- A person or firm who acts on behalf of another. For example, a mortgage broker works on behalf of a client to find the best mortgage rate possible for the client.
advisor, helper, servant, seeker, agent, go-between, negotiator, specialist, representative, assistant
Related Terms and Acronyms
- Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP) — Acronym, Canada, Very Important,
➥ Accreditation offered by Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP).
- The Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP) is the only national proficiency standard created by CAAMP for Canada's mortgage industry.
- Agent (agt) — Abbreviation,
- A person who acts on behalf of another. In real estate, an agent is a person who conducts transactions on behalf of sellers and sometimes buyers.
- Broker-Agent — Definition,
- An individual, usually in the employ of an insurance company, that is licensed as both an insurance broker and agent.
- Cooperating Broker — Definition,
- A real-estate broker who finds a buyer for a property and initiates a negotiation and shares in a commission.
- Dual Agency — Definition,
- When a real-estate agent or broker represents both parties in a transaction.
- Dual Agent — Definition,
- A real estate agent who acts for both parties in a property sale.
- Finder Fee — Definition,
- A fee paid by a party to another for services rendered.
- Flat Fee — Definition,
- A fixed charge that a broker requests instead of a commission.
- Mortgage Broker (MB) — Acronym, Important,
- One who finds clients perspective lenders at generally no cost. Mortgage Brokers have a special relationship with lenders and can offer their clients the best rates and service. CanEquity goes through great lengths to ensure you are serviced by the best Mortgage Brokers in Canada.
- Mortgage Brokerage — Definition, Very Important,
➥ CanEquity is a mortgage brokerage.
- An individual or group who brokers deals between their clients and lenders.
- Real Estate Agent — Definition,
- A person who is licensed to represent a buyer or seller of land and the buildings and other improvements on it.
- Real Estate Broker — Definition,
- An individual who is licensed to represent a buyer or a seller of real estate and collects commissions for the work. Most brokers have agents working for them and they collect a portion of those commissions in exchange for providing office space, marketing, and other overhead.
- Realtor — Definition,
- A real estate broker or an associate holding active membership in a real estate board.