TLC Exposes the True Difference Between a Realtor and a Real Estate Agent

In case you do not know, my name is Francee Francee, a licensed realtor in Indiana and Michigan and co-owner of At Home Realty Group. You can learn more about me on my website at

In the real estate industry we often use the titles of “Real Estate Agent” and “Realtor” interchangeably. However, the reality is that there is a big difference.

A recent article by TLC Network highlights this difference, and I thought I should share it.

Realtor vs. Real Estate Agent

“Don’t be confused by the terminology: Although all realtors are real estate agents, not all real estate agents are realtors. A Realtor is someone who belongs to the National Association of Realtors. To become a member, an agent must hold an active real estate license from a qualified school and promise to adhere to a particular code of ethics.”