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How To Find the Right Agent When Buying or Selling

by MIKE HALL, Owner/Agent/Broker

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So, you’ve decided to buy or sell a home. You may have a friend or family member who’s an agent. But do you know if they’re the right agent for you?

What’s the difference between a real estate agent, broker, and realtor?

Real Estate Agent: All real estate agents must be licensed in the state where they work and must abide by state and national laws.

Real Estate Broker: A broker has additional training beyond what an agent receives and has a broker license. Brokers must complete state-required courses and pass an exam and can oversee other agents.

Realtor: Realtors are licensed agents or brokers who are members of the National Association of Realtors and abide by the association’s standards and code of ethics.

How do you find the best?

1. Compare agents.

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