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What’s the difference between a buyer’s REALTOR® and a seller’s REALTOR®?

A buyer’s REALTOR® is legally obligated to operate at all times in the best interest of the buyer.

A listing, or seller’s REALTOR® has similar responsibilities, only with the seller’s concerns at the forefront. And if a REALTOR® represents both the buyer and seller in negotiations, this is known as dual representation.

Real estate professionals are required to disclose exactly who they represent in a transaction. But it’s always smart to discuss the pros and cons of various types of representation with your REALTOR® – including dual agency – to ensure that you understand what’s best for your specific situation.

The Perils of Sell-It Yourself
By Douglas A. Gray

This site describes services that REALTORS® can provide to help you buy a home.