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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Melinda Heilman
Compass Florida, LLC
The Heilman Team

"Mindy goes above and beyond to ensure you find the home you are looking to purchase. She is very professional and is always available to assist you with any questions you have or to show you homes. It has been a pleasure working with Mindy and all of her staff. I would highly recommend her to...

Lori Flaherty
Keller Williams

"Lori Flaherty was a tremendous resource to me and my husband in listing this home that fell out of escrow a year ago. As an out of state owner, we needed to rely on an agent that was honest, reliable and willing to work with us on a sticky situation. Our previous experience with other realtors h...

Lena Xu
RE/MAX Colonial Pacific

Impeccably professional, proactive, responsive, thorough...Great listener...Great network...Great attention to detail...Exceeded our expectations...Unequivocally recommend Lena and her team!