REALTOR® Code of Ethics
DUTIES TO CLIENTS & CUSTOMERS
Protect and promote your client’s interests but be honest with all parties.
Avoid exaggeration, misrepresentation, and concealment of pertinent facts, do not reveal facts that are confidential under the scope of your agency relationship.
Cooperate with other real estate professionals to advance client’s best interests.
When buying or selling, make your position in the transaction or interest known.
Disclose present or contemplated interest in any property to all parties.
Avoid side deals without client’s informed consent.
Accept compensation from only one party, except with full disclosure and informed consent.
Keep the funds of clients and customers in escrow.
Assure, whenever possible, that transactional details are in writing.
Provide equal service to all clients and customers.
DUTIES TO THE PUBLIC
Be knowledgeable and competent in the fields of practice in which you ordinarily engage. Obtain assistance or disclose lack of experience if necessary.
Present a true picture in your advertising and other public representations.
Do not engage in the unauthorized practice of law.
Be a willing participant in Code enforcement procedures.
DUTIES TO REALTORS®