What is a REALTOR? How is the this different from a licensed Real Estate Agent?

In VT, nearly EVERYONE who acts in the role of representing sellers or buyers in a transaction MUST be licensed by the State of VT as a real estate agent. Licensed Real Estate agents with a REALTOR designation are members of a National organization; NAR, who commit to holding a high standard of Ethics in all things Real Estate. Visit NAR’s Ethical Standards here. [https://www.nar.realtor/about-nar/governing-documents/code-of-ethics/2018-code-of-ethics-standards-of-practice]