Even before you begin looking for a home, the
home buying process requires diligent preparation. Buyers who
have been pre-approved for a home loan often have their offers
taken more seriously by sellers. With advance preparation, you
can tackle the process of acquiring the financing you need with
more confidence. To help you on the path to homeownership,
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When Is a Real Estate Agent a REALTOR®?
A real estate agent is a REALTOR® when he
or she becomes a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF
REALTORS®, The Voice for Real Estate®, the world's largest
professional association. 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.
Founded in 1908, NAR has grown from its original nucleus of 120
members to more than 1 million today. NAR is composed of
REALTORS® who are involved in residential and commercial real
estate as brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers,
counselors, and others who are engaged in all aspects of the
real estate industry.
Members belong to one or more of 1,700 local associations/boards
and 54 state and territory associations of REALTORS® and can
join one of our many institutes, societies, and councils.
Additionally, NAR offers members the opportunity to be active in
our appraisal and international real estate specialty sections.
REALTORS® are pledged to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards
Working for America's property owners, the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
OF REALTORS® provides a facility for professional development,
research, and exchange of information among its members.
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