A person whose job it is to serve as expert guides in real estate
transactions such as buying and selling homes or commercial properties.
Real estate agents typically take one of several roles in the real estate market:
- Seller's agent
- Represents the interests of sellers. Wants the price to be high.
- Dual agent
- Represents some buyers and some sellers, although not in the same transaction.
- Buyer's agent
- Represents the interests of buyers. Wants the price to be low.
Some real estate agents are also Realtor
s™, which means they are members of the National Association of Realtors