempted to use ivory.

Tampa area of Florida.

 

Nov 27, 2017 07:57 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

I show the homes to my buyers who are viewing it on my tour.  

Nov 27, 2017 06:57 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Showing homes

Nov 27, 2017 06:35 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

It's a "showing" or "viewing". We reserve "tour" for when other agents tour the new listings as a group.

Nov 27, 2017 05:59 AM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!

I am the same here Tammy... I am "showing properties".. not touring them.  I live in Mississauga, Ontario.

Nov 27, 2017 05:23 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

I call it showing if I have clients ... if not I am touring it (aka previewing). 

San Jose - Silicon Valley, California.

Nov 27, 2017 04:34 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
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Showing  

Nov 27, 2017 04:30 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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we simply call it a showing

Nov 27, 2017 03:54 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

We say - I'd like to schedulea showing 

Nov 27, 2017 03:12 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

Showing

Nov 27, 2017 02:51 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

We use both: show and tour. I like more ''tour'', though. And usually try not to use ''I'', but my clients wants to see/tour/view/visit/etc.  

Nov 26, 2017 11:49 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 am more specific.

  • Showing the Home
  • Showing the Land
  • Showing the Forest

 

Nov 26, 2017 10:06 PM
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Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
Louisville Short Sale Expert

Showing. But if you lined up several properties to show consecutively, yeah, it's a tour.

Nov 26, 2017 09:13 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
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It is showing in my area and we call or schedule the showing with the showing centers not the tour centers.

Nov 26, 2017 07:38 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

My area has it's own Lingo!

Nov 26, 2017 07:13 PM