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Find the best real estate agent in your area with these seven tips

By Beth Braverman | Bankrate.com Realtors Really Want You To Stop Watching HGTV Everyone has a favorite HGTV show, but Fox News reports that real estate professionals actually want people to stop watching the hit channel, and here’s why. Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more. Buzz60 Buying or selling a home is no easy task, […]

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Need a real estate agent? Here’s how to choose the right one

Let’s face it, if you’re a first-time home buyer, you have a lot of questions about the home buying process. That’s what real estate agents are there for. Nearly 90% of buyers have recently hired a real estate agent or broker to purchase their home, according to the National Association of Realtors. Whether you’re a […]

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‘I’m glad I was there’

Jenna Ryan says it all started with an invitation from a “very cute guy” on Facebook: Would she join him on a private plane for the Jan. 6 Trump rally in Washington, DC? The decision was easy. Ryan, a Dallas-area real estate agent, is single, loves President Donald Trump, and believes in the discredited claim […]

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Midstate real estate agent arrested for actions in January 6 riot on Capitol Hill | News

MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) – A man arrested for his involvement in the Jan.6 Capitol riots was a real estate agent in Murfreesboro and has an active real estate license in Tennessee, News4 has learned. Stewart Parks was arrested Thursday and slapped on four federal counts, including violently entering Capitol grounds and stealing government property, for […]

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Realtor vs Broker vs Realtor: What’s the Difference?

Realtors vs Realtors vs Brokers When it comes to real estate professionals, the lines can blur. One of the reasons for this is that people often confuse the terms realtor, broker, and real estate agent. Although similar, these terms are not interchangeable. Understanding the difference between a real estate agent and a real estate agent, […]

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Why You Should Push Back When Your Realtor Insists on Selling Your Home in an Exclusive Pocket Listing

Placeholder while loading article actions Reader’s Comment: I’ve been following your discussion on pocket lists with interest. I had an unfortunate experience with a broker who used a pocket listing to try to sell my dad’s house. The broker blatantly used the pocket listing to discriminate against and market the property only to members of […]

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How to get a better deal from a real estate agent

Instead, by most accounts, real estate agents typically spend most of their time researching new business. From a general economic perspective, much of this effort is wasted effort. Agents are like gold miners looking for a big nugget – a buyer buying an expensive home! – who will make their year. Just as some prospectors […]

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The difference between a real estate agent and a real estate agent, explained

Are the terms “real estate agent” and “Realtor” interchangeable? Those inside the industry know that’s not the case, but they also know that it seems to be a bit of an industry secret – many consumers have no idea what the difference is between a realtor and a realtor, or if there is even one. […]

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How to become a real estate agent in 5 steps

How to become a real estate agent is something that more than 14,000 Google people every month in America as they plan to join the 2 million real estate licensees in the United States And for good reason: to help people buying the perfect house or earning tons of money selling their house is exciting! […]

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What is the difference between a real estate agent, a real estate agent and a broker?

What is the difference between a real estate agent®real estate agent and broker? If you are considering buying or selling a home, an important step is to choose the right real estate agent to help you. I am often asked the difference between a real estate agent, a real estate agent and a broker. It’s […]

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How to Become a Real Estate Agent: A Beginner’s Guide

There are many reasons a person might be interested in how to become a real estate agent. The potential for a high salary combined with a flexible schedule is certainly appealing – and if you’re a people person, you’ll never feel more comfortable. But don’t be fooled by glitzy reality TV shows about real estate […]

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Definition of real estate agent

What is a real estate agent? A real estate agent is a licensed professional who organizes real estate transactions, connects buyers and sellers and acts as their representative in negotiations. Real estate agents are usually paid entirely by a commission (a percentage of the purchase price of the property), so their income depends on their […]

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Real estate agent vs mortgage broker: what’s the difference?

Real estate agent vs mortgage broker: an overview Real estate agents and mortgage brokers share similar professional characteristics. As licensed real estate professionals, both assist their clients in securing residential or commercial properties. But their specific missions are quite different. A real estate agent helps buyers and sellers find or sell physical property, and a […]

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How Realtor and Broker Fees Work

Thinking of buying or selling a house? This is a major financial decision and you’ll want to make sure you’re minimizing your costs when buying a home or maximizing your potential when selling a home. (For more information on buying a home, see: First-Time Home Buyer’s Guide.) Brokerage fees The majority of homes are sold […]

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Tips for succeeding as a real estate agent

Real estate salespeople and other licensees who must work for and under the umbrella of a designated broker are often referred to as real estate agents. In legal language, the term “agent” refers to the strictly defined relationship between a real estate seller and the buyers and sellers with whom he does business. An agent […]