What is a REALTOR®?
A real estate agent can refer to themselves as a REALTOR® when they are a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, The Voice for Real Estate® -- the world's largest professional association. The term 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 strict Code of ethics.
What is A Broker?
An independent business person who sets real estate office policies, hires employees, determines their compensation, and supervises their activities.