Can I Use The Word Realtor In My Logo?

No, non-members are never authorized to use the REALTOR® marks or logo in connection with their real estate business.

Because the use has not been authorized by NAR it may also be viewed as an infringement of NAR’s legal rights in its membership marks under the federal Lanham Act and other state and federal laws.

Members can use the REALTOR® trademarks, with limitations

Members are licensed to use the marks only in connection with their real estate business and in connection with the place of business with which their membership is associated.

Can I use the word Realtor in my domain name?

The term REALTOR®, whether used as part of a domain name or in some other fashion, must refer to a member or a member’s firm. The term REALTOR® may not be used with descriptive words or phrases. For example,,, or are all incorrect.

Does the word realtor need to be capitalized?

The stylebook says Realtor is supposed to be capitalized. “Realtor: The term real estate agent is preferred. Use Realtor only if there is a reason to indicate that the individual is a member of the National Association of Realtors.”

How do you type the realtor symbol?

Hold down the “Alt” key and type 0174 using the number pad on the right of the keyboard, if using a Windows-based computer. When you release the “Alt” key, the symbol appears. How can I do it on Android? Tap in a text entry field to bring up the onscreen keyboard.

Why is realtor in all caps?

The short answer to the question is REALTOR® is a registered trademark so yes, I have to put it in all caps. Technically speaking, it is pronounced as it is written and not the “Realator” that we often hear. A lot of agents get upset about pronunciation, but honestly, I don’t care how you pronounce it.

What does R in a circle mean?

It stands for “registered” meaning that the trade mark is registered in the appropriate Patent Office. The entrepreneur who obtained the Certificate of Registration may or may not place nearby of its trademark the letter R in the circle. It stands for a “trademark”.

What is an agent in real estate?

Real estate broker. A real estate broker, real estate agent or realtor is a person who represents sellers or buyers of real estate or real property. While a broker may work independently, an agent usually works under a licensed broker to represent clients.

What year was the term Realtor trademarked?

Correct Answer: 1950

The collective marks — REALTORS® and REALTOR® — were registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Sept. 13, 1949, and Jan. 10, 1950, respectively. Webster’s Dictionary officially acknowledged the term “REALTOR®” as a trademark of NAR in its 1969 edition.

How do Realtors use Instagram?

Real Estate Instagram Do’s and Don’ts

  • Don’t use stock photos.
  • Don’t sell too much.
  • Don’t buy followers.
  • Do use your logo if you have one.
  • Do show your local neighborhood or the neighborhood where your listings are.
  • Do show teasers of listings.
  • Do have a professional profile picture.

Are job titles capitalized?

To summarize the capitalization of job titles, you capitalize the job title when it comes immediately before the name, in a formal context or in direct address. It is not generally capitalized if it comes after the person’s name, or if there is a “the” before it.

How do I get a realtor com email address?

Take a moment to secure your own REALTOR.COM email address. All you have to do is to call NAR customer support at (800) 878-4166 x 1 and ask for a REALTOR.COM email forwarding address. You will need your NRDS membership # (or simply your name & company) and the customer care rep will set it up for you over the phone!

What needs to be on a real estate business card?

Aside from your contact information, take a look at the three key elements you need to include in your real estate business cards:

  1. #1 – Your Agency.
  2. #2 – A Professional Headshot.
  3. #3 – Certifications and Requirements.
  4. Additional Design Tips.