Mandatory Code of Ethics Training
Biennial Code of Ethics Training
In an ongoing effort to raise the level of professionalism and ethics in the real estate industry the National Association of REALTORS® has instituted a mandatory "Code of Ethics Biennial Training Cycle".
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to?
I have been licensed for over 50 years and exempt from continuing education requirements, does this still apply to me?
in the Code of Ethics every 2-year cycle. First cycle 2017/2018, second2019/2020 and so on.
What if I don't do it?
Is there a cost for taking the class? NO
Can I take this class online? Yes, C.A.R. and NAR offer no cost online Code of Ethics class. Visit Realtor.org. Put your curser over the Education Tab and click on the Code of Ethics Training. Then Take the FREE Course for Existing Members.
All real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR "®" logo on their business card or other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. An independent survey reports that 84% of home buyers would use the same REALTOR® again.
Our members abide by a strict code of ethics and have access to a wide variety of business services that are not available to non-REALTORS. This gives them a competitive edge in the marketplace, enabling them to provide superior services to buyers and sellers of real property.
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All REALTORS® must abide by NAR's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. The Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice outline duties that REALTORS® have to clients and customers, the public, and other REALTORS®. While the Code of Ethics establishes obligations that may be higher than those mandated by law, in any instance where the Code of Ethics and the law conflict, the obligations of the law must take precedence.