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Rainmaker
659,436
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

YUP!
What are we talkin' 'bout here?

For my clients, I am an ASSET.
For me, an expense.

For those who cross me or mine . . .  ☠☠☠

Jan 05, 2019 08:26 AM
Rainmaker
5,129,711
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

A resource. 

Jan 05, 2019 08:33 AM
Rainmaker
517,945
Maria Sapio
Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

Aren't we all a mixture of all three?  Even my smartphone is a mixture of all three...

Jan 05, 2019 08:28 AM
Rainmaker
2,859,503
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I am always an asset and work hard at never being a liability in any aspect of my personal or professional life. Expenses come with being an asset.

Jan 05, 2019 09:07 AM
Rainmaker
173,441
Joseph Domino 480-390-6011
HomeSmart - Scottsdale, AZ
Real Estate Made Easy

It depends on who you ask.

Jan 05, 2019 09:25 AM
Ambassador
3,899,678
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Isnt that obvious, I make myself a key player.

Jan 05, 2019 12:41 PM
Rainmaker
4,751,619
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

I AM the asset, since I make the phone ring....

I also pay the expenses.....but receive referral fees with each closing....

no liability.....I know how to market.... 

 

Jan 05, 2019 11:17 AM
Rainmaker
1,200,461
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Lol Thanks for the question, William Piotrowski Lol the answers, too, especially Candice A. Donofrio I can't imagine how she would respond if crossed!

Jan 05, 2019 10:24 AM
Rainmaker
3,157,002
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Ia

n some way or another and subject to interpretation, all three could/do apply.

Jan 05, 2019 09:42 AM
Rainmaker
952,114
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

 Depreciable professional asset using straight line method over 30 years. So what is our salvage value???

Jan 05, 2019 09:25 AM
Ambassador
1,600,379
Alan May
Coldwell Banker Residential - Evanston, IL
Helping you find your way home.

I am all-of-the-above, and then some.

Jan 05, 2019 09:23 AM
Rainmaker
920,124
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Depending on the circumstance a combination of everything. 

Jan 05, 2019 08:38 AM
Rainmaker
893,586
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

My family, friends and clients, an asset. 

To those that bet against me, an expense. 

To those that mess with me, a major liability. 

Jan 05, 2019 05:07 PM
Ambassador
1,577,871
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Strange question, without a context I am not sure the purpose of this.

Jan 05, 2019 04:30 PM
Ambassador
2,775,405
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Oh man this is a great question for brokers to ask themselves about agents. I love it. We've had all of these categories of agents working for us. And of course you know which one I prefer, right!!

Jan 05, 2019 02:09 PM
Rainmaker
1,475,923
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

I am an ASSET & everyday I strive not to be a jackasset. If you are a jackasset then you are the liability.

Jan 05, 2019 01:14 PM
Rainmaker
2,970,782
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Major asset!

 

Jan 05, 2019 12:05 PM
Ambassador
1,951,741
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

I am special. 

Jan 05, 2019 11:17 AM
Rainmaker
979,414
Valeria Mola
SIB REALTY - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty

Depends. 

For customers - an asset. 

For my Mom - an asset, an expense, a liability.  All together.

Jan 05, 2019 10:46 AM
Rainmaker
469,636
Bruce Kunz
C21 Solid Gold Realty, Brick, NJ, 732-920-2100 - Howell, NJ
REALTOR®, Brick & Howell NJ Homes for Sale

Likely all three over time...

Bruce.

Jan 05, 2019 10:22 AM
Rainmaker
1,405,698
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

My answer will be short. 

An Asset!

Jan 05, 2019 10:17 AM
Rainmaker
4,194,745
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

William,

I do not understand this question...I do know I am not a spreadsheet for my accountant.  A

Jan 05, 2019 10:11 AM
Rainmaker
725,236
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Asset for bank and tax collector

Expense for govt services and insurance companies

Liability when someone says, "I'm from the government and here to help."

And a bucket of giggles when I'm in a spelling bea.
(one can't be all that smart if they know only one way to spell a word)

Jan 05, 2019 08:33 AM
Rainmaker
506,247
Dan Tabit
Keller Williams Bellevue - Sammamish, WA

Depends on who you ask.  To my clients I make it my goal to be worth much more than I receive, so an asset.  To my wife & kids, it depends on the day. :)

 

Jan 05, 2019 02:37 PM
Rainmaker
4,429,979
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Asset.

Jan 05, 2019 02:28 PM
Ambassador
2,832,970
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

totally depends on who it is... my husband, my clients, etc.

Jan 05, 2019 02:06 PM
Rainmaker
3,061,758
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

As an asset to others I incur expenses to make a profit. If I were a liabilty, I would be out of business quick!

Jan 05, 2019 12:23 PM
Rainmaker
1,189,758
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Back in the corporate world, in IT, we were an expense only.

Jan 05, 2019 10:51 AM
Rainmaker
3,721,170
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Definitely all three can apply in some context but I don't like to categorize myself especially in 2 of these categories. I do look at myself as an asset in my personal and professional life.

Jan 05, 2019 10:40 AM
Rainmaker
2,787,125
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

A little of all 3

Jan 05, 2019 10:06 AM
Rainmaker
1,498,554
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

It depends on who you are asking William.

Jan 05, 2019 04:44 PM
Rainmaker
2,393,598
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Asset of course. An expense sure. Liability? Only in my formative years

Jan 05, 2019 08:56 AM
Ambassador
3,065,051
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 am THE asset to my clients' biggest monetary asset!

I am also an expense to them and to my business but, I am 100% risk- & liability-averse.

Jan 05, 2019 05:41 PM
Rainmaker
2,915
Patrick "Chemrick" Chemngorem
CHEMRICK TAX RESOLUTION LLC/ - Norwalk, CT
Tax Resolution Specialist in Norwalk,CT

 

To do justice to this question, we must begin by understanding the meaning of these accounting jargon.

 

Accountingtools.com defines an ASSET is an expenditure that has utility through
multiple future
accounting periods. If an expenditure does not
have such utility, it is instead considered an EXPENSE.
A LIABILITY is a legally binding obligation payable to another entity. Liabilities are incurred in order to fund the ongoing activities of a business.

 

Drawing from the accounting definitions, I am definitely an asset because I create value for my real estate clients by providing them with the best source of information, analysis and education to enable them make informed decisions.

 

Jan 10, 2019 02:24 PM
Rainmaker
3,959,242
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

An asset and resource.

Jan 08, 2019 12:21 PM
Rainmaker
3,965,431
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Hopefully asset

Jan 07, 2019 08:51 PM
Rainmaker
1,233,252
Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"

All of the above

Jan 06, 2019 01:55 PM
Rainmaker
623,950
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

It depends upon whom you ask about me.

Jan 06, 2019 09:47 AM
Rainer
28,826
Craig Mullins
Pleasanton Mobile Notary - Pleasanton, CA
Notary - Agent - SEO - Search Engine Optimization

always an asset

Jan 06, 2019 08:28 AM
Rainmaker
2,735,125
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

This question needs contextualization ... frame it up - in terms of what?  Way too broad for me.  

Jan 06, 2019 08:17 AM
Rainmaker
4,791,886
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Yes!  

Jan 06, 2019 07:39 AM
Rainmaker
495,182
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

Good question to ask a 3rd party to answer. Everyone thinks they're an asset. 

Jan 06, 2019 06:11 AM
Rainmaker
132,063
Mike Baltierra
Rise Realty - Eastvale, CA
Full Service at Your Service Realtor-Eastvale CA

All of the above 

Jan 06, 2019 05:36 AM
Rainmaker
1,922,161
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Move, lead or get out of the way. Real estate is not for everyone. 

Jan 06, 2019 05:29 AM
Rainmaker
1,459,816
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Most of the time i'm an asset.

But....

I can be each, depends to who:) 

Jan 05, 2019 11:48 PM
Rainer
211,986
J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

I am not a liability, and I can’t imagine I am an expense. That leaves Asset. 

Jan 05, 2019 06:54 PM