By working with a member of The National Association Of Realtors®, you are assured that you will be treated with the utmost professionalism and respect.
The Code of Ethics addresses the following issues.
Article 1: Protect and Promote Your Client’s Interests, But be Honest with All Parties
Article 2: Avoid Exaggeration, Misrepresentation, and Concealment of Pertinent Facts. Do Not Reveal Facts that are Confidential Under the Scope of Your Agency Relationship
Article 3: Cooperate with Other Real Estate Professionals to Advance Client’s Best Interests
Article 4: When Buying or Selling, Make Your Position in the Transaction or Interest Known
Article 5: Disclose Present or Contemplated Interest in Any Property to All Parties
Article 6: Avoid Side Deals without Client’s Informed Consent
Article 7: Accept Compensation from Only One Party, Except with Full Disclosure and Informed Consent
Article 8: Keep the Funds of Clients and Customers in Escrow
Article 9: Assure, Whenever Possible, that Transactional Details are in Writing
Article 10: Provide Equal Service to All Clients and Customers
Article 11: Be Knowledgeable and Competent in the Fields of Practice in Which You Ordinarily Engage. Obtain Assistance or Disclose Lack of Experience if Necessary
Article 12: Present a True Picture in Your Advertising and Other Public Representations
Article 13: Do Not Engage in the Unauthorized Practice of Law
Article 14: Be a Willing Participant in Code Enforcement Procedures
Article 15: Ensure that Your Comments about Other Real Estate Professionals are Truthful, and Not Misleading
Article 16: Respect the Agency Relationships, and other Exclusive Relationships Recognized by Law, that Other REALTOR® have with their Clients
Article 17: Arbitrate Contractual and Specific Non-Contractual Disputes with Other REALTORS® and with Your Clients
Just for clarification, even if there was not a REALTOR® Code of Ethics to follow, you can be assured I will treat you with the dignity and respect you deserve, as I do not need a written doctrine to tell me how to treat others. It’s in my nature to do what is best for my clients at all times.