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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Lilit Hakobyan
Royal LePage Your Community Realty

Dear Lilit, I must compliment you and your team for your efficiency and professionalism. I have been totally impressed by the ease in which you provided service to me and the excellent documentation and presentation that supported it. Not only did you professionally staged the house for showing...

Ricardo Ramos
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Regarding our experience working with Ricardo Ramos, we greatly appreciated his guidance and expertise as we went through not just one but three rather stressful real estate transactions. A few things that stand out: 1) Ricardo provided great recommendations of people to work with (Lender, pai...

Kara Lyness
PalmerHouse Properties
The Blue Grace Group

Kara was not the first Realtor I tried working with but she was the one who got the job done. She had awesome intuition of my needs and desires for what I wanted in a property. I recommend her for anyone wanting a smooth transaction. She is passionate and has tenacity above the rest.