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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Mark Cooper
Coldwell Banker Southeast Metro

Mark has sold many properties for us over the years from our personal residence to investment properties without a hitch. He know what to anticipate in a transaction and is always ahead of the issue and proactive with dates and deadlines

Roman Pavlik
Laurie Reader Luxury
Laure Reader Real Estate Team

“We were looking for the perfect luxury waterfront residence in South Florida for several years. It was difficult to search since we lived in Canada, but Roman’s connections with the banks allowed us to catch a bank owned waterfront residence with ocean access before the rest of the buyers. ...

Julie Toon Timms
Hilton Head Island Real Estate Brokers, Inc.

My wife and I have been vacationing in Hilton Head for fifteen years and decided we would purchase a vacation home. In order to educate ourselves to the real estate market in Hilton Head, we put out several requests to realtors, with the premise that we would not be ready until 2005. Within one w...