By joining a REALTOR®Association, real estate licensees voluntarily agree to abide by the National Association of REALTOR® Code of Ethics. The NAR REALTOR® Code of Ethics imposes duties above and in addition to those imposed by law or regulation.
Not all real estate agents are REALTORS®. A REALTOR® is a member of a local, state, and national REALTOR® Association and is a true professional in the real estate industry.
REALTORS® help sellers competitively price their home and help buyers make reasonable offers on properties. REALTORS® market your property to consumers and other agents and show homes to buyers. REALTORS® are involved in every step of the process, guiding clients through the complexities of a real estate transaction.
REALTORS® have access to advanced educational opportunities and training, keeping well-informed on industry issues and changes that impact real estate
ownership. Only REALTORS® follow a strong Code of Ethics and vow to protect their clients in every transaction. Your REALTOR® represents you every step of the way into your new home.
Real estate transactions are usually the largest financial investments most people ever make. Your REALTOR® can help you understand different financing options and find qualified mortgage lenders.
REALTORS® are advocates for fair housing and help create new housing opportunities. Most REALTORS® are active members of their communities and spend time volunteering. Being actively involved helps REALTORS® understand the market where they work.