I am proud to be a REALTOR (R) and adhere to the Code of Ethics
Articles of the Code
Duties to Clients and Customers
REALTORS protect and promote their client's interests while treating all parties honestly.
REALTORS refrain from exaggeration, misrepresentation or concealment of pertinent facts related to property or transactions, and do not reveal facts that are confidential.
REALTORS cooperate with other real estate professionals to advance their clients's best interests.
When buying or selling on their own account or their firms, REALTORS make their true position or interest known.
REALTORS do not provide professional services where they have any present or contemplated interest in property without disclosing that interest to all parties.
REALTORS disclose any fee or financial benefit they may receive from recommending related real estate products or services and accept compensation only with their client's informed consent.
REALTORS receive compensation from only one party, except where they make full disclosure and receive informed consent from their client.
REALTORS Keep entrusted funds of clients and customers in a separate escrow account.
REALTORS make sure that contract details are documented in writing whenever possible and that parties receive copies.
REALTORS give equal professional service to all clients and customers irrespective of race, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin and they do not discriminate in their employment practices on any of these bases.
REALTORS are knowledgeable and competent in the fields of practice in which they engage, or they get assistance from a knowledgeable professional, or disclose any lack of expertise to the client.
REALTORS present a true picture in their advertising and in other public representations.
REALTORS do not engage in the unauthorized practice of law.
REALTORS willingly participate in ethics and arbitration enforcement actions
REALTORS make only truthful, not misleading, comments about other real estate professionals.
REALTORS respect the exclusive representation or exclusive brokerage relationship agreements other REALTORS have with their clients.
REALTORS arbitrate contractual disputes and specific non-contractual disputes with other REALTORS and their clients.