Definitions for realtorˈri əl tər, -ˌtɔr, ˈril-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Re•al•tor*ˈri əl tər, -ˌtɔr, ˈril-
a person in the real-estate business who is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Boards.
a real estate agent who is a member of the National Association of Realtors
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a real estate agent who has earned a license
A person or business that sells or leases out real estate, acting as an agent for the property owner.
Origin: 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 , a trade association in the United States.
An estate agent is a person or business that arranges the selling, renting or management of properties, and other buildings, in the United Kingdom and Ireland. An agent that specialises in renting is often called a letting or management agent. Estate agents are mainly engaged in the marketing of property available for sale and a solicitor or licensed conveyancer is used to prepare the legal documents. In Scotland, however, many solicitors also act as estate agents, a practice that is rare in England and Wales. It is customary in the United Kingdom and in Ireland to refer to real estate or real property simply as property. The estate agent remains the current title for the person responsible for the management of one group of privately owned, all or mostly tenanted, properties under one ownership. Alternative titles are Factor, Steward or Bailiff depending on the era, the region and the extent of the property concerned.
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