FAQs

The following opinions are written by the agents, brokers and staff of AREC, and as such, do not constitute legal opinion or advice.  For that, contact an attorney (we can help you find one). As in life, matters in real estate are often not always black and white, but we’ll strive to be as clear and concise as possible, and to ground our responses within the context of our local market whenever possible.   For really thorny questions, we may invite opinions from local real estate attorneys and other real estate professionals.

When should I list my house if I want to sell this year?
What is the difference between a real estate sales agent, a broker, and a REALTOR?
What is the MLS?
I’m a buyer. Who pays for the services of the agent who is representing me?
What is a “closing”?