REALTOR® (noun): a registered trademark name referring to a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and abides to its strict Code of Ethics. NAR membership includes brokers, agents/salespersons, property managers, appraisers and others involved in the real estate industry. If a real estate professional is not a member of NAR, they are not able to use the term REALTOR®. For example, as it pertains to agents, all REALTORS® are real estate agents but not all agents are REALTORS®.
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