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Alan May answered:
The Multiple Listing Service is merely a tool that Realtors use to share marketing information about local homes. In order to keep the MLS viable, they charge a membership fee to those agents who want to use it and make it available strictly to those who pay that membership fee.

How would it be fair to all those members who've paid their fees for months, and years to simply allow access to one of the best marketing tools for free?

It's important, especially when you're searching for properties near the edge of several different MLS areas, to ask the Realtor if they are members of the MLS area in which your searching. Seems pretty fair to me.
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Yesterday at 5:22pm
Arpad Racz answered:
Wed Aug 16, 2017
Troy Holland asked:
Wed Aug 16, 2017
Ueinternational answered:
Sorry to hear of the difficulties you are currently encountering in needing to make some sales.
I am an owner seller for the most part, but only because I have yet to find an agent I would feel comfortable working with, I know he or she is out there. I have properties for sale in Costa Rica in strategic and fundamental locations. I spend time in San Antonio Texas and Costa Rica. The wife and I are ready to retire, so we want to sell and just enjoy our senior years. Hopefully, we can help, lots of folks in the USA and Canada are moving to Costa Rica.

Sal Murillo
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Wed Aug 16, 2017
Jeremy Weinberg answered:
Keller Williams is a great company for full-time agents as you can work behind other team members and learn from them. If you are wanting to start out, try a real estate referral company. Take a look here as you can take their free practice exams for the state exam they will also provide you with the post license course for free which you'll need to take your first 2 years. It's smart to finish that asap while the info is fresh. ... more
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Wed Aug 16, 2017
Caris answered:
Truly a waste of money! They only gave good customer service while you are a possible customer. Once you've signed up, they totally suck!!
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Tue Aug 15, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
This is the q and a section, I would advise on calling the 800 number on top of the site to sign up for the service and ask to cancel. Otherwise scroll to bottom right and click on help center ... more
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Mon Aug 14, 2017
Sarah Radafshar asked:
How do i claim listings? many of deals are not showing (buy and sell side), some of my listings etc.
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Sun Aug 13, 2017
Flipperforever15 answered:
Thats an issue with me. Realtors left door unlocked three times and another door open. I told her if someone comes in and vandalizes the home, ins wont pay. ALSO i could come back and walk in on someone in my home and something bad happen to me. Thats BIG concern. And it happened to you. You didnt know them. That looker could have brought anyone in. Horrible thing to do to a person. You could have gotten hurt. ... more
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Sat Aug 12, 2017
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Sat Aug 12, 2017
Michael Powers answered:
Mine is up for renewal on the 6th and I cancelled it. A lot of people in the zip code I have that are on their computers for hours a day said they have never seen my ad once. Also, the claims of how many people a day that are suppose to be clicking on your banner ad never matches the analytics. Maybe works for others but after 6 months it did not work for me. They always say as seen on sites like.... but never show you just where they are seen. Sorry, not for me anymore, too expensive for no results. ... more
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Sat Aug 12, 2017
Mark Gilbo answered:
There are many opinions here but keep in mind that its much easier just to tune to a station of a house you are driving by than to pull out your phone, go to zillow, search on zillow, pull up the listing, deal with ads.. blah blah blah.. Waste of time the internet has become in many ways. Its so commercialized now that it takes longer to pull up a site and deal with popup ads than it does just to call or listen to a recording from a signal.

Audio is timeless and why not offer it and then give them the text number within your audio ad or your direct web link instead of sending them to Zillow and let them steal your lead and send it to one of their idiotic paying premier agents.

Not very many smart people here.
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Sat Aug 12, 2017
Luke Normandin answered:
What about Saturday when people arent working to check out apartments
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Sat Aug 12, 2017
Steve Bracero answered:
Have you looked on bigger pockets? It is a great source to connect with investors and other agents
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Fri Aug 11, 2017
Bob Motta answered:
Do not use Zurple. Rip Off. Horrible customer service.
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