Candice A. Donofrio, 928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text (Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker)

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Liz and Bill Spear
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First off, they're not so special as to be the ONLY agent I could refer business to.  There are ALWAYS other qualified choices so IMO someone that has that big a hole in their character is NEVER going to be who I would send business to.

Second, yes, I'd seriously consider pointing it out to their broker.  The reality is if you're following the rules properly, your brokerage is one click away from being identified, and essentially if you as a broker allow those kinds of statements, you're condoning them.  You better be pretty darned sure your entire market is composed of ONLY like-minded individuals if you allow that kind of behavior to stand unchallenged.

Mar 12, 2020 09:44 AM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
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I would let his/her managing broker know.  This dishrag is a company liability, and they should know that.

(did she just call me a hottie?)

Mar 12, 2020 11:23 AM
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Brian L. Sirota, Esq.
Bristar Realty (Realtor/Attorney) - Orange, CA
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Candice, this is insulting to dish rags.   Dickweed is an oldie, but goodie. 

Mar 12, 2020 11:10 AM
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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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I think that wishing death upon anyone regardless of status, creed, beliefs, etc, is unacceptable. 

Mar 12, 2020 09:26 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Avoid that person and move on.

Mar 12, 2020 10:21 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

You can't fix stupid and evil stupid is something/someone I'd avoid for the rest of my life Candice A. Donofrio . BTW I only know of one party this vicious.

Mar 12, 2020 10:15 AM
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Peter Testa
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Being outspoken on controversial topics will put you in the hotseat. I hear things everyday that I say to myself, wow, I would not be that outspoken- you could alienate others.

Mar 12, 2020 08:51 AM
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Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
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That's horrible. Those people definitely have big issues and don't believe in karma.

Mar 12, 2020 05:21 PM
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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
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You MUST advise the designated broker. It is their license under which they are working. When will these people be accountable for their actions? This goes beyond Freedom of Speech.  

If that person worked in my office (when I owned an office) I would NEED to know and they would be terminated immediately.

Mar 12, 2020 03:24 PM
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Michael Jacobs
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You may not be able to "fix" stupid but that certainly doesn't mean you can't ignore them.  It's best to move beyond.

Mar 12, 2020 02:50 PM
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
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Broker is responsible ultimately for that yahoo's behavior. There is going to be alot of reckoning eventually...

 

 

 
 
Mar 12, 2020 05:02 PM
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Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
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my broker would kick my ass.  I would not refer business to an  s$$hole.

Mar 12, 2020 02:23 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
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Someone with that level of ignorance, anger and cruelty in their heart would not be allowed in any of my circles and would figuratively die a thousand deaths if he/she tried to enter my world. No.

No referrals, no respect AND....

Image result for no soup for you

Mar 12, 2020 12:07 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Candice,

We would have smelled a rat in the person if they came for an interview to join us.  In Los Angeles, we dealt with a diverse community of races and nationalities, and that kind of attitude was noticed by us in a nanosecond. 

Second, an agent represents the company...if by some chance someone turned rabid, they would have been let go in a nanosecond also.  We were friends with all the brokerages in our area, and I would have called the broker.

Furthermore, I would not have anything to do with that agent, and no one in our circles would either.  YUKKKKY!

 

Mar 12, 2020 11:02 AM
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Bob Crane
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Ignoring such talk is best, best to not help them spread this foolishness.

Mar 12, 2020 08:47 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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It doesn't matter what political party you favor, the mention of politics is really STUPID in this business...especially wishing death upon ANYONE. That poor behavior would not be tolerated if I was his/her broker.

YES, report it to the broker.

Mar 12, 2020 10:09 PM
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Kathy Streib
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Candice- there is little I can add to this. Liz and Bill Spear summed it up well and good for you Alan May    If I read a comment like the one that was made by the NumbNuts mentioned in your question, I would have to wonder about his or her professionalism and also wonder about the broker they were working with. 

Mar 12, 2020 05:24 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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I was always the manager of the office, no matter where I worked.... If I had heard and confirmed that happening, the agent would be gone....

my one liner for dismissing was "bag it up before sundown or you'll find your possessions bagged and outside the door".... and hand me your key now.

Mar 12, 2020 03:15 PM
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Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
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No point in telling her broker...he already knows and ignores the fact that she is despicable. 

Some of the worst people with a RE license are brokers...

Just like the greedy person who solicts referrals right here on AR

Thank goodness for Karma...

Eve

Mar 12, 2020 02:30 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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I've heard of several instances of this.  That is not acceptable behaviour.

If that were my agent, they would no longer be employed, regardless of whom they wished dead.  The DRE would be notified exactly why they were fired.

Mar 12, 2020 12:53 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
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It would be one way to find out who your friends are!

Almost everyone forgets about KARMA!

Mar 12, 2020 11:50 AM
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Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
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We are Christians and our Episcopal Church prays for the President of the United States every Sunday.  Year after Year, Administation after Administration. It's unfortunate that words online are there forever and people type before thinking.  Pray for everyone.

Mar 12, 2020 10:24 AM
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

I would not be referring any business to them, I would bet their dishrag personality has shown his/her true colors before. Yes I would mention their behavior as it reflects on the whole brokerage.

Mar 12, 2020 07:10 PM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
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avoid at all costs - I would report him to broker for rabid thoughts.

You shouldn't be saying crazed ass stuff as it reflects on all your co-workers. It's depressing.

Mar 12, 2020 04:37 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
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That is so terrible.  We should never wish ill will on anyone, regardless of their thoughts. If what they are posting is contrary to the Code of Ethics or perhaps their brokerage policies, yes their managing broker should know.

Mar 12, 2020 02:06 PM
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Jeff Pearl
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They need a combination of bullet points 2, 3, and 5.

Mar 12, 2020 01:51 PM
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Kat Palmiotti
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I would not refer business to this person. Ever.

Mar 12, 2020 01:42 PM
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Chris Ann Cleland
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Avoidance.  Hate and intolerance like that do not get rewarded in my world.  

Mar 12, 2020 01:29 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
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I have no time for people like this... I'd ignore and avoid at all costs.

Mar 12, 2020 01:27 PM
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Alexander- Slocum
Premiere Property Group, LLC - Vancouver Washington - Vancouver, WA
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I stick with dishrags for cleaning up in the kitchen, and fervent prayer and voting at the ballot box when it comes to the political scene. The perp you've mentioned would lose my trust in a referral opportunity.

Mar 12, 2020 11:07 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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No need to seek-out or pay attention to rampant dysfunction found everywhere. Instead, support what is dear and profitable. A simple approach: This is worthy or this is not worthy helps one to navigate well

Mar 12, 2020 11:09 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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I would avoid that person regardless of who the figure is he is demeaning. 

Mar 13, 2020 08:27 AM
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Joan Cox
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That simply is bad behavior wishing anyone bad health or death.

Mar 13, 2020 06:16 AM
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Wayne Zuhl
Remax First Realty II - Cranford, NJ
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My first reaction is to avoid anyone who would wish death upon someone else. Professionalism is important, now more than ever. Election years bring out the best and the worst of us all.

But I would also do a gut check. Am I angry because I happen to like this particular political figure? Would I be angry if this political figure had wished death upon someone else to the same degree? In other words, am I reacting politically or professionally?

Mar 13, 2020 05:40 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Politica and real estate should remain juxtaposed. Can't do that,I can free up your future as a managing broker.

Mar 13, 2020 04:59 AM
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Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

Way to go Alan May !!! Top Notch! My hat is off to you! Well done

Mar 14, 2020 12:51 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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Inappropriate behavior, but I doubt reporting it would yield any results. I'd rather stay away from that individual to the extent possible.

Mar 13, 2020 09:00 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
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 On social media, delete and block.

 In "real life", have nothing to do with them or their brokerage.

Mar 13, 2020 07:11 AM
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Eva B. Liland Century 21 Doug Anderson
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I am assuming this evil post was posted online in some social media group? As a Realtor, you are supposed to stay out of politics and act professionally, no matter what. As the broker of that agent, I would give them one choice and only one. Pass your ethical exam 100% the first time or you are out the door, period.

Mar 13, 2020 06:35 AM
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Adam Feinberg
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We are in an environment that allows for conspiracy theories to rise into power and to be taken seriously, even if they shouldn't. If I were to follow the rabbit hole of this hypothetical situation - don't you think this would give into anger and trigger an even stronger response from their followers from the death of this person. I truly hope this person remains healthy for this reason alone.

Apr 10, 2020 09:29 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Who is the injured party? A person? A group? Everyone except me?

The response from the AR community suggests the citizen is attracted to those who are neutral. That does not align with the tribalism of current culture.

Did this guy show poor judgment? That is clearly true.

Have not real estate agents on Active Rain said many times that those who behave badly in the business will be naturally purged? Naturally purged apparently means throwing others under the bus.

I think what we are witnessing is real estate agents behaving just as the citizen at large......reacting due to their fragility.

I have often employed agitation even absurdity to solicit responses. Somethings knowingly presenting a situation that is clearly wrong.  However, the goal is always achieved, even if participants were unaware. 

So, those who calmly, compassionately and clearly extended the hand of understanding and reconciliation are to be awarded, NOT those who believe a tribal response of 'kill the enemy by throwing them under the bus."

In my opinion, the line is blurred between this outspoken individual and the devious retaliater.

"Blessed are the peace makers and they shall be called sons of God."

Clearly peace making is a calling higher than we know.

 

Mar 14, 2020 07:39 AM