Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (House to Home, Inc.  - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)

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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I like being prepared. Sometimes that includes a strategy but not game-playing. 

Jun 12, 2019 07:26 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I get things done asap ... I have learned too many surprises fill our day and week. I want to just "geterdone!"

Jun 12, 2019 08:01 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I like to get things done prior to deadlines. 

Jun 12, 2019 07:43 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

I'm all over the place Joan Cox BUT I always get the job done on time.

Jun 12, 2019 07:19 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

I don't like to do business with agents that are last minute performers. Once I identify them, I try to avoid them!

Jun 13, 2019 04:12 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I like to be ready before the deadlines.

 

Jun 13, 2019 03:58 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I don't like to wait, and I don't like being late.

Jun 13, 2019 02:12 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

No ma'am, the sooner the better so I can move on to other things

Jun 13, 2019 01:51 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I do like to get tasks done prior to the deadline, but often I do not. As per clients, I do prefer to get them sign all as soon as it possible. 

Jun 12, 2019 10:54 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Prior to when possible, but there is nothing like a deadline for an adrenaline rush!

Jun 12, 2019 09:22 PM
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Jason E. Gordon
AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA - San Diego, CA
Sr. Loan Officer, CMPS, CDLP, RCS-D, CDPE, CMHS

Personally, I like getting things done ahead of time (back in college, well, that was an entirely different story). As far as the Buyers in your escrow, it could be paralysis through analysis, procrastination, or just good ol' fashioned jitters.

Jun 12, 2019 08:39 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Sometimes even beyond the deadline, sometimes it is because I have too many things on my plate, other times it may be strategic.

Jun 12, 2019 07:39 PM
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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

It depends on the task.  In general, I like to get things done as soon as possible. However, some things take inspiration and for that I tend to be most inspired by a deadline. 

Jun 13, 2019 07:42 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

I'm so OCD, I have the task complete LONG BEFORE it's due...

Jun 13, 2019 06:47 AM
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Mike Cooper, GRI
Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro

Yes. I love to have everything done early, but sometimes, it doesn't happen. 

Jun 13, 2019 06:44 AM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

No, I try to do ahead of time.

Jun 13, 2019 06:40 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

I am for getting as much done as soon as possible & accounting for what needs to be done next.

I think when someone is unsure, not threatened by or simply not interested in doing something they procrastinate or show up late. I take that behavior as rebellion; they aren't really committed to what they are doing & it can become a problem for you if you have to deal with them.  

Jun 13, 2019 04:48 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I like to be prepared and done, but sometimes things are last minute. 

Jun 13, 2019 04:32 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667 (MT), 914-419-0270 (NY), Broker in NY with Grand Lux Realty and in MT with (coming soon!) - Kalispell, MT
The House Kat

I definitely like getting things done ahead of time when possible. I'm not a last-minute person.

Because what if? If we wait till the last minute, what if the car breaks down, the printer won't work, the Internet goes down, we can't find the one thing we need to finish it, etc... Then the thing won't be at the last minute, it will be late. And I have a problem with being late! I'd much rather be early.

 

Jun 13, 2019 02:47 AM
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Susie Kay
Ultima Real Estate - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

I'd like tasks done ahead of time but sometimes things just happen. 

I had a transaction in the past where after verbal agreement, buyer's agent sent an amendment and changed some items there.  We went back to the drawing board to re-negotiate. 

The same agent, on the last day of the option, said she will send our agreed upon other amendment in the morning. We all know deadline is 5pm and here I was worried not knowing whether she would make changes again.  I waited but then sent a text message (tried calling by couldn't leave a voicemail because her voicemail was full).  At 3pm, I received the document and luckily no changes.  If she made changes again,  at 3pm we would be back re-negotiating again.  If she is not available to take care of any document changes, it would be her client that is out of option.  I would not do that to my client. Sometimes people just don't think, and this woman is broker 

 

Jun 13, 2019 02:22 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Pro-active & early bird on all. Sometimes I use last minute for energy boost

Jun 13, 2019 06:56 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Last minute is the way most people operate. There is a theory to the effect that one takes as much time to accomplish a task as one is given, e.g. term papers are normally done last minute, regardless of initial intentions. We even have nightmares about that!

Jun 13, 2019 06:02 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

I like to be prepared but there are some times it all seems to come together in the 11th hour... 

Jun 13, 2019 05:04 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

I don't like last minute, I like to be ready ahead of time.

Jun 13, 2019 03:19 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Well organized. Plan Ahead. Get things done! 

Jun 13, 2019 08:20 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Joan,

I like to plan, and some things, I will leave to the last moment that are not necessarily important.  A

Jun 13, 2019 06:44 AM
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William Piotrowski
Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation - Naperville, IL

Plan Plan Plan...Achieve 

Jun 13, 2019 06:32 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I tend to steer away fron anarchy and the accompanying stress.

In my thinking 'on-time' is late since that is one stop light from being late and makes one reactionary not proactive.

For such last minute folks, provding them the information they need, at the last minute may deliver the message clearly.

Jun 13, 2019 05:29 AM
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Steffy Hristova
HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353 - Tempe, AZ
Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!

I like to get things done on time - I have the critical dates list in my head but I mark on paper, too, sometimes.

Jun 13, 2019 09:00 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

No, I do it as it comes up except for cont. ed. That I seem to wait for the last 3 weeks to even begin it.

Jun 13, 2019 07:54 AM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty

No, I am not. 

Jun 13, 2019 07:18 AM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Neither of us are procrastinators. As Jocko Wilink says, "Get After It!" -K

Jun 14, 2019 04:05 PM
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Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate
Kelly Right Real Estate - Hood River, OR
Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs

Deadline driven.

Jun 13, 2019 02:41 PM