Blanca Barajas (Winter Group)

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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


We like Nordstrom's motto, one holiday at a time.  They don't display Christmas decorations, until the day after Thanksgiving.  A

Oct 16, 2015 08:32 AM
Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

Too much, too Holiday at a time, please!

Oct 16, 2015 01:00 PM
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

In my opinion, that is way too early. I'm still in Halloween mode. 

Oct 16, 2015 11:16 AM
Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

Lol...I don't celebrate Halloween either and it also bugs me. It takes the meaning of holidays out of is too commercialized.

Oct 16, 2015 11:06 AM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I don't shop in stores often, do all I can online. What bothers me is that if you don't shop early then the stock is depleted well before the holiday and you have no chance on finding the item you want until next year. That happens online too.

Oct 16, 2015 10:44 AM
Evelyn M Epperson
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Johns Creek, GA
A Tradition Of [Excellence, Trust & Service]

I went to home deport today to get fire ant granules and christmas decorations where for sale.  It is nuts!  Next year is christmas stuff going to be for sale right after labor day?

Oct 16, 2015 10:29 AM
Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

I think it is much more special when everything is in its proper time slot. Home Depot has Halloween Thanksgiving and Christmas all out for a few weeks already. It spoils it for me.

Oct 16, 2015 09:26 AM
Spirit Messingham
Tierra Antigua Realty - Tucson, AZ
Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900

I don't much care for it, Christmas needs to stay in Decemeber where it belongs.

Oct 16, 2015 09:07 AM
Andy Madrid
Hawaii Coast Realty, LLC - Kailua-Kona, HI
Expertise, Professionalism, and Service

I'm just waiting for them to start putting them out on Labor Day weekend!!!  So much commercialism.

Oct 16, 2015 08:34 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I saw a huge display in Home Depot this week, and SO not ready!   Think it should be more like first of November, not October!

Oct 16, 2015 07:52 AM
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

If they didn't have shoppers buying/needing these items, they wouldn't stock them.  Obviously, there is a need for some people who like to (or have to)  start early.  Perhaps they sending gifts overseas??  As I often say, I keep my head down and eyes on my own paper!   Why would I choose to allow this to bother me?  Less than a first world problem.

Oct 16, 2015 07:27 AM
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY

As I do not own the company it is none of my business!

That is like fast food workers demanding $15 an hour and not haveing money invested in the company!

Oct 17, 2015 12:02 AM
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Blanca Barajas It should not be allowed. All the holidays have been too commercialized over the years.

Oct 16, 2015 11:45 PM
Toronto, ON

Some retailers like to bring out the snow suits to sell in June / July.  I remember one year a couple of years ago when a retailer was selling snow suits on the hottest day of the year in July.  However, that same retailer does not carry snow suits in the winter or late fall.

Some stores sell Christmas decorations year-round.

I don't worry about when stores sell items for different holidays or seasons.

Oct 16, 2015 10:37 PM
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good Saturday morning Blanca. Way to early! Years ago we did not see Christmas decorations until Thanksgiving.

Oct 16, 2015 07:05 PM
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH@Properties - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

I think October is way too early.  I don't start to really get into the spirit until around Thanksgiving.

Oct 16, 2015 01:13 PM
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

If I were a store owner, the earlier the better, but since I'm not, I wish they would wait until after Thanksgiving.

Oct 16, 2015 01:01 PM
Gary Coles (International Referrals)
Venture Realty International - Las Vegas, NV
Latin America Real Estate

I hate to see them before December --- but it does seem to get earlier each year.

Oct 16, 2015 01:00 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I saw Christmas decorations being sold Labor day weekend...

Oct 16, 2015 10:10 AM
Cindy Davis
SD Home Source Realty - San Diego, CA

I have no 'take' on it - it is what it is!! :)

Oct 16, 2015 10:10 AM
Vera Gonzalez
RE/MAX Suburban, Inc. - Sterling Heights, MI
Gonzo For Real Estate

I think it takes away from the fun.

Oct 16, 2015 09:47 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

It s going to be a weak retail season

Oct 16, 2015 09:14 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Beyond my control.

Nov 13, 2018 06:48 PM
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

More power to them.

Oct 17, 2015 05:10 PM
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

SO not ready for it! Trying to enjoy the nice Indian Summer/fall/Halloween.

Oct 17, 2015 08:09 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Personally, I absolutely HATE it!  I feel it just speaks to the commercialization of the holiday.  I remember a time when everyone held to the idea that the day after thanksgiving was the appropriate start time for decorating.  I've already seen some christmas trees out in September and it just drives me nuts.


July for a day, I understand.  There is a huge Christmas in July celebration and craft fair out in So Cal (some scholars believe that Jesus was actually born in July based upon scientific findings).

Oct 17, 2015 07:09 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

No take on it --- I ignore it.   

Oct 17, 2015 01:19 AM
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I will not enter those stores under any circumstances.

Oct 17, 2015 12:27 AM
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I don't really care one way or the other. The gift of selective reality is programming your mind on the positive, and not obsessing on the negative. 

Oct 16, 2015 10:32 PM