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What Exactly is a REALTOR®?

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A REALTOR® is a licensed real estate salesperson… who belongs to the National Association of REALTORS®, the largest trade group in the country. Not every agent is a REALTOR®. REALTORS® are held to a higher ethical standard than licensed agents and must adhere to a Code of […]

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What Is a Listing Agent?

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The Listing Agent is the Seller’s Representative. That means the listing agent has a legal obligation to work on the seller’s behalf—to get the highest possible price and the best terms available for the seller, not the buyer. Sellers and agents have a written contractual agreement outlining […]

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What Is a Buyer’s Agent?

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The Buyer’s Agent is the buyer’s representative. That means that the buyer’s agent has the legal obligation to work on the buyer’s behalf— to get the best possible price and the best terms available for the buyer, not the seller. Buyers and agents have a written contractual […]

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How Do REALTORS Get Paid?

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Selling real estate is a commission-only business. That means an agent can work with a buyer for months without ever making a commission—because deals fall though and not every listing sells. It’s a business run on trust and faith. The real estate commission is the agent’s fee […]

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