WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
It is understandable that many people confuse the titles “real estate agent,” “broker,” and “Realtor.” While these terms are often used interchangeably, there are distinct differences. Real estate agent (or real estate associate) is the most encompassing title and refers to a real estate professional who has taken and passed all required classes and passed the state’s real estate licensing exam. Brokers have continued their education beyond this point and have attained real estate broker licenses, which qualifies them to work independently or have other agents working for them. A Realtor® is a member of the National Association of Realtors® who abides by the association’s standards and upholds its code of ethics.
When choosing someone to market or to find property for you, utilizing the services of licensed real estate professionals will assure that you are receiving the utmost in assistance. Should you be searching for someone to help you, contact us today at CANNON REAL ESTATE, (413) 527-8311, and schedule an initial consultation to discuss your goals. Our office is conveniently located at 199 Northampton Street, Easthampton. “Your local real estate professionals for over 30 years.”
HINT: “Realtor®” designates membership, not a state-licensed position.
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Thank you for your assistance with the purchase of my home. The entire process from the search through the negotiation and closing was seamless. To have a realtor so interested in understanding my plans and what I was looking for in a home was invaluable. I would highly recommend Canon Real Estate!
Maeghan & Tim - South Hadley, MA