Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Broker aka Real Estate Agent aka Realtor

Real Estate Agent is the most commonly used term to describe a person licensed to provide the services associated with the purchase or sale of real estate.  The legal term in WA is “Broker.”  Most agents are also members of the National Association of Realtors.  Members of that organization (membership is voluntary) can call themselves Realtors™.  Practically speaking, the terms Agent, Broker, and Realtor™ are synonymous, and they are generally used interchangeably by the public.