Definitions

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  • noun North America A person or business that sells or leases out real estate, acting as an agent for the property owner.

Etymologies

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Coined by Charles N. Chadbourn in 1916, from real (in real estate) and -or, based on the model of Latin agent nouns ending in -tor (such as actor, creator), to refer to real estate professionals who are members of the National Association of Realtors, a trade association in the United States.

Examples

  • Of course, everyone posting here realizes that the word "realtor" is a trademark.

    Realtor sites

  • And the statement earlier about the “demand” for the realtor is true, but now there is demand for something else, but the pioneers are being blocked from meeting these demands.

    Real estate agents are next « BuzzMachine

  • I called the realtor with a sign up across the street - she didn't answer.

    Assumptions of Loyalty

  • HomePriceMaps. com DATA PORN, i mean aren†™ t we helping the consumer make better informed decisions, thus not relying upon the realtor as much, or at least giving the consumer the ability to know when his realtor is screwing him over? since when is that porn?

    Real estate agents are next « BuzzMachine

  • I called the realtor with a sign up across the street - she didn't answer.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Honestly, the realtor is truly a road block for the new consumer world.

    Real estate agents are next « BuzzMachine

  • The realtor is Teresa Martinez, pozosmex@yahoo.com, at www. casamexicanarealestate.com.

    Pozos

  • The realtor is Teresa Martinez, pozosmex@yahoo.com, at www. casamexicanarealestate.com.

    Pozos

  • The realtor is Teresa Martinez, pozosmex@yahoo.com, at www. casamexicanarealestate.com.

    Pozos

  • The realtor is Teresa Martinez, pozosmex@yahoo.com, at www. casamexicanarealestate.com.

    Pozos

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  • See this map for American pronunciation.

    April 11, 2008

  • Sandra says, "real-uh-ter"

    September 12, 2009