A question I'm often asked as a REALTOR®️ is...What's the difference between a Realtor and a Real Estate Agent? Is there a difference? The short answer is YES.What are the differences?A real
REALTOR®️ vs. Real Estate Agent
Dated: August 7 2023
A question I'm often asked as a REALTOR®️ is...What's the difference between a Realtor and a Real Estate Agent? Is there a difference? The short answer is YES.
What are the differences?
A real estate agent is licensed to help clients buy, sell, or rent properties, while a Realtor is a real estate agent who is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), an organization that follows a code of ethics and standards.
It's important to know that not all real estate agents are Realtors, but all Realtors are real estate agents.
Should I hire a REALTOR®️ or a Real Estate Agent to sell or buy my home?
Hiring a Realtor offers potential benefits such as a commitment to a higher ethical standard and adherence to a code of ethics. Realtors are also required to undergo continuous education, which can lead to more up-to-date industry knowledge. However, both Realtors and real estate agents can provide valuable services. It ultimately depends on your preferences and the specific qualities you're seeking in a professional to help you with your real estate transactions.
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