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Kawain Payne,…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA

Are any of you getting lead notifications from Trulia, that turn out to be VENDERS trying to get YOU to do business with them?

Asked by Kawain Payne, Realtor, Notary, Long Beach, CA Sat Jan 26, 2013

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50% of my Trulia "leads" are vendors, of which 50% are just asking me to give them leads...
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 28, 2013
When you have a public email or telephone you will get all kinds of communication, the MLS links to so many websites anybody has access to your information if you have active listings. I get dozens and dozens of emails everyday I don't even bother to unsubscribe I simply delete them, there is nothing we can do about that, is not just Trulia...
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jan 27, 2013
I do get the occasional scammer coming through as a Trulia lead, but not many. I would think it would be hard for them to avoid that since probably a lot of the forwarding of these "leads" is automated.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jan 27, 2013
Hi Kawain.

Yes, all the time, non-stop. I ask them where they got my name from and they are stupid enough to tell me that they got it from Trulia.

I would imagine that Trulia has something in their TOS about not allowing 3rd parties to cull their lists for lead generation, but Trulia is not enforcing it b/c I get these calls all of the time, same as you.

GOOD LUCK.

Scott Miller
Realty Associates
Boca Raton-Miami Beach, FL
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jan 26, 2013
No, I just get people asking a question but that never reply back when I answer them. No venders.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jan 26, 2013
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