Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS

Effective January 1, 2017

Where the word REALTORS® is used in this Code and Preamble, it shall be deemed to include REALTOR-ASSOCIATE®s.

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. Continue reading “Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS”

What are the Virtues of a Good Real Estate Agent and Realtor? | The Virtues of Real Estate

This is a real estate market that I suppose can bring out the best of us and the worse in all of us.  Not only is the market beyond our control with waining demand it is how do we deal with all that is going on and still represent our clients in the best possible way.  We have sellers that will not listen to us no matter how many facts and statistics we honestly lay out in front of them.  We are trustworthy with their wishes and needs, and act as good stewards of their possessions. We are only trying to convey truth to them so that they will benefit from our knowledge. They ask us to try a higher numbered list price Continue reading “What are the Virtues of a Good Real Estate Agent and Realtor? | The Virtues of Real Estate”