Code of Ethics

The REALTOR®’s Code of Ethics

All REALTORS® pledge to abide by a strict code of professional conduct. This conduct is outlined in the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics.

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Click here for more information about Ethics and Arbitration Forms

Ethics Complaints

REALTORS® and members of the public who feel they have been treated unfairly by a REALTOR® can use the Professional Standards process to seek satisfaction.

Before You File an Ethics Complaint

File an ethics complaint


Only Principal REALTOR® members with contractual matters arising out of their relationship may use the process of Arbitration. Principal REALTORS® may file for arbitration and request a hearing before the Professional Standards Committee.

Learn more about arbitration

​ Additional Professional Standards Resources/ Training

Code of Ethics FAQs

Pathways to Professionalism

NAR Field Guide to Professional Standards