Quick Answer: Is Realtor Copyrighted?

Can you call yourself a realtor?

Realtor Designation Basics. The term Realtor is a federally registered trademark that applies specifically to real estate professionals who are active members of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Real estate agents who are not active NAR members cannot call themselves Realtors.

Can you use realtor in your 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, Number1realtor.com, numberone-realtor.com, chicagorealtors.org or realtorproperties.com are all incorrect.

How do you get the R after a realtor?

Including the registered symbol to can easily be done using the “computer code” for the appropriate symbol. When in the field where you wish to enter the symbol, simply hold down the Alt key on your keyboard and type the numbers 0174 using the number pad.

Do you have to capitalize realtor?

Job titles are not generally capitalized. The stylebook says Realtor is supposed to be capitalized. However, lest you think we’ve caved in to some kind of outside influence, please allow us to share the entire passage in the Stylebook regarding use of the word: “Realtor: The term real estate agent is preferred.

What is the difference between Realtor and Realtor Associate?

Licensed Sales associates work for a Broker, Licensed Broker can works for another broker and they are called Associate Broker or Broker Associated. Then the Broker is the top of the pole. Realtor is a trade marked association-organization that has created rule and regulation that members agree upon.

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.