What sets REALTORS® apart from non-member licensed agents and brokers?
The REALTOR® Code of Ethics distinguishes REALTORS® from licensed agents and brokers who do not join the association. All REALTORS® pledge to uphold the principles contained on this foundational document.
Download the 2020 NAR Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual HERE.
What is arbitration?
Arbitration is a process by which an individual seeks reimbursement for monies they feel they are owed based on a contractual agreement or a specific non-contractual agreement.
Standard of Practice 17-4 of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics addresses entitlement to commissions and compensation in cooperative transactions that arise out of the business relationships between REALTORS® and between REALTORS® and their clients and customers.
NAR’s Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual, Part Ten, Section 44, Duty and Privilege to Arbitrate.