Ethics & Professionalism
Code of Ethics
The REALTOR® Code of Ethics is an important and unique factor that distinguishes REALTORS® from other real estate professionals. It’s the backbone of what the REALTOR® brand is built on, and for good reason. The Code defines a higher level of professionalism and behavior in your duties to customers, the public, and to your fellow REALTORS® over licensees.
2019 Code of Ethics Update
As of Jan. 1st, 2019, Article 1, Standard of Practice 1-7 of the Code of Ethics has changed and so has the way REALTORS® communicate about offers. Learn more...
The Code in Multiple Languages
Downloadable files of the Code of Ethics in thirteen different languages.Access Resources
Mandatory Ethics Training
REALTORS® are required to complete training on the Code every three years.Access Training
Spotlight on the Code of Ethics
Examples of real-life case files related to specific Articles of the Code of Ethics.Access Examples
Focus on Professionalism
Your clients count on you to work with their best interests in mind; other agents rely on you to remain honest and ethical before, during, and after transactions; and the public has an expectation that you’ll be fair and honest when communicating with them. It’s important that you familiarize yourself with the Code of Ethics and how it affects the way you do business. MORe has compiled real life case files related to the most common violations to help you better understand the interpretations of the Code.