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.
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.