Martin Kalisker, Real Estate Ethics & Dispute Resolutikn

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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

You say thank you very much!

Jun 27, 2015 03:19 AM
Jack Lewitz
Exit Strategy Realty - Evanston, IL

I'd accept it. My wife is a geriatric psych nurse and has received many gifts from past patients. One patient actually gave me a gift 12 golf balls he collected and put in an egg carton to give to me . I accepted but lost all the balls playing poorly .

Jun 27, 2015 02:36 AM
Chris and Dick Dovorany
Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida - Naples, FL
Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty

I have been offered things but not from elderly as if it matters and I have offered to pay for them when payment was refused I said thank you so very much  I just love it.

Jun 27, 2015 02:34 AM
Ed Macias
Real Estate Teammates - Miami, FL
Miami FL-REO Property Management Multifamily

I'd take it after making sure that's what they really want to do after informing them on the value.

Jun 27, 2015 10:00 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I've had that happen many times.... I never accept anything....what I say is when we do our job, we get paid at closing with a commission that's paid by the seller....and I can't accept anything beyond that....  I don't like accepting anything from clients....

Jun 27, 2015 05:19 AM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

It depends on the value. If it is a small item I am alright with that. If it has great value and I could use it and want it I would prefer to buy it. A discounted or really good price would be acceptable.

Jun 27, 2015 05:09 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I've not had this happen as yet, but if a seller I'd gotten close to during the transaction offered me something nice as a memento I would take it and graciously thank them.

Jun 27, 2015 04:52 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I guess it would depend on "how much value" the gift has.

Jun 27, 2015 03:16 AM
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

An interesting question and will look forward to the answers. As of yet I have only received a lunch one time.

Jun 27, 2015 02:43 AM
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Martin Kalisker I've never had this happen to me. I'll wait to see what others have to say.

Jun 27, 2015 02:31 AM