EASTON — Mid-Shore Board of Realtors welcomed six new agents in early September during the new agent orientation.
The new agents are Jackie Price with Keller Williams Select; Shandell Green with Douglas Realty; Susan Leonard with Meredith Fine Properties; Ryan Maloney with the Denton Long and Foster office; Eve Fishell with Benson and Mangold; and Bryan Morris with Exit on the Bay in Grasonville.
Judy Germain-Dinges, MSBR president-elect, spoke with the new agents about the joys and challenges of this industry. Different from licensees, Realtors, are held to a higher standard, compared to those who just have a state license. This training helps prepare agents to be better qualified and knowledgeable.
Through their association membership, Realtors have access to member discounts, business resources, and professional development opportunities. One of the Realtor organizations most effective resources is advocacy, and this applies to the agent’s business interests as well as to protecting the interests and rights of the local property owners.
By attending the ethics class and participating in an orientation, these agents learned about personal and homeowner safety, multi-list, electronic lockboxes, advocacy, education, professionalism and the numerous benefits available to them as Realtors. Fred Spence, EVP, and Joe Domotor, VP with Provident State Bank, spoke on the unique lending aspects that the bank provides, they also sponsored breakfast for the new agents.
The Mid-Shore Board of Realtors has more than 500 Realtors and Affiliates from Caroline, Dorchester and Talbot counties. The mission of the Mid-Shore Board of Realtors is to advocate for its members and the public to preserve the right to own, transfer and utilize real property. MSBR provides its members with resources to conduct business professionally in accordance with the Realtors Code of Ethics.