What’s the Difference Between Agents, Brokers, and Realtors?

What’s the Difference Between Agents, Brokers, and Realtors?

As a renter or a buyer, you've probably heard the words agents, brokers, and Realtors used to describe the same person who is helping you buy, rent, or sell your house or apartment. There's even a chance you've used these three terms interchangeably. While an agent, a broker, and a Realtor will all help you buy or sell a home, these terms are not synonyms and do mean different things. When you're building your real estate dream team, it's important to know the difference between these three professionals so you can pick which one fits your needs best.

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Mortgage Market Summary as of June 11, 2018

Mortgage Market Summary as of June 11, 2018

Mortgage Rates Flat Ahead of Potential Volatility

Mortgage rates were steady again last week, holding on to the improvements seen following a surprise "flash rally" in bond markets.  Such flash moves always create the risk that rates will experience a correction that takes them quickly back in the other direction, so Friday’s "flat" performance is actually fairly positive in the bigger picture.

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Sotheby's International Realty Passes 100,000 YouTube Subscribers

Sotheby's International Realty Passes 100,000 YouTube Subscribers

The Sotheby’s International Realty brand’s YouTube channel has reached an unprecedented milestone; we became the first, and only, real estate company channel to have more than 100,000 subscribers.

Along with leading the industry’s presence on YouTube, the Sotheby’s International Realty brand joins an elite group - out of 50 million channels on the platform, only 0.1% have reached 100K subscribers.

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Sold. Spectacular Views on Prime Cul-de-Sac. Represented Buyer.

Sold.  Spectacular Views on Prime Cul-de-Sac.  Represented Buyer.

As first time homebuyers, my husband and I were told by so many people how stressful, frustrating and heart-breaking the house hunting process could be. Jeffrey made the entire experience seem effortless. He was there to answer every single question we had, no matter how many times we asked the same question. Even the listing agent for the house we purchased had nothing but glowing things to say about Jeffrey’s hard work, commenting on how professional he was and how uncomplicated he made the entire process. We are ecstatic with our new home and wish we could list every single thing we loved about working with Jeffrey...but that would be a very long list! So, we’ll simply say, Jeffrey is the very best. - Amy M., Music Executive

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