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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Sandra Panico
Keller Williams Realty Boca Raton

I was referred to Sandra by a trusted friend. I reached out to her and shared my must haves and my wants. She was very pleasant, professional and she treated us like family. She was patient, never frustrated and took care to find the best home for us. I recommend her highly as she is a true gem! ...

Cheryl Melichar
Coldwell Banker Longmont

We cannot say enough amazing things about Cheryl! Hands down the best realtor we have and will ever work with! Her attention to detail and dedication to each client is nothing short of amazing! Thanks for coaching us through all of these difficult adulting events and providing so much reassurance...

Margaret Ibrahim
M/I Properties

"Margaret was great to work with, she is extremely knowledgeable in her field, understands the market and our needs as clients. Excellent customer service, would definitely work with her again for all our real estate needs."