Here’s a nice infographic that was designed by National Positions and Education Location giving a lot of good information on the people involved in a real estate transaction. It’s a pretty complete list except they left out the attorneys. In Louisiana, they are known as title attorneys or closing companies and their role is to make sure the legal documents are complete and executed properly.
Your Realtor is the glue that holds it all together. Some people have compared us to orchestra conductors or even the quarterback.