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Rainmaker
602,765
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

I end every day writing my list for the next.  I've even been known to write things down after they're done for the sheer joy of crossing it out.  ;0

Jun 01, 2018 04:36 AM
Rainmaker
1,494,966
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Paper, post it notes, pins .... nothing seems to work 100%. Got any more ideas?  

Jun 01, 2018 04:37 AM
Rainmaker
672,527
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

I have writing pads all over house and office and I write on one/more of them every day. Are some things also recorded digitally?
Yeah, but that just isn't how I roll!
Plus, when manifesting, pen to paper concretizes intent in a way that voice recording or hitting a keyboard does not.

Jun 01, 2018 06:50 AM
Rainmaker
53,655
Jordan Ayan
The Lifestyle Collection - Scottsdale, AZ
Luxury Market Expert, CLHMS,Million Dollar Guild

I have struggled to be totally digital, and then surrendered and returned to paper. In days of old, I was a big Daytimer person. However, I have started using what is called  bullet journaling, and my life has become far less complex and more productive. If you are not familiar with how bullet journaling works, check out bulletjournal.com 

Jun 01, 2018 04:56 AM
Rainmaker
903,181
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Pen to Paper will never be replaced by digital in my world.

Physiologically speaking, it commits it to memory when you write it down, digital doesn't.

Jun 01, 2018 05:13 AM
Rainmaker
333,523
Brenda J. Andrew
ULTIMA REAL ESTATE - Corpus Christi, TX
Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX

I still write things down.  I like having a notebook - it's a hard habit to break.

Jun 01, 2018 04:49 AM
Rainmaker
736,541
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I write thing down. I don't write often on wood byproducts. On occasion I print notes to better lay out the action plan.

Jun 01, 2018 04:28 AM
Rainmaker
2,799,797
James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

I write them down on a calender, or write them down and save them to the cloud 

Jun 01, 2018 03:57 AM
Rainmaker
377,531
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Lists on my desk are still hand written.

Jun 01, 2018 11:44 AM
Rainmaker
1,263,583
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

I write them down in some form... often as a delayed text message or in my list app.

Jun 01, 2018 10:22 AM
Ambassador
4,002,399
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I do, but at the earliest opportunity I put them into my digital systems.

Jun 01, 2018 10:10 AM
Rainmaker
2,753,747
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

I am both.  I have scratch pads and a pen in every room except the bathroom. I have notepads I used to daily notes, lists, etc.  

Jun 01, 2018 09:04 AM
Ambassador
2,340,939
Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  Write. 

Jun 01, 2018 07:08 AM
Ambassador
3,145,918
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

For details, I use 'Notes' or sometimes will use a pad & pen. For dates/calls/tasks to remember, I put everything on the calendar and then print my calendar each week so I can check of completed items!

Jun 01, 2018 05:58 AM
Rainmaker
511,940
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

I write down my To Do List for work in a notebook. I like crossing stuff out. I have all my appointments in my phone calendar. My Personal To Do list is on a list maker in my phone.

Jun 01, 2018 05:35 AM
Ambassador
1,959,163
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

I tried digital notes and found out I forget to look at them.  Paper notes are tangible and visible!

Jun 01, 2018 05:24 AM
Rainmaker
2,923,761
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

Nothing beats writing it down. I still keep an appointment book in writing as well as my digital calendar. I make notes on it and it is my business diary of sorts. 

Jun 01, 2018 05:19 AM
Ambassador
1,595,868
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I have a paper back up for clients if I need to do something immediately.

Jun 01, 2018 04:44 AM
Rainmaker
5,214,750
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Yes. Lots of notes.

Jun 01, 2018 04:40 AM
Rainer
146,398
Dr. Karen Lewis, Broker 305-3231556
K1 Realty Group - Pembroke Pines, FL
Residential for Sellers and Buyers in S. Broward

I use digital but the pen and paper still works for me....I am like Brenda Mayette I write down what I need to do the night before...

Jun 02, 2018 03:30 AM
Rainmaker
1,501,208
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

If I relied on digital, I'd forget to go look. I write things down - from the day's to-do list to my grocery list, to the other errands I need to do when I go into town.

Like Brenda Mayette - I do occasionally write things down just to cross them off. That way I can remember that I got them done!

When I was an agent I used a Franklin Day planner - loved it.

Jun 01, 2018 04:31 PM
Rainmaker
381,986
PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent)
PropertyMinder, Inc. - San Jose, CA
Modern Tools for the Modern Agent

Writing things down tends to increase the likelihood that I will remember what it is I need to do. I will also text myself and leave it "unread" if it's something particularly important. - Tim

Jun 01, 2018 12:36 PM
Rainmaker
1,204,273
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Writing is the only way I remember them!  I have notepads galore on my desk and around the house.  Never know what room I'll be in when the phone rings!

Jun 01, 2018 10:46 AM
Rainmaker
4,826,473
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

I have a zillion usernames and passwords and I have them on my iphone....everything else is written.... either on a calendar or on a daily sheet of paper in a pad....

Jun 01, 2018 09:51 AM
Rainmaker
72,317
Dario Ferreira
Attleboro, MA
Internet Marketing

I write everything down.

Use a steno notepad to write things as I work in my desk during the day.
Use it for immediate things that need to get done, mental notes, etc.
Good to go back and "see" what happened a few days back.
Works as a log book.

Use small sticky notes on my computer monitor for stuff that needs to get done later. Trash them as stuff gets done.

Jun 01, 2018 09:04 AM
Rainmaker
686,902
Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
WestUSA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

The pen is still a marvel of technology, and the prose an art, from one of the best computers in the world - your brain. Why I still write sometimes with a old fashioned fountain pen.

Anyone wants an old-fashioned letter from me?

Jun 01, 2018 07:33 AM
Rainmaker
2,850,090
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I still write things down especially what I need at the grocery.

Jun 01, 2018 05:19 AM
Rainmaker
3,210,638
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I use both but find pen / paper more effective. 

Jun 02, 2018 06:10 PM
Ambassador
4,297,809
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®,CRS, combination of both!

Jun 01, 2018 11:21 PM
Rainmaker
532,688
Tony Lewis
RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident - Valencia, CA
RE/MAX Valencia, Stevenson Ranch, Santa Clarita

Mental notes, have my wife remind me, put it on my Top Producer calendar with a reminder prior to the date and posted on the date.  I might even write something down.  I haven't missed an appointment in my 22 year career and hope never to do so.

Jun 01, 2018 11:24 AM
Rainmaker
425,734
Greg Large
ERA Real Solutions - Grove City, OH
A Tradition of Trust

For scheduling I use mostly digital  but I still write some things down...action items, to-do's, blog ideas and lists down.

Jun 01, 2018 10:31 AM
Rainmaker
2,413,341
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

I always wondered about this and now....I am living it. Write it or forget it

Jun 01, 2018 06:48 AM
Rainmaker
4,271,960
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Yes, I do

Jun 01, 2018 06:15 AM
Rainmaker
718,881
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Still love my paper lists!

Jun 01, 2018 06:02 AM
Rainmaker
4,796,309
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I forgot.  I may have written this down somewhere, but I forgot where it is.  

Jun 01, 2018 05:55 AM
Rainmaker
3,048,838
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Both

Jun 01, 2018 05:45 AM
Rainer
44,691
Dan Capra
LAER Realty Partners - Lowell, MA
Listing/Buyer Agent

i use both digital and an appointment book

Jun 01, 2018 05:23 AM
Rainmaker
2,933,437
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

In this regard, I'm not digital at all. I write it all down on a list... I need to see it on paper.

Jun 01, 2018 05:03 AM
Rainmaker
3,975,046
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

My pen is my best friend

Jun 01, 2018 09:08 PM
Rainmaker
1,132,314
Joyce Marsh
Regal | Christie's International Real Estate - Orlando, FL
Regional Manager Regal Christie's Int'l Realty

I write down everything.  I have notebooks upon notebooks of details and tidbits of conversations from all of my transactions, listings, negotiations, etc. I know I'm old fashioned but they have come in handy many times over. I also have digital to do lists and love using the checkmark emoji when completed.  

Jun 01, 2018 07:37 PM
Ambassador
2,844,220
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

eh a little of both.

Jun 01, 2018 06:50 PM
Rainer
8,257
Wiley Close II
Respect Realty LLC - Hillsboro, OR
Real Estate Agent serving Portland Or. Metro Area

To make sure that I remember I will write it on paper, in a note pad, on a post it, put it in my notes app on my phone, ipad, or computer. Whatever I have on hand to make sure I don't forget. Nothing worse then the feeling of forgetting something important for a client. 

Jun 01, 2018 04:05 PM
Rainmaker
757,726
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

I have paper to do lists and post-its all over the place. -Kasey

Jun 01, 2018 01:07 PM
Rainmaker
4,431,350
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Yes.

Jun 01, 2018 06:47 AM
Rainmaker
3,128,396
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Not strictly but very close to all digital!

Jun 01, 2018 05:50 AM
Rainmaker
529,217
Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

I still write things down all the time.

Jan 16, 2019 01:08 PM
Rainmaker
3,999,558
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I do still do a list of things to do day by day.   Also use my digital calendar for some things.

Jun 05, 2018 07:22 AM
Rainmaker
640,700
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

I use both. I will often be in mid-task when something pops into my mind and needs to be written down so I will not forget to get back to it.

Jun 03, 2018 08:00 AM