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What is a REALTOR?

What Is a REALTOR®?

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A real estate agent is a REALTOR® when he or she is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, The Voice for Real Estate® — 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 subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.

Founded in 1908, NAR has grown from its original nucleus of 120 to today’s 720,000 members. NAR is composed of residential and commercial REALTORS®, who are brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors and others engaged in all aspects of the real estate industry. 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 our many institutes, societies and councils. Additionally, NAR offers members the opportunity to be active in our appraisal and international real estate specialty sections.

REALTORS® are pledged to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Working for America’s property owners, the National Association provides a facility for professional development, research and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own real property.

 

So the next time you are in the market for Real Estate, be sure you choose a REALTOR.

How to Avoid a stressful move

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Stats & Trends on Foreclosures & Bank Owned homes

February 16, 2013 Leave a comment

Happy New Year in 2013

December 28, 2012 Leave a comment
Happy New Year in 2013

Happy New Year in 2013

 

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”
Edith Lovejoy Pierce

 

SHORT SALES are possible


If you are thinking about selling your home as a short sale there is good news and bad news. The good News is that it does appear the banks are streamlining the Short Sale Process more and this helps us close the sale quicker. The bad news is that Time may be running out on tax relief for your short sale…Mortgage Forgiveness Act runs out Dec 2012. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS. Now is the time to act if you are thinking about a Short Sale. call today for more info at 760.788.0721.

Advantages & Disadvantages of Short Sales

January 17, 2011 Leave a comment

Short Sale Specialist

Thinking of Selling your Home as a Short Sale? Check out these Advantages & Disadvantages of Short Sale first.There are pros and cons of the Short Sale. Every client’s situation is different and needs to be looked at by an experienced Short Sale Agent. When looking for an agent, look for the National Association of Realtors SFR Designation. REALTORS® who have earned the SFR certification know how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities.
CLICK HERE FOR THE ENTIRE ARTICLE : ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF THE SHORT SALE.

Regina Flores Earns NAR Short Sales and Foreclosure Certification

Buyers and Sellers Benefit from REALTOR® Expertise in Distressed Sales

Ramona, CA June 15, 2010 — Regina Flores with REMax Direct has earned the nationally recognized Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource certification. The National Association of REALTORS® offers the SFR certification to REALTORS® who want to help both buyers and sellers navigate these complicated transactions, as demand for professional expertise with distressed sales grows.

REALTORS® who have earned the SFR certification know how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities.
Regina can be reached at (760) 788-0721.
regina@floresathome.com
http://www.reginaflores.com