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.

Basic Search

Romy Campbell
Pacific Union Internationial Real Estate

Romy Campbell is the epitome of a professional realtor. She was always available, and made us feel like we were her number one priority despite us knowing we weren't her only clients at the time of selling and buying our homes. Romy was patient with us when we were feeling frustrated, and helped ...

Tamara O'Connor
Premier Living Properties

We were listed with another company for 6 months with no results. We switched to The O'Connor Team at Premier Living and they let us know what we had to do to get the property looking its best, thier marketing pieces were exceptional and we got our price. Their office was wonderful to work with.

Ken Wong
Coldwell Banker Island Properties

Ken was a wonderful agent to work with. We started our Maui search through emails with Ken. From the start, he was so thorough and detailed in his descriptions of condo complexes and neighborhoods, mentioning everything from the importance of building materials to how each community "feels." This...