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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John Newsom
Keller Williams Signature

I have used the services of John Newsom for over 10 years. He has handled nearly 100 transactions for me. He has always handled himself in a professional manner. I look forward to continued relationship.

Diana Braun
Real Living Pittman Properties

Diana Braun is a very dedicated and professional realtor. She was very helpful in finding us a new home and assisted in the negiotiations with the builder for purchase. She is also now assisting us in selling our prior home. We will recommend her to all our friends.

Lila Nicolls
RE/MAX Peninsula

Hello Lila, Chris and I wanted to write a little something in regards to our wonderful experience we had working with you during the selling and buying experience. “Lila is professional, pleasant, and experienced. We put our trust in her to sell our home in Toano and to help us...