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A specific designation given to members of real estate firms affiliated with the National Association of Realtors (NAR) who are trained and licensed to assist clients in buying and selling real estate.


A person who facilitates the sale of real estate. A realtor networks with potential buyers, shows the property to them, and generally acts in such a way that will help sell the property in the shortest possible period of time. A realtor receives a commission for his/her services, usually a percentage of the value of the property sold. The title of "realtor" is a designation reserved for members of the National Association of Realtors, and encompasses both real-estate agents and real-estate brokers.


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On behalf of our more than 140,000 Realtor members, it's my privilege to announce we have sent $150,000 to the Realtor Relief Fund to help our Realtor colleagues, their families and their communities in both South Carolina and the Pacific Northwest states as they rebuild their lives.
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