Origin of Realtorfrom realty + -or
A Realtor with her clients.
A man who works for Century 21 and who lists your house for sale when you need to move is an example of a Realtor.
- According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) web site, 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 NAR spells "realtor" in all capital letters.
Coined by Charles N. Chadbourn in 1916, from real (in real estate) and -or, based on the model of Latin agent nouns ending in -tor (such as actor, creator), to refer to real estate professionals who are members of the National Association of Realtors, a trade association in the United States.
- If you are interested in purchasing a HUD home, visit a Realtor you trust, contact the HUD office in your area or browse the free HUD homes listings available directly from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
- In this LoveToKnow Mortgage interview, Michaela Julsen, Realtor with Century 21 Hansen Realty in Nebraska, explains how the proposed FHA changes will influence the potential for FHA loan approval for prospective homebuyers.
- If you are interested in buying a home directly from the owner while it is in pre-foreclosure status, the property owner may or may not be represented by a Realtor.
- It is usually best to have your Realtor contact the owner since Realtors have experience in dealing with the often-emotional issues encountered when dealing with an owner facing foreclosure.
- An employee, such as a realtor, who travels within a city might find it necessary to find Internet access at places like coffee shops, so a subscription might be the best option.