The term REALTOR® is a trademark and NAR requires adhering to their trademark rules so that the trademark remains legally owned by NAR and not in the public domain.

In general, you can use the term REALTOR® with your member name.

Contact the hotline for all trademark issues. 803-772-5206 or info

Posted by: Byron King on 01/11/22 (This information is only accurate as of 01/11/22. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 01/11/22 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at or email byron at

This information is not legal advice. This information is intended only to provide general information and may not be relied upon as specific legal guidance. Legal counsel should always be consulted before acting in reliance on this information.