Aren't you all Realtors?
By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
I think one of the most misunderstood titles is that of Realtor. I know it doesn't matter to other real estate agents, but this blog is written to explain a few commonly and frequently misunderstood terms in real estate: Sales Associate: This is probably the most common type of real estate agent the public comes in contact with. A sales associate can also be called a Salesperson, or simply a Real Estate Agent (although this last term is deceiving). In California, a Sales Associate is anybody who is at lease 18 years old, and takes 3 college level real estate courses, one of which has to be Real Estate Principles, and one has to be Real Estate Practice. The third can be any other real estate course offered at the college level. The applicant then takes the state Salesperson exam a...