Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County! (Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)

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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

Some days yes and others, not so much.  Today was a good day with 2 accepted offers

Mar 31, 2016 11:15 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

NO...wait for it....

But I LOVE being a Salesman and an Entrepreneur!!! The most noble profession in the world is sales. NOTHING happens without sales; no economy, no income, no wealth. So...oh wait.... yes, I guess I DO enjoy being an NAR, CAR, SDAR (wheew) Realtor because it's my license to SELL!

Mar 31, 2016 11:51 AM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Every day for last thirty years, Ginger Harper How about you?

Mar 31, 2016 11:37 AM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

That's a definate yes.  There are so many plus's.  Helping peole, Making dreams come true, Meeting new people, making new friends, spending money on gas, Spending money of all kinds of Real Estate related fees.

Well, mostly plus's 

Mar 31, 2016 11:10 AM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

For the most part yes

Mar 31, 2016 10:01 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Are you asking if I like being a Realtor or in the real estate profession, Ginger. I do like being in the profession although there are days when I question my sanity for not retiring. As for being a Realtor, personally I feel that this is a form of forced unionization and I disagree with many of the things the NAR stands for.

Mar 31, 2016 08:51 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Most of the time I enjoy what I do.  

Mar 31, 2016 02:48 PM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

I really do. I can never do any other type of work.

Mar 31, 2016 12:45 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Ginger,

In a word YES.  A

Mar 31, 2016 11:47 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Yes I still do and hope it shows to my buyers and sellers.

Mar 31, 2016 11:39 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Yes I do and I like being a Broker even better.

Mar 31, 2016 11:31 AM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

absolutely

Mar 31, 2016 09:42 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

That depends on the day, the week, the year... There is much I enjoy in this business and some things I don't. Making deals happen is fun, paperwork not so much.

Mar 31, 2016 06:55 PM
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Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Ginger. I did for a while, decided it wasn't for me, sold my company after 15 years to 13 of my agents. My passion has always been the mortgage business.

Mar 31, 2016 06:21 PM
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Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616
Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT) - Mesa, AZ
Top 0.33 of 1% of 79,000 AZ Realtors

I DO LOVE BEING A REALTOR!   I love getting better and better at this game we call a profession.   There are so many strategies and things to learn.  On a daily basis I continue to learn and continue to teach others what I know.  I love being able to plan, create, be unique and run a quality business.  I love and appreciate the amount of skill, knowledge and perseverance it takes to be a top agent.  There is never a dull moment.

Mar 31, 2016 03:43 PM
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Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

If I wasn't enjoying this crazy industry, I wouldn't be in it!

Mar 31, 2016 02:32 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I Love being a Realtor, however I have my days when I think about days gone by when I went on a vacation and spent almost every weekend at a campground with my little children hiking and swimming and having fun and relaxation.

Mar 31, 2016 02:27 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Yes Ginger Harper almost every day

Mar 31, 2016 02:14 PM
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LUXURYSOCALREALTY COMPASS La Jolla
Compass - La Jolla, CA
San Diego Partner - The Private Client Network

Yes.  

Mar 31, 2016 01:05 PM
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Sharon Kowitz
CRS-SRES-ABR-GRI-E-Pro-CREN ~ COMPASS RE - Cary, NC
Cary, NC Relocation Specialist ~ Buying or Selling

Yes, I really do! I love meeting new people and learning something new everyday! Of course there are the bad days and stressful days....but over all, I love my job!

Mar 31, 2016 12:49 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

27 years now so I sure hope so.

Mar 31, 2016 12:41 PM
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Jeffrey Jones
AZ Home Seekers - San Tan Valley, AZ
AZ Home Seekers, azhomeseekers.com

absolutely or I wouldn't have done it this long

Mar 31, 2016 12:38 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Susan Emo took the words right out of my mouth.  

Mar 31, 2016 11:22 AM
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Mimi Foster
Falcon Property Company - Colorado Springs, CO
Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor

I love my job - but enjoyment? Depends on the day of the week 

Mar 31, 2016 11:11 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I must, otherwise I might do something else.

Apr 01, 2016 02:13 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

I am the SOLE survivor from my group of 10 agents from 2005 year. They are all out of this crazy profession.

I may add I invited my realtors friends to join AR. 90% declined one signed up and post one questions which was never answered. She is out of AR also.

Apr 01, 2016 01:07 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Some parts of RE I enjoy, other parts I do not.

Mar 31, 2016 11:57 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Ginger Harper Sure, it is always a challenge.

Mar 31, 2016 11:55 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

sure

Mar 31, 2016 11:44 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

I like being a Real Estate Broker which allows me quality access to people, their wants & wishes. Serving in that mode is most satisfying....all included

Mar 31, 2016 11:42 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Most of the time.  Nothing is perfect.   

Mar 31, 2016 11:15 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

Yes, I've enjoyed 38 years of it....everyday.... full time from day one.... member of NAR from day one.....

Mar 31, 2016 11:10 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

You bet I do.

Mar 31, 2016 11:09 PM
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Dianne Goode
Raleigh Cary Realty - Raleigh, NC
Realtor/Broker

Absolutely, emphatically, YES!

Mar 31, 2016 10:39 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

yes

Mar 31, 2016 10:21 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Very seldom do I not!

Mar 31, 2016 09:47 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Yes as the only one I have to listen is the Better Half; oh and those voices in my head!

Mar 31, 2016 09:44 PM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

In a word, "yes".

Mar 31, 2016 09:13 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Ginger Harper - oh yes, I do love helping my clients to realize their real estate dream.

Mar 31, 2016 01:36 PM
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Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

Most of the time...I get really frustrated with those who don't know what a REALTOR® is and sometimes it seems like all I do is explain it over and over. And I get really upset when people pronounce it "Re-litter" instead of REALTOR®. Aside from that, yes!

 

Mar 31, 2016 12:20 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I enjoy real estate and I like being a REALTOR®. I like that I'm held to a higher standard than others in my profession that don't belong to the REALTOR® organization. 

Mar 31, 2016 11:20 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

yes very much

Apr 14, 2017 06:06 AM
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Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308
Stake Your Land Realty, Inc. - Eustis, FL
Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, REALTOR®

Yes, Yes and Yes. April 17th will be 10 years:)

Apr 04, 2016 12:06 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Our market is really frustrating for buyers, but could not imagine doing anything else.

Apr 02, 2016 12:10 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Absolutely!!

Apr 01, 2016 09:07 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Most days.  Not all days.  Sometimes I enjoy it in different ways.

Apr 01, 2016 08:20 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Best profession I have ever been in

Apr 01, 2016 08:19 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

It has its moments; closings are good.

Apr 01, 2016 05:11 AM
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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Most days

Apr 01, 2016 03:50 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Being a Realtor is simply membership in NAR. Paying the dues is not to be enjoyed.

Mar 31, 2016 10:53 PM
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Fathom Realty Group Inc.
Fathom Realty Group Inc - Orange, CA
Get Paid what your WORTH!

Sometimes I wish th ephone would ring of the hook from customers calling in.  MAybe some day....

Mar 31, 2016 12:38 PM