Not all agents are equal

Institute Members Are Trained to Work in Luxury Real Estate.

The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing exists to help buyers and sellers of luxury homes and estates find real estate professionals with the knowledge, skills, and expertise to support their unique needs. Our members specialize in the luxury home market and have completed extensive training to build additional competencies.

Members of The Institute also have access to exclusive market insights and the latest marketing strategies, enabling them to stay on top of changing market conditions and offer effective plans to sell luxury properties. This insight and specialized knowledge makes our members, especially those who have earned the Certified Luxury Home Market Specialist™ (CLHMS) designation, the best agent choice for affluent buyers and sellers of luxury residential properties.

Select the Right Agent

Successfully buying or selling a luxury home starts with selecting the real estate professional that can best assist you. Not all agents operate effectively in the upper-tier market, a segment that requires special competencies and marketing expertise. Here are five tips for choosing an agent in the luxury real estate market.

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Cheryl Bower
Zephyr Real Estate

I found Cheryl on line when I was looking for an agent to help me find and purchase a condo. Cheryl made the home buying experience positive from start to finish. I found her to be very engaged(without pressure), professional, knowledgeable and hardworking. She clearly explained the purchase ...

Sissy Vaughan
Coldwell Banker Collins-Maury

Whether selling a home or purchasing a home we always go to Sissy. We always felt like we were her only client when working with us. We felt very confident she would not only get us the best deal but also insisted on things we had no idea to even ask about. There is a strong level of confidence ...

DINORA STACK
RE/MAX Advance Realty

We have worked with many agents who: 1) Showed us homes that were not in our price range 2) Showed us homes that were not what we described we were looking for 3) Showed us homes in neighborhoods we were not interested in. Dinner Stack was wonderful, she listened to us and found us the perfec...