What Is a Real Estate Broker?

Terri Cox, World-Ranked RE/MAX Broker

Buying or selling a home is a complex endeavor. However, working with a real estate Broker provides the experience and insight needed to help simplify the process. What does it mean to be a Broker, and what’s the benefit of working with one? Keep reading to learn more.

Broker Defined

If you’re new to the Portland real estate market, you may have come across the terms, real estate agent and Broker. In Oregon, however, real estate agent is simply common vernacular and Broker is the only license granted.  To become a Broker, an applicant must complete the required education hours and pass a state real estate Broker license exam before officially helping clients buy and sell property.

The Advantages of Working with a Real Estate Broker

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or purchase a new property, a real estate Broker provides a full range of benefits, from helping you negotiate offers to assisting with closing a deal. Setting the standards of practice in the area, real estate Brokers are committed to providing the highest levels of client service and ensuring compliance with all state real estate laws.

Due to the intricacies of the real estate market, from legal issues to protecting your interests from offer to closing, most individuals find the help of a Broker to be invaluable. Your Broker can put their expertise, education and market acumen to work to ensure your full satisfaction with every aspect of your purchase or sale.

Real Estate Broker Serving the Portland and Vancouver Areas

With over 30 years of experience in the real estate business, Terrie Cox is a World-Ranked RE/MAX Broker who’s dedicated to helping Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA homeowners complete their real estate transactions. Contact Terrie and her team for your buying, selling or relocation needs.

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