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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

They all will be good for the real estate industry.

Their actions may change how real estate is bought and sold, but the transactions will occur. 

Now, to be frank, I am not sure how a flat tax or consumption based tax will effect the real estate business. but what ever the cost, I would love to wave 'bye-bye' to the IRS.

Sep 18, 2015 10:12 PM
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TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good Saturday morning Bob. Why not Trump! He made his money in real estate didn't he?

Sep 18, 2015 06:32 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

It maybe easier to tell you who will not be good for not just real estate but our entire economy. You can not give away 18 trillion dollars of "free" everything and expect those who are working to give more of what they earn to those who are not working to pay for it. 

Sep 18, 2015 10:55 PM
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Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
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Good morning Bob. I'm still not sure, I like a few of the candidates on the Republican side, that keep mentioning how we need less regulations and Government involvement. I don't hear the same kind of message coming from anyone on the other side.

Make it a great weekend!

Sep 18, 2015 06:12 PM
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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
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I don't have an answer.... not yet anyway.  

Sep 18, 2015 11:30 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

There are a few now I will follow to make up my mind.

But it is the other bunch below that will need watching as well!

Sep 18, 2015 10:44 PM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Time will tell - right now they are all so busy chasing rabbits that have nothing to do with the needs of this country! 

Sep 18, 2015 10:20 PM
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Jill Murty, Realtor - Orange County, CA
Movoto - Laguna Niguel, CA

In general, someone who is business friendly and puts focus on opening doors to achievement, not dependence.  Someone who values hard work, personal responsibility, ethics and integrity.  Someone who inspires people to respect themselves and others and have pride in a job well done.

That would be good and not just for real estate.

Sep 18, 2015 04:35 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I like Chris Christie.... he gets the job done.... he covers his butt (usually) ...he's a little "dirty" but sometimes that's what it takes to get from point A to point B.... it's part of his DNA....it's instinctive.... he's a leader.... he should never have had the lap band....needed the vertical sleeve....he's losing an ounce a week.... he'll be dead before the election, at the pace he needs to keep....

Sep 19, 2015 02:02 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
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We will not be able to answer this question, because they always puff and lie while on the campaign trail. Just hope a candidate with successful, entrepreneurial experience nails it.

Sep 18, 2015 11:55 PM
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The Woodland Team of Texas
The Woodland Companies - Austin, TX
Land Specialists

Lots of folks in high tax states like NY and CA that are hurting right now.

Feb 15, 2019 12:15 AM
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Sally Crane
WMS - Unity, WI
Woodland appraisal support.

Yeah, no sure yet.  No one sticks out as being a premier candidate - although I would think Trump may emerge as a front runner in this area.

Sep 20, 2015 12:59 PM
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Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School
Rowlett Real Estate School - Panama City, FL
Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor

Trump!

Sep 19, 2015 10:53 AM
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Gary Coles (International Referrals)
Venture Realty International - Las Vegas, NV
Latin America Real Estate

Unfortunately, I feel the answer is none of them.  I have a very negative opinion of all our politicians. And it is not completeely their fault  -- our system is developing major flaws.

Sep 19, 2015 07:48 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

None of them understand the business as one who practices it in the trenches...If one of them was a Broker running, I would take note

Sep 19, 2015 04:19 AM
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Amelia Robinette
NoVa House and Home - Frankly Realty - Falls Church, VA
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I lean toward a "lift the entire economy" philosophy. I like Robert Reich's take and Bernie Sanders. Agree that hard work is the key to personal economic success, but if you're stuck in a crappy school, can't access higher education, affordable medical or child care, almost doesn't matter how hard you work, you're set up for failure.

I believe local elected officials affect real estate much more than nationally elected officials. County Councils, Supervisors, School Boards - their decisions affect real estate values through setting local taxes, school quality, transportation policy, real estate and business development policy, etc.

Personally, I spend most of my political energy on schools and issues that affect the elderly in my immediate neighborhood.

Not 100% sure who I'll be voting for in the national elections, but I know who I want on our next County Board of Supervisors and School Board.

Sep 19, 2015 02:48 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Bob Crane little too early to decide until we have final two. Chances are who we like will be lost in primaries.

Sep 19, 2015 01:29 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

They aare all full of B.S so they would do well, but be in court fighting because of it.

Sep 19, 2015 12:18 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Bob,

No decision yet...A

Sep 19, 2015 12:17 AM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

It isn't so much who would be good as much as who would have the least detrimental effect on the industry. Donald Trump understands real estate more so than all other candidates combined. The answer is clear.

Sep 19, 2015 12:16 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I do not have a good answer for your question. Too little attention is being given to the factors that will encourage home ownership.

Sep 18, 2015 11:39 PM