Investment Advisory Services usually specialize in a particular kind of investment-for example, buying a property, selling a property, renting a property, ownership transfer, paying the taxes of the property. Some services only offer advice through a newsletter; others will manage a client’s money.


Deal Facilitation is also referred to as deal-mediation, transactional mediation and assisted deal making, which differentiates the process from dispute mediation, although it may cause misunderstandings because the deal facilitator is not a deal maker.


A real estate agent who exclusively represents the seller of a property in a real estate transaction. The contract between a property owner and an agent agreeing to sell the property requires the agent to perform certain duties, including; researching recent selling prices for comparable properties, actively marketing the property and advising on the best offers received for the listing.


A real estate agent who represents only the buyer of a property in a real estate transaction. This type of agent agrees to exclusively represent the best interest of the buyer, usually under a formal contract. Considerations for an agent working under this type of agreement include; negotiating the best sale price for the property, researching the surrounding neighborhood and schools, ensuring the property is inspected, and performing necessary due diligence.