A real estate agent is a Realtor® when he or she becomes a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
The term "REALTOR®" is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and abides by its strict Code of Ethics which is based on professionalism and protection of the public. Look for the REALTOR® logo when choosing your real estate agent.

Why use a REALTOR® ?

Real estate transactions involve one of the biggest financial investments most people experience in their lifetime. 

Many consumers consider selling their home directly but eventually turn to REALTORS®. Smart home sellers realize they need the expertise in pricing their home, making connections with REALTORS® working with buyers, arranging and staffing open houses, and coordinating with other professionals in the sales process.

Only about half of all real estate agents are REALTORS® -- Our REALTORS® work independently, for small agencies, or for large brokerages. They help people buy and sell residential or commercial properties, vacation homes, and land; they conduct appraisals; they operate in the United States and in other countries; some specialize in auctions; and others are buyer’s representatives. 

Smart home sellers realize they need the expertise of a real estate agent in the sales process. And only real estate agents, who are members of the National Association of REALTORS®, follow a time-tested Code of Ethics, where other real estate licensees may not.

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