The Value of Using a REALTOR® | San Antonio Real Estate-SABOR-San Antonio Board Of Realtors®

The Value of Using a REALTOR®

Not all real estate agents are REALTORS® - A REALTOR® is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, the Texas Association of REALTORS® and the local association of REALTORS®


  • Adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and are held to a higher standard
  • Handle hundreds of real estate transactions and speak the language
  • Can negotiate on a client’s behalf with their expert skills
  • Know the local market and latest listings to price homes accordingly
  • Help buyers and sellers get the best deal, avoid delays or costly mistakes
  • Get homes “market ready” by suggesting necessary repairs, cleaning and staging
  • Research properties based on a client’s criteria
  • Help secure the best mortgage rates
  • Counsel clients on offer amounts and terms most favorable to them
  • Use their advertising power to reach a broader audience and increase the likelihood of offers
  • REALTORS® list properties in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) which syndicate to numerous search sites such as, and
  • Properties listed in MLS reach nearly 10,000 REALTORS® in the San Antonio and surrounding areas

With nearly 10,000 REALTORS® in San Antonio and the surrounding area, how can you find the right REALTOR®?

  • Know what is important to you
  • Ask friends and family for referrals
  • Interview REALTORS® like you would candidates for any job