Mick Michaud, Your Texas Lifestyle is Here! (Distinctly Texas Lifestyle Properties, LLC  Office:682/498-3107)

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

Just like dating -  attract them like honey til you're beating them off with a stick!

Mar 29, 2017 08:36 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

The more you pursue, the more you attract!

Mar 29, 2017 06:51 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Attraction ... I want to work with people who are a good fit. No chasing. No begging. No pursuing.  

Mar 29, 2017 09:42 AM
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Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Tampa, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Tampa Home Buyers

Attract.

We are unique.  There are about 300,000 licensee's in Florida, less than 50 Exclusively represent buyers.

Exclusive Buyer Brokers ONLY work in offices that never list property or represent a seller.

Eve

Mar 29, 2017 09:03 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I shake the fruit from the tree by marketing.... attract is the way....

Mar 29, 2017 08:34 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

I think it takes some of both. If you sit back and wait for all of it to come to you, there will be many missed opportunities.

Mar 29, 2017 07:19 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Mick,

This is also known as push/pull.  We like to pull, some like to push.  It is really  very simple, some like to be pursued, some like to be attracted.  We like to be attracted and run out of the door when pursued...We run our business by attracting, and the few times we have pursued we hated what happened.  A

Mar 29, 2017 07:09 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Generally attract, but when adding new staff we may do some chasing.

 

Mar 29, 2017 01:14 PM
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Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

I want to attract. Too much work pursuing, unless it is a new niche for my business.

Mar 29, 2017 10:39 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Mick Michaud I've never been a hard sell. Attracting business is the way to go at least for me.

Mar 29, 2017 09:59 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I chase after no-one. Let them chase me because I'm worth it.

Mar 29, 2017 08:53 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Discern. Business comes in, I decide whether I want to take it, reject it outright or refer to someone else.

Mar 29, 2017 07:39 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Attract.

Mar 29, 2017 07:13 AM
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Thanks to my blog, it was an attraction strategy.

Mar 29, 2017 07:03 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Trap.

Mar 30, 2017 05:34 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Most of the time: attract, and after that: pursue. 

Mar 29, 2017 10:18 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Mick Michaud - attract!

Mar 29, 2017 08:59 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I try to do both and more...why not?

Mar 29, 2017 05:25 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

A bit of both. 

Mar 29, 2017 03:30 PM
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Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Attract. 

Mar 29, 2017 01:01 PM
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Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I like a healthy balance

Mar 29, 2017 10:11 AM
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Diana White-Pettis
Bennett Realty Solutions - Upper Marlboro, MD
GRI, CDPE, CNE, WHC Upper Marlboro Homes for Sale

Attract.

Mar 29, 2017 09:53 AM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

There has to be an element of both, even if you are thinking you are attracting business you have got to pursue something to get the attraction. Prospecting is pursuing.  Marketing is pursuing so that you may attract them. Calling leads from an open house, a website registration, a conversation at a party - that is pursuing and that isn't bad.  Chasing is different than pursuing.  -Kasey

Mar 29, 2017 09:43 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Both dynamics have visited with me over the years

Mar 29, 2017 07:28 AM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

I suppose its a bit of both... I consider attracting to be passive pusuit but following up with an attraction result is also a type of pursuit Mick Michaud 

Mar 11, 2018 12:25 PM
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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

A little of both depending on how much business you have.

Mar 31, 2017 12:20 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

I have a plan in place

Mar 30, 2017 06:49 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I haven't read the post but "attract" would be my method. I'm not a salesman.

Mar 30, 2017 06:08 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

Door # B

Mar 30, 2017 05:48 AM
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Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

I'm a pursuer, waiting is not my style.  I am a slow growther though.  I like to plant, fertilize, water and watch my business grow.

Mar 29, 2017 09:26 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

I attract with networking and pursue with marketing.

Mar 29, 2017 09:14 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The RIGHT CHARLOTTE REALTOR!

Attract with 90% of what we do but, aren't we also pursuing here...and on our websites? We're pursuing that consumer who is looking for information by blogging and we hope that by doing so, we attract them!

Mar 29, 2017 09:10 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I actually think it's a little bit of both if that's possible...

Mar 29, 2017 02:07 PM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

Very successfully.

Mar 29, 2017 01:12 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Like a pack of wild dogs. Run them up a tree and don't let them down until they sign.

That is how it appears from the owner side when a listing expires. Agents lay siege to their location and are unrelenting.

How do I run mine? IT is more like a sniper. Targeted, specific, fluid and blends into the landscape..

Mar 29, 2017 07:35 AM