Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR (Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)

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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
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No because it has nothing to do with the actual listing. That can also be a detriment to some. I wouldn't want to live 100 miles near the Kardashians as an example.

Mar 10, 2016 02:36 AM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

I've used this line: 

... which has historically been the water playground for the affluent and is dotted with million dollar cottages owned by captains of business, leaders in the high-tech and computer industry, professional athletes and the like.

Mar 10, 2016 01:15 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Wanda,

It depends.  One of our clients has a listing on an enormous ranch which is right next door to the ranch that Ronald Reagan used to own.  It does help the listing.  However, Ronald Reagan is deceased and is now dancing in Heaven with Nancy.

We signed NDA (non-disclosure agreements) with celebrity clients, and we did many deals with them.  They promoted us.  That was worth a lot more to us than giving names.  A

Mar 10, 2016 01:29 AM
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Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

Our list is too long in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Not only that, everyone still asks me if Clint Eastwood is still mayor, so I don't have to.

Mar 09, 2016 11:54 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Probably not... not necessarily fair to the celebrity and it actually might turn off prospective buyers who may not like that particular celebrity.

Mar 10, 2016 12:16 AM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
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No,  Most celebrities want to keep their home life private and I wouldn't blame them.

Mar 09, 2016 11:57 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
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Shallow and desperate...play up it is a coveted place to live

Mar 10, 2016 03:09 AM
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Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Tampa, FL
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Maybe I might mention it if I were showing in the community.

But market it?  No...it's cheesy, cheesy, cheesy.  Besides maybe the celebrity would expect to get paid for you using their name.

Eve

Mar 10, 2016 12:18 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
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Unless the celebrity was going to offer tours of the listing or host the house warming party after they buy, probably not. 

We have many famous people living in La Jolla, Carlsbad & San Diego like Brian Tracy, Tony Hawk, Hal Elrod, Joe Walsh (of the Eagles) Richard Dryfus, etc. I never even mention it that often let alone advertise it.

Mar 10, 2016 12:10 AM
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Becca Rasmussen
HomeSmart Cherry Creek - Highlands Ranch, CO

If we can't mention sex offenders, why should we mention celebrities? 

Mar 10, 2016 08:15 PM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
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No, I would feel this would be intruding on the privacy of the celebrity.

Mar 10, 2016 03:12 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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I would NOT..... I might mention it when meeting a buyer's agent and his/her client for a showing...

Mar 09, 2016 11:47 PM
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Wayne Golliday
Mobile Home Sales of Florida LLC - Jacksonville, FL

I would almost call that an envision  or privacy.  It may be public record but it does not have to be broadcast.  

Mar 10, 2016 09:18 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
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Hi beauty! I think Susan Emo nailed it. Keep it on the DL and only discuss off the record with a UC buyer if they express a concern about privacy or paparazzi. Might be material at that point. They might not be fans of that celeb, or concerned about crazy stalkers etc. I'd hate to live near a few of them! ;)

Mar 10, 2016 02:59 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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I would not without permission.  Besiddes, some people may not like the traffic a celebrity may bring

Mar 10, 2016 02:49 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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No.  Why invade their privacy.

Mar 10, 2016 02:29 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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That could be a negative because of increased traffic and photogs.

Mar 10, 2016 01:47 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Absolutely not! Even we like our privacy and private times so should they be entitled.

Mar 10, 2016 12:21 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
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As an element in my Property Pedigree product that would most certainly be leveraged. 

Why? It addresses one of the greatest unspoken needs of the potential buyer. They WANT to talk about their home to their visitors. A back story provides that. Better still, "I ran into my neighbor Jay Leno at the Car Parts King this morning." (unspoken -'eat your heart out')

How would your 'expertise' be viewed if you did not share who lives in the community?

Mar 10, 2016 12:13 AM
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DEANNA C. SMITH CERTIFIED MOBILE NOTARY
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No way !   The only exception MIGHT be if the celebrity actually asked for the publicity and gave WRITTEN permission, to publicize their presence or involvement in the listing.

Even with their permission or involvement, there would have to be some inherent value related to including them before I would consider it. 

Mar 14, 2016 10:35 AM
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

Hi Wanda,

No I would not mention it. I don't think would be any help it may hinder the sale.

Mar 13, 2016 12:17 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
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No,b/c then other prospects will question what sort of privacy they can expect in their dealing with us.

Mar 13, 2016 03:19 AM
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Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
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I couldn't answer earlier because I was too busy laughing at Lyn Sims' answer.  Yeah, considering how I feel about 99.9% of celebrities, I would say it is not always a plus.  

Mar 12, 2016 11:37 PM
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The  marketing would be a hand written note card to the sellers in neighborhood and a just listed profile.  Open Home Tour.

Mar 12, 2016 02:10 PM
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Abby Stiller
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Probably not, just to respect their privacy.

Mar 12, 2016 08:21 AM
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Brenda J. Andrew
ULTIMA REAL ESTATE - Corpus Christi, TX
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I would not.  I have a listing where a celebrity family use to live.  I started to put it in the marketing but not only did my sellers get offended but also it may cause problems with privacy rights.  You would probably have to have the celebrities permission to put their name on your marketing materials.  

Mar 12, 2016 05:16 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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No, but the buyers probably would know anyway.

Mar 11, 2016 11:58 PM
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MICHAEL MCCORMACK
CHARLES RUTENBERG REALTY - Ocala, FL
Buying or Selling in Florida

Hello! I would not, but if it is already general knowledge in the community, you might leave hints and clues to pique interest, might not be a bad marketing idea!

 

Mar 11, 2016 11:27 PM
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Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308
Stake Your Land Realty, Inc. - Eustis, FL
Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, REALTOR®

Good morning Wanda,

I am all for privacy, it would not be fair to the celebrity. To answer your question, NO:)

Mar 11, 2016 09:23 PM
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Peter Mohylsky. BRIX REALTY
Miramar Beach, Florida - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
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Definitely not, I agree with most of the previous posts.

Mar 11, 2016 08:59 PM
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Mitchell J Hall
Manhattan, NY
Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn

It depends. If I had the celebrity's listing I would not because most likely I had to sign a confidentiality agreement.  If I had a listing where the neighbors were celebrities I subtely drop names to buyers but wouldn't put in marketing materials.

 

Mar 11, 2016 01:05 PM
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Fred Castillo
Hall & Chambers Real Estate - Glendale, CA
Real estate agent serving Eagle Rock, Glendale.

No, it's not relevant!

Mar 11, 2016 12:14 PM
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Susan Laxson CRS
Premier Sotheby's International Realty - Naples, FL
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No, while there aren't many celebrities that live in Naples, there are many, many people with a lot of money and they like their privacy.

Mar 11, 2016 03:32 AM
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Ginger Harper
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team - Southport, NC
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No ...I would not.  These high profile folks need their privacy also..

 

Mar 11, 2016 02:53 AM
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Shirley Coomer
Keller Williams Realty Sonoran Living - Phoenix, AZ
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Let the property sell itself.  The celebrity could move out next month!  Also the likelihood of the buyers actually meeting and socializing with the celebrity is probably not too likely.  This could also mean more traffic in the neighborhood, also a turn off.  A casual mention while showing the house may be fine but definitely not in print.

Mar 11, 2016 12:31 AM
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Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty
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No.  Few people buy a house because of "who" lives in area.  Well, that is the case in my price point range.

Mar 10, 2016 11:49 PM
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Greg Large
ERA Real Solutions - Grove City, OH
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Absolutely no, one thing celebrities (most of them anyway, excluding the Kardashians) value above all else is privacy in their personal life.

Mar 10, 2016 11:44 PM
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Molly Heyen
RE/MAX Premier Properties - Chicago, IL
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No. It used to be a running joke in our neighborhood that our streets would get plowed first in the winter because Mayor Daley lived here. But in reality people don't move here because of the celebrities who live here, they move here for the same reasons as our celebrity neighbors; they want to be close to the amenities we have, downtown, lakefront, transportation, dining, entertainment, etc.

Mar 10, 2016 10:53 PM
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Chris Lima
Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise - Port St Lucie, FL
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I wouldn't unless the seller insisted that I name drop.  I would then get the permission of the celebrity.  No permission-No name drop!

Mar 10, 2016 10:05 PM
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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
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No I've never used names.

Mar 10, 2016 09:57 PM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
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In our area, we have the occasional celebrity "home".  A house that was used in a John Hughes film (ie: Risky business, the Home Alone Series, Ferris Bueller, Uncle Buck, Ordinary People, Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles, Breakfast Club)... and typically the sellers ask us NOT to mention that in our marketing.... they don't want a bunch of looky-lous making appointments just to gawk.

Of course, the word still gets out... everyone knows the homes... and that iconic garage over the ravine where Cameron sent that classic Ferrari to its doom.

Mar 10, 2016 09:50 PM
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

I agree with quite a few of the previous comments, I wouldn't use in my marketing without permission (maybe still not even with permission), give them their privacy, & maybe casually mention at a showing. Unless it is Warren Buffett (maybe) I can imagine the celebrity card can turn off as many as it attracts. If it's The Donald, I may leave that one out completely, for now. 

Mar 10, 2016 09:44 PM
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Richard Robibero, e-Pro, ABR, SRS
Panorama R.E. Limited - Toronto, ON
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I may mention  casually but not in marketing.

Last week we were at an open house where the agent mentioned it was a "famous" house. When we asked why she mentioned a figure skater from 25 yeas ago that no one remembers. Made zero impact and caused my buyers to chuckle, maybe taking away from the home.

Mar 10, 2016 09:31 PM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
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No. It could be a plus for some and for others a total turn off.  Besides the privacy issue, the celebrity neighbors may move one day. I like Susan Emo's description and would tweak it to the particular situation. 

Mar 10, 2016 09:05 PM
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Brigita McKelvie, Associate Broker
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I would not.  Everyone deserves to have their privacy.

Mar 10, 2016 09:02 PM
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Roy Kelley
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Do not use names unless you have permission.

Mar 10, 2016 08:32 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Never. We have many celebs here and using famous names in marketing is a fast track to a bad reputation, especially in the very high income niche.

Mar 10, 2016 06:18 PM
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 no, it has nothing to do with the listing. Celebrities need their private lives too.

Mar 10, 2016 05:43 PM
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Joe Petrowsky
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Good morning Wanda. I would not share that kind of information, it would not be my part of my job description.

Mar 10, 2016 05:39 PM
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Michael Jacobs
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Likely not unless it had an impact on the transaction.   

Mar 10, 2016 05:36 PM
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Bob Crane
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Probably not a good idea, makes you sound bad and those who are really interested in living near the celebrity already know where they live.

Mar 10, 2016 04:40 PM
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Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

No I really would not use their name in my markteting. I think you need to respect peoples privacy. Alaska is a real privacy state and that is why some people famouns and otherwise do live here... no one bothers them!

Mar 10, 2016 04:07 PM
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Laura Cerrano
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At the very least, get permission to do so, or else that's a whole other can of worms.

Mar 10, 2016 03:19 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
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Cheezy, I think!

Mar 10, 2016 03:10 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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No. I believe in personal privacy and liberty.  We've had several "celebrities" own property on my lake and I've even worked with some personally and never even mentioned it.  Had some buyers nearly faint once when they saw who owned the corporation that owned a house they bought.

Mar 10, 2016 02:21 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - I think it's for people to discover that and get attracted (or repelled!) by that fact.

Mar 10, 2016 02:12 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
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No.  It's tacky.

Mar 10, 2016 01:27 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
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No!! I like Susan Emo description..never give away any names has nothing to do with your listing!

Mar 10, 2016 12:24 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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Probably not. I would like to respect that person's privacy. 

Mar 10, 2016 12:02 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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I would not mention in my marketing because people are fickle and could make assumptions that they wouldn't fit in the neighborhood or that it would be too hoity-toity for them, create too much traffic or be too public or unsafe. Or they may not like that celebrity or what they stand for. It just doesn't matter in the marketing.

Mar 10, 2016 11:12 AM
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Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
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No I would not.  Not even if I had a relationship/friendship with them.

Mar 10, 2016 10:57 AM
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Chuck Willman UtahHomes.me
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I would think that unless the celebrity gives you permission it would be a violation of privacy. Plus- it would be super tacky.

Mar 10, 2016 10:14 AM
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Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster Real Estate - Gainesville, VA
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No.  I wouldn't want to across as tacky.

Mar 10, 2016 08:47 AM
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Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate
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No. It would be tasteless and intrusive to the celebrity.

 

Mar 10, 2016 08:09 AM
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Bob Betel
Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc. - Sweetwater, TN
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 I wouldn't in your marketing, but it wouldn't hurt in your showing, I think.

Here on the North Shore of Lake Michigan, we have many, and when the house in Winnetka was listed, everyone already knew it was the "Home Alone" house or Farris Buluer's house. And when Michael Jordan's house was for sale, it was easy since the front of the gate had a big "23" on it. On the other hand, when Mr. T's house was listed, no one really said anything.

Mar 10, 2016 08:00 AM
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John Pusa
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin It depends on the celebrity.

Mar 10, 2016 07:23 AM
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Joan Dickie
Keller Williams Premier Realty - La Crosse, WI
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I wouldn't because I'm not particularly impressed with "celebrities".  I suppose I better change my thought on that though.

Mar 10, 2016 06:47 AM
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Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
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My first impulse was to say yes, of course.  Then I thought about it.  It is quite intrusive and people deserve some privacy.  It would be fine to share this information one on one but not cool to use as an advertisement.

Mar 10, 2016 06:35 AM
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Chrissi Chapman Topoleski
Coldwell Banker Realty - Woodbridge, VA
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I would not, because I would expect my client to want the same privacy the celebrity does. I liked what Susan Emo says.

Mar 10, 2016 06:26 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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no

Mar 10, 2016 05:19 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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Since I'm in Los Angeles, and no one local really pay attention on such things, I'd never exploit the name in public marketing, yet, I do drop names during open houses if asked.

Mar 10, 2016 04:40 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Would be nice but still would not.

Mar 10, 2016 04:30 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

I would not, just for 'respect of privacy' reasons for the celebrity Wanda Kubat-Nerdin.  Now that doesn't mean that a neighbor might not 'share' that piece of info!

Mar 10, 2016 04:12 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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No, that celebrity might...

a) Want privacy

b) Not want to be used as a marketing ploy

c) Might sue you for using his name to make a buck without his permission

Mar 10, 2016 03:42 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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I like Susan Emo's soluton; inappropriate in my book to name-drop on paper; maybe verbally. Also, those celebrities deserve some privacy.

Mar 10, 2016 03:42 AM
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Jeff Pearl
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No. You would probably just attract a bunch of curiosity seekers, and also annoy the celebrities who might like their privacy.

Mar 10, 2016 03:17 AM
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Jack Lewitz
Exit Strategy Realty - Evanston, IL

I guess it depends if it is a celebrity worth noting. If its the Uni bomber maybe not.

Mar 10, 2016 02:53 AM
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LUXURYSOCALREALTY COMPASS La Jolla
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I think it's indicative at certain price points that famous and ultra successful people own becuase that's who can afford these residences.

Mar 10, 2016 02:50 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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No, probably not. Many people already know about well-known people in the area, and if people want their privacy why should I be the one to disrupt it?

Mar 10, 2016 01:13 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin No, fudiciary duty of confidentially.

Mar 10, 2016 12:56 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
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Previously owned by the deceased actress Marilyn Monroe who resided in this home from 19xx through 19 yy.

Live person you need to contact them for permission. Most do not want to be bothered.  

Mar 10, 2016 12:27 AM
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Absolutely NOT! We all deserve our privacy...

Mar 10, 2016 12:23 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
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I would obtain permission first

Oct 16, 2016 11:26 AM
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Donna Horne
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No, not unless it was so well known in the community already that people use the home as a landmark for giving directions (you know, turn right just before so-and-so's house).  Now that I think about the question again, no probably not even then.

Mar 15, 2016 03:28 AM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
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no because it is tacky

Mar 14, 2016 09:29 AM
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Diana L Faulkner
Romanoff Realty - Alamo Heights, TX
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I would not use the celebrity's name as it would alienate him/her.  I actually have a pocket listing with a well-known actor living across the street.  Everyone in our small town know he lives there anyway. 

Mar 14, 2016 09:12 AM