Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes" (RE/MAX Executive Realty )

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     I pay Mom's bills for the month, and make a deposit into her Wells Fargo account.

Dec 05, 2017 05:22 PM
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If I know something they want or need I get it. If not I default to money.

Dec 05, 2017 07:04 PM
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4.  A donation in their name to a charity, Barbara Todaro

Dec 05, 2017 04:02 PM
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My nieces and nephews are in my will so they are fine.

Dec 05, 2017 04:02 PM
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# 3 - Gifts.

Dec 05, 2017 03:48 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
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For my stepson? I just open up my freaking wallet. The others, they're cool and sentimental. So it has to be something carefully selected.

Dec 05, 2017 03:17 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
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A mixture pending the person. It's about knowing them and what they like best.

Dec 05, 2017 07:20 PM
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Bob Crane
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I think that our society is too focused on meaningless gifts given just for the sake of obligation.

Dec 05, 2017 05:57 PM
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Maria Sapio
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Some small gifts and a check to spend however they want -

Dec 05, 2017 04:31 PM
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Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
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Presents. Money and gift cards are very unsatisfying, I think, at Christmas. Makes the whole thing so impersonal, like I don't really want to think about what they might like.

Dec 05, 2017 03:56 PM
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Nina Hollander
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Our adult grandchildren and children have preferred gift cards for many years. I still buy incidental gifts to go with the gift cards.

Dec 06, 2017 04:01 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Gifts and always add an Amazon gift card the last few years, so they can pick up something else that THEY want and it will be delivered to them - they don't have to go cash-in a gift card in a store.

Dec 05, 2017 08:18 PM
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Lisa Von Domek
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No small children left in line to buy for,  and we adults make charitable donations as gifts to one another.

Dec 05, 2017 07:41 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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I buy gifts.  Sometimes it's what I want people to have and not what they ask for.  I buy children books and ornaments.

 

Dec 05, 2017 06:55 PM
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Allways #3 Barbara Todaro .

Dec 05, 2017 06:20 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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Wife does money and presents...I approve

Dec 05, 2017 06:05 PM
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Roy Kelley
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Gifts for some family members who exchange gifts with us.

Dec 05, 2017 05:51 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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My parents would buy one sentimental gift and give me a check to spend at the sales after Xmas.  A

Dec 05, 2017 03:20 PM
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Marco Giancola
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My sibs and I decided that once the kiddos go off to college the gift thing stops. I found that (like most everyone) the like cash. I don't buy adults gifts for the holidays but if I see something during the year that has their name on it I will. My gift to my parents is ME without bitchin' about being in that wretched weather (central NY) for a few days!

Dec 06, 2017 04:31 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
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Teens seem to love gift  cards

Dec 06, 2017 04:22 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Door #2 or #3 depending on the individual

Dec 06, 2017 02:58 AM
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Lynnea Miller
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Since we have no young children in our immediate family (waiting for grandchildren!), we give gifts to our adult children and parents.

Dec 05, 2017 04:40 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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You mean family members, clients or all prospects? 

For family: yes, for clients: depends, for prospects: only cards.

Dec 06, 2017 04:26 PM
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Nathan Gesner
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I like to give teens a knitted Christmas sweater. They really appreciate having something fresh to wear after Christmas break.

Dec 06, 2017 06:03 AM
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Lyn Sims
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Visa gift cards

Dec 06, 2017 05:34 AM
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The default is cash or gift card, especially for teens! 

Dec 06, 2017 05:27 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
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My wife buys the presents, no gift cards etc.  Thankfully, I only have to buy for her, which is a challenge

Dec 06, 2017 05:00 AM
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Gita Bantwal
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Money.

Dec 06, 2017 03:00 AM
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Sean Casey
Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate - Newark, DE
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Usually gift cards or buy presents.  

Dec 09, 2017 03:46 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Still gifts.

 

Dec 09, 2017 10:57 AM
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Bob Betel
Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc. - Sweetwater, TN
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Presents only! Money and gift cards tells me there wasn't much thought in the process. 

Dec 07, 2017 06:04 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
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I only buy gifts for those I know personally, others I make gift baskets, and still others I provide gift cards

Dec 06, 2017 05:47 PM
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All of the above. Depends on the person

Dec 06, 2017 05:28 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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I'm horrible to shop for, because when I want something I just go and buy it.  This year I've decided to get a soda stream machine, so my folks got me the deal at Costco (I acutally picked it up yesterday when I did a Costco run and put it on their card).  They took it and will give it to me on the day.

 

I tend to ask people what they want, then go get it.  For gift exchanges and such, I usually do a gift or a gift card.

Dec 06, 2017 09:43 AM
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Libby Cousins
Extraordinary Processing - Spokane, WA
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When it got to be just exchanging gift cards with adults, we stopped. We buy a mixture of gift cards, presents and give money for the teens. I will buy a gift if I find one that is perfect for someone but most adults in our families buy what they want when they want it and don't need more "things".

Dec 06, 2017 08:27 AM
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Sam Shueh
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Beyond my grade level. Wife is handling it.

Dec 06, 2017 07:51 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Barbara Todaro Since family members live far away, we do gift cards.

Dec 06, 2017 06:51 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
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Most often some gift card or money.

Dec 06, 2017 06:30 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

We generally just do the close family and we know what they want (e.g. expensive Apple products!); do gift cards as fillers and practical stuff (e.g. Instant Pots or other kitchen needs) plus fun little things. 

Dec 06, 2017 06:20 AM
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Richard Weeks
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Dec 06, 2017 05:35 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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I do not like to give money, a mix of gift cards and gifts if i know they will use that gift

Dec 06, 2017 05:25 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
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For me, I want each and every person to be able to say, 'I lived in a house that had a book."

What do you imagine I will give teens and adults. Something that will feed their mind and spirit.

Dec 06, 2017 05:12 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
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2 & 3    :)

Dec 06, 2017 05:05 AM
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David Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
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Buy presents

Thanks so much for the post enjoyed it and I am soooo glad we have a little bit of a warm up here this week! 

    

Jan 15, 2018 10:59 AM
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Tyra Hatcher Mitchell
Alliance Realty - Portland, ME
Southern Maine Realtor

Money or presents. I'm not a gift card fan- why not just give money

Dec 09, 2017 05:32 PM