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Rainmaker
578,285
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

I'm a Broker. And I will correct anyone who calls me an agent. I had to do (practically the same) test twice, and everyone blames the broker for everything so show some damn respect! LOL

Nov 14, 2017 12:10 PM
Rainmaker
660,181
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I am either a Broker Associate or real estate agent. Never self identifed as a realtor or rea-la-tor..

Everyone is one of those.

Nov 14, 2017 12:34 PM
Rainmaker
2,447,744
Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I am a Broker -- that is how I am legally licensed. So my title always reads Broker/Realtor. Realtor is neither a designation nor a license and I don't use them interchangeably. And in North Carolina we have no real estate agents... they are all either provisional brokers or full brokers.

Nov 14, 2017 12:16 PM
Rainmaker
295,999
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

I am Principal Broker first and Realtor second.

Nov 14, 2017 12:41 PM
Rainmaker
931,304
Corinne Guest
Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
The Choice of Professionals for Luxury Home Buying

Managing Broker, or owner. 

Nov 14, 2017 12:59 PM
Rainmaker
4,322,743
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

when I was actively working, I was a Broker Associate....not a salesman....not an agent.... always management.....

Nov 14, 2017 12:21 PM
Rainmaker
644,773
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Managing/Designated Broker. John is an associate broker but will say both broker or agent. With regard to representation and working directly with clients people seem to understand the term agent better than broker in our context. And it differentiates our job descriptions with current and past clients as well.-Kasey

Nov 14, 2017 01:57 PM
Rainmaker
2,281,855
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Agent O O Richie...licensed to thrill

Nov 14, 2017 01:11 PM
Rainmaker
2,670,132
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

I use all 3, Realtor, Agent and Broker. It depends how I am using it as to what i use

Nov 14, 2017 01:03 PM
Rainmaker
4,657,206
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

I never found the Realtor title to be useful or helpful.

Nov 14, 2017 12:50 PM
Rainmaker
3,782,497
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Ron is a broker, I am a real estate agent.  That is what our California licenses read as.  We do not nor ever had  to belong to NAR in commercial real estate.  We were broker, owners.  

Nov 14, 2017 12:45 PM
Rainmaker
416,639
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

I believe you can only be a Realtor (c) if you are a member of NAR. So I get to have that special title for a small annual fee. People can call me a Real-TOR like NAR likes to pronounce it or they can call me a real estate agent. I honestly don't care what you call me, so long as you call me. 

Nov 14, 2017 04:13 PM
Rainmaker
493,333
Mike & Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Orlando Home Buyers

Buyers Broker

I have never used the word realtor in 25 years of marketing...

Eve

Nov 14, 2017 02:18 PM
Ambassador
3,615,377
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

Usually REALTOR®

Nov 14, 2017 01:56 PM
Ambassador
1,394,114
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

REALTOR®.

Nov 14, 2017 01:46 PM
Rainmaker
96,853
Joseph Domino 480-390-6011
HomeSmart - Scottsdale, AZ
Real Estate Made Easy

I use them interchangeably, but I really prefer the "agent" title. I think it better describes the idea that we are a representative acting on behalf of the client.

Nov 14, 2017 12:59 PM
Ambassador
3,448,473
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I prefer Realtor®

Nov 14, 2017 09:33 PM
Ambassador
2,593,441
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

In NC & SC, I use Realtor®/Broker/CRS. (I was a Realtor® as a real estate agent first, before getting my brokers license, then a Broker, then got my CRS designation).

The terms are not 'interchangable' though.

Nov 14, 2017 09:31 PM
Rainmaker
1,357,181
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

I use Realtor in a conversation since it is shorter. Otherwise, for me it does not make any difference. 

Nov 14, 2017 09:30 PM
Ambassador
2,722,411
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I'm a Broker and it's what I prefer other than just my name.

Nov 14, 2017 09:30 PM
Rainmaker
639,052
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I am a Broker 

Nov 14, 2017 06:04 PM
Rainmaker
817,649
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I'm a Realtor, I'm never using anything but Realtor to identify myself. I pay for that "privilege" and I use it.

Nov 14, 2017 05:39 PM
Rainmaker
3,627,742
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Don't call me late for dinner and I will work hard for you!

Nov 14, 2017 04:53 PM
Ambassador
2,095,723
Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 The word "Realtor" is like Kleenex.  The public doesn't know or care which real estate agents belong to NAR.

  I am a Florida Real Estate Broker, I own my company, I am the Principal.

Nov 14, 2017 04:48 PM
Rainmaker
1,385,249
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate

In IL we have to say broker. We are all brokers.

Nov 14, 2017 03:24 PM
Rainmaker
370,664
Diana Dahlberg
1 MONTH REALTY - Kenosha, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I identify myself as the Broker/Owner/REALTOR

Nov 14, 2017 02:37 PM
Rainmaker
428,802
Francine Viola
Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA - Olympia, WA
Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs

Not all real estate agents are Realtors.  So if you are not a member of the Realtor's organization, then you are either an agent or a broker.  On the flip side, since I am a Realtor, I do not use the term agent or broker.

Nov 14, 2017 01:55 PM
Rainmaker
354,683
PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent)
PropertyMinder, Inc. - San Jose, CA
Modern Tools for the Modern Agent

...or any variation of Broker? Sorry for leaving this (big) one out! - Tim

Nov 14, 2017 01:46 PM
Rainmaker
590,625
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Interchangeably. BUT I would say Realtor® more than agent I am licensed as a Massachusetts Broker. I've no real preference as it's not all that important in my mind

Nov 14, 2017 01:42 PM
Rainmaker
2,966,013
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Associate Brokers.

Nov 15, 2017 02:14 AM
Ambassador
3,728,194
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I use both terms at different times and do not use them interchangeably. Realtor is a brand and means I'm a member of the Realtor Associations. Real estate agent means I have a license to sell real estate.

Nov 14, 2017 06:35 PM
Rainmaker
493,304
Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

Broker/Owner Realtor.

Nov 14, 2017 04:14 PM
Rainmaker
670,754
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Broker/Owner or Real Estate Consultant.

Nov 14, 2017 03:34 PM
Rainmaker
740,333
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

The only people that Identify me as a Realtor are customers - I'm a Broker Associate and marketed as such

Nov 14, 2017 03:28 PM
Rainmaker
4,053,834
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I do not think consumers know the difference

Nov 14, 2017 02:27 PM
Rainmaker
1,081,563
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

The public has NO CLUE what the term "realtor" means.  Personally, I use "real estate agent" on my cards and everywhere.  When I do use realtor, it's not with special captialization or the trademark symbol.

Nov 15, 2017 02:40 PM
Rainmaker
534,938
Sean Casey
Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate - Newark, DE
Greenville, Hockessin, Newark & Bear Homes

It depends on the way I am using it.  Most of the time, I refer to myself as a REALTOR®.  When I am speaking about another agent, I use agent because they may or may not be a REALTOR®.

Nov 15, 2017 01:08 PM
Rainmaker
1,329,232
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

PropertyMinder Inc. Broker! Consumers can usually relate to a broker.

Nov 15, 2017 06:58 AM
Rainmaker
4,316,347
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I'm happy with Realtor.

Nov 15, 2017 06:35 AM
Rainmaker
2,692,124
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

Real Estate Broker or Broker Associate.

Nov 15, 2017 05:55 AM
Rainmaker
2,487,653
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Both; however I correctly use the trademark one on my advertising REALTOR®

Nov 15, 2017 05:23 AM
Rainmaker
128,694
Scott Pope
Nautical Properties - Panama City Beach, FL
You Can't Live Without Water™

I am a broker and FREC- Florida Real Esatae Commission requires: Licensed Real Estate Broker. I have not seen any advantage in identifying as a Realtor®. Most people assume a real estate agent is one.

Nov 15, 2017 04:57 AM
Rainmaker
1,192,600
Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
The House Kat

I'm an Associate Broker and that's what I call myself. I'm also a REALTOR but I do not use that info.

 

Nov 15, 2017 03:22 AM
Rainmaker
3,577,048
Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

In Colorado we have both - real estate agent (non-Realtor) and REALTOR or Broker.   I am a Broker/Owner, but do say I am a REALTOR.

Nov 16, 2017 03:26 PM