It’s simple business intelligence. – If I’m in a meeting with my laptop open and my phone rings with number I do not recognize, I’ll quickly Google the number (it’s amazing how many Realtors’ cell phone numbers aren’t found via Google) – if it’s a client and it’s important, I’ll likely leave the meeting* to take the call. … *I love volunteering and working on various Realtor committees – they bring value to my business in a variety of ways – but if a client calls while I am in Strategic Planning for the Virginia Association of Realtors, my and my clients’ Strategic Plans come first.
It is not consistent with how those of us at Redfin who have met Kris Berg feel about her or her charitable activity. … We have a clear policy that the contractors who contribute local posts about the real estate market should focus only on the real estate market, not on competitors.