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John Grasty, Your Tri-cities REALTOR, neighbour and volunteer. (for real estate results in the Tri-Cities.)

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David Saks
Memphis, TN
Broker / Industry Analyst

John, thousands of expired and withdrawn listings reside on the servers of ActiveRain.


Nov 21, 2014 11:23 PM
Dipti Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
On a team with Praful Thakkar


Apr 15, 2018 09:27 PM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

     What an interesting thought, John.  I know a real estate agent who is a top producer - but she also has a staggering number of expireds. 

Nov 24, 2014 05:37 AM
John Grasty
for real estate results in the Tri-Cities. - Port Moody, BC
Your Tri-cities REALTOR, neighbour and volunteer.

Before listing a home for sale on MLS, my clients and I agree on a detailed marketing plan, which is included in the listing contract.  If it doesn't work (less than once per year average) then the listing is contractually withdrawn or terminated. I've also sold three of these listings after they've been removed from MLS.  

I've never had a listing expire; ever! 

I've never tried to be a top producing agent, and my goal is to help one client each month achieve their real estate objectives.  How does this make me inferior to the award winning agents who rely on a high volume "hit-and-miss" tactic? 

I believe the self-ingratiation of our industry is a sham, and I question whether we are serving the public by allowing so many expiries. Where is the professional accountability in that?

Nov 22, 2014 02:46 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I keep my eyes on my own paper.

Jul 19, 2019 09:54 PM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Coldwell Banker Realty

Gabe nailed this one!

May 14, 2018 06:08 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Maybe, but the circumstances should be carefully examined.

Mar 09, 2018 06:06 AM
Ajay Pandya
e-Merge Real Estate Unlimited - Columbus, OH
Realtor Ajay Pandya

Who checks that?

Sep 11, 2017 11:09 PM