The Maine Association of REALTORS® has responded to the housing needs of Maine through the creation of the nonprofit corporation Maine Association of REALTORS® Foundation and the REALTORS® Affordable Housing Fund.
The Foundation’s mission is to provide financial assistance to groups and organizations working to meet the need for safe decent affordable housing.
Not all real estate agents are REALTORS®. A REALTOR® is a member of a local, state, and national REALTOR® Association and is a true professional in the real estate industry.
REALTORS® help sellers competitively price their home and help buyers make reasonable offers on properties. REALTORS® market your property to consumers and other agents and show homes to buyers. REALTORS® are involved in every step of the process, guiding clients through the complexities of a real estate transaction.
REALTORS® have access to advanced educational opportunities and training, keeping well-informed on industry issues and changes that impact real estate
ownership. Only REALTORS® follow a strong Code of Ethics and vow to protect their clients in every transaction. Your REALTOR® represents you every step of the way into your new home.
Real estate transactions are usually the largest financial investments most people ever make. Your REALTOR® can help you understand different financing options and find qualified mortgage lenders.
REALTORS® are advocates for fair housing and help create new housing opportunities. Most REALTORS® are active members of their communities and spend time volunteering. Being actively involved helps REALTORS® understand the market where they work.