For Sale By Owner! Is it right for you?

For Sale By Owner!  Is it right for you?

I want to warn you – this is a longggg post.  Additionally, I want to point out there are many more things involved in the transfer of real estate than noted here. The Great State of Arizona affords homeowners the right to sell their home without the assistance of a licensed real estate agent or attorney.  Potentially good news if you have the desire to effectively complete the many phases involved with selling your home. The important phases include: Pre-Marketing Marketing Offer Negotiating Contract to closing Closing Each of these…

Agent? Associate Broker? Designated Broker? REALTOR? What is the difference?

Agent? Associate Broker? Designated Broker? REALTOR?  What is the difference?

Did you read the other post “What is a REALTOR”? In the Great State of Arizona a real estate agent or broker can be a REALTOR if they subscribe to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS and follow their Code of Ethics. A real estate agent is a person that has completed a minimum level of education required by Arizona Department of Real Estate and successfully passes the state test.  One more step, to be able to practice real estate that agent MUST be employed by a Designated Broker.  Ahh! A…

What is a REALTOR?

What is a REALTOR?

REALTOR is a misunderstood word by most.  In fact some REALTORS misunderstand what the term means.  That is fine; we will straighten it all out right now! As defined on realtor.com A real estate agent is a REALTOR when he or she is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS. 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 Code of Ethics. The truth is you can get a…