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Buying a Home with a Real Estate Agent, Broker or Realtor It can be daunting to choose someone to represent you in a real estate deal. Thanks to the Internet technology, not only can you find a real estate office on almost each and every corner, but you also get access to an endless number of potential brokers and agents. Working around all of this can take time and be filled with difficulties, specifically if this is your first time buying a home. Fortunately, you can get help from many real estate professionals out there. The question is, which one should you work with – agent, broker or realtor? Such terms are used interchangeably several times by people who don’t actually know how they differ from one another. For one, a real estate agent is a person who’s completed some basic training course and passed a state licensing exam. In other words, anyone can work as a real estate agent, provided they come under a licensed broker. As well, they need to complete a specific number of hours of continuing education courses as a requirement for periodic license renewal.
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A real estate broker, on the other hand, must take more classes in various subjects as a requirement for taking the broker’s license exam, and continuing education courses for their license to stay active. However, unlike sales agents, brokers can work independently, that is, without being affiliated with another real estate professional.
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Both real estate brokers and a sales agents, as long as they are licensed, can represent buyers and sellers legally in any real estate transaction. One thing they cannot do, however, is call themselves a REALTOR(R), unless they belong to the National Association of REALTORS(R). NAR, which owns REALTOR(R) as a trademark, is known for its very strict Code of Ethics. A Buyer’s Agent and Why You Need One No matter the strength or weakness of the your target area’s housing inventory at any certain time, there are real estate professionals who are not keen on pursuing potential sellers for the purpose of racking up listings. There are some agents and brokers, however, who would like to focus on representing buyers, hence their title, buyers’ agents. While they don’t require a special license for this, NAR has instituted a particular course of study for those who would like to earn the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR(R)) designation. Besides completing this course, agents and brokers having this accreditation have also exclusively represented a minimum of five real estate buyers. Certainly, they also have to be members of good standing of NAR and the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. If you’re a first-time home buyer, having a buyer’s agent represent you is, without a doubt, an excellent idea, what with their wide knowledge and experience dealing with buyers and the purchase process itself.