The Term REALTOR®

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.

Being a REALTOR® is a membership identifier, not an occupation. REALTORS® are brokers and agents, but not all brokers and agents are REALTORS®. 

Why Use A REALTOR®

If you see a home as one of your most important investments, the REALTOR® you work with could be one of your most valuable resources. Unlike many real estate agents who are simply licensed by their state to do business, REALTORS® have taken additional steps to become members of the local board of REALTORS® and have agreed to act under and adhere to a strict "Code of Ethics."

 

Selling your property is a process that is bound to be a little nerve-wracking and emotional and it requires an in-depth knowledge and experience. When you work with a REALTOR® you will likely get a better price for your home than if you try to sell it yourself. But quite apart from the financial benefits, there is an extra measure of comfort and security that comes from having a professional on your side. When selling you will need a clear understanding of the legal issues and potential pitfalls. After all, one wrong move could result in a lot of cost and frustration.

When buying, a REALTOR® will start by helping you identify what you want in your new home -- a particular area, closeness to schools and shopping, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, etc.  Your REALTOR® will compare your needs, wants and budget with what is available on the market and in the multiple listing service. A professional can help you look at your down payment; purchasing options and borrowing options that can help you find the home of your dreams. From looking at properties to the closing table a REALTOR® is by your side making sure everything flows together smoothly.

How much is your time worth? When it comes to buying or selling property, using a REALTOR® just makes sense!

Quick Glance
  • New Mexico Real Estate Licensing information here. Complaint form here

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  • Silver City REALTOR® and MLS new member Information here.

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2023 Officer & Directors Elections
Please consider completing the 2023 candidate nomination form to serve on the Board of Directors. The submission deadline is September 29, 2022.

Nomination form here!

What do we do?

REALTOR® Associations provide professional standards, support for property rights, homeownership initiatives, and industry education.

A Multiple Listing Service is an organization that is a collective of brokers. It sets down guidelines for cooperative listing sharing and sales. Members agree to work with and compensate other brokers in order to sell their listings.

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Find a Property

Search all properties for sale in New Mexico including Silver City and surrounding areas! The Silver City Regional MLS syndicates our listings to New Mexico Home Search along with nearly all MLS's in the state.

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Find a REALTOR®

Get contact information for our member REALTOR® offices including the managing broker name, office phone number and a brokerage website if available.

Professional Standards

The single most outstanding characteristic that sets REALTORS® apart from other real estate practitioners is their willingness to accept and abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS®. The Code, which was first adopted in 1913, is a living document, responsive in its contents to changes in law and industry.

Accepting this standard as their own, REALTORS® pledge to observe its spirit in all of their activities whether conducted personally, through associates or others, or via technological means, and to conduct their business in accordance with the tenants set forth. Learn more.

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Competition in Real Estate

REALTORS® are mostly small business owners who work to ensure buyers and sellers have the greatest access, transparency and choice through independent, local broker marketplaces that level the playing field for all types and sizes of brokerages. Learn more.

Your Real Estate Professional Behind the Scenes

To accompany Home Buying in Six Steps, this article examines the role of the real estate professional behind the scenes. Share this with your clients to help them understand the value of using a REALTOR® when purchasing a home.

REALTORS® Commitment to Excellence

C2EX-endorsed REALTORS® elevate the profession and help to effectively position REALTORS® as valuable community experts and trusted client advisors. REALTORS® members click here to start your C2EX journey today and then watch your business boom.

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Statistical Reports
Month End Report from the Silver City Regional MLS. Includes data from our service area Grant and Hidalgo counties. There are some Catron and Luna County listings as well.
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Decoding Real Estate

Welcome to Decoding Real Estate! A new podcast from Realtors Property Resource® breaking down the topics and trends critical to your real estate business. Every month we’ll be chatting with industry thought leaders, market influencers and successful real estate pro’s. Listen in as we lift the hood, inspect the inner workings and engage in eye-opening discussions on all the moving parts that affect the real estate world. Hosted by Reggie Nicolay & Genie Willett. Available here!