Only Realtors® pledge to abide by the Code of Ethics, and only Realtors® are held accountable for their ethical behavior. Some of the basic principles of the Code of Ethics include:
- Protect and promote your client’s interest, but be honest with all parties.
- Realtors® shall be careful at all times to present a true picture in their advertising and representations to the public.
- Assure, whenever possible, that transactional details are in writing.
To take the online NAR Code of Ethics class, which fulfills the NAR ethics training requirement, click here.
To download the Guide to Filing Ethics Complaint, click here.
The following Best Practices have been established by the Portland Metropolitan Association of Realtors® as aspirational goals for its members. They are intended only as suggested ideals of courtesy and professionalism to strive for in the course of a member’s business activity.