Why use a REALTOR®?

Think all real estate agents are REALTORS®? Think again!

REALTORS® go above and beyond, meeting strict requirements to ensure they are providing clients the most valuable insights, top-level professionalism, and ethical practices. REALTORS® must be members of the National Association of REALTORS®, subscribe to NAR’s strict Code of Ethics, and meet ongoing requirements for continuing their education.  Be sure YOU choose an agent who is a REALTOR® for your real estate needs. Check out more details below!

REALTOR1 REALTORS®are Experts in Their Field

It is essential to work with a professional that you trust and who can guide you expertly through a complicated process. Virginia REALTORS® are active members in their communities who know many people, have the know-how to represent YOU, and a passion and investment in the places where we all live and work. In addition to the hundreds of classroom hours required to hold a real estate license, Virginia REALTORS® stay up to date on industry trends and developments.


REALTORS® Lead the Process and Save You Time

Virginia REALTORS® can save clients a lot of time by handling the tasks you don’t have time to manage AND facilitate (and explain) the entire transaction process—you don’t have to keep track of every single detail. REALTORS® pay close attention the multiple listing service (MLS) and evaluate all active listings that meet your criteria; trust the experts to help you sort out and research properties.

REALTOR®REALTORS® Are Held to a Higher Ethical Standard

REALTORS® are not just agents. They are professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict Code of Ethics. REALTORS® are indisputably the leaders of the real estate industry and ensure clients’ priorities are always protected.

REALTOR4REALTORS® Stand by Your Side

Virginia REALTORS® are honest, trustworthy, and reliable. Your REALTOR® is your champion and has your best interest. Having a concerned, but objective, third party helps you stay focused on the issues most important to you.

REALTOR5REALTORS® Protect the Individual Rights of Homeowners

REALTORS® protect the rights of property owners. They advocate on behalf of homeowners on proposals that would increase the burdens on buying, selling, and owning real estate. Virginia REALTORS®go beyond their own bottom line to stay current with any and all updates to laws, regulations, contracts, and practices so that you are protected from unexpected shifts.


To learn more about how Virginia REALTORS® advocate on your behalf, check out our Advocacy page.

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