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What is a REALTOR®?

When is a Real Estate Agent a REALTOR®?

A real estate agent is a REALTOR® when they become a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, 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.

National Association of REALTORS® History

Join Your Local Board of REALTORS®

Members belong to one or more of some 1,700 local associations/boards and 54 state and territory associations of REALTORS®.

They can join one of the many institutes, societies and councils to enhance their expertise and network with other professionals globally.

Membership in a local association automatically extends your membership to the state and national associations.

REALTORS® are pledged to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Public Awareness

Check out the Public Awareness Campaign television and radio spots that encourage consumers to rely on the expertise and integrity of REALTORS®.

Now in its ninth year, the NAR advertising campaign runs February through November on:

· Network television

· Cable television

· Network radio

· Satellite radio

This year's commercials help consumers understand the value of working with REALTORS®. From their voluntary adherence to a Code of Ethics to their incomparable knowledge of real estate processes, REALTORS® are the experts of residential and commercial property transactions.

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