Professional Standards

Code of Ethics

The NAR Code of Ethics celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2013.

Additional Resources
Ethics Training Courses
Code of Ethics Video Series

Understand what separates a REALTOR® from other real estate professionals: Included in the Code of Ethics video series are fifteen short video segments covering the Preamble, Articles and Standards of Practice. Also, included are support materials and questions to enhance relationships with clients and other real estate professionals. Each segment is five to seven minutes long, available 24/7 and free of charge.

The videos can be viewed directly from REALTOR.org (streaming) or can be downloaded in a high-resolution version to be used when an Internet connection is not available.

To view the video series, click here

2013-2016 is the next cycle for ethics, required by NAR

Failure to complete the required ethics training will be considered a violation of a membership duty and could result in membership suspension or termination. REALTOR® members can verify ethics completion by checking with their primary local association and should notify the primary local association when their requirement is completed.

There are options offered by KREEF to satisfy the requirement and more may be added:

Online:
Know the Code: Real Estate Ethics (counts as 6 hours CE)