Code of Ethics

The REALTOR® Code of Ethics isn’t just words on a page, but is a pledge of honesty, integrity, professionalism, and community service. Partnering with a REALTOR® delivers the peace of mind that comes from working with a real person. A real advocate. A real, trusted professional who is committed to their clients’ futures and neighborhoods just as much as they are.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE WAYS TO COMPLETE YOUR CODE OF ETHICS REQUIREMENT FOR 2021

File An Ethics Complaint

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Pathways To Professionalism

Read the professional courtesies for use by REALTORS®

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2021 Code Of Ethics & Standard Practice

Code Of Ethics Training

NAR’s Board of Directors approved a change to the Code of Ethics training requirement, extending it from every two years to every three years. This extends the current cycle deadline from Dec. 31, 2020, to Dec. 31, 2021.

REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time. The training must meet specific learning objectives and criteria established by the National Association of REALTORS®. View all courses below.

Training may be completed through local REALTOR® associations or through another method, such as home study, correspondence, classroom courses, or online courses. Read the consequences for failing to complete Code of Ethics training.

Check Code of Ethics Status.