Diane Skurat, Real estate agent serving Monmouth County (Neuhaus Realty)

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Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

Thank you for attending my open house at 123 easy street.  The home owner appreciates any feedback you may have through your real estate agent.

Jul 18, 2016 12:46 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Diane Skurat - since you decided to send 'everyone' a 'Thank You' note, do send it to 'everyone'!

This itself sets you apart from most agents - and you never know someone may like you and decide to work with you, just because of this.

Good Luck.

Jul 18, 2016 04:04 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I have Open house business cards that say thx on the card. It saves me time and I have gotten business from the message on the back of my BC.

Jul 18, 2016 02:55 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
CEO of Vision Drive Realty - Coastal San Diego

Evelyn Johnston just nailed it. The rest will be up to the universe and your lasting impression. Some lied to you, others will fire their Realtors, some may return to you, like the prodigal son, for writing that note.

Jul 18, 2016 12:59 PM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

I follow Evelyn Johnston suggestion.  Open house attendees know the rountine.  If they claim to have an agent you don't 'bug' them.  

Just send a thank you & invitatation to give seller feedback via their agent.

Walla!  If they don't have an agent they may just call you

Jul 18, 2016 12:58 PM
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Bob Crane
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Just thank them for attending, and suggest that if they are interested you would be happy to let them and their agent have a second look.

Jul 18, 2016 09:09 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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If they came to the open house you can thank them for coming and if they have questions please have they agent call you.

Jul 18, 2016 12:52 PM
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Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
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As others before me have stated; 'Go for it!'

Jul 18, 2016 11:20 PM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

Thank them for coming and invite them and their agent to come back for a 2nd look or have their agent call you if there are any questions.

Jul 18, 2016 09:46 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

I thank them for coming when they visit the open house. No sense in contacting them afterwards if they said they are already woking with an agent.

Jul 18, 2016 07:56 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
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Just say thank you for visiting and ask for feedback

Jul 18, 2016 11:53 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Evelyn Johnson provided you the answer.

Jul 18, 2016 11:13 PM
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Wayne Zuhl
Remax First Realty II - Cranford, NJ
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Thanks for stopping by. If you have any feedback or questions, please have your agent contact me.

 

Jul 18, 2016 10:19 PM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Treat them as other people's clients that might be interested in purchasing one of your listings via their realtor. They might still come to you as they might've been lying about being "attached", or maybe it wasn't anything in writing.

Jul 18, 2016 10:15 PM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

You can send thank you notes to all.

However, I would not send thank you notes when the agent is with them.

Jul 18, 2016 10:03 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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I like Evelyn Johnston response.

Jul 18, 2016 09:53 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Just say thank you and offer to show the home again to them and their agent if they have further interest.

Jul 18, 2016 09:17 PM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
WEDO Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

Simply state keep me in mind if things do not work out with your current agent. Be appreciative.

Jul 18, 2016 08:36 PM
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Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

some good  answers below, reminds me of some girls (when i was a boy) and they "thought" i was hitting on them.. i wasnt (of course lol) but half the time,  when they volnteered that they had a BF, i said kool..two weeks later they asked if i wanted to join them to go eat lunch..lol . If you got a email or an address and its real..you are way ahead

Jul 18, 2016 03:38 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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No mailings to people who claim to be represented by other agents.

Jul 18, 2016 11:59 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

A thank you is a nice gesture but I personally would not send to those who said they were working with agents. Just my opinion

Jul 18, 2016 11:28 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Throw in a post script that says: If you have an agent, tell them to keep up the good work. If not, I would like to work for you

Jul 18, 2016 09:38 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Diane,

I would not mail a thank you to those working with an agent.  Some people may misconstrue your intentions.  A

Jul 18, 2016 09:31 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
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eMail is a cheaper route. They got your phone # and feel less invasive.

Jul 18, 2016 09:18 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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I do not think I would mail out a card to them if they have a agent.

Jul 18, 2016 08:44 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

Please keep the property in mind for one of your friends & don't forget to tell them about it.

Jul 18, 2016 08:11 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I like Evelyn's response.  Just know that not everyone who says they have a realtor really does.  Often it's just a defense mechanism to avoid the sales pitch.

Jul 19, 2016 09:04 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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If an open house visitor stated they have representation, I would not contact them.   

Jul 19, 2016 01:56 AM
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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

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington nailed this one...

Jul 18, 2016 09:39 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I would not write to those  who have an agent . 

Jul 18, 2016 09:36 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

If they are working with another agent...leave them alone. It's not your place to contact them. 

Jul 18, 2016 02:14 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH@Properties - Washington, DC
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Diane, I'd focus on the people who haven't hooked up with an agent yet. A lot of agents don't appreciate it if they think you are trying to flirt with their clients!  And there really are enough to go around.

Jul 18, 2016 01:27 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Ron and Alexandra Seigel are right. No Thank yous to those working with an agent.

Jul 18, 2016 12:51 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Hands off those with agents

Jul 18, 2016 12:12 PM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
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Avoid sending anything or calling those that said they have an agent.  I believe that would be an ethics violation.

Jul 18, 2016 10:35 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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If they said they have an agent ... respect that. I would not send a note. 

Jul 18, 2016 08:55 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

I would not send a note to folks with a realtor, especially since you thanked them when you first meet them at the front door, for coming to your Open House.  Not wanting to appear to take anyone else's clients, for me, I would not send a note Diane Skurat

Jul 18, 2016 08:47 AM