Lisa and Jim's Northern Nevada Real Estate Blog: June 2008

Let's talk about "Pay for Referral Services"

I'd really like to know which "Pay for Referral" services AR Members have found to be valuable and worth the cost and which services are Shams and Rip-offs!

I recently joined Reply.com ... a referral service that gathers leads and sends them out to agents in the local areas for a fee.  It sounded wonderful ... the theory is.  Yet, what I have found is that the leads are gathered from a huge variety of sites and many of them aren't really viable real estate leads.  

One example ... I received a referral from Reply that was a friend of mine and a local agent who works for another office. I don't think she will buy or sell from me so, of course, I declined the lead.   Two leads were homes already listed; one was a man who logged into a site promising they would buy his home.  He got mad at me because he thought he would be contacted by a home buyer - not an agent. 

So ... any tips or ideas?  Who have you used and what has been successful for you?

Comment balloon 16 commentsLisa Wetzel • June 29 2008 07:10PM
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