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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

consumer protection.  In my state, it requires more education and three years active experience to become a broker and be responsible for a client. Because even though agents say they have clients, they don't.  The client and responsibility belong to the broker.  

Oct 26, 2015 01:40 PM
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Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
Re/Max Real Estate Center - The Thacker Group - Louisville, KY
Your best friend who just happens to be a Realtor

As has been said, to protect the consumer which is foremost the most important person in any transaction, and in our business.

Oct 26, 2015 07:40 PM
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Pete Xavier
Investments to Luxury - Pacific Palisades, CA
Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide

Like Tammy Lankford indicates, for consumer protection and knowledge. I'm not concerned myself about ever being a broker!

Oct 26, 2015 05:14 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Someone to guide and take responsibility for your actions.

Dec 20, 2018 10:49 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

It is the State Law in my state and probably yours. Just because you have a license doesn't mean you should be on your own.

Aug 21, 2016 01:21 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

It's the law here too. I'm learning all about it in my Boker Exam prep-classes.

Oct 26, 2015 11:46 PM
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Eric Kodner
Wayzata Lakes Realty: Eric Kodner Sells Twin Cities Homes - Minnetonka, MN
Wayzata Lakes Realty: Twin Cities, Madeline Island

Two words..supervision and accountability

 

Oct 26, 2015 11:37 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

It's the law...

Oct 26, 2015 11:11 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

In Texas it is the law.  Accountability.

Oct 26, 2015 10:07 PM
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Jack Lewitz
IL Real Estate Specialists - Evanston, IL

In Illinois you can only get a brokers licence but you must either work under a managing sponsor broker or manage yourself . 

Oct 26, 2015 10:04 PM
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Curtis Evans
Cabin Realty LLC/ USA, Licensed in Louisiana - Golden Meadow, LA

The world of real estate would be in shambles if no one had to answer to a responsible person. In my state you have to be an active agent 4 years before being able to become a broker.

Oct 26, 2015 08:02 PM